BrightSide RSS 797477 24 Split Tattoos That Are Pure Poetry for the Eyes

A tattoo can be more than just a decorative pattern on your body. Some cultures even consider them sacred, and it’s no wonder — they’re a visual representation of what goes on in your head, and in a way, they can define you. Some tattoo artists embrace this and have managed to make true masterpieces embedded in their clients’ skin.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 12:30:00 +0300
797476 8 Authors Who Got Famous Thanks to Just One Book

There isn’t a writer out there who doesn’t dream about the deafening success of their own book. However, sometimes authors become hostages of this success and turn into the writer of only one memorable book or series for their readers. One of the authors on this list only had one book become famous, and all of his other work remained in the shadows. One of the worst case scenarios happened when the author of Winnie-the-Pooh, Alan Milne, stopped being taken seriously after writing this series. You can find more authors who found their way into the trap of big success in our article.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 10:30:00 +0300
797475 14 Celebrities Who Chose to Ignore Beauty to Play a Role

Although beauty has become an essential part of Hollywood, there are a few actors that value acting over appearance. For them, professional acting means being able to replicate real life, which in some ways, means having to leave their polished looks behind. In a way, it’s a statement that goes against the idea that physical beauty is the most important asset of an actor.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 09:30:00 +0300
797474 15 Reddit Users Shared the Innocent Stories They Believed When They Were Kids

When you’re a kid, there’s something that almost never happens: getting bored. Even when you start feeling like it’s going to happen, you manage to find something to do or another kid to play with, and most of the time, those are the best memories that we keep from our childhood. Because when we’re young and we have to be creative, there are no limits. So much so, that after a few years, we grow older and we remember some of the things we believed back then and we cannot restrain ourselves from laughing.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 08:30:00 +0300
797472 20+ Times We Wanted to Give Designers a Hug for Their Priceless Inventions

Elevator buttons that you can press with your feet, a winter simulator cabin that allows you to test your winter clothes before buying, a shirt that is designed to help women with big breasts feel comfortable, there are a plenty of tools and accessories that help us avoid daily struggles and wasting money. Brilliant minds work to make our lives easier and we can see the fruit of their efforts everywhere.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 06:30:00 +0300
797473 An Artist Creates Sand Sculptures That Look So Real, We Can’t Believe Our Eyes

Far from the cold halls of the Spanish Fine Art Institute, Andoni Bastarrika carved his own path to become the experienced street artist he is today. It was by accident that he found what his mission in life was: bringing people together through the power of art and imagination. But still, after 10 years of creating the most astonishing and realistic sand sculptures, according to Bastarrika himself, “he’s still discovering what his hands can do because it’s the sand dictating what shape it wants to adopt.”

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 04:30:00 +0300
797471 20 Kittens That Will Help You Find Your Smile

It seems as if cats have an infinite supply of energy, and we have proof of this. They’re always ready to play hide and seek or take a sudden bite while pretending to be a fluffy blanket. At the same time, when you’re having a bad day or are in a sour mood, they can completely save the day. So here they are, your fluffy hooligans and mood-lifters in all their glory.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 02:30:00 +0300
797470 20 Smart Life Hacks That May Simplify Your Life

Small tricks in different spheres of life may help us save time and money, avoid embarrassing situations, or properly organize the space. Every life hack is a good way to find a creative solution to a common problem with the help of ordinary things.

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 00:30:00 +0300
797469 Why More Women Are Shaving Their Heads

There are many reasons why a woman may choose to shave her head, but recently a huge number of women have taken the chop. They include anyone from celebrities to the women using the trending hashtag #girlswithshavedheads. Of course, this is not something completely new, as we have watched some great heroines go bald, from G.I Jane (Demi Moore) to Black Panther’s Okoye (Danai Gurira).

