Allow This Astronaut to Explain How This Year is Better Than Every Previous Year Ever

By Richard K. Noots

With everything happening in Paris, Germany, Nigeria and other parts of Africa, it can be hard to feel good about life. When Russia seems like it’s back to its bullying, Cold War days; it can be easy to give up on politics. However, we humans tend to look at the bad side no matter how good we have it. While that’s not necessarily a bad thing (it’s survival thing), sometimes we could use a reminder that things are actually pretty good. I mean, we went from steam power to nuclear power in less than two hundred years, so we are something to marvel at.