The 30 Happiest Facts Of All Time

May 25, 2013 6:53 pm 1 comment Views: 15501

1. Otters hold hands while sleeping so they don’t float apart.

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2. Norway once knighted a penguin.

Norway once knighted a penguin.

The penguin’s full name is Colonel-in-Chief Sir Nils Olav.

Image by REUTERS

3. Blind people smile despite having never seen someone smile before. It is just a natural human reaction.

Blind people smile despite having never seen someone smile before. It is just a natural human reaction.

Source: Zitona Qatar/Creative Commons  /  via: flickr.com

4. Despite there being a 1 in 40 million chance of you having been born, your ancestors have successfully had children up until you.

Despite there being a 1 in 40 million chance of you having been born, your ancestors have successfully had children up until you.

5. A cat version of the corgi exists: the munchkin cat.

A cat version of the corgi exists: the munchkin cat.

Image by Victoria Ristenbatt/Flickr Creative Commons; Clarke Thomas/Flickr Creative Commons

And the voice of Mickey Mouse and the voice of Minnie Mouse got married in real life…

And the voice of Mickey Mouse and the voice of Minnie Mouse got married in real life...

Wayne Allwine and Russi Taylor.

The voice actor of SpongeBob and the voice actor of Plankton’s computer wife are married in real life…

The voice actor of SpongeBob and the voice actor of Plankton's computer wife are married in real life...

Tom Kenny and Jill Talley.

Image by Nickelodeon; Mathew Imaging/WireImage

Charlie and the waitress from “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” are married in real life…

Charlie and the waitress from "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" are married in real life...

Image by Gregg DeGuire/FilmMagic

And JD and Turk are actually best friends in real life.

And JD and Turk are actually best friends in real life.

Image by Kevin Winter/Getty Images

6. Spiders can’t fly.

Spiders can't fly.

7. There’s a competition in Sweden called Kaninhoppning, or rabbit show jumping.

There's a competition in Sweden called Kaninhoppning, or rabbit show jumping.

8. The last man to walk on the moon, Gene Cernan, promised his daughter he’d write her initials on the moon. He did, and her initials, “TDC,” will probably be on the moon for tens of thousands of years.

The last man to walk on the moon, Gene Cernan, promised his daughter he'd write her initials on the moon. He did, and her initials, "TDC," will probably be on the moon for tens of thousands of years.

Via: solarsystem.nasa.gov

9. If you fake laugh long enough, you’ll actually start to laugh really hard.

If you fake laugh long enough, you'll actually start to laugh really hard.

10. A group of flamingos is called a flamboyance.

 

11. Also, a group of pugs is called a grumble.

Also, a group of pugs is called a grumble.

12. And a group of ferrets is called a business of ferrets.

And a group of ferrets is called a business of ferrets.

13. When you were born, you were, for however brief an amount of time, the youngest person on the planet.

When you were born, you were, for however brief an amount of time, the youngest person on the planet.

Via: mobli.com

14. Puffins mate for life.

Puffins mate for life.

They even make little cliffside homes with a room for a toilet!

Source: David Ian Roberts/Creative Commons  /  via: dirpics

15. And baby puffins are called “pufflings.”

And baby puffins are called "pufflings."

16. The official “Space Jam” website hasn’t been changed since 1996.

The official "Space Jam" website hasn't been changed since 1996.

17. A chemical called oxytocin is released when people cuddle, helping to heal physical wounds.

A chemical called oxytocin is released when people cuddle, helping to heal physical wounds.

18. Cows have best friends.

Cows have best friends.

According to scientists at Northampton University, cows have BFFs and are stressed out when away from them.

19. Turtles can breathe through their butt.

Turtles can breathe through their butt.

Source: Tara Sturm/Creative Commons  /  via: taradsturm

20. Alexander Graham Bell originally wanted people to greet each other on the phone by saying “ahoy!” instead of “hello!”

Alexander Graham Bell originally wanted people to greet each other on the phone by saying "ahoy!" instead of "hello!"

Via: sourcefednews.com

21. Rats laugh when tickled.

22. In 1957, the BBC ran a story about how spaghetti was growing on trees in Switzerland. So many people believed the hoax that the BBC was flooded with calls from people asking how to plant their own spaghetti tree.

In 1957, the BBC ran a story about how spaghetti was growing on trees in Switzerland. So many people believed the hoax that the BBC was flooded with calls from people asking how to plant their own spaghetti tree.

The BBC’s response was simply, “Place a sprig of spaghetti in a tin of tomato sauce and hope for the best.”

Via: youtube.com

23. Squirrels forgetting where they put their acorns results in thousands of new trees each year.

Squirrels forgetting where they put their acorns results in thousands of new trees each year.

Source: Seth Sawyers/Creative Commons  /  via: sidewalk_flying

24. A monkey was once tried and convicted for smoking a cigarette in South Bend, Indiana.

A monkey was once tried and convicted for smoking a cigarette in South Bend, Indiana.

Image by REUTERS

25. Worms communicate with one another by snuggling.

Worms communicate with one another by snuggling.

Via: 123rf.com

26. The Beatles used “love” 613 times in their songs.

The Beatles used "love" 613 times in their songs.

Image by BIPs/Getty Images

27. Butterflies use their feet to taste.

Butterflies use their feet to taste.

Source: Dave Govoni/Creative Commons  /  via: dgovoni

28. Some window washers at children’s hospitals surprise the kids by dressing up like superheroes.

Some window washers at children's hospitals surprise the kids by dressing up like superheroes.

Image by Brandon Dill/AP; Cherie Diez/AP; Brandon Dill/AP

29. Finally, just remember that somewhere, an orangutan just became BFF with a dog…

Finally, just remember that somewhere, an orangutan just became BFF with a dog...

Via: norcalblogs.com

A baby just discovered bubbles for the first time…

The 30 Happiest Facts Of All Time

Via: themetapicture.com

This happy animal exists…

This happy animal exists...

Via: huffingtonpost.com

There’s always a new food that you haven’t tried…

There's always a new food that you haven't tried...

Source: huehueteotl.files.wordpress.com

Somewhere, someone is having the best day of their life…

Somewhere, someone is having the best day of their life...

Via: reddit.com

30. And someone is accidentally pushing a door that says “pull.”

And someone is accidentally pushing a door that says "pull."

Source: By Gary Larson  /  via: ircamera.as.arizona.edu

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  • Sean Boehm

    Haha I loved it 🙂