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 22:30:00 +0300
797467 20 Cats Whose Lives Are More Exciting Than a Reality Show

Cats are majestic animals and often unpredictable characters. They have a reputation to uphold and they may not always want to have your attention. You never know what scene of the show you will catch — it could even be a stunt performer cat who’s just starting to learn how to walk upside down. After all, they are graceful, prudent, and unforeseeable creatures.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 20:30:00 +0300
797465 20+ Readers Shared Their Kids’ Drawings, and Our Illustrators Added Just a Touch of Magic

If there’s anything that truly defines childhood, it’s the way in which kids can imagine and put their thoughts “on paper” by using their most valuable skill: unlimited creativity. Kids merely need a few coloring pencils and a piece of paper to come up with something amazing, bringing some of the greatest ideas into the world. It’s no wonder Picasso used to say that it took him 4 years to paint like Raphael but a lifetime to paint like a child.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 18:30:00 +0300
797466 15+ Mixed-Race Men Who Can Make You Go Weak in the Knees

Hollywood embraces diversity by welcoming mixed-race actors, singers, and directors to showcase their talent in the spotlight. Some of these celebrities don’t just belong to just a single heritage, but to more diverse backgrounds, like Keanu Reeves is Lebanese-Canadian, English, Chinese, Irish, Native Hawaiian, and Portuguese, all in one. No wonder these actors rocked their genes in the industry.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 18:30:00 +0300
797488 22 Times Bright Siders Got “New” Dogs After Visiting a Groomer

Dog grooming is pure magic. You bring your dog to a groomer and get another one to take home. The difference can be huge and impressive. Sometimes it can even look like your pet changed its breed. And our readers have experienced this exact situation.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 16:30:00 +0300
797464 Try to Find the Triangle of a Different Color to Check How Sharp Your Vision Is

If there’s something that we’re used to believing in, it’s what our eyes tell us. You know the saying, “I’ve seen it with my own eyes!” But how well do we actually see? Today, we come to you with a challenge that will test the sharpness of your eyes. The idea is to find the subtle differences in color among a series of triangles that, upon first glance, look exactly the same. Only one is slightly different. Do you think you’ll be able to find them all?

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 14:30:00 +0300
797463 15+ Awkward Situations Almost Every Girl Has Been In

Dealing with beauty products is never easy. Some of us have had to urgently fix our makeup in the most uncomfortable situations (like public restrooms, for example.) Others didn’t know when to stop and they filled their dressing tables with all sorts of makeup and other stuff. And let’s not even mention when our makeup containers explode.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 12:30:00 +0300
796979 This Artist Made 34 Giant Wood Sculptures, and They’re Both Terrifying and Cute

My name is Thomas Dambo and I'm a recycling artist who uses scrap wood to bring curious giant trolls to life all around the world. I invite you to discover how dumpster trash and recycled wood can breathe life into awesome sculptures, and help us all think of trash as something we can use to inspire and create.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 11:30:00 +0300
797462 15+ Mistakes Filmmakers Made That Slipped Right Under Our Radar

Accidental bloopers and technical mistakes are present in almost every movie. And this is quite understandable since it’s not always possible to spot the accidental appearance of a crewmember or a camera that’s reflecting in the glass that’s in the frame. However, sometimes such mistakes demonstrate incomplete details. For example, Pirates of the Caribbean required some good fact-checking regarding the history of Singapore, but it doesn’t make us love the movie any less.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 10:30:00 +0300
797461 20+ Little Embroidered Masterpieces That Are Full of Patience, Love, and Irony

The art of embroidery definitely existed back in the fifth century BCE but it’s still very popular today. Modern fans of this type of art are capable of creating true masterpieces using nothing but some thread and needles. Their works are full of humor, beauty, and tenderness.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 08:30:00 +0300
797460 15+ Animals That We Want to Ask “What Are You Doing Here?”

When we’re not looking, our friends in the animal kingdom live in their own little worlds, where they can get into the craziest of shenanigans and turn up in the strangest of places. It’s almost as if they’re keeping an eye on us from the shadows. At least, that’s what we hope they’re up to...

