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15 Facts of Life Guaranteed to Make Your Day Better

Turn that frown upside down. Here are 15 100% true facts that are guaranteed to make you smile (even if it’s just on the inside). 
1. Whales dream. 
2. Otters hold hands when they sleep so they don’t float away from each other. 

3. Every year, hundreds of new trees grow because squirrels forget where they bury their nuts. 
4. Blind people smile, even if they’ve never seen a smile before.
5. Drinking coffee can reduce alcohol-induced liver damage (!!!)
6. Penguins propose to each other. Male penguins give their female of choice a pebble.
7. You are made of the same elements that are found in stars.
8. Baby puffins are called pufflings.
9. A group of jellyfish is called a smack.
10. The Beatles used the word “love” 613 times in their songs.

11. Cancer rates are down 20% in the last two decades.
12. There is always a food you haven’t tried.
13. You stem from ancestors who have survived every war, famine and plague to ever occur in the history of humankind.
14. There’s a giant cloud of alcohol floating around in space called Sagittarius B. 
15. Person-to-person contact releases hormones called oxytocin and serotonin, which can help fight depression. 

See, aren’t you smiling at least a tiny bit? :) Share with someone who needs a good pick-me-up! 
I like iced coffee, red lipstick, good books, short runs, Korean rap, big dogs, warm weather, funny people and cheese. Lots and lots of cheese. Writing is fun too, I guess.  Find me on Twitter: [at]cseiter17. 
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