Facts that prove life is beautiful


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The Independent Online

So January's over: and here's why it's now OK to feel chipper. Spring is coming. Maybe tonight's the night you'll break a month long detox. It's Friday. And these facts, collected by Ink Tank blog, will (temporarily) make you feel like the world is a brain-meltingly wonderful place (which it might be).

1. A group of flamingos is called a flamboyance.

7. On the day of his assassination, Martin Luther King Jr. had a pillow-fight in his motel room.

11. Penguins only have one mate their entire life and “propose” by giving their mate a pebble.

15. Otters hold hands when sleeping so they don’t drift away from each other.

37. There are people, ombrophiles, who have a passionate love for rain.

For the full selection - and an unquestionably, measurably and joyfully better day - take a look here.