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The 30 Happiest Facts Of All Time

You need this if you're having a rough day. This post was inspired by a Reddit post asking people to share "the happiest fact you know."

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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.


21. Rats laugh when tickled.

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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.


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

Update: An earlier version of this post didn't sufficiently credit this Reddit post as the inspiration for a number of the items in this list.

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