January 24, 2019
21 Animals Who Can Cheer You Up Better Than Any Comedian

There’s something very wholesome about animals being silly. We always see people doing funny things, making funny faces, and just plain trying to be funny, but when an animal does it, it makes it so much more fun, simply because you know the animal didn’t necessarily intend to be funny. And they are all so adorable!Bright Side would like to show you 21 pictures that will make your…

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January 23, 2019
21 Impressive Photos That Show How Fast Time Flies

Time flies. We tend to not notice how fast our kids grow, how our idols get older, or how old buildings get destroyed and new ones get constructed. Today we decided to compare the past and the present, and found out that things have both changed and stayed the same over many decades. We also found the girl from a famous meme…

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January 23, 2019
The 10 Best Deals of January 23, 2019

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.Wednesday's Best Deals: Kindle Voyage, Wayfair Rugs, Cheez Balls, and More Crucial SSDs, Nike clearance, and the BodyBoss 2.0 lead off Wednesday’s best deals…

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January 23, 2019
What Does the House Oversight Committee Do?

Last night, New York congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Massachusetts’ representative Ayanna Pressley made headlines after winning highly coveted seats on the House Oversight committee.“Coming to a committee hearing near you,” Pressley tweeted, followed by a gif with a caption reading, “I have the receipts.” But for those of you who aren’t in the know, what…

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January 23, 2019
This Stamp Is Like a Shredder For People Without Room For a Shredder

There are a lot of electronic ways that one’s identity can be stolen in 2019, but the old-fashioned “dig through the trash to find a piece of mail with personal information on it” method is still a threat, too. It’s no secret that you should destroy any documents that feature your social security number before throwing…

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January 23, 2019
The Nvidia RTX 2060 Is Perfectly Adequate

At CES a reporter had a question for Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang. What could he say to alleviate the concerns of fans who felt that the new RTX 20-series GPUs were overpriced and trying to force ray tracing technology on customers who don’t have much use for it? Huang smiled, with a mixture of serenity…

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January 23, 2019
The Best Drawer And Shelf Dividers For Socks'n'Stuff

5 Neat ThingsJolie Kerr is a cleaning expert, advice columnist and the host of the podcast “[Ask a Clean Person](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ask-a-clean-person/id996183661?i=1000382315226&mt=2).” Each week, she’ll round up five essential cleaning products, tools and organizational systems to help you live your tidiest lives.   January, with its focus on Getting Things Done, continues apace and perhaps you’ve recently undertaken,…

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January 23, 2019
How to Exit a Bad Date 

You’re halfway through a date and you suddenly realize—you’ve made a terrible mistake. This person is not only not The One, they’re becoming your enemy. How do you get out of there?There are a number of factors when it comes to deciding how long a date should continue for: your comfort level is a huge…

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January 23, 2019
In Defense of the Snooze Button

Wake Up WeekThis week, we're looking at what it really means to have the "perfect" morning, whether you start your day like a Soylent-chugging Silicon Valley CEO, or by rolling out of bed and straight out the door. Rise and shine.  Everyone wakes up differently, but most people agree that the snooze button is bad. But…

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January 23, 2019
How Brands Think They Can Make a Buck off Climate Change

Photo: APClimate change is in the process of turning our world into a dystopian nightmare. But at least we’ll have the brands, brands that’ll continue to try and sell us crap to deal with our future hellscape.On Tuesday, corporate social responsibility group CDP released its annual A-List of the companies most engaged in addressing climate…

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January 23, 2019
Pretty Fly for a WiFi (Router Deal) 

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   If you haven’t upgraded your router in the past 5 years, it’s time. And Amazon…

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January 23, 2019
20+ People Who Seriously Crossed the Line, and We Can’t Get Over It

There are many people out there who fight about whether you put the milk or the cereal in the bowl first, proving that nothing should be taken for granted. Maybe you shouldn’t even consider it natural that people use milk on their cereal, because apparently some are using orange juice.Bright Side dug up 26 images of humans proving that they really are the…

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January 23, 2019
How to Get a Bird Out of Your House

The first time I saw a wild bird indoors, at my grandma’s house, I was so excited because I wanted to keep it. The grownups, meanwhile, were in a slight panic. Everybody in the house was in the room with the bird, gawking at it, hotly debating the best way to evict it. And the…

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January 23, 2019
Get Reimbursed for Years-Old Medical Expenses with Your HSA

Image: rawpixel on UnsplashIf you have a Health Savings Account attached to your high-deductible health plan, you likely know that you can use it to get reimbursed throughout the year for medical expenses. But HSAs have another benefit: There’s no time limit on getting reimbursed. As long as you had the HSA open when you…

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January 23, 2019
Study Says Sleeping With Your Pet Is Actually Good for You, and It’s the News We’ve Been Waiting For

According to the study, there are 2 types of pet owners. The first ones believe that sharing a bed with a fluffy friend is not healthy and can disrupt one’s sleep quality. While the other 41% do not care about biases and sleep soundly with their pet right next to them. Who is correct here? Let’s dive into this question and look at some benefits you…

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January 23, 2019
What Is the Indigenous Peoples Movement?

Photo: Indigenous Peoples March (Facebook)This week, social media has been set ablaze with a series of videos and images capturing a group of high school teenagers mocking a Native American man marching for indigenous rights in Washington D.C. If you’re wondering what the indigenous movement is all about, here’s what you need to know.What exactly is…

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January 23, 2019
A Deal on 18 Cans of Sparkling Water Is Bubbling Up 

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   Water is cool, but fizzy, fruity seltzer water is more…

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January 23, 2019
Make a Big Batch of Breakfast Slaw and Eat From It All Week

Photo: Claire LowerWake Up WeekThis week, we're looking at what it really means to have the "perfect" morning, whether you start your day like a Soylent-chugging Silicon Valley CEO, or by rolling out of bed and straight out the door. Rise and shine.  It is a well-established fact that starting your day with a salad makes…

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January 23, 2019
McDonald’s Bacon Hour lets you “put a bacon on it” for free

Photo: McDonald’sRemember that commercial for dog treats that was pretty much just a dog who, in heated inner monologue, yelled “BACON” over and over again?Well, it would appear that someone over at McDonald’s exists in a similar headspace. To celebrate all the bacon McD’s is throwing onto its menu, the fast food giant will conduct…

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January 23, 2019
The Best Career Advice You've Ever Received

Image: rawpixel on UnsplashThe average person spends 90,000 hours of their life at the office, and yet only one-third of U.S. employees are engaged in their work and workplace, according to a 2017 Gallup report. Maybe that’s inevitable, but making our work and careers even slightly more satisfying and fulfilling could lead to a major…

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January 23, 2019
What's Coming and Going From Netflix in February 2019

Illustration: Courtesy of NetflixGreat stuff coming to Netflix this month: About a Boy, Billy Elliot, Jaws, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, more Chef’s Table, and the Mexican edition of Nailed It! Great stuff to watch before it leaves: Children of Men, Clerks, The Big Lebowski, The Bourne Ultimatum, and Shaun of the Dead. I think I watched…

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January 23, 2019
Reddit's Favorite Psychological Tricks

Screenshot: Walt Disney Productions“What is the most effective psychological ‘trick’ you use?” asks redditor PM_ME_UR_PUPPYDOGS. In a thread that’s still going strong, people are answering. Here are our favorites so far. We’ll start with a devious one from redditor usrnmtkn1:Present your ideas as someone else’sI work as a Creative Director. I have a lot of…

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January 23, 2019
Wednesday's Best Deals: Kindle Voyage, Wayfair Rugs, Cheez Balls, and More 

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   Crucial SSDs, Nike clearance, and the BodyBoss 2.0 lead off Wednesday’s best deals from around the web.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook, or sign up for our newsletter to never miss a deal.Best Tech DealsThe Apple Smart Keyboard…

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January 23, 2019
29 Brilliant Kitchen Gadgets That Can Make Your Home Smarter

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in the home. We spend a lot of time there cooking, dining with relatives, drinking tea with friends, and so on. We all want this area to be as convenient, useful, and modern as possible.Bright Side has found some kitchen devices that are so unique, we can’t call them “modern.” They’ve come from year 3019! This stove has a dishwasher built…

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January 23, 2019
What to Change When You Move Into a New Place

When you move into a new property, you’re probably just one of many residents who’s lived there over the years. And that means there are some safety (and hygiene) hazards that should be addressed as soon as you’ve moved into a new place.The list begins with a basic safety measure, recommended by Redditor u/Lionel_Vs_The_World on r/LifeProTips,…

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January 23, 2019
How to Unlock More Precise Times in the iOS Calendar App

Illustration: 200 Degrees (Pixabay)I’m always appreciative when a calendar app makes it a little easier to schedule events. And in a number of apps, you’ll find that the developer has assumed you’re going to be planning meetings, get-togethers, and other fun hangouts on the hour—or if not, at some time that either ends in a…

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January 23, 2019
Signs You Need a Career Change at 30 (And How to Make It Successful)

Regardless of whether you hold an entry-level administration role or regularly travel to the ends of the Earth as a hot-shot senior executive, you can still find yourself harboring an emptiness… a feeling that something is missing. A popular assumption that experiencing job satisfaction and a successful career should be underpinned by a well-rounded suite…

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January 23, 2019
A Reader Favorite Work Mouse and Its Friends Are On Sale Right Now

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   When we asked you to nominate your choice for the very best work mouse, the…

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January 23, 2019
How to Wake Up Kids Who Don't Want to Wake Up

Wake Up WeekThis week, we're looking at what it really means to have the "perfect" morning, whether you start your day like a Soylent-chugging Silicon Valley CEO, or by rolling out of bed and straight out the door. Rise and shine.  Sometimes the biggest hurdle in a parent’s morning routine is physically getting your children out…

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January 23, 2019
13 Things to Do When You Feel Uninspired and Stuck Where You Are

It’s not uncommon to encounter at least a phase in our lives where we feel overall uninspired and stuck in our current situation. For those who are just approaching this kind of phase, it can cause you to question every move you made prior to this point and whether or not you are living the…

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January 23, 2019
Splinter Nick Sandmann Isn’t Sorry | Deadspin The Oilers Finally Fired Peter Chiarelli, Who Did So L

Splinter Nick Sandmann Isn’t Sorry | Deadspin The Oilers Finally Fired Peter Chiarelli, Who Did So L

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January 23, 2019
If You Need an SSD, Crucial Models Are The Cheapest They've Ever Been

Crucial MX500 500GB 2.5 Inch Internal SSD | $58 | AmazonCrucial MX500 500GB 3D NAND SATA M.2 Type 2280SS Internal SSD | $58 | AmazonCrucial BX500 240GB 3D NAND SATA 2.5-Inch Internal SSD | $34 | AmazonBest Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   It should be a crime for any…

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January 23, 2019
How the Latest IRS Penalty Changes Affect Your Tax Return

The 2017 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act changed a number of things about the tax code, including how much some people should withhold from their paychecks. Lifehacker gave a few warnings to adjust your withholdings in 2018 lest you get hit with an under-withholding penalty this tax season, but if you didn’t, there’s less reason…