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 06:30:00 +0300
797459 We Asked Our Husbands and Boyfriends to Do Our Makeup, and the Experiment Taught Us More Than We Expected

Hi everyone! I’ve been married for 10 years and I thought that I knew everything about my husband’s preferences in terms of women’s makeup, like, for example, the fact that he doesn’t like dark lipstick or when the foundation is visible on the skin. 90% of the time I don’t have any makeup on and every day he sees me exactly like this. I only put on makeup when I really want to or when I’m going out.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 04:30:00 +0300
797458 Children Who Look Like Their Father Tend to Be Healthier as They Grow Up

A father’s presence in a child’s life really shapes their confidence and overall development, but that’s not all. According to a study, kids who look like their father grow up healthier than ones who do not resemble their dads.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 02:30:00 +0300
797457 10+ Actors Who Always Seem to Play the Same Character

Hollywood stars often gain fame from one role that catapults them into stardom. After that, some manage to play new characters and roles that challenge their acting skills, while the public remembers others for specific parts that seem to follow them throughout their career. If they were to venture outside of their repetitive roles, it would look weird seeing them play someone else.

Wed, 03 Jun 2020 00:30:00 +0300
797456 Why It’s So Important to Hug Your Kid Regularly

A hug a day keeps the doctor away! There’s no doubt that hugging makes us feel good, however, apart from that, this process brings many other benefits, especially when it comes to child development. Let’s dive into the science of hugs and learn what other positive things they bring to our lives.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 23:30:00 +0300
797454 9 Myths About Style That Fashion Gurus Laugh At

Modern style is reluctant to follow stereotypes. New trends usually go against certain rules trying to hint that individuality is what matters the most. There were times when such restrictions helped us live but this has finally come to an end. That’s why designers and fashion icons choose bold color combinations and prints, and are not afraid to mix unmatchable items, wearing whatever they like.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 22:30:00 +0300
797455 16 People Who Happily Won the Battle for Having Awesome Hair

Our bodies are so fragile, from our skin to our bones. This is especially true for our hair. Nutrition, climate, hair products, genetics, hair type, bleaching, and dyeing can all affect the condition of our locks. It’s a lot to consider, especially when we all are subjected to the pressure of keeping our strands full and voluminous. And the people who’ve managed to achieve this deserve the highest praise. We at Bright Side collected 16 photos of people who fought a fierce fight for healthier, stronger, more beautiful hair and are now proud of the results. We invite you to rejoice with them.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 22:30:00 +0300
797453 15 Bright Siders Show Kids’ Drawings That Deserve a Place in the Gallery of Funny Arts

We believe that children’s drawings should receive special status in the art world. First of all, we’ve all tried this and kept our masterpieces at home. Secondly, these drawings are hilarious and definitely deserve attention.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 20:30:00 +0300
797452 18 People Who Grew Up Together With Their Pets

Our pets become members of our family from their very first day in our house. They watch us grow, they cheer us up during bad moments, they increase our joy during the good moments, and they never betray us. That is why we’re always thankful for them.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 19:30:00 +0300
797450 20 Artists That Brought Cleopatra to Life on the Big Screen

There are a few historical figures that have managed to escape textbooks and become, one way or the other, part of popular culture. Among them we will absolutely find Cleopatra, which is, well... a textbook case of what we described before: more than 2,000 years have passed since she roamed the Egyptian palaces, and she’s still imposing all kinds of beauty trends. She has been portrayed in all sorts of ways, from the femme fatale to the relentless seductress that the Romans thought she was. And of course, celebrities have not restrained themselves from bringing her to life in their own, very personal way.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 16:30:00 +0300
797449 20+ Cult Roles That Were Almost Played by Other Actors

Just like history, Hollywood doesn’t like hypothetical situations. However, after learning certain facts, it can be difficult to stop yourself from that “what-if” kind of thinking. For instance, how would The Matrix look if Neo’s role was written for Sandra Bullock? Or what would Dumbledore be like if he was played by Ian McKellen? Believe it or not, these things had a pretty high chance of becoming a reality.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 14:30:00 +0300
797448 20+ Tattoos Proving That White Is the New Black

The history of tattoos probably goes back to the moment when the first humans appeared: pictures on skin were done in prehistoric times, and the oldest tattoo set ever found is 2,700 years old. Today, the art of tattooing is living a new life and there is a huge variety of styles. One very special style is the white tattoo — it is hard to notice and it highlights the elegant taste of its owner.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 12:30:00 +0300
797447 15 Photos Showing the Depth of Animal-Human Relationships

