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Happy Facts To Hopefully Counteract all The Messed Up Ones

We've seen a whole lot of not fun facts that are scary and disappointing. Sure, they're inherently compelling, but it kind of starts to bring down your world view. So here are some nicer facts that are on the uplifting side. For some surprisingly interesting facts, here's a twitter thread on fonts that is actually fascinating. And if you just want to feel smart about the things you already know, here are some of the dumbest things people had to explain to adults.

Happy and nice facts about animals and life in general.
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The way it all comes together is just a feast for all the senses. Except maybe taste I guess. But still, the way this syncs up so good is just darn satisfying.

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Guy Returns Wallet By Sending Messages Through Transactions

Tim Cameron lost his wallet. There were no leads on its whereabouts until he started getting tiny transactions with small messages attached. It's a pretty inventive solution that goes to show the world isn't a completely horrible place all the time.. 

Guy returns wallet by sending messages through bank transactions.
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Tumblr Thread Imagines Alien Invasion Being Fought Off By Wildlife

An interesting Tumblr thread imagines what could happen with an alien invasion vastly underestimating the power of earth's wildlife, in the face of an attack. How about that bacteria, though. 

Creative Tumblr thread imagines an alien invasion being fought off by the earth's wildlife.
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Artist Dad Adapts Sons' Drawings Into Anime Style (30 Images)

Thomas Romain is a French artist who takes inspiration from his kids, adapting their own characters into incredibly elaborate and creative pieces of art. It's pretty cool where a kid's imagination can go, and with the technical skill of an artist applied makes it that much better.

Artist adapts his kids drawings into anime style.
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So much power. This is oddly satisfying to watch. With a bite force of 8,100 newtons it's really no wonder that hippos can absolutely crush watermelons. 

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Mind-Bending Images That Aren't Photoshopped (75 Images)

These images seem too perfect, too well timed, or too logically impossible to have been done without Photoshop. Some of them have just one out of place thing like a remote control or a bowl that is at such an awkward angle that it just looks like it was digitally inserted. Perspective is a weird beast, and can be used to make mind bending images. Seriously, weird perspective can throttle your mind.

Confusing and amazing images that are not photoshopped.
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Sexy Chairs Chilling Underwater

Here we have another subreddit that just makes our hearts smile in appreciation. Yes, a place dedicated to the art form that is a well placed chair underwater. It might not be where it's "supposed to be" but that doesn't mean that these chairs have never looked better. 

A collection of chairs looking cool underwater.
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Creative Tumblr Thread Imagines Earth As Space Australia from Alien Perspective

It's compelling and somewhat flattering to think of Earth as the most dangerous place in the galaxy, with humans being the only ones crazy enough to tame it. This thought brings fun ideas such as the idea of humans as super resilient space orcs, or the idea that aliens trying to invade Earth could be stopped by local wildlife. It's informative, fun, and somewhat self indulgent.

Tumblr story of Aliens being afraid of dangerous humans.
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School Demands Kid With Cancer Take Final, Teacher Does Him a Solid

School and colleges can have some pretty draconian rules when it comes to mandatory attendance for testing. This can lead to some tense situations, and pretty interesting stories like this guy who had to show up looking scary sick to a test. In this case it was the teacher themselves who battled with the system.

School administration demands a kid with cancer take a Spanish test, so the teacher makes it super easy and everyone passes.
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If a source of noise is traveling away from you rapidly, the sound waves emitted will be further apart, causing the pitch to sound lower from your perspective. Then when it travels toward you, the sound waves will be bunched closer together and that same sound will be heard at a higher pitch. Also, if the source of that noise is bagpipes, that same noise source will also likely be wearing a kilt.

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Eye-Defying Pictures That Seem Too Unrealistic To Not Be Photoshopped (79 Images)

Whether it's just unusual, has a confusing forced perspective, or so well timed it just doesn't make sense, here are images that are complete double-take fuel. Sometimes something looks so impossible or out of place that the fact there's a picture like it is just straight up amazing. For more, here are a bunch of mind bending images that aren't photoshopped.

Pictures that look amazing, confusing and too cool to be real.
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Apparently the guy's name is Juan Carlos. He's a roller blading dancer, a Houston legend, and he does weddings.

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Wholesome Moments and Things That Show Life Is Nice Sometimes

Sometimes wholesome things happen, and it's worth it to take note. If you want to go the other way with it and see people's unfortunate moments, then we can do that too. Here are some nice and encouraging things that prove life isn't completely terrible, you can achieve things if you work at them and nice people can get what they want.

Wholesome moments of kindness and progress.
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Any person who takes the care to draw lines on their window, to stop a bird from flying into it deserves some respect. What a guy!