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January 23, 2019
10 Fast and Cheap Ways to Unclog a Kitchen Sink Drain

A clog in the kitchen is one of the most common — and annoying — problems you can have in your household. It happens every now and then, seriously interfering with your daily chores. Fortunately, there are much cheaper and easier ways to solve the problem than calling a plumber.Bright Side has collected 10 simple and safe ways to unclog a kitchen sink at home. Read and save them…

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January 23, 2019
How to Set an Alarm That Won't Wake Your Roommate Up

Wake Up WeekThis week, we're looking at what it really means to have the "perfect" morning, whether you start your day like a Soylent-chugging Silicon Valley CEO, or by rolling out of bed and straight out the door. Rise and shine.  I live with four other people, three of them cranky children. If I need to…

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January 23, 2019
I'm Behavioral Economist Benjamin Ho, and This Is How I Work

How I WorkThe How I Work series asks heroes, experts, and flat-out productive people to share their shortcuts, workspaces, routines, and more. Have someone you want to see featured, or questions you think we should ask? [Email Nick](mailto:[email protected]).  This is one hell of a How I Work. Economist Ben Ho studies things like apologies, trust, and…

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January 23, 2019
25 Hysterically Flexible Cats Who Broke All the Laws of Physics

Cats are the rebels of the animal kingdom. They do what they want when they want and don’t care about any consequences. They are way too cool for everybody. In fact, they’re so cool that no kinds of laws or rules apply to them — not even the laws of physics.Bright Side wants to share 25 pictures of our feline masters’ yoga positions with you! 25. A leaked picture…

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January 23, 2019
People Turn Paper Into Mesmerizing Works of Art, and These Are True Masterpieces

Traditional paper arts like Kirie, literally meaning “cut picture,” started in Japan back around 700 AD. Nowadays, there are many talented contemporary artists who master the art of paper in the most creative ways razzle-dazzling their fans with their paper designs.At Bright Side we curated a selection of paper artists and we are excited to present them to you, along with their delicately made artwork. 1.…

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January 23, 2019
Get a Full Workout In Any Space With The BodyBoss 2.0, On Sale Today Only

BodyBoss Home Gym 2.0 + Extra Resistance Bands | $140 BodyBoss Home Gym 2.0 | $130 | Amazon We don’t all have an extra room in our homes to use as a gym, but the BodyBoss 2.0 is a flexible, resistance band-based system that can simulate almost any gym workout in even a tiny apartment. It…

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January 23, 2019
17 Eye-Opening Maps That Show a New Side of the World

As it turns out, the spots on a giraffe’s skin can tell us where it’s from. And rats inhabit all the continents except Antarctica and a small Canadian province that came up with an original way of fighting these harmful rodents. Who would’ve thought that by looking at world maps you could find out so many interesting facts, stories, and even answers to interesting questions?Bright Side decided to look…

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January 23, 2019
7 Unexpected Facts About Love and Relationships That Have Been Revealed in Recent Years

Scientists, in their quest to find answers to all love related questions, have come up with really surprising conclusions. Common myths have been debunked and we have to accept and use more and more new information about relationships. Sometimes scientists’ tips are really useful and help us find love or help us save our relationships from a breakup.Bright Side has found 7 new psychological studies that…

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January 23, 2019
21 Surprised People Who Didn’t Expect Anything That Day

Our life is full of unexpected things and that’s an indisputable fact. The most exciting one is that you never know where and when you’ll find these surprises. It can happen at a shop, on a plane, in your own car, or at a ski resort. Sometimes this “turn-out” might simply knock at your door.Bright Side collected 21 photos made by people whose life didn’t prepare them for what they saw.…

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January 23, 2019
22 Rare Celebrity Photos That Make Us Gasp

It’s an undeniable fact that old pictures carry a long history and reveal a side of people that we’ve never seen before. Like a picture of the time when Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone danced the tango back in 1991! Moments like this are about to be revealed and make you feel nostalgic about the past.Bright Side searched far and wide and found 22 pictures…

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January 23, 2019
13 Everyday Things We Didn’t Think Had a Purpose

The most ordinary things usually have hidden features people don’t know about. Some details may look just like design ideas but they actually have a certain purpose. Even regular items like a microwave oven or a t-shirt can really surprise you.Bright Side has collected the most unexpected facts about things we all use every day. 13. A hole on a lid If you take…

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January 23, 2019
20+ Fluffy Pets That Look So Cute You Could Mistake Them for Stuffed Toys

Our pets and animal friends come in all shapes and sizes, but the style that never goes out of fashion is being fluffy. Especially on cold winter nights, who doesn’t want to snuggle up with one of these little buddies. They combine the warmth of a stuffed animal with the love of a best friend.Bright Side has collected some of the cutest and fluffiest animals you’ve ever…

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January 23, 2019
26 Mind-Boggling Photos That Made Us Look More Than Twice

When your life starts to feel routine and you want to do something to wake it up, you don’t necessarily need to look for some extreme adventure. Just look around for something unusual! Light and shadow can change the way things look, lines on paper can create an optical illusion, and objects around can float in the air. You might want to rub your eyes…

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January 23, 2019
24 People Who Proved Weight Is Nothing More Than a Number

We all try to lose weight because a small waist is believed to be the best indicator of good shape. But lately, popular bloggers have started a movement against this rule and now they’re trying to prove that weight is just a number that your appearance doesn’t always depend on.Bright Side has collected the most interesting examples proving that a scale shouldn’t always be trusted. “Same weight, different year…

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January 23, 2019
17 Inventions We Really Need in Everyday Life

Not every designer makes things that are convenient to use. Even if it’s just a simple mirror in the bathroom, a candle, or ice cream — true talent can be seen in even the smallest things.Bright Side continues to search for cool designs on the internet that are not just beautiful, but also really useful. So here’s another compilation for you. 1. A USB port in a bus 2. “Came…

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January 22, 2019
 The Root An Open Apology to the Covington Catholic MAGA Hat Harassment Team | Deadspin Henry Cejudo

 The Root An Open Apology to the Covington Catholic MAGA Hat Harassment Team | Deadspin Henry Cejudo

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January 22, 2019
What's the Best Coffee For Cold Brew?

Calling all caffeine addicts! There’s an ice cold Co-Op a-brewing. Although it’s the dead of winter, we want to know which coffee makes for the best cold brew concoctions (it’s a year-round beverage, promise). Now, this is no ordinary cup of joe; it typically doesn’t make sense to pay top dollar for super flavorful beans,…

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January 22, 2019
Chicken à la King: Yaaaaassss queen

Photo: Kevin PangChicken stew on toast, however delicious, lacks sophistication. Now pour that stew into an elegant edible vessel? Thrilling. Crisp. Like a golden chalice of cream sauce. Now that’s downright ladylike. The good news is even if you’re not feeling particularly ladylike, this dish is scrumptious to all manner of persons. Meet Chicken à…

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January 22, 2019
27 Amazing Inventions That Can Solve Your Bathroom Woes

The bathroom is a special place in our house. It’s where we enjoy a shower and relax in the bath. Sometimes we even sing here. And we also love buying unusual things for our bathrooms.The Bright Side team is happy to remind you that the 21st century is full of different inventions and you will definitely find some things that you have dreamed of in this compilation. This faucet…

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January 22, 2019
Use Your Gymboree Gift Cards Before It's Too Late

Photo: Spencer Platt (Getty Images)If you’ve been hoarding those Gymboree gift cards, waiting for the perfect moment to splurge on some new styles for your kids, now is the time to use them up.Gymboree Group, Inc. filed for bankruptcy last week for the second time in fewer than two years, and it will close all…

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January 22, 2019
Your Arms Will Thank You For This $21 Sheet Sander

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   Of all the mindless tasks that make up any DIY…

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January 22, 2019
This Is the Ultimate Cheese Omelette

Photo: Claire LowerWake Up WeekThis week, we're looking at what it really means to have the "perfect" morning, whether you start your day like a Soylent-chugging Silicon Valley CEO, or by rolling out of bed and straight out the door. Rise and shine.  Eggs and cheese are two of my favorite foods, and I spend a…

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January 22, 2019
20+ Hysterical Photos Proving the War Between the Sexes Does Exist

In theory, we all need to work on our relationships carefully. However, in practice, we rarely show patience when our partner doesn’t wash their dirty dishes or eats junk food. Alas, many habits people bring into their family life can be so offensive that eventually, their house can turn into a battlefield. We just hope that couples consider the peculiarities of their partners with a healthy sense of humor.At Bright…

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January 22, 2019
Where to Stream the 2019 Oscar Nominees

Oscar season is officially upon us, with films like Black Panther and A Star Is Born now up for the holy grail of awards representing the big screen.The 2019 Oscars also mark the first time a movie released by a streaming service like Netflix has been nominated for best picture; Netflix’s Roma is up for…

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January 22, 2019
How to Block Bands on Spotify

Go ahead and get the “Thank U, Next” joke out of your system. I’ll wait. Because that’s exactly what you’ll be doing with Spotify’s latest feature: telling various bands you can’t stand that you no longer want them to pop up on the curated playlists you otherwise enjoy.And this isn’t just about annoying music. There…

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January 22, 2019
How to Run in the Dark

Wake Up WeekThis week, we're looking at what it really means to have the "perfect" morning, whether you start your day like a Soylent-chugging Silicon Valley CEO, or by rolling out of bed and straight out the door. Rise and shine.  The worst part about morning runs in the winter isn’t the cold (we know how…

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January 22, 2019
This $23 Bluetooth Dongle Transmits to Two Pairs of Headphones at the Same Time

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   You know those fancy Bluetooth earbuds you love using so much? Surprise: they won’t work…

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January 22, 2019
You Can Take Amtrak Across the Country for Free if You're Good With Social Media

Amtrak is reintroducing free ride residencies for people who have a special knack for social media—and they swear they don’t mean “influencers.” Traveling by train makes the transition from one place to another one of the most important aspects of your journey; there’s actually time and opportunity to observe the changing landscape around you, walk…

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January 22, 2019
What's the Best Career Advice You've Received?

Image: rawpixel on UnsplashOften the best advice is the simplest advice. Whether it’s about money or productivity, seemingly minor things can make the biggest differences.With careers, in particular, one strike of inspiration can be enough to set you on a fulfilling path. Over at Man Repeller, Harling Ross writes about the bit of advice she…

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January 22, 2019
DIY an Accent Wall With These On-Sale 3D Panels

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   A good accent wall really adds that special something to…

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January 22, 2019
I Tried to Block Amazon From My Life. It Was Impossible.