Even though they’re really different on the surface, animals and humans aren’t that different after all. We all feel emotion, are able to communicate, and even understand each other at times. We get attached to our pets and in the same way, they get attached to us. While science doesn’t know how deep this bond actually is, we believe pet owners and animal lovers have a pretty good idea.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 10:30:00 +0300
797446 20 People That Prove True Happiness Is in the Little Things

Happiness is the thing that inevitably happens when you practice being grateful for the smallest things in life. It’s when you smile because you finally finished the painting you’ve been working on, or when you grin as you chat with your loved ones. It is all about appreciating the tiny joys in life and being able to laugh, even for the most peculiar reasons.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 09:30:00 +0300
797445 20 Famous Men Whose Toughness Melts Like Snow When They’re With Their Kids

It’s so much fun watching the tough celebrities we love so much turn into the most adorable dads after they have kids. They might have seemed absolutely unbeatable before, but the pictures we find online reveal that it’s the innocence of their children that can break through their tough exterior.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 08:30:00 +0300
797444 20 Photos That Prove Nature Is a Copy Machine

It’s so nice to look through old photos of our parents. And it can be quite surprising to discover that we have way more in common with them than we thought. And in the same vein, this list of Reddit users found out that genes really do matter. Some of us can be almost exact copies of not just our parents, but our grandparents as well.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 06:30:00 +0300
797443 15+ Wild Animals People Found a Place for in Their Homes and Hearts

Cats, dogs, birds, and fish now have some competition, like exotic animals, that are quickly becoming common household pets. As it turns out, foxes, possums, kangaroos, and even giant lizards not only win over people’s hearts, but also live as domestic animals and communicate with other pets peacefully.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 04:30:00 +0300
797442 13 Eye-Opening Facts About Familiar Foods That Once Looked Very Different

Banana and corn looked very different before human cultivation, carrots were made orange for political reasons, and watermelons were very bitter. Some of the foods we love eating today carry interesting histories and stories of how they changed over time. Bright Side learned all about the fascinating transformations our modern foods have gone through and we discovered 13 facts about them that you might find hard to believe.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 02:30:00 +0300
797441 17 Quick-Witted People Who Would Gladly Accept Any Life Challenge

Some people were simply born with a creativity gene, and we bet you know them too. No matter where they are or what they do, they never turn off the inventive mode in their heads and solve the most boring, everyday problems in the most non-trivial ways. And the best part of it all — they never forget to have a sense of humor.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 00:30:00 +0300
797440 Celebrities Showed Their Faces in a #Nomakeup Challenge, and We Admire Them for It

Foundation, concealer, brow pencils, and lip gloss are all in our go-to arsenals for achieving flawless, picture-perfect faces. Despite that, many celebrities have proven that having a fresh face can still be stunning as long as you wear it with confidence.

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 23:30:00 +0300
797439 13 Celeb Moms Dressed Up Like Their Children, and We Think They’re Adorable

Dressing in matching clothes with your kiddo has become a recurring trend amongst celebrities. From swimsuits to dresses, more and more celebrities are now sharing photos on social media with their little ones wearing miniature versions of their outfits. Many people are now joining in on this trend as a fun family project — so much so, that now well-known brands have launched matching outfits for moms and children to wear together.

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 22:30:00 +0300
797438 13 Shoes That Triumphed on Movie Screens and Became a Part of Our Lives

The world of cinema has managed to boost the career of many actors and tell stories that have become classics. It has also influenced the footwear industry. Whether intentionally or accidentally, there are designs of all kinds that became a huge sensation by just appearing on screen for a few minutes. Some of these styles have become part of the most popular accessories from the big screen.

