30 Random, Interesting Facts That Will Cheer You Up

Having a rough day? So was Reddit user AaronM97 when he requested a fact from other users to cheer him up. Below are 30 of the best responses that’ll hopefully make you feel something pleasant inside.

1. MaleCra

For a brief moment in time, you were a moment in someone’s life. A mere extra, passing through their thoughts in milliseconds, but milliseconds of their story nonetheless. For every person you’ve exchanged eye contact with, you have made a contribution to their existence, be it significant or not.

2. fuzzum111

FACT: If you were to take a live sea sponge, blenderize it, then leave the sea sponge smoothie to sit over night. When you woke up in the morning, you’d find that the surviving sea sponge cells have found each other and started to reform a new sea sponge.

3. Whacked_Bear

You were once the youngest person in the whole universe.

4. EvanTreborn

The word “suns” is written the same way upside down.

5. danrennt98

That there’s a spooky skeleton inside of you!

6. KHDTX13

Every cow has their own best friend that they hang around every day.

7. igby23

There’s an island called Ōkunoshima in Japan that’s filled with tame bunnies.

8. IranianGenius

Each year, hundreds of trees grow because squirrels forget where they buried their food.

9. Tigrael

If you took the whole solar system and shrunk it down so that the Sun was at your head and the orbit of Pluto was at your feet, Uranus would be just where you’d expect it to be.

10. guy-le-doosh

During the space race, the Apollo astronauts were given sleeves in which to put their dicks and piss in a bag. The problem was that they kept slipping off, because none of them would take first two of the three size options: Small, Medium, Large.
Instead of redesigning the entire system, NASA came up with a simple solution. They relabeled them as Large, Gigantic, and Humongous. The problem was solved.

11. AmyEarhart

a group of bunnies is called a fluffle

12. lucious_leftfoot

The act of holding you arms above your head with clenched fists will make you feel more powerful. Its also been recorded that even blind people who haven’t seen the act before, will raise their hands in the air to express joy.

13. kingfalconpunch

Look up the Dodge Daytona or Plymouth Super Bird. See the wing on the back? Back in the 60s, people speculated that Chrysler had NASA design the wing for maximum aerodynamic efficiency. Years later, Chrysler engineers admit that it was only made that way so that the trunk could open.

14. SirNerd

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

15. Smitsha516

Rats and mice are ticklish

16. DrGrabAss

Several million miles from us, on a silent, blisteringly cold red planet called Mars, a little robot named Curiosity is slowly driving around, collecting rock samples, testing the atmosphere, and taking pictures. He is doing exactly what he was designed for and it gives me hope every day of a brighter future.

17. ok_you_win

If you have an unborn niece or nephew, and you don’t know their gender, they are your niefling.


The official space jam website hasn’t been changed since 1996

19. Kindofaniceguy

The fact that you are here is amazing. When you think about your entire ancestry, how many close calls and amazing coincidences could have completely erased half your family? The fact that everything lined up JUST RIGHT in order for you to be here is absolutely amazing.

20. CleanBill

Dolphins try to rescue humans who are drowning. It’s as if they realize we can’t hold breathing as long as they do and push you upwards and even try to reanimate bumping you in the stomach. Although , this is believed to be done out of instinct (since we are about the same size of a baby dolphin and they have to perform this when baby dolphins are born, pretty much the same way newborn babies need a slap to start crying and breate) but I choose to believe they do it because they are awesomely intelligent and nice.

21. Revelgoodpeople

The definition of the word “Sonder” – n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited craziness—an epic story that continues invisibly around you like an anthill sprawling deep underground, with elaborate passageways to thousands of other lives that you’ll never know existed, in which you might appear only once, as an extra sipping coffee in the background, as a blur of traffic passing on the highway, as a lighted window at dusk.

22. TheSamsquatch

Whales have lifelong friends that they visit regularly.

23. SleepUpsideDown

The act of smiling inadvertently improves your mood :)

24. Blackguypwnu

The Roman Emperor Caligula tried to wage war on the god of the ocean, Neptune. He had his soldiers run up and stab the water.

25. interrupting_candy

On the day of his assassination, Martin Luther King Jr. had a pillow fight in his motel room.

26. panamared78

Turtles can breathe out their butts, always makes me giggle.

27. HanZolo95

Octopy have their testicles located on their head

28. StickleyMan

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

29. Ocean_tide

Ryan Seacrest tried to high five a blind person…

30. -eDgAR-

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

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