Goodbye Big FiveReporter Kashmir Hill spent six weeks blocking Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Apple from getting her money, data, and attention, using a custom-built VPN. Here’s what happened.  Week 1: AmazonApparently, I am a masochist.I am on a mission to live without the tech giants—to discover whether such a thing is even possible. Not just…

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January 22, 2019
15 Ancient Delicacies That Are Worth Trying Even Today

Our ancestors ate a variety of foods that might surprise you. For example, roasted peacock was once a popular Christmas dish even though turkey is more common today. However, there are still some ancient foods that you can actually enjoy today because we still have their recipes!Bright Side has collected a list of ancient delicacies that you can still whip up today! Don’t…

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January 22, 2019
Treat Chapped Lips by Layering Moisturizer and Lip Balm

The perfect lip balm is both thin enough to sink into your lips and thick enough to sit on top of them in a protective, watertight layer. In other words, it doesn’t exist—but you can fake it with a little bit of clever layering. How to Rescue Your Dry and Cracked Winter SkinLook at your…

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January 22, 2019
Remember Someone's Name by Thinking of Your Friends

Mulva?Screenshot: West-ShapiroI’m bad at names. So are you. Everyone’s bad at names. You’ve read a million tips for remembering people’s names, and none of them have worked. But maybe this one will! It’s one of the simplest, least gimmicky tricks I’ve heard, and I’ve used it before without really thinking about it. Redditor analogHedgehog says:Instead…

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January 22, 2019
How to Help the Restaurant Owner Affected by Fyre Festival

Screenshot: FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened (Netflix)Fyre Festival, the infamous music festival that never actually took place, left several communities of locals in the Bahamas affected, including restaurant owner Maryann Rolle.In Netflix’s Fyre Festival documentary (one of two recent takes on the debacle; the other is a longer series on Hulu), Rolle explained…

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January 22, 2019
The Easiest Way to Poach an Egg

Wake Up WeekThis week, we're looking at what it really means to have the "perfect" morning, whether you start your day like a Soylent-chugging Silicon Valley CEO, or by rolling out of bed and straight out the door. Rise and shine.  To some, poaching an egg may seem like a maneuver best left to the professionals,…

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January 22, 2019
Samsung's Best 65" TV Has Never Been Cheaper

Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   I’ll just say this upfront: This is a 65" TV that costs $2,580. We post deals on affordable TVs all the time, and this definitely is not one of them. And yet, it’s an amazing deal if you’ve got the money to burn.…

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January 22, 2019
20 Animals That Know Everything About Awkward Situations

Our pets constantly get into trouble that looks really funny. We think that almost every dog owner has probably seen their dogs trying to catch their paws or tails. Cats are even funnier: they might take forever to calculate the trajectory of a jump and still not land where they want to.We at Bright Side know that being clumsy is a good thing for a pet. It’s…

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January 22, 2019
Give Kids a Portable Breakfast in the Morning

Wake Up WeekThis week, we're looking at what it really means to have the "perfect" morning, whether you start your day like a Soylent-chugging Silicon Valley CEO, or by rolling out of bed and straight out the door. Rise and shine.  My son has a big appetite and is almost always ready for the next meal,…

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January 22, 2019
Tuesday's Best Deals: iPad Pro, Smart Scale, Uggs, Samsung TV, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   Samsung’s 65" QLED TV, Amazon Fire HD 8, and a pressure washer lead off Tuesday’s best deals from around the web.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook, or sign up for our newsletter to never miss a deal.Best Tech…

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January 22, 2019
Ask The Salty Waitress: What should I consider before proposing in a restaurant?

Photo: Jikaboom (iStock), Graphic: Nicole AntonuccioThe Salty WaitressSalty Waitress is The Takeout’s advice column from a real-life waitress that will teach you how not to behave like a garbage person while dining out—and maybe in real life.  Dear Salty: As Valentine’s Day approaches, I’m preparing to propose to my long-time girlfriend. But I’m stuck trying to…

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January 22, 2019
How to Get Motivated to Go to Work Every Single Day

Changing your life can be both scary and exciting, but more than anything it’s necessary to grow. Most people come to a point one day where they have to make a change in their life to either grow personally or professionally, but it’s hard to figure out when you’re ready to make that change.So how…

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January 22, 2019
Check the Weather for Your Daily Routine With This App

Screenshot: David MurphyiOS: There are plenty of apps you can use to check the weather in the morning, including whatever tools are already baked into your smartphone by default. If you’re on an iPhone, I recommend looking at A Weather Way, a cute little app that lets you see the effects of the weather on…

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January 22, 2019
Should You Quit Your Job Without Another Job?

Regardless of whether you hold an entry-level administration role or regularly travel to the ends of the Earth as a hot-shot senior executive, you can still find yourself harboring an emptiness… a feeling that something is missing. A popular assumption that experiencing job satisfaction and a successful career should be underpinned by a well-rounded suite…

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January 22, 2019
The Concourse Don’t Doubt What You Saw With Your Own Eyes | The A.V.

The Concourse Don’t Doubt What You Saw With Your Own Eyes | The A.V.

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January 22, 2019
Do You Really Need to Eat Breakfast? 

Wake Up WeekThis week, we're looking at what it really means to have the "perfect" morning, whether you start your day like a Soylent-chugging Silicon Valley CEO, or by rolling out of bed and straight out the door. Rise and shine.  What matters most in nutrition is that you eat (1) at all, (2) a reasonable…

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January 22, 2019
Enjoy Quiet Time Any Time With These Discounted Sony Noise Canceling Headphones

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   They aren’t Sony’s best noise canceling Bluetooth headphones—that honor goes to the $348 WH1000XM3s—but these…

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January 22, 2019
Ease Up on Your Morning Routine

Image: Sarah Swinton on UnsplashWake Up WeekThis week, we're looking at what it really means to have the "perfect" morning, whether you start your day like a Soylent-chugging Silicon Valley CEO, or by rolling out of bed and straight out the door. Rise and shine.  Until about a few months ago, I was that person who…

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January 22, 2019
5 Simple Tips From the Royal Family’s Personal Doctor That Can Help You Stay Healthy and Young

The British Queen Elizabeth II is 92 years old but can still visit several thousand business meetings a year and take part in making serious government decisions. She feels good not only because her health is great but also because she receives professional medical help. Fortunately for us, one of Her Majesty’s doctors, Mosaraf Ali, shared his secrets with the public.We at Bright Side…

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January 22, 2019
12 Gorgeous Men Who Made Us Forget About Beauty Standards

It’s great when life gives you a bonus: being born a handsome man as if you were created according to some rule book. And it’s even better if you don’t care about these rules at all, just like these 12 men from our compilation. These men not only accepted themselves as they are, but they also made the entire world like them. And the…

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January 22, 2019
Wake Up With Our Two New Morning Playlists

Screenshot: Columbia Pictures CorporationWake Up WeekThis week, we're looking at what it really means to have the "perfect" morning, whether you start your day like a Soylent-chugging Silicon Valley CEO, or by rolling out of bed and straight out the door. Rise and shine.  Goood morning Lifehacker! I hope you’re fired up and ready to go,…

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January 22, 2019
13 Things From the Future We Want to Have Right Now

Recently, there have been a lot of amazing things created that we could’ve only dreamed about in the past. Some of them are still just prototypes and some are available right now. We have read about the latest developments from the world of cool design and found a robot babysitter, a glass that can turn water into any drink you like, a computer mouse in an unusual…

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January 22, 2019
A Mother Illustrates the Pain of Raising a Child, and It Made Us Cry and Laugh at the Same Time

0 0 0 258 Weng Chen’s accurate illustrations show that raising children is both really hard and really fun. She based most of her pictures on her own parenting experience. Even though having children brings a lot of happiness, it can also cause a little pain.The Bright Side team wants to share the works of Messy Cow with you, especially if you are planning to have…

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January 22, 2019
19 Foods to Help You Gain Weight and Muscle Faster

While some are constantly trying to lose excessive fat, others find it tough to gain weight. Ironically enough, junk food won’t work for those who can’t gain weight. The solution is simple — eat food rich in healthy fats and protein, like milk, avocados, nuts or salmon. Eating the products on our list as a snack, garnish, or a main dish will help you gain weight. And…

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January 22, 2019
A Woman With Severe Pet Allergies Gave Shelter to Hundreds of Animals, and It Left Us Speechless

People with pet allergies know what a tough decision it is to have a pet, when every contact with an animal makes you suffer. For Caitlin Cimini, from New Jersey, however, this has never been an issue. Despite being severely allergic to animals, she has saved hundreds of them so far, and it doesn’t seem that she’s planning on stopping anytime soon. On her ranch she gathers abandoned…

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January 22, 2019
20 Shots That Are So Perfectly Timed, They Deserve an Award

We always pick up our phone or camera to capture moments from our everyday lives that we would like to keep forever. However, sometimes we don’t realize that some of the photos we take are so perfectly timed that we can’t believe our eyes or what we managed to capture at that moment.Here at Bright Side, we are sharing with you some accidentally timed shots that perfectly predict the disasters that follow.…

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January 22, 2019
Celebrities Share Their 10-Year Challenge Pics, and We Are Blown Away

The Internet is full of super relatable memes that keep us happy, like a sweet understanding friend. A forever home to “oddly satisfying” challenges and trends, this year started with the #10YearChallenge. The challenge is simple, people just post side-by-side pictures of themselves, that are 10 years apart. Joining the trend, a lot of celebrities also posted their 10-year journeys.While some of them seem to have not aged…

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January 21, 2019
The Best Ways to Organize Your Uncontrollable Board Game Hoard

Graphic: Eric RavenscraftYou keep buying board games and you swear you’ll play them some day. But before you go all Marie Kondo your pile, get your collection sorted with some proper organization tools.These Are Our Readers' 21 Favorite Board GamesOur board game Co-Op was the most active reader poll since we asked you to name…

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January 21, 2019
9 Simple Medical Tests to Check Your Health Right Now

In order to take good care of your health, you should have a full medical examination at least once a year. However, you should also watch out for your health between doctor visits. There are special tests that you can do in order to diagnose a serious illness, even before the first symptoms appear.Bright Side has put together a series of simple tests you can do to estimate the…

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January 21, 2019
Check Your Stock Portfolio Every Morning With These Sites

Wake Up WeekThis week, we're looking at what it really means to have the "perfect" morning, whether you start your day like a Soylent-chugging Silicon Valley CEO, or by rolling out of bed and straight out the door. Rise and shine.  Lifehacker finance Jedi Alicia Adamczyk would warn against the practice—and it’s good advice—but it can…

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January 21, 2019
25 Perfectly Timed Shots That Stir Up a Rush of Emotions

Some people are incredibly lucky: just as soon as they touch a camera, something unbelievable happens. Others can see the unusual in the ordinary. Anyway, these photos are really rare. How often do you see a huge eagle on someone’s arm or a dancing husky?Bright Side has collected photos that look as if they were photoshopped. 1. And her parents just wanted a cute photo. 2. Dancing…

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January 21, 2019
All of Our Favorite Ways to Cook an Egg

Photo: Claire LowerWake Up WeekThis week, we're looking at what it really means to have the "perfect" morning, whether you start your day like a Soylent-chugging Silicon Valley CEO, or by rolling out of bed and straight out the door. Rise and shine.  The versatility of the humble egg is almost mind-blowing. While eggs are perfectly…

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January 21, 2019
This Trident of Charging Includes MicroUSB, USB-C, and Lightning Connectors For $11

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   If you want the durability and lifetime warranty of Anker’s PowerLine II charging cables, but…

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January 21, 2019
Read Obits in the Morning

