19 Incredibly Wholesome Facts That Will Make Anyone Smile

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The news seems to be getting worse every single day, so we’re going to try to distract you with fun facts! Ready?

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So here it is, folks. A whole list of distractions from the currents state of the world, and a celebration of the lovely stuff out there.

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I KNOW. It’s too much.

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You know what cow BFFs like to do together? Go to the mooooovies.

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It’s true. These facts just keep getting better and better.

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Wayne Allwine, the voice of Mickey for more than 30 years, married the woman who voiced Minnie, Russi Taylor. They were married for nearly 20 years before Allwine’s death in 2009. The next one is so nice!

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For eight years, Robert Cunningham was a regular at Sal’s Pizzeria in Yonkers, NY. One night, he asked waitress Phyllis Penzo to split the numbers on his card. On April Fool’s Day, she was woken up by a phone call from Cunningham telling her he’d won $6 million and she was entitled to half of it. After he convinced her it wasn’t a joke, she, rightly, totally freaked.

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How precious is that? Man, he was one good dude.

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What a coincidence…so do I! Mainly, it’s to say “Do not disturb,” which is also the reason I do it!

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That’s sort of comforting, isn’t it? Support your local libraries, folks! They’re good places!

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Literally! How great is that? The next one will also bring a smile to your face…

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His name is Nils Olav, and he earned many medals for good conduct and long service as a resident of the Edinburgh Zoo. For his knighthood ceremony, there were speeches and troops and everything.

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Well then, I guess it’s good to be a pig. Who knew?

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He is the drummer. His name? Frank Beard.

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As in, “For my birthday, I’d like to be put into a large room with a grumble of pugs, who just run and cuddles and play with me all day.”

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As you may or may not know, tulips run rampant over the Netherlands, so this is quite an appropriate and generous gift. The next fact will make you squeal. Guaranteed…

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I mean, it just makes sense. Everything about this is perfect.

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Think about it. All the rainforests, regular forests, and trees in parks… That’s a lot of trees. There are an estimated three trillion trees on Earth. There are somewhere between 100 and 400 billion stars in the galaxy. That’s way more trees than stars.

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It’s high time we stop believing we are the most intelligent animals on the planet because it’s clear on so many levels that dolphins have us beat. Yes, dolphins use unique whistles to identify each other.

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Just like humans! Let me reiterate: We are definitely not the smartest animals out there.

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Is that not just the best story you’ve ever heard? And don’t you sort of want to go live in Liechtenstein? Share this with someone who could use a pick-me-up!

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