Sick of the news being a constant stream of scariness and negativity? Constant doom and gloom getting you down? Here's some of the good things that happened recently you might not have heard about:
- A man from London appears to be the second person ever to be cured of HIV https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/40-year-old-man-confirmed-to-be-worlds-second-person-cured-of-hiv-after-30-months-virus-free/
- A sustainable substitute for leather made from cactus was invented https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/men-design-leather-out-of-cactus/
- A new kind of bacteria was discovered that can break down pollutants https://news.cornell.edu/stories/2020/02/newly-found-bacteria-fights-climate-change-soil-pollutants
- A 23-year-old British design graduate invented a biodegradable plastic substitute https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/nov/14/plastic-substitute-made-of-fish-waste-hauls-in-uk-designer-dyson-award
- In Spain, the Cantabrian brown bear has made a comeback from the brink of extinction https://phys.org/news/2019-10-northwest-spain-efforts.html
- Petroleum company Equinor backs down on plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-25/equinor-abandons-plan-to-drill-for-oil-in-great-australian-bight/11997910
- In a world first, a middle ear transplant using 3D printed bones was used to cure deafness https://www.sunnyskyz.com/good-news/3662/Surgeon-Successfully-Performs-First-Ever-Transplant-Surgery-To-Cure-Deafness
There's so much good in the world, it just doesn't sell as many papers as reporting on the bad stuff.
Bet with Liquidlaser: I say PS5 and Xbox Series will sell more than 56 million combined by the end of 2023.