Image: Sam Wheeler on UnsplashWake Up WeekThis week, we're looking at what it really means to have the "perfect" morning, whether you start your day like a Soylent-chugging Silicon Valley CEO, or by rolling out of bed and straight out the door. Rise and shine.  Lifehacker readers love a good to-do list list. We’re goal-oriented, and…

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January 21, 2019
36 Heart-Melting Puppies to Lift Your Spirits Today

Sometimes during the week we all need a pick me up, and there’s nothing better than seeing 36 puppies in their element to make your day a bit brighter. Playing with animals has been proven to lift your levels of serotonin and dopamine, which immediately boosts your mood. So, if you don’t have access to a real puppy today, make yourself happier by looking at these cute little babies!We at Bright…

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January 21, 2019
Get Kids Moving in the Morning With These Tricks

Wake Up WeekThis week, we're looking at what it really means to have the "perfect" morning, whether you start your day like a Soylent-chugging Silicon Valley CEO, or by rolling out of bed and straight out the door. Rise and shine.  As any veteran parent knows, getting out the door (on time) in the morning really…

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January 21, 2019
Monday's Best Deals: Timbuk2, Oregon Trail, Anker Earbuds, Waterproof Kindle, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   Oregon Trail, Anker Earbuds, Waterproof Kindle, and More', 'B07CXG6C9W');window.ga('unique.send', 'event', 'Commerce', 'theinventory - Monday's Best Deals: Timbuk2, Oregon Trail, Anker Earbuds, Waterproof Kindle, and More', 'B07CXG6C9W');" rel="nofollow">$40 off the new water-resistant Kindle, a Oregon Trail, Anker Earbuds, Waterproof Kindle, and More', '');window.ga('unique.send',…

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January 21, 2019
A Night Owl's Guide to Surviving Early Mornings

Wake Up WeekThis week, we're looking at what it really means to have the "perfect" morning, whether you start your day like a Soylent-chugging Silicon Valley CEO, or by rolling out of bed and straight out the door. Rise and shine.  If you’re naturally a night owl, dragging yourself out of bed early is challenge enough.…

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January 21, 2019
15 Really Good Podcasts to Keep You Motivated and Reach Your Goals

Changing your life can be both scary and exciting, but more than anything it’s necessary to grow. Most people come to a point one day where they have to make a change in their life to either grow personally or professionally, but it’s hard to figure out when you’re ready to make that change.So how…

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January 21, 2019
What to Do When Your Gym Closes Down

On a recent afternoon, I headed toward my gym: a small, second-floor space I’d been a member at for at least five years. It was my second home and I’d spent more time there, contemplating life among weights and cardio machines, than any other place beyond my apartment.Upon reaching the gym’s double-door entrance, I encountered…

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January 21, 2019
12 Hard Skills That Will Land You More Career Opportunities

Are you looking to move up the career ladder? Or maybe you’re tired of having a “job” and want to start looking for a more permanent career?Whatever your motivation, you are going to have to learn some new and different hard skills to broaden your opportunities. After all, there’s a very famous quote that says:“The…

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January 21, 2019
Try Anker's Newest, Smallest True Wireless Earbuds For Just $64

Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   Anker’s truly wireless headphones have always offered great value for the money, and now you can save for the first time on the company’s newest Soundcore Liberty Airs.Anker's Zolo Liberty Headphones: Perfectly Pleasant Earbuds, No Wires RequiredAnker made a splash on Kickstarter last…

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January 21, 2019
10-Minute Breathing Exercises You Can Use to Lose Weight

Weight loss doesn’t always require eating tasteless salads and regular visits to a gym. Your desired body shape can be achieved way easier — through simple deep breathing. Combined with simple physical exercises, deep breathing can help remove excess fat and make the results last. While doing them, our body is filled with a bigger amount of oxygen, which helps us absorb nutrients…

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January 21, 2019
Tell Us Your Best Albuquerque Travel Tips and Living Advice

Hack Your City goes to Albuquerque, New Mexico this week, and we’d be happy if we spent the whole time talking about the city’s annual International Balloon Fiesta. But there’s more to Albuquerque than its shiny, candy-colored hot air balloons. What else can you tell us about visiting and living in the city where Walter…

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January 21, 2019
What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of January 21, 2019

Photo: NetflixI’m excited about Black Earth Rising (Friday), a BBC drama about a survivor of the Rwandan genocide who becomes a human rights attorney and ends up working on a case involving an African militia leader. For whatever reason, John Goodman is in it, which is weird for a British show but I’m not complaining.I’m…

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January 21, 2019
19 Selfies Where Something Went Hilariously Wrong

In the past few years, selfies have become ever so popular, taking the internet by storm, showing people’s own creative self-portraits. Sometimes, though, things don’t go as you expected and the results can be hilarious.We at Bright Side have compiled some selfies that probably didn’t work out as planned and they’re like nothing you’ve ever seen before... 1. Wow, looks legit. 2. “Strike a pose,…

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January 21, 2019
23 Brilliant Life Hacks That Can Change Your Parenting Game

Children make us happy. And they also make a mess at home and make you feel like there are more things than you can possibly do. But inventive parents from all over the world don’t just accept these difficulties and continue working on new ways to improve their lives... Bright Side decided to collect a list of the best parenting life hacks that will…

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January 21, 2019
24 Cats Who Are So Tired, They Don’t Give a Darn

It’s often joked around that cats behave as if they were kings and queens, and that’s for a reason. They spend most of their time sleeping on everything, eating, and sometimes descending to play a little bit with their humans. And then they get so exhausted that they don’t have energy for anything other than to lay in some comfy spot with an expression of absolute fatigue.Here…

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January 21, 2019
7 Unexpected Personality Traits Almost No One Really Likes

It’s absolutely normal to dislike someone. People have always had to be suspicious of strangers just to survive in this world. Today, survival isn’t quite an issue anymore, but we all probably know a couple of people who annoy us for no reason. So what’s wrong with them?Bright Side will tell you about some annoying features and habits of people we subconsciously try to avoid. 7. Excessive altruism Kindness is a feature that…

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January 21, 2019
Pray With Pope Francis Using This Vatican-Approved App

Image: Giulio Origlia/Getty ImagesIf you’ve always wanted to pray with the Pope, now there’s an app for that.Pope Francis unveiled “Click to Pray” app this weekend. Exactly what it sounds like, the praying app allows people (if they’re the praying sort) from around the world to come together to pray about a certain issue.Let’s Talk…

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January 20, 2019
Get Cheaper Hotel Prices After You Book Using This Site

Image: PexelsChances are good that the cost of your hotel room is going to drop after you book it. Hotels will often lower prices when bookings aren’t quite what they hoped for a day, or when it becomes obvious they’re going to have a ton of available space.You might know that already. However, what you…

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January 20, 2019
Speed Up Google Chrome With This Tab-Reducing Extension

Image: PexelsI have somewhere around 70 tabs open on my computer right now, give or take a few. I treat Chrome tabs like temporary bookmarks. For instance, a few of my open tabs are for stories I want to read later, and a few others are for SF Beer Week events I’m currently in the…

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January 20, 2019
Sunday's Best Deals: Speedo, Sunglasses, Smokeless Grill, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   Discounts on Kate Spade sale items, discounted hyper drive, and a Sunglass Warehouse sitewide sale lead off Sunday’s best deals from around the web. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to never miss a deal.Best Tech DealsSeagate’s FireCuda…

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January 19, 2019
How to Stream the AFC Championship Game Sunday

Image: PexelsThe New England Patriots are taking on The Kansas City Chiefs this Sunday in the AFC Championship game. The winner of the game will go on to play in this year’s Super Bowl.The game is airing on CBS, so as long as you have a television and at least a digital antenna you should…

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January 19, 2019
Remove All The Ads and Sponsored Products From Amazon With This Extension

Image: PexelsWhen you’re shopping on Amazon, it’s easy to get distracted by all of the ads and suggestions the site makes. You might get so distracted, in fact, that you end up forgetting what you went to the site to shop for in the first place.For instance, if I go to Amazon’s homepage right now…

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January 19, 2019
Airport Employee Photographs the Travelers He Encounters From All Over the World to Show the Beauty of Diversity

There are approximately 7.7 billion people alive today and each one of them is unique. Mustafa Çankaya has combined his work at Atatürk Airport in Istanbul with his love of photography to show the world the true beauty of diversity.Çankaya has captured not only over 100 faces from 100 countries but also our fascination with…

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January 19, 2019
Furloughed Government Workers Can Get Free Tickets to The Met 

Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesAs the government shutdown continues, The Met is offering furloughed federal government employees the opportunity for a little escape in the form of a free show at The Met.Federal employees that are affected by the ongoing shutdown are now able to get free tickets for all performances at the Met from today…

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January 19, 2019
Saturday's Best Deals: Nintendo Classics, Sonos and Atmos Speakers, Nike Flash Sale, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   Discounted home theater speakers for the Super Bowl, refurbished SNES and NES classics, and a Nike weekend flash sale lead off Saturday’s best deals from around the web. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to never miss a…

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January 19, 2019
Crucial Things You Need to Know About Trans Fats

Natural trans fats have been part of a healthy diet in every era. These components are taken from ruminant animals and represent 2% to 5% of all the fat in dairy products and 3% to 9% of all the fat in beef and lamb. Artificial trans fats, often called industrial, are fats that appear after…

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January 19, 2019
Amazon's Terrific Super Bowl Audio Deals Include Sonos and Dolby Atmos

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   It’s not surprising that Amazon would run a home theater audio sale with the Super…

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January 19, 2019
Important Rules on Choosing High Heels to Forget About Pain in Your Legs

Women wearing high heels look stunning and that’s an indisputable fact. However, wearing high-heeled shoes always goes together with some sort of discomfort. They often rub the skin in a painful way and may cause pain in the feet or legs. There is no need to put up with this since there are several tricks for choosing the perfect footwear that will make your life…

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January 19, 2019
16 Amazing Inventions We’d Start Using Right Away

We are often irritated by everyday things: entangled cords from our charging devices, broken or dirty benches in the park, or when we can’t make a choice between 2 drinks. But among us, there are people who are really creative and they don’t want to put up with the little things that irritate them. So, they invented really cool solutions. We don’t know the names of the creators,…

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January 19, 2019
10 Tricky Riddles That Will Make Your Brain Strain

Solving puzzles helps improve our cognitive processes, strengthens the connections between brain cells, and improves memory. And they’re also a lot of fun! So, by solving riddles, you’re basically killing 2 birds with one stone.We at Bright Side like to solve some interesting and difficult puzzles. This time we found 10 riddles for you, where you need to use…

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January 19, 2019
14 Cool Urban Designs That Brightened Citizens’ Lives

Living in a big city is always about constant rush and stress. That’s why designers try to create cozy rest areas and install different useful devices in these concrete jungles. Some of them resemble art objects and are displayed for just a short time, but others become an essential part of a city.Bright Side has collected some examples of the most useful urban improvements: from street…

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January 19, 2019
Stylists Work Wonders With People’s Looks, and the Transformations Speak Louder Than Words

