I'm honestly fed up with all the bad and fake news everywhere. I am not a journalist or an influencer, but I want to use my art to spread some positivity.

I wanted to create an almanac of positive as an anti-venom to the vitriolic rhetoric that pervades our media. That's why I want to share some of this year's positive news from around the world in the hope that it brings you some happiness and inspires you to spread some good news yourself!

Art, technology, food, science, animal rights, human rights... we have progressed in so many categories, and it's necessary to let the world know that, despite having much more to do, we've accomplished some amazing things in 2018. So although it is hard - stay positive.

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Rafaella Bueno 7 months ago

This is great. Here in Brazil, supermarkets and restaurants avoid donating food even when they actually wanted to because the food donated continues to be the donor's responsibility, so if, for example, it' poorly transported or stored and goes bad and someone eats it and gets sick, it's your store that will get in trouble even if it was fine when you donated, so they're all scared of donating.

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Carol Emory 7 months ago (edited)

The name of the Brewery is Saltwater Brewery. All of the rings are made out of the barley and grains used in the brewing process. So they are completely edible by humans and sea creatures.

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Annabell 7 months ago

France is on a good way!

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Harrison Rose 7 months ago

Yes! I hate the argument that "sanitary products are a luxury." They are not, do you want blood all over your pants? All over your house?

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Bumble 6 months ago

This made me so happy.

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Yanna Cubacub 7 months ago

This is amazing

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Neha 7 months ago

That is incredible!

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Harrison Rose 7 months ago

YES! Dogs are friends, not food.

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Alia G. 7 months ago

Taken long enough! I was so happy when Covergirl became cruelty free. I love wearing makeup and stuff, but so many of the big brands still test on animals.

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Rafaella Bueno 7 months ago

I have mixed feelings about pandas.... because people mostly only care about protecting "cute" animals like them. I've read and watched so many times about how "ugly" animals like bugs and amphibians are always getting worse off because all the conservation funds and efforts go towards the ones the public likes... But I guess helping some animals is still better than no animals.

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Rafaella Bueno 7 months ago

That's the cutest boob I have ever seen

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JaneDoesnt 7 months ago

huh in Poland several cities decided to ban fireworks on new year because of animals.

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Ana Maria 7 months ago

We banned it also in Romania!

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Kjorn 6 months ago

yeah… it's a small step… much more are needed

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BusLady 6 months ago

If more people would recycle plastic, that would be a good start. I'm appalled at all the trash I see thrown away, that could have been recycled. And not just plastic. My son and I were discussing today the problem of plastic straws. Why couldn't they be made of a fast-degrading material, or even paper? They are only going to be used one time, and can end up in the sea or landfills, taking who knows how long to degrade.

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CCL_2018 7 months ago

More farmers are keeping bees to benefit crop production, or are allowing beekeepers to keep hives on their property.

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Bobbi Newell 6 months ago

Serious question, does that sugar tax include high fructose corn syrup? If not, it should. Sodas were unhealthy before, but when soft drink companies switched to HFCS they became even worse.

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Giovanni 7 months ago

The main function of today prisons is to transform problematic people into professional criminals, the whole concept need to be reworked IMHO

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Conrad Strucker 6 months ago

Ugh, doesn't it disgust people to know that their comfort comes from something ripped off of something else's body?

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Person2638 7 months ago

This is adorable!

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Ian Carter 6 months ago

we need to make ocean plastic profitable, if companies start using it and poor people can harvest it and sell it , it is a win win. Stop creating plastic,reuse.

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Yanna Cubacub 7 months ago

A simple act can really save lives ♥

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Bonnie Blue Bird 7 months ago

This is good, correct? The crying is confusing. He should be small and happy.

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shane montanez 7 months ago

Unfortunately, E-Cigarette smoking is on the rise, especially among teens due to the flavors that comes in them that teens like :(

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Mimi 7 months ago

That is the largest inheritance of a single person I've EVER heard of.

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ADHORTATOR 7 months ago

I hope that that is true..

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Jo Choto 6 months ago

I wasn't diagnosed until I was in my 40s. It's really hard to detect in girls for the simple reason that all the emphasis is placed on boys' symptoms. It's the same with heart attacks. Everybody knows about classic male symptoms. Fewer people know how differently it presents in women.

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Peter Bear 6 months ago

Finally someone showing basic common sense. Assault-style weapons are not hunting tools, they are not self-defense tools. They are tools of aggressive offense that have one function; kill large numbers of people in a small amount of time. NO ONE who is not actively deployed in the military has ANY reason to own such a weapon. Period. No counterargument possible. That is all.

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Rafaella Bueno 7 months ago

I just hope this is an actual fact... Because I know that here we have a very fake literacy rate made out of people who can pretty much only write their own names and maybe a few words but are already considered literate for statistic purposes.

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CCL_2018 7 months ago

They've done a great job of slowing their population growth by giving out free condoms

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Carol Emory 7 months ago

I got metal re-usable ones for my family! They're only about 5-7 bucks and usually come with a carrying sleeve and a pipe cleaner.

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Luis Milian 7 months ago

Goats are the true GOAT (get it)

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Conrad Strucker 6 months ago

Tbh it's kind of unfair that solar power is currently such a niche product, and easy, affordable solar panels for people to buy would really make a difference

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Carol Emory 7 months ago

And they do it using a mixture of mud and vegetation..so it's environmentally conscious too.

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mentor 6 months ago

It is like turning metal into gold...

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Katrin Rohwetter 6 months ago

Good news from a purely ecological point of view. Bad news for the people who make a living in the coal-mining industry. Ironically, it's exactly today that the last coal-mine in my area closes, leaving many unemployed. Maybe someone should finance projects that help these people get new jobs.

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tuzdayschild 6 months ago

Give peace a chance

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Conrad Strucker 6 months ago

That's it, scientists! Spit in death's face!

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Rafaella Bueno 7 months ago

Yes, but this is worded a bit poorly, imo. I mean, are they drinking less, or are other countries actually just worse than them now?

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Kubu 7 months ago

They'll all end in Poland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine and so forth.

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Conrad Strucker 6 months ago

FACT: if you throw money and fame at the problem for long enough, it will solve itself

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Full Name 7 months ago

Thanks to democratization and capitalism. Please world, let's keep on the path of progress!

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Yanna Cubacub 7 months ago

Now this is generosity

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Aunt Messy 7 months ago

Plus they make nice socks.

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Carries 7 months ago

South Africa also legalised it a few months ago :)

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Bill 6 months ago

What about Lillth Fair that ran for 8 years

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Alexandru Bucur 6 months ago

Yeah, and, to no-one's surprise, closely followed by Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Canada, New Zealand and Sweden. I was initially shocked to see Sweden so low on the list, but when I saw the actual figures, I realised these countries are statistically so close together, that they'll just keep rotating for the No.1 spot for the foreseeable future. Or, of course, you can take Fox News' word for it that these are in fact hell-holes where Muslim refugees rape anything in sight and where Sharia law will be introduced any day now...

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SnoopyCereal 7 months ago

Just walk around Chicago and you'll see what a great system it is! It's been there for years and it's so great to see so many bikers!

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TheDivineMs.M 7 months ago

Not to mention saving lives of animals?

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Kaisu Rei 7 months ago

Not really sure how much weight we should put on Kim Jong-Un's promises....

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