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 20:30:00 +0300
797435 20+ People Who Renovated Their Homes With Their Own Hands and Totally Nailed It

The word “renovation” may send shivers down your spine. It’s enough to imagine all this dust, dirt, and a long-running process that includes a bunch of expenses, to want to cancel all your plans and live in peace. If you’ve been planning to, but haven’t dared to clean your balcony or redecorate your bedroom, have a look at these photos from the people who have survived renovations and now, their house is full of beauty and order.

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 18:30:00 +0300
797437 20 Life Habits of Extremely Rich People That Left Us Slightly Shocked

For most people, an extremely rich person is somebody from TV or from a news column on the internet. They imagine beautiful pictures, people living in luxurious castles, spending vacations on yachts, and dancing at the balls with the royals. However, the upper class are still the same people as we are — some of them may snore, others may wake up with puffy eyes, some have a headache or a stomachache, or they also might’ve lost their cat.

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 18:30:00 +0300
797436 21 Tweets That Show Married Life Without Filters

The art of a successful marriage includes having a good sense of humor. It helps make many problems a lot easier to deal with, and Twitter users have proven this to be true. If a husband snores or a wife managed to open a jar of pickles without you, perhaps it’s time for a little laugh.

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 17:30:00 +0300
797434 17 Low-Cost Tricks to Keep Your House Perfectly in Order

While for some, keeping a neat and clean household comes naturally, as if it was a habit that they picked up in their youth, for others, it can be really challenging. And this isn’t because they don’t try, but simply because sometimes, despite their efforts, they can never find enough space for all the stuff they keep at home. Even gravity seems to have declared war on them at times, with objects falling from shelves, pots breaking, and more. In fact, sometimes it feels like the universe is conspiring against you.

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 16:30:00 +0300
797433 15+ People That Solved Everyday Problems in Offbeat (and Sometimes Brilliant) Ways

While we are still living in 2020, there are some people who are already far, far beyond that. We all have a friend like that, someone who’s so practical and creative at the same time that he or she makes us think that they should be working for NASA. Think about a kid adapting his bike to be able to ride it barefoot, or a useful ventilation system made out of recycled cartons, or even an iPad support made with just one fork. These, and more, are examples of what users posted on Reddit as witnesses of people going off the beaten path to create brilliant and not so brilliant inventions.

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 14:30:00 +0300
797432 10 Dos and Don’ts for Wearing Red Lipstick Like a Boss

Red lipstick is one of those beauty products that can really transform your face. This timeless color has been a symbol of power, class, elegance, and freedom. Unlike other makeup items, red lipstick is versatile as it works both when wearing basic outfits or when going to the fanciest parties. But no matter the occasion, you can be sure that wearing the stuff will make your lips the center of attention.

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 12:30:00 +0300
797425 19 Newborn Animals That Know How to Be Sweet From the Start

Newborns are seemingly the same no matter whether they are a human or an animal. They all are small, helpless, and incredibly adorable. And even a newborn dangerous crocodile or a scary bear can make you smile.

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 10:30:00 +0300
797431 20 Animals That Were Caught in the Middle of Their Own “Madness”

We are used to the fact that cats either peacefully purr on our laps or don’t pay any attention to us at all and live strictly for their own pleasure. And dogs are just always happy to see us. But sometimes, system errors occur, and our pets start to behave strangely. What else would explain a dog trying to sit on a wall. And it’s better to not even mention cats who try to turn into bats.

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 10:30:00 +0300
797430 17 Manufacturers Whose Awesome Service Impressed Everyone Around Them

Every manufacturer who provides certain services tries to keep their clients satisfied and therefore, provides those services or goods in a way that encourages the consumer to buy from them again. Even small things such as extra Band-Aids in a wood carving kit, free samples for changing a detail on a computer, or a small pack of salt and a bay leaf in a pack of dumplings are extremely pleasant to get.

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 09:30:00 +0300
797424 8 Ways Your Plant Tells You Something Is Wrong (and How to Fix It)

There’s something about bringing some green inside to brighten up your home and workplace. Indoor plants are popular because they seem relatively easy to take care of. That’s true, providing that you know how to best take care of your plant. The most important thing is that you understand what your plant is telling you when it’s showing spots and marks on its leaves.

Mon, 01 Jun 2020 08:30:00 +0300