A famous image-designer and artist from Latvia, Konstantin Bogomolov, is a genius at finding the perfect personalized look for each person. Konstantin has worked for numerous fashion magazines, on TV, with modeling agencies, and has prepared fashion shows. Together with his students, he invites everyone to participate in the wonder of a style makeover at his beauty school. With the help of psychology and rich experience in fashion,…

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January 19, 2019
Science Found That Holding Hands With Your Partner Could Ease Pain

A loving and caring touch shows not just how important this person is to you, but also undeniably comforts you during hard times, sickness, or if you’re in pain. It turns out that there is an explanation for this. A recent study has the answer to why human touch can be so powerful and help like medicine.We at Bright Side also got curious and decided to understand how it works.As incredible as it sounds, having…

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January 19, 2019
Psychologists Explain Things We All See in Dreams, and It’s Better Not to Ignore Them

Humankind has been trying to solve the mystery of dreams for as long as they’ve existed. Today there is even a special discipline in the study of dreams called oneirology. Those who prefer the esoteric side of things over science love to interpret their dreams according to various dream books and believe that they can predict the future. But psychologists think that dreams accurately reflect our…

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January 19, 2019
All Raincoats Should Have Hood Brims: A Modest Proposal

My old raincoat was some $10 piece of garbage that was scarcely better than wearing a trash bag, so for Christmas I asked for and received a Marmot Minimalist, mostly because it came so highly recommended from our readers, but also because there was a really good deal that brought it down to about $113.…

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January 18, 2019
10 Safety Life Hacks That Can Help You Every Day

When we’re at home, going shopping, or leaving for a vacation we all want to feel safe. Even if you are sure that the area you live in is the most secure, there is always a chance of an unexpected crime. Luckily house robberies and pickpocketing can be prevented if you know how to stay alert and use some simple tricks.Bright Side found 10 smart life hacks that will help you…

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January 18, 2019
Why You Should Try 'Challenging' Recipes Right Now 

Similar to rollerblading, cooking is not something everyone has a knack for. Also like rollerblading, cooking is something that one can learn, and a big part of learning is practice. They say fortune favors the bold, and taking on intimidating challenges will make you a better cook. (This is where I find cooking and rollerblading…

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January 18, 2019
This Discounted Lounger Will Make Your Cat Happy, But Won't Make Her Love You

PetFusion Cat Lounger | $38 | AmazonGraphic: Shep McAllisterBest Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   Find someone who looks at you the way cats look at the PetFusion cat lounger. Normally $50, it very rarely goes on sale, because with 6,000 reviews and an insane…

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January 18, 2019
8 Simple Ways to Not Miss Your Pet’s Illness

Many of us can hardly imagine living without our pets, but to make sure they live long and healthy lives, we need to conduct regular check-ups at home as well. Sometimes we even don't realize that our pets could be in danger. For example, studies say that parasites are one of the most common causes…

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January 18, 2019
17 Kids Who Made Their Parents’ Hearts Drop

A wise man once said: “Silence is golden, unless you have kids, then silence is just plain suspicious.” It’s hard to argue with that and we all know that sometimes leaving your kids alone for a couple of minutes can lead to unpredictable consequences.Bright Side has gathered some of the photos showing what kids are capable of, while you’re taking 5. But we should give them…

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January 18, 2019
Should You Convert to a Roth During a Down Market? 

Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesIf you’re a high earner or invest in a traditional IRA, you might be planning to convert your account to a Roth for some tax savings and easy access to your contributions, depending on your circumstances. When to convert, though, is a question with a million different considerations. There’s no perfect time,…

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January 18, 2019
Calm Your Mind With the Brainstorm Cocktail

Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re making a classic—I’m talking 1930s—cocktail: the Brainstorm.Gallop Into the Weekend on a Dirty HorseHappy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column…Read more ReadThe Brainstorm gets its…

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January 18, 2019
Stop Releasing Balloons Into the Sky

Where exactly do balloons go once you’ve released them into the sky? We now know that answer, and unfortunately, it’s anything but pretty.Between 2008 and 2016, a staggering 630,000 balloons were found during coastal cleanups organized by the Ocean Conservancy. They’ve become especially dangerous to marine life that becomes entangled in balloon strings or confuses…

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January 18, 2019
What is Subornation of Perjury, Anyway?

Photo: Getty ImagesLast night, BuzzFeed News published evidence that Donald Trump actively instructed his ex-personal counsel Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the Trump Tower Moscow project. If you woke up to a timeline full of Twitter Lawyers screaming about subornation of perjury and you aren’t quite sure what it means, here’s what you…

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January 18, 2019
What to Wear to Run in the Cold

Cold weather doesn’t have to stop you from running, but getting dressed is a puzzle: how do you keep from freezing your butt off, without overheating once you start to sweat? In this video, we show you exactly what to wear. As a rule of thumb, you’ll feel about 20 Fahrenheit degrees warmer when you…

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January 18, 2019
14 Pairs of Celebrities Who Turned Out to Be the Same Age, and We’re Baffled

We believe that almost everyone has heard that appearances can be deceiving. This study discovered that some of the factors that can affect our aging process are sun exposure, smoking, alcohol consumption, stress, diet, exercise, disease, and medication. Take a look at each pair of celebrities below — they’re the same age but have extremely different looks.Bright Side has made a list of 28 famous…

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January 18, 2019
This $90 Fold-Out Solar Panel Can Charge Your Phone, or Even Your Car Battery

Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   There are portable USB solar panels that can charge your phone, and larger installations that can provide power to a car, RV, or boat. But this $90 fold-out panel from SUAOKI can do both.The 60W panels include a USB port for your phone,…

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January 18, 2019
What You Need to Know About HDMI 2.1 and 8K TVs in 2019

Image: HDMI ForumYou’re going to hear a lot about HDMI 2.1 in 2019. It’s the latest iteration on the A/V connection format that consumers have used since it replaced previous A/V connections nearly two decades ago, and with 8K TVs ready to beat down the door into your living room, HDMI 2.1 is a necessary…

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January 18, 2019
How to Make Spaghetti and Meatballs in Your Instant Pot

Photo: A.A. NewtonItalian-American food is, for me, the final word in comfort. Even my foulest moods are no match for cheesy, red sauce-laden carbs, but I rarely have six hours to spend on a pot of Sunday gravy. Thankfully, I haven’t met a low-and-slow dish my Instant Pot couldn’t handle—so when a craving for spaghetti…

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January 18, 2019
Here's a Great Deal to Start Your Philips Hue Collection

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   Want to get started with Philips Hue? This two bulb…

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January 18, 2019
Ask The Salty Waitress: Why won’t restaurants seat incomplete parties?

Photo: nicoletaionescu (iStock), Graphic: Nicole AntonuccioThe Salty WaitressSalty Waitress is The Takeout’s advice column from a real-life waitress that will teach you how not to behave like a garbage person while dining out—and maybe in real life.  Dear Salty: I’m a new mom, and it’s been a while since I could go out for a long…

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January 18, 2019
You Can Look Through Frosted Glass With a Piece of Scotch Tape

Photo: Getty ImagesThis is a hack that can be used for good or evil. You may have a good reason for needing to see through a frosted glass window or you may be Penn Badgley’s character in You. The hack works either way.Redditor u/UnableNefariousness, who I will assume is an upstanding citizen who would never…

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January 18, 2019
You'll Never Remember To Floss, But You Might Just Use This Discounted Waterpik

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Waterpik is an easier (and they would argue more effective) way to “floss” between your teeth, and Amazon is taking discounting the ', 'B01GNVF7YI');window.ga('unique.send', 'event', 'Commerce', 'theinventory…

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January 18, 2019
This How-To Series Trolled the Internet in 2007

It’s Friday afternoon! Time to wind down, watch some videos, and prepare for your weekly dinner at TGI Fridays. We’ve been watching a classic series of deadpan fake instructional videos, Infinite Solutions. These fakes were so good, they fooled Gizmodo one Friday in 2007.The Infinite Solutions series would eventually be an obvious joke. My personal…

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January 18, 2019
How Do I Create a Searchable Archive of PDFs?

In this week’s tech-advice column at Lifehacker—keep your questions coming, folks!—we’re helping out a reader who has way too many important papers that need to make a magical transition to the digital realm. At least, that sounds a lot more exciting than “Optical Character Recognition,” which doesn’t really roll off the tongue.Lifehacker reader Phil writes:“David,…

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January 18, 2019
If You Somehow Missed the Holiday Instant Pot Deals, Here Are a Couple of New Ones

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.I’ll start this blog by stating clearly that there were better Instant Pot deals late last year. Plenty of them. But if 2018's sale patterns and the…

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January 18, 2019
20 Crazy Photos That Prove Australia Is a Challenge for Everyone

If you want to spend your vacation in one of the most unique countries, Australia should probably be at the top of the list, especially if you live on the Northern Hemisphere. Australia has more than just scary venomous snakes, in fact, in this article we won’t even mention them, because it has so much more to offer.We at Bright Side love exploring new places and want to invite our readers to the land…

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January 18, 2019
How to Manage Multiple Instagram Accounts

Image: ShutterstockThis week, Instagram rolled out a new feature that allows you to post an image across multiple accounts, or even post an image on more than one account at the same time. Though that sounds like a niche feature created to help power users, there are plenty of people who juggle multiple Instagram feeds:…

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January 18, 2019
How to See Recent Tweets First on Android

Android users, rejoice: Your Twitter app now has an easy fix for that annoying “best tweets first” timeline layout.This change is in response to users’ frustrations over timelines filled with tweets that are hours or days old rather than recent or timely. In December, Twitter added the ability for iOS users to quickly toggle back…

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January 18, 2019
Best 5 Language Learning Apps to Easily Master a New Language

Regardless of whether you hold an entry-level administration role or regularly travel to the ends of the Earth as a hot-shot senior executive, you can still find yourself harboring an emptiness… a feeling that something is missing. A popular assumption that experiencing job satisfaction and a successful career should be underpinned by a well-rounded suite…

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January 18, 2019
Friday's Best Deals: Razer DeathAdder, Resistance Bands, Instant Pot, And More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   Nalgene bottles, Dagne Dover bags, and a Harmony Remote lead off Friday’s best deals.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook, or sign up for our newsletter to never miss a deal.Best Tech DealsAny number of remotes more than one…

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January 18, 2019
I'm Author and Podcaster Hillary Frank, and This is How I Parent

Photo: Richard Frank(Hillary Frank is the creator, former host and executive producer of the popular parenting podcast, The Longest Shortest Time. Her new book, “Weird Parenting Wins: Bathtub Dining, Family Screams, and Other Hacks from the Parenting Trenches” was released on Jan. 15.)Name: Hillary FrankLocation: Montclair, New JerseyJob: Creator and Executive Producer of The Longest…

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January 18, 2019
Is It Still Possible to Get a Cheap Car Loan?

