Yes, we know – 2016 has been a shit year in many ways.
Celebrities are dropping like flies, and worst of all, Donald Trump is about to becomes the world’s most powerful person.
But then maybe we are all just being a little too negative – or at least that’s what this guy’s Facebook rant has taught us.
Matt Strange, whose job is listed as ‘International Man of Mystery,’ wrote in a lengthy Facebook status:
Right. Fuck it, I’m done with ‘OMG 2016 was terrible’. Here’s some fucking awesome things that happened, you’re welcome, Merry fucking Christmas.
Sticking to his word, he listed all the awesome things that happened in 2016.
There’s an Ebola Vaccine now
Child Mortality – Down across the globe
+9% survival rate in pacreatic cancer sufferers
Gene responsible for ALS found
Volunteers in India planted 50 Million trees in 24 hours
Suicide rates down globally
The Ozone layer is repairing itself
The Rabbinical assembly issued a resolution affirming the rights of trans and non conforming individuals
MIND CONTROLLED ROBOT ARMS
Leo got dat oscar
Wild tigers numbers up FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 100 YEARS
Giant Pandas – No longer endangered
A solar powered plane did a fucking world trip
Global Malaria down by 60%
Measels ERADICATED from the Americas
93% of the world’s children learned to read and write – the highest percentage IN HUMAN HISTORY
China plans to be completely renewable by 2020 and has a global plan for by 2050
Huge global push in renewable energy
Norway committed 0 deforestation, 0
Every major grocer and fast food chain in the U.S pledged to use cage free eggs only by 2025
Manatees – No longer endangered
Wild Wolves – Back in Europe
Wild Salmon spawning in the Connecticut river for the first time since the American revolution
Columbian white tailed deer – no longer endangered
Green Sea Turtles – NO LONGER FUCKING ENDANGERED
Sea World no longer breeding captive killer whales
Humpback Whales – NO LONGER ENDANGERED
Global aid – up by 7%
Americas most generous year EVER in charity and aid
China’s most generous year EVER in charity and aid at $15 goddamn Billion
Yes, some famous fucking people you liked died, and you know what – more of them are gonna go too
He finished his rant by saying: ‘take some time to look at the fucking good and beauty in this world, good shit is happening, learn it, support it, be part of it’.