Feelin Down N Out ? This thread of 13 facts Guaranteed To Lift Your Spirits

Reddit user AaronM97 was  feeling really down on Sunday night, and asked  the Reddit communit to tell him anything that would make him “think higher  of the world.”

Almost immediately, the thread was upvoted to the front page and more than  10,000 people commented with funny, interesting, and amazing facts about life on  earth.

“I want to thank each and every one of you for giving me the best night I’ve  had in a while,” AaronM97  later wrote in the thread “There’s not a single comment in the thread that  didn’t give me a smile or make me laugh, or give me hope and motivation.”

Reading the entire thread will instantly make you feel better, Here are 13. Of which we independently verified.

Wayne Allwine (the voice of Mickey Mouse) and Russi Taylor (the voice  of Minnie Mouse) were  married in real life

mickey minnie disneyland

Blind people smile like everyone else, even though they’ve never seen  anyone else smile. It’s just a natural human expression

blind boy smiling india

There’s an island  in Australia where you can hang out with an animal known as the Quokka that has no fear of humans and a perpetual smile on its face. 

quokkaThere is a group of nine women in West Tennessee who call themselves the 9 Nanas.They bake cakes together and leave them on the doorsteps of the needy, unemployed, or those who have lost family members.

They’ve been doing it for 36 years. 

bake a cake

Smile — it’s scientifically proventhat the act of smiling inadvertently improves our mood. 

happy people

The man who does Winnie-the-Pooh’s voice spends  some of his spare time calling children in the cancer wards of hospitals and  telling them in Pooh’s voice how much he loves them and how brave they are. 

winnie the poohA  group of people formed a human wall in order to lead endangered baby turtles to the ocean.
Baby sea turtles

An island in the Bahamas lets tourists and locals swim with wild pigs and feed them. The pigs jump into the water to cool down, and  even climb aboard boats to hang out.

Big Major Cay's pigs swimming in the clear, turquoise waters of the Bahamas.

Guide dogs are provided free to those with disabilitiesthrough Guide Dogs for the Blind and Guide  Dogs of America  among other groups. Plus, guide dogs are awesome

guide dog walking seeing eye blind

At this exact moment, there are probably tens of thousands of babies  laughing around the world

1 billion people have been taken  out of extreme poverty between 1990 and 2010. We should aim to do the same  thing by 2030. 

charity food aid

36 years ago, at the height of the Cold War, humans launched the two  voyager deep space probes. On those two probes is a golden  record which includes a visual representation of a man and woman, the  location of Earth relative to several pulsars, and binary instructions for the  playing of a record with human music.

At a moment when all life on Earth was almost annihilated and we were  fundamentally divided, human kind sent a message in a bottle into space as a  universal hello

voyager golden record

The fact that you’re alive right now means that your bloodline  stretches all the way back to the first humans. Your ancestors survived long  enough to reproduce, and so did their children, and their children, all the way  until your biological parents were born.

You then raced tens of millions of other sperm and were the first to  reach your biological mother’s egg. Each and every one of us is a genetic  winner.

sperm egg miracle of life

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