Image: GettyAs Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing, disappearing cheap car loans, the best strategy for cash purchases, finding an inexpensive family car.So first off: What happened to all…

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January 18, 2019
Before Taking a Tax Refund Advance, Ask These Questions

Photo: rawpixel on UnsplashMany Americans rely on their tax refund to pay off bills, fund larger goals or, this year, keep them afloat as they wait for the government to reopen to be paid for doing their jobs. And while it might be tempting to take a tax refund advance, especially this year, consumer advocates…

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January 18, 2019
Try These Thinking Strategies From Different Professions if You're Stuck

Screenshot: Working Title Films“My thinking about this case had become very uptight,” says the Dude in The Big Lebowski as he figures out that the other Lebowski kept the ransom money. If you find that line a “big mood,” in the parlance of our times, then try out these twenty-five useful thinking tools gathered from…

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January 18, 2019
How to Learn Jump Rope Double Unders

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images)Double unders are jumping rope, but harder. Your body is still going straight up and down, and the rope is just going around and around. But you have a much higher chance of smacking yourself in the ankles or the back of the head, compared to regular jumping, and that’s why…

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January 18, 2019
Avoid Long Security Lines With the TSA's App 

No one wants to wait in an hour-long security line, but it’s always a possibility—now more than ever. One app designed to show you wait times may help save you from the crowds.Nearly a month into the U.S. government shutdown and federal workers across the country are bearing the brunt of working while unpaid. Others,…

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January 18, 2019
Deadspin Charles Barkley Calls The 76ers “The Stupidest Organization In The History Of Sports” For A

Deadspin Charles Barkley Calls The 76ers “The Stupidest Organization In The History Of Sports” For A

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January 18, 2019
10+ Cases When Baby Wipes Can Be an Absolute Lifesaver

Baby wipes have been around since the 1950s, so it’s only logical that over time people have come up with several ways of using them rather than just for skin cleansing purposes. From covering wounds back in the day to the unusual uses on this list — baby wipes can be absolute lifesavers!Here at Bright Side, we love when we can take one thing and use…

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January 18, 2019
19 People Who Just Have No Shame

We have collected some photos that can make even an angel angry. If you don’t believe us then you should take a look at our compilation and see that we are serious.The Bright Side team had to drink a lot of relaxing mint tea after looking at these and we advise you to do the same. People who drive on a freshly poured concrete road, despite the presence of fencing How can…

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January 18, 2019
Internet Users Tell About 20+ Survival Life Hacks That Saved Them or Their Loved Ones

Life isn’t just full of pleasant surprises and people who can give qualified medical first aid are sometimes not around. It’s always better to know in advance how to cope with trauma, attacks, and disasters. Reddit users discussed ways that we can escape from complicated situations with a minimum amount of loss or without loss at all.We at Bright Side hope that you won’t have to use…

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January 18, 2019
21 Cats That Will Make Even the Grumpiest Person Smile

Over the years, cat pics and cat videos have been 2 of the most popular subjects used in search engines. As Charlie Day from the TV series, It’s always sunny in Philadelphia once said, “Cats do not abide by the laws of nature. You obviously don’t know anything about cats.”At Bright Side, we aim to make your day brighter, that’s why we made a compilation of our favorite, and therefore,…

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January 18, 2019
17 Times Nature Photographers Went the Extra Mile to Take the Perfect Shot

At first glance, being a wildlife photographer might seem cool — you can travel around the world, meet people from different cultures and, of course, take amazing shots everybody will admire later. But it’s not as simple as you may think, because this type of photography requires a lot of preparation and you never know what to expect from your models from one situation to the…

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January 18, 2019
10 Quick Ways to Relieve a Headache You Can Practice Everywhere

Nearly half the adult human population experiences a headache at least once a year, according to this study. There are many types of headaches like migraines, cluster headaches and those that arise due to tension, problems with eyesight or sinuses. Those caused by tension are the most common and affect about 1.6 billion people.Since a headache doesn’t warn you before coming and can start…

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January 18, 2019
23 Times Cats Messed Up So Cutely They Totally Stole Our Hearts

Cats definitely have a special way of getting away with everything they do. Otherwise they’d never be forgiven for the absolutely crazy stuff they do sometimes. But they always are — and this proves that people do have a special place in their hearts for cats. And, to tell the truth, we’re not surprised — because even in the mind-blowing situations no one else would ever get into,…

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January 18, 2019
8 Easy Moves That Can Make Your Body Feel Younger

87% of Americans are afraid to age. There are many symptoms that accompany aging like, for example, fatigue. But you can fight it with stretching, which will also improve your flexibility and posture, speed up blood circulation, and help reduce stress.Bright Side gathered 8 simple exercises that will relax your muscles and improve your well-being. 1. Garland pose Stand straight,…

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January 18, 2019
How Adventuring Along's Joe and Ali Olson Earn and Spend Credit Card Points

Photo: Joe and Ali OlsonGood PointsA weekly Q&A where we ask a guest about their credit card points strategy, and where it's taken them. Want to be featured? Email [email protected] with the subject line "Good Points."  Welcome back to Good Points, a weekly Q&A about credit card points, the people who collect them, and where they…

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January 18, 2019
17 Awesome Design Ideas That Prove Usual Items Can Be Masterpieces

Sometimes it just looks impossible to let your imagination run wild when having to create a print for a bag or funny packaging for candy. But the photos collected in this article prove that everyday things can look awesome if they’ve been designed by people who love their job.Bright Side loves creative things, so here’s another article about cool items that we actually use every day.…

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January 17, 2019
How to Use Nvidia G-Sync on a FreeSync Monitor

Last week, Nvidia announced plans to roll out a software-only version of G-Sync, its Adaptive Sync tool for PC displays. And now, with GeForce driver 417.71 out in the open, the small group of people who mix Nvidia graphics cards with FreeSync monitors can try out this new implementation of G-Sync.Nvidia says it’s in the…

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January 17, 2019
Fry Eggs in Delicata Squash Rings

Photo: Claire LowerI love the “in-a-hole” genre of egg cooking, be that hole in a simple piece of white bread, a grilled cheese sandwich, or even a bell pepper. (The only member of this family I hate is an egg cooked in an avocado; not all holes are meant to be filled.) My new favorite…

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January 17, 2019
Save 15% On Our Favorite Trail Pants (and More!) From Coalatree

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.We’re huge fans of Coalatree’s outdoor-friendly Trailhead pants and shorts, and for a limited time, you can get them (and anything else Coalatree sells) for 15% off…

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January 17, 2019
Doctors Shared Exercises to Prolong Our Life and Beat Fatigue, and We Can’t Thank Them Enough

Before Western medical therapy was introduced in China, traditional Chinese medicine had been used to save millions of Chinese lives over thousands of years. Traditional Chinese doctors have often suggested using simple actions and behaviors to help people attain healthy lifestyles. In particular, these doctors have revealed 2 simple yet important exercises that can actually extend your life with other health benefits.Bright…

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January 17, 2019
What Happens If You Eat Garlic Every Day

Garlic is a plant that each of us has tried at least once. We are so used to it that we don’t even notice the uniqueness of this product. Did you know that the beneficial properties of this food are not just limited to protecting you from getting a cold?Bright Side is going to tell you why you need to eat garlic regularly. 1. You’ll become more attractive. Garlic makes men…

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January 17, 2019
How to Get a Table at a Busy Restaurant

It’s Saturday night and you and your friends want to go to the hottest restaurant in the neighborhood. Here’s a little trick that might actually make that possible.This tiny hack from Redditor u/ashen808 on r/LifeProTips is contingent on a few things: you have punctual friends and you’re going somewhere that isn’t flooded morning until night:…

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January 17, 2019
Eliminate 'Zero Days' to Get Closer to Your Goals

It’s hard to be amazing every single day. Especially if you started out this year with lofty goals, you might be discouraged if you can’t seem to keep up. Instead of giving up, try the forgiving philosophy of “no zero days.”The concept became popular on Reddit, after u/ryans01 described it in a comment. The idea…

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January 17, 2019
Nike Dri-FIT Tees Are Just $15 at Amazon, If You Hurry

Nike Dri-FIT Men’s Tee | $15 | Amazon | Multiple colors and sizes available, mostly grey and black variantsGraphic: Shep McAllisterNike Dri-FIT tees are the chameleons of the workout gear ecosystem, equally at home in the weight room, on a run, or in a pickup sports league. If you ever exercise, you literally can’t have…

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January 17, 2019
How to Feed LA’s Striking Teachers

More than 30,000 Los Angeles public school teachers are currently on strike, demanding changes that include significantly reduced class sizes and salary increases.“It is unacceptable to have teachers come in and then leave because the conditions are too hard and the pay isn’t enough,” Alex Caputo-Pearl, the Director of United Teachers Los Angeles, the union…

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January 17, 2019
Tell Us Your Government Shutdown Stories

Photo: Mark Wilson (Getty)As I write this, we’re now in the fourth week of a federal government shutdown that appears to have no end in sight. President Donald Trump is losing it. The Democrats are (surprisingly) holding their ground over their refusal to provide nearly $6 billion in funding for a wall on the southern…

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January 17, 2019
15 Smart and Cheap Ways to Create Space in Your Home

Small apartments and homes can be hard to deal with. If you’re constantly stumbling over misplaced toys or shoes, bumping into a table that’s too big for your kitchen, or struggling with this “where should I put the pans?” thing, we’re here to help you. Bright Side has collected 15 cool but easy ideas for how to make the house you live in, your personal paradise.…

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January 17, 2019
Be Wary of New 'Tricks' for Raising Your Credit Score

Image: Stephan Henning on UnsplashOver the past few months, there have been a handful of announcements from credit companies about new “tricks” consumers will soon be able to use to improve their credit score. The changes sound good in theory, but as with all finance-related products, you can bet the companies aren’t introducing them out…

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January 17, 2019
Get Your Used Books While Everyone's Kondo-ing Their Homes

I’m so sorry but we’re still talking about Marie Kondo. The popularity of her Netflix show Tidying Up caused an uptick in donations to thrift stores and used bookstores, according to CNN, the New Yorker, and Seattle’s Stranger. Not every store has seen more incoming books, but plenty have, including New York’s Housing Works Bookstore…

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January 17, 2019
Gee whiz, you can make homemade Cheez Whiz

Graphic: Rebecca Fassola, Natalie PeeplesWelcome to Cheese Week, The Takeout’s weeklong praise of cheeses.Michael Moss’ 2013 bestseller ', '0812982193');window.ga('unique.send', 'event', 'Commerce', 'thetakeout - Gee whiz, you can make homemade Cheez Whiz', '0812982193');" rel="nofollow">Salt Sugar Fat presented an eye-opening account of food makers’ quest to create “craveability” in their products. Its central conceit: How food manufacturers…

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January 17, 2019
Chevrolet Pulls 'Most Reliable' Ad After Being Challenged By Toyota 

In a recent ad campaign, Chevrolet made the claim that their cars are “more reliable” than Honda, Toyota, and Ford. This claim is based on some very selective survey data that Chevy sponsored. Toyota has disputed Chevrolet’s claim—and now the ad’s been pulled from the rotation.The ad that came out early January is just one…

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January 17, 2019
Here Are Some Fun Things Girls Are Learning at Karen Pence's School 

Image: APOn Tuesday, Karen Pence’s office announced the second lady would return to a part-time gig at Immanuel Christian School, where she taught during her husband’s Congressional tenure. Pence, a noted watercolor enthusiast, will be teaching art in the academy’s elementary school. The school’s rules, as codified in a couple of legally binding agreements first…

