Pasta might not make you fat
Researchers found no link between eating pasta and gaining weight. So, stock up on that spaghetti and get your ass to Olive Garden while Italian grandma’s rejoice.
800,000 people planted 50 million trees in attempt to break world record in India
An activity where people from all walks of life came together to help make the world a little greener always is a positive step forward.
A barber gave free haircuts to the homeless
He had been doing it for years in London, but it was this year that his kindness caught the attention of the world and he now inspires others to do random acts of kindness.
Science proved that if you talk to yourself, you are smarter
So, you aren’t crazy after all. And it says that people who talk to themselves have more motivation and self confidence, so that’s something.
Bob Ross went on Netflix
I mean, who doesn’t love him and that adorable afro.
The panda is no longer endangered
You can rest easy knowing that there are plenty of pandas currently munching on bamboo giving zero cares about the election or politics. I’m jealous.
The Juno spacecraft reached Jupiter
Yay, science. This mission actually will teach us a lot about how the universe was created and give us a really good look at the gas giant. Schools will even eventually be able to tell NASA where to point Juno’s camera.
The ice bucket challenge paid off this year
Remember when your friends kept challenging you to pour ice cold water on your head and film it? Well, it paid off because researchers found the gene that causes ALS, which means they are one step closer to finding a cure.
Coffee has been proved to help curtail cancer and suicide rates
As if you needed a reason to get that Venti iced coffee. And now you can even feel like you’re being healthy.
And hopefully there will be much more to share in the last month and a half.
What good things happened to you in 2016? What are you still looking forward to?