"There is a metal band called Hatebeak whose lead singer is an African grey parrot."
"Bob Ross once got a letter from a colorblind viewer who said they can’t paint due to their colorblindness, so he did an episode where he made a painting entirely out of gray colors to prove that anyone can paint."
"Dogs sneeze when they’re playing—not because they’re allergic to you, but to let you know they’re just playing and have no malicious intentions."
"Otters hold hands while they sleep."
"Smiling as exercise improves mental and physical health."
"Bees sleep in flowers."
"If your foot is in a cast your dog will copy you and limp around the house. Has to be the most wholesome thing I have ever seen."
"Disney characters are told to hug until the other person stops.
I learned this in a very sad story that I won’t reference. Hurts to just think about and was told by the character. But the ending was a small child getting a very long hug. And the explanation was that you hug until they stop because you never know what they are going through.
Since then, I’ve hugged until the other person stopped."
"At the 1944 Academy Awards, Barbara Stanwyck was expected to win Best Actress for her career defining performance in Double Indemnity, which is still regarded as a classic of film noir. Instead, the award went to Ingrid Bergman for her equally fine performance in the gothic thriller Gaslight (which is where the term comes from.)
When asked if she was sad about not winning, Barbara said something to the effect of:
“I’m a proud member of the Ingrid Bergman fan club, and I can’t be sad because my favourite actress won, and she has earned it in all her performances.”"
"The average cremated body can produce enough carbon to make approximately 240 pencils. So you can be your own party favor at your funeral if you’d like!"