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January 17, 2019
All the Comic Books You Can Get for Free on 'Free Comic Book Day'

Image: Mario Tama/Getty ImagesThis year’s Free Comic Book Day isn’t happening until May, but we already have a bit of an idea of what will be available come May 4th.Free Comic Book Day recently released a full list of this year’s free comics and it looks pretty fantastic. There are 12 Gold Sponsor comics and…

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January 17, 2019
How to Secure Your Accounts After the Massive 'Collection #1' Password Breach

“Another day, another migraine” is a wonderful morning mantra from Spongebob’s Squidward Q. Tentacles, which you can also apply to your account security on a near-weekly basis. It feels like there is always some new data breach or unfortunate leak you have to deal with, and today’s exercise is the big one. The biggest one,…

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January 17, 2019
Take Coasters From Bars

Photo: Claire LowerDrink coasters are a smart thing to have, but a dumb thing to buy. One of life’s great ironies is that the most expensive coasters are usually made of rigid, hefty material that—instead of absorbing moisture—allows it to pool until it cannot be contained, spilling over onto your surfaces. The solution to this…

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January 17, 2019
John Bogle's Investing Philosophy Is Still the Best

Image: Getty Images/Jemal Countess/WireImage for Time Inc.John C. Bogle, founder of the Vanguard Group and creator of the index mutual fund for individual investors, died Wednesday. He was 89.It’s difficult to think of someone else in the financial world who’s had a bigger impact on normal people than Bogle (usually referred to as Jack); the…

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January 17, 2019
20 Brilliant People Who Are Ninjas of Problem Solving

One of the marvels of humanity is our ability to come up with resourceful solutions. It may be the 21st century and we’re far past the invention of the wheel or the discovery of fire, but modern people are still coming up with creative solutions to everyday problems. Better yet, many of these solutions seem like the work of true comedians.Here at Bright Side we discovered 20 hilarious photos that show just…

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January 17, 2019
This One-Day Deal Can Make Your Knives Sharper and Safer

Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   Somewhat counterintuitively, dull kitchen knives are more dangerous than sharp ones, as they require more pressure to use, and are more likely to slip off the side of whatever you’re cutting, and into your hand.These Are The Three…

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January 17, 2019
How to Effectively Harness Your Nesting Energy

A few Lifehacker staff members were talking about nesting the other day. You know, that special burst of somewhat frenetic energy that pregnant moms can experience that propels them to get shit ready. One staff member spent a couple of days on her hands and knees, ripping up carpeting and causing knee pain that would…

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January 17, 2019
Do You Have an Unfulfilled Life? 7 Reasons Why You’re Not Satisfied

Changing your life can be both scary and exciting, but more than anything it’s necessary to grow. Most people come to a point one day where they have to make a change in their life to either grow personally or professionally, but it’s hard to figure out when you’re ready to make that change.So how…

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January 17, 2019
Thursday's Best Deals: Logitech Mice, OLED TVs, Everlane Flats, And More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   Aukey Powerstrips, Retinol Cream, and a PSVR bundle lead off Wednesday’s best deals.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook, or sign up for our newsletter to never miss a deal.Best Tech DealsLG’s 2017 OLED TVs have achieved something of…

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January 17, 2019
What to Ask Yourself Instead of 'Does This Spark Joy?'

Screenshot: Tidying Up With Marie Kondo (Netflix)We all have stuff that we need and want and love in our lives, and stuff that’s hanging around our homes because it’s junk that we haven’t yet realized is junk. For Marie Kondo, asking “Does this spark joy?” is the way to tell the difference. If that doesn’t…

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January 17, 2019
Yes, You Can Recycle Styrofoam

As bans on single-use plastic bags and straws gain momentum across the globe, attention is now focused on another mighty environmental opponent: styrofoam. Styrofoam poses serious health concerns for aquatic life and the general health of the planet, which is no surprise, given that it’s made of thousands of pieces of non-biodegradable plastic.While the material…

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January 17, 2019
This $23 Smart Plug Is Perfect For Outdoor Lighting

Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   Despite the proliferation of affordable smart outlet switches over the past couple of years, we haven’t seen many weatherproof options yet, and we’ve seen even fewer models with multiple outlets that can be controlled separately. This $23 option…

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January 17, 2019
23 Warm Photos That Can Make You Want to Hug All the Cats in the World

If you’ve ever let a cat into your heart, you instantly start to love any and all cats. It becomes impossible to pass by these fluffies on the street without petting them or treating them to something yummy. You always feel like caressing them, you’re amazed at their tricks, and are always looking for pics of them on the internet. Could it be cat magic? Yes, definitely.We at Bright Side can…

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January 17, 2019
How to Pick a Web Host That Isn't GoDaddy

I’m not sure there are many people who like GoDaddy, but there are plenty who still use the web registrar and host because they don’t know any better. I can’t fault them. I’m pretty sure I used GoDaddy to register my first domain name, either because I heard the company’s name on a commercial and…

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January 17, 2019
File Your Taxes Early This Year

Photo: Natalie Behring/Getty ImagesTax season officially starts Jan. 28, and experts are advising people to start filing early this year if they don’t want their refund delayed.The reason is two-fold: For one, the government is still shut down, and while the IRS is requiring workers to come to work and process returns without being paid…

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January 17, 2019
The Grapevine City Girls and Cardi B Give Us the Ass-Clapping Video Anthem We Never Knew We Wanted |

The Grapevine City Girls and Cardi B Give Us the Ass-Clapping Video Anthem We Never Knew We Wanted |

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January 17, 2019
How to Identify and Report Hate Speech on Social Media

Social media is great for connecting people, sharing news and information, and giving your grandmother the opportunity to air her political opinions unfettered. Unfortunately, its anonymity and widespread reach makes it an easy way for people to spread hate, and since Donald Trump’s election in 2016, social media users have noticed a worrisome increase in…

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January 17, 2019
Get a Jump On Your Taxes With Amazon's Big H&R Block Software Discounts

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Tax season is upon us, and if H&R Block’s Deluxe + State software is right for you (you can use this tool to find out), Amazon’s currently…

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January 17, 2019
2D Animator for Actually Happened + Avocado Couple Projects

← All jobs Hello! Bright Side is a media resource that’s visited by around 40 million users a month. It’s one of the largest online communities on both Facebook and YouTube. Our authors write excellent articles, our artists produce striking illustrations, and our video animators bring visual joy through their clips! Right now our team of animators is growing, and while we have in the past…

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January 17, 2019
A Giant Pipe Named Wilson Is Ready to Clean the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

On September 8th the ecological project, which aims to put an end to the accumulation of plastic in the Pacific Ocean, was launched. If this initiative comes out as planned, by the year 2040 the so-called “plastic continent” will have been eliminated.Bright Side would like to tell you more about this incredible and important project. Boyan Slat This initiative was born from the idea of a young…

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January 17, 2019
An Artist Transforms People Into 3D Pixar Characters, and You Can Turn Into One Too

Lance Phan, a 3D artist who focuses on modeling characters and the environment, has a unique talent of turning strangers into incredible characters resembling 3D Pixar characters. From a girl enjoying her coffee to a guy playing the guitar, these images look so stunning that you can easily take them for images from an animated movie.Bright Side is amazed at how unique this artist’s works are and invites…

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January 17, 2019
18 Powerful Stories About Weight Loss Success That Deserve a Standing Ovation

Despite the fact that the beach season has passed, it’s still not too late to try to tone your body. The main reason you should do it is to make yourself happy. If you don’t believe that it’s possible, you should take a look at our compilation of people who won the fight against extra pounds.We at Bright Side are always amazed by people who manage to overcome all…

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January 17, 2019
14 Simple Cleaning Tips to Make Your Home Sparkle

Scientists proved that cleaning is an effective alternative to meditation and can help you deal with stress. So, even if you don’t really like doing it, this nice bonus will at least partially compensate the effort, plus the place will be clean, of course. And in order to make the process more efficient and less time-consuming, we offer you to take a look at some tricks that will make…

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January 17, 2019
5 Wild Plants That Can Kill You and 5 That Can Save Your Life

In the US there are about 100,000 emergency room admissions due to plant poisonings each year. To not fall victim to those pretty, but dangerous, flowers, check out this list we’ve carefully collected for you to help you out in the US and while traveling abroad.We at Bright Side are big on warning you guys about dangers and also highlighting all the amazing floral things that…

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January 17, 2019
19 People Who Didn’t Give Up on Themselves, and Their Lives Changed Terrifically

Almost every person doesn’t like their appearance at a certain age. Sometimes, people look funny or a little awkward. Some people get really unlucky: others laugh at them and it’s a real challenge. But time often transforms people beyond recognition.Internet users shared their “before” and “after” pictures to prove that appearance changes with age. Bright Side is amazed by these transformations. Some of the people…

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January 17, 2019
13 Smart Features of Japanese Bathrooms That Impressed the World

A modern Japanese bathroom is practical in every way. First of all, it helps save water, electricity and your time. Moreover, it guarantees comfort and the opportunity to enjoy your rest to the fullest so that nothing can disturb you.Bright Side is going to introduce you Aiko who had previously lived in Canada for 7 years and has now been living in Japan for 2 years. She is going to take us on a virtual…

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January 17, 2019
A Polish Artist Shows the Fake World We’re Living in, and the Truth Can Shake You Up

Pawel Kuczynski is believed to be one of the best caricature artists in the world. In his works, he illustrates the modern problems such as being addicted to devices, violence, and politics. Pawel creates his masterpieces with watercolors and colored chalk. The artist has a lot of fans all around the world and he has more than 500,000 subscribers of his official group.We at Bright Side have already shared the…

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January 17, 2019
19 Animals in Love That Can Melt Even a Frozen Heart (New Pics)

One of the most heartwarming recent studies shows that not only do dogs dream, but they dream of activities and their humans. Other animals are also capable of showing their affection in the most touching ways.The winter is coming, so we at Bright Side would love to keep you warm “inside and out” with adorable pictures. And wait until you see our bonus! A loving family…

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January 17, 2019
The Best Costa Rica Travel Tips From Our Readers

Hack Your CityEach Monday we ask you for your best tips on a city: driving tips, restaurant recs, things to do, and any other advice for visitors and locals. Then on Thursday, we present the best comments. We’re working our way around the U.S. and around the globe.  This week we collectively hacked Costa Rica, not…

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January 17, 2019
15 Game-Changing Hair Tips That Can Simplify Your Life

Beautiful, healthy hair is something people work really hard to maintain, but they don’t have too. There are a lot of game-changing hair care hacks that can make your morning routine so much easier. In fact, simply getting to know your hair can also make life a lot easier. Exposing your locks to warm weather, for example, will help stimulate growth.Bright Side has collected…

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January 17, 2019
12 People Who Could Turn Any Dull Stock Pic Into a Meme

1 1 0 302 Some stock photos are meant to become memes. And it’s because we’re no longer able to hold back another witty comment when we see these obviously staged shots. They trigger people’s minds into creating another picture that will get spread all over the internet.Bright Side found 12 stock photos with “subtitles” that the fans of unconventional humor…

