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21 Facts That Are Wholesome Little Rays Of Light In This Cold, Dark World

I want Mr. Rogers' mom to knit my sweaters.

1. All of Mr. Rogers' sweaters were knitted by his mother.

2. Once crows leave the nest, they'll come back to visit their parents.

3. Octopus hearts sometimes skip a beat when they're around a potential mate.

4. The voice of Spongebob is married to the voice of Karen, Plankton's wife.

5. Babies don't smile because they're happy, they smile because they know it makes their parents happy.

6. Gorillas hum when they eat their favorite foods.

7. Istanbul has vending machines where you insert a plastic bottle and it will dispense food and water for a stray animal.

8. Seahorse mates have an elaborate daily greeting that includes dancing together and changing colors.

9. People are mailing trees love letters.

10. Volvo invented the three-point seatbelt, but opened up the patent to save as many lives as possible.

11. The Netherlands sends Canada thousands of flowers every year as thanks for help in WWII.

12. Libraries outnumber McDonald's in the United States by over 8:1.

13. There is a metal band whose lead singer is an African Grey Parrot. Their name is Hatebeak.

14. Queen Elizabeth broke tradition after 9/11 to play the Star-Spangled Banner during the Changing of the Guard to comfort grounded American tourists.

15. There are more trees on Earth than there are stars in the galaxy.

16. Goldfish are made with smiles.

17. Norway knighted a penguin.

18. The British Military has a goat serving as a fusilier.

19. Honeybees dance to communicate.

20. A Harvard doctor hypothesizes that dogs dream about their owners.

21. Finally, Bob Ross did the entire Joy of Painting series for free.