There is a lot of doom and gloom in the world. It's easy to see the world as a bad place when you're buried in snow and only looking at things with the lights off. But there's a lot of good happening too.

I want to applaud this guy that looks on the "glass half full" side of things. His name is John Green, and he took a look at a bunch of statistics that affect our world and decided to share them with you. Here's a look from the bright side of the world...