30 Positive Pieces of News That Were Drowned Out by the Bullhorn of Bull Hockey

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30 Positive Pieces of News That Were Drowned Out by the Bullhorn of Bull Hockey

Look, we’re not saying things are great right now. We’re just saying it’s worth zooming in on positive news, and zooming out to notice positive trends every once in a while. Don’t worry, your keen sense of pessimism will be there when you’re done with this list in a couple of minutes.

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CHIPOTLE HAD TO PAY THE LARGEST EVER U.S. FOOD SAFETY FINE. CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL They had to cash out $25 millon for sickening over 1,100 people from 2015 to 2018. Plus, they had to admit to playing a part in five food-borne illness outbreaks, including a 2015 Boston outbreak that got 141 people sick and that probably happened because an ill apprentice manager was ordered to keep working. CRACKED.COM

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Dublin became the first capital city in the world to have a zero carbon emissions postal service. zero emissions - Carbon Neutral Carbon Neutrel an post on post For yourworld An Post is the first postal service provider to deploy electric, zero carbon emissions trucks only, saving on 450 tonnes of CO2. CRACKED.COM

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A Utah High School installed donation-funded washrooms, which include showers and washing machines, to provide for homeless students who don't have access to those facilities. GRACKED.COM

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Carlos Santos, Johan Groenewald & Pieter Roussow SAVED THIS BABY ELEPHANT. The three truckers from South Africa stopped when they noticed the baby elephant seemed disoriented. They gave it the water from their own bottles and after failing to find it's herd, took it to a sanctuary where it is GRAGKED COM doing well.

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Sage, a blind 12-year old labrador that was missing for more than a week in the mountains of California was found and rescued by her owner's neighbor, Dan Estrada. CRACKED.COM

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BEES HAVE MADE A COMEBACK. Bees did go through a pretty rough patch 10 years ago. The U.S. bee population hit a low point in 2006 with 2.5 million colonies, but by 2015, that number was up to 2.66 million, a two- decade high. And they're doing just as well, worldwide. CRACKED.COM washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/10/10/believe-it-or-not-the-bees-are-doing-just-fine/

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WORLDWIDE POVERTY IS WAY DOWN. From 1990 to 2012, the number of the world's extreme poor was cut in half. That's not just income-it's living conditions such as infrastructure, schools, access to clean water, everything. A billion people have that stuff for the first time. 20 CIVI EURO 50 1 EURO CENT CRACKED.COM http://reason.com/archives/2012/03/29/toward-the-conquest-of-world-poverty

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