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January 17, 2019
8 Ways to Stop a Racing Heart at Home Within Minutes

A normal heart rate is believed to be between 60 and 100 beats per minute. But some experts tend to think that the ideal resting heart rate is 50–70 beats. The causes that can provoke tachycardia can be dangerous (heart disease, anemia) or they just represent our reaction to the conditions we live in (stress, fever, training). If you notice that your heart works faster, the first thing you…

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January 17, 2019
22 Photos Proving Dads Never Truly Grow Up

We’ll never know what makes fathers so funny. Is it their dad bods? Their really funny, but also awful dad jokes? Or their jolly personalities? All these traits play a small part in them taking care of their children, but how do they do it so well? Fatherhood is no easy feat, and some dads take it to the extreme, in the most hilarious way: having too much fun and becoming…

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January 17, 2019
18 Emotional Horses Whose Expressions Would Make Jim Carrey Proud

Horses are majestic and very helpful animals, not only in terms of riding, but also for therapy — it’s been proven that they can help people with their motor skills and neurological functions. But surprisingly, they also have a sense of humor, that is some positive therapy in itself!We at Bright Side give a lot of attention to our dogs and cats, but in horses we’ve found comedic…

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January 17, 2019
What Did You See First? Your Answer Can Reveal a Lot About You With Almost 100% Accuracy

According to Hermann Rorschach, the creator of a famous test with inkblots, the things that a person sees in the picture are determined by their character and personality. Abstract pictures can point out the things taking place in people’s minds, as well as reveal some hidden features of their personality. You’ll learn something new and interesting about yourself with our test. All you need to do is to look…

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January 17, 2019
20 Spouses Who Are Totally Killing the Marriage Game

If you’ve been married for a long period of time, you probably know how easily a routine can kill the romance you once had. Good jokes are exactly what the doctor ordered if you want to keep your feelings alive — just make sure you don’t go too far while playing tricks on your beloved.Here at Bright Side, we’ve prepared this compilation of hilarious pranks between…

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January 17, 2019
An Artist Draws Sincere Illustrations About Her Relationship, and We All Want a Love Like This

Contemporary illustrator and Periscope star, Amanda Oleander, found the love of her life in 2015. Since that time, she’s been revealing all the sides of their relationship through her sincere and passionate works. Unlike other artists, Oleander depicts how couples behave behind the closed doors of their homes, that’s why her illustrations always look so relatable to us.Bright Side gathered 23 of the…

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January 17, 2019
10 Types of Salt That Influence Your Health and Which One Is Better for You

Almost everything tastes better with a pinch of salt, from vegetables to meats - even ice cream and chocolate can go well with it! More specifically, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends consuming 1,500 mg to 2,300 mg per day (approximately 1 tbsp). The differences between these types of edible salt are their tastes,…

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January 17, 2019
The Grapevine R.

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January 17, 2019
The Only Five Clothes Hangers You Need In Your Life

Graphic: Shep McAllister5 Neat ThingsJolie Kerr is a cleaning expert, advice columnist and the host of the podcast “[Ask a Clean Person](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ask-a-clean-person/id996183661?i=1000382315226&mt=2).” Each week, she’ll round up five essential cleaning products, tools and organizational systems to help you live your tidiest lives.   Mayhap you’re undertaking a closet clean out or reorganization this month! January is…

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January 17, 2019
24 Brave Women Who Prove Gray Hair Looks Really Gorgeous

Most people believe that gray hair in a woman is a sign of fading beauty and age. But 26-year old Martha Truslow Smith who hasn’t been dying her gray hair for 2 years has the opposite opinion. She created an Instagram account where women proudly demonstrate their natural iron-gray hair and explain how their lives have changed with this hair color.Bright Side…

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January 16, 2019
All the Tax Credits You Can Take for 2018

Image: Minesh Patel on ReshotCan you smell it in the air? It’s tax season, and we’re all trying to get the biggest refund possible. That means taking advantage of tax deductions and credits to lower our bill. Check out this post for the deductions you can take in 2018, and read on for information on…

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January 16, 2019
Finally, the Slick Bluetooth Upgrade My Beloved Shure Earbuds Deserve

Photo: Alex Cranz (Gizmodo)Every year or so Gizmodo senior editor Adam Clark Estes tells me he’s found a pair of headphones that are genuinely exceptional, and so I, being a headphones hoarder, am obliged to try them out. Usually, he’s right! But when it comes to in-ear headphones, his suggestions have left me filled with…

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January 16, 2019
Should you eat the brie rind?

Photo: etiennevoss (iStock), Graphic: Natalie PeeplesBurning QuestionsBurning Questions is The Takeout's Q&A feature that satiates your food and drink curiosities  Welcome to Cheese Week, The Takeout’s weeklong praise of cheeses.Few things in this strange old life are as weird and delicious as a nice soft cheese. It’s creamy, and often kind of funky, and sometimes it…

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January 16, 2019
If You're Feeling Sad, Read Stuffed Animal Reviews

Feeling a little down? Feeling like you’re surrounded by negativity—on the news, at work, at home, on social media? Wondering if humans have lost their ability to appreciate the little things in life? We think we’ve landed on the perfect cure, courtesy of @floaraviolet on Twitter:At first, we laughed. Then, we started searching different stuffed…

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January 16, 2019
How to KonMari Your Spice Rack (and Actually Use the Spices)

Now is the winter of our discontent and—due to something happening on Netflix—people seem to be managing this discontent by getting rid of all their shit. I’m into it. I have always been a fan of purging, and this extends to my fridge, freezer, and cabinets. (I do a fridge re-organization at least once a…

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January 16, 2019
Save Big on a Bunch of MicroSD Cards, Including the Best Price Ever on 400GB

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   4K GoPro footage and Nintendo Switch games take up a ton of space, but you…

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January 16, 2019
All the Tax Deductions You Can Take for 2018

Image: rawpixel on UnsplashThis tax season promises to be an...interesting one, with the government shutdown and new tax law provisions colliding to create a perfect storm of confusion and inefficiency. We’ll get to implications of the shutdown in a later post. For now, it’s important to understand how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changed…

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January 16, 2019
23 Tweets That Prove Parenting Is Like a Roller Coaster Ride

When a parent’s routine becomes incredibly tough and challenging, it’s high time to stop and take a short break. Being a mom and a dad is the most natural and the most difficult thing in the whole world, which is why it’s better to raise children with a sense of humor. Twitter users definitely know what we’re talking about!Bright Side has collected some true tweets that…

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January 16, 2019
Amazon's Taking Up To $100 Off Apple's Newest, Bestest iPad Pros

Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   I love my fancy, new 11-inch iPad Pro and right now, you can take $70 off the 64GB silver model on Amazon, or $100 off the 512GB space gray version.The New iPad Pro Is the Last Great TabletThe standalone tablet is all but…

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January 16, 2019
Take FiveThirtyEight's Scientific Personality Quiz 

Twinning is done; the “me ten years ago vs. me now” meme will be over by Friday; it’s time for a new self-obsession fad to fill our social media feeds. It’s time for FiveThirtyEight’s new personality quiz, based on the Big Five personality attributes. Unlike tests like the Myers-Briggs, the concept of the Big Five…

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January 16, 2019
Handle all your Nintendo Wii Related Business Before Its Online Store Closes

The Wii has had a nice, long run, but it’s about to get a little lonelier come January 31, when Nintendo plans to shut down the Wii Shop Channel. That means no more buying games online, no more downloading games you’ve previously purchased, and no more Wii Transfer tool, which allows you to transfer digitally…

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January 16, 2019
Why You Shouldn't Use Teething Necklaces for Your Baby

Photo: ShutterstockIf you rely on teething necklaces to keep your baby’s pain at bay, the FDA wants you to stop. But they’re not just being big meanies—kids have choked and strangled on teething necklaces, and the amber ones made claims that were always too good to be true. The FDA’s recent warning applies to most…

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January 16, 2019
How to Help Migrant Families Entering the U.S.

In December, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency released several hundred immigrants at Greyhound bus stations in El Paso, Texas and San Diego, California. Many of these individuals arrived from the U.S.-Mexico border and were given the option to try to find an available shelter once released.Unfortunately, local shelters were overwhelmed by the sheer…

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January 16, 2019
15+ Photos That Prove Why Animals Should Stay Away From Water

According to a study, pet owners are happier and more successful than those who don’t have a pet at home. They are more likely to go up the career ladder, find a dream partner, and have a baby. Perhaps, washing a pet is one of the factors that makes pet owner’s lives better. Just look at their funny faces.Bright Side collected a set of pictures showing animals before and after…

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January 16, 2019
This Is One of the Best USB-C Charger Deals We've Ever Seen

Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   Monoprice’s 45W USB-C wall charger is ugly as sin, but we’re willing to forgive that at this price. Just add the charger and a white USB-C cable to your cart, and use promo codes PICKME and PICKB at checkout to get both for…

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January 16, 2019
How To Reduce Windows 10's upcoming Reserved Hard Drive Storage Requirement

Image: Microsoft (Windows 10)Windows 10 users may soon notice their hard drive storage organized a bit differently.Starting with the next big Windows 10 system update, codenamed 19H1, the operating system will allocate a portion of your PC’s hard drive as reserved storage for important system updates and temporary files (periodically deleting them as necessary). When…

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January 16, 2019
What Apps Do You Want Us to Test?

If there’s something you need your phone to do, there’s probably an app for it. In fact, with more than 2 million apps available on both the iOS App Store and Google Play store, there are probably too many apps for it. So how do you choose the right one?Don’t worry, we’re here to help.Introducing…

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January 16, 2019
What Workers Have Lost in the Shutdown, So Far

Photo: Natalie Behring (Getty)Hundreds of thousands of federal workers are not getting paid right now because the government is shut down. By now, you’ve read dozens of versions of that sentence over the last month, but as the shutdown stretches longer and longer, it gets more difficult to conceptualize what exactly that means. Per the…

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January 16, 2019
Organize Your Thoughts with this Markdown Note-Taking App

Windows / Mac: I confess, I’m not as well-versed in Markdown as I should be, but the awesome, free note-taking app Notable makes me want to learn its intricacies. The app, available for both Windows and Mac, is a full-fledged note-taking experience that’s leagues better than any default apps you’ll ever find on your system.…

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January 16, 2019
I'm Cocktail Book Author and Bar Manager Jeffrey Morgenthaler, and This Is How I Eat

How I EatThe How I Eat series asks chefs, food personalities, and just plain interesting people how they keep themselves fed. We also ask for photos of their fridge, because we're into that kind of thing.   Jeffrey Morgenthaler has made a lot of drinks. Though I’m sure he hates the phrase “celebrity bartender,” there’s no…

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January 16, 2019
Grow a Tower of Flowers With This $11 Stackable Planter

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   House plants are great, but your indoor garden is, naturally,…

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January 16, 2019
The A.V.

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January 16, 2019
8 Things That Happen When You Let Your Dog Share a Bed With You

A lot of the little things you do before bed, or even while you sleep, can help your health in the long run. If you ever worried about letting your furry friends share your bed with you, don’t be. There are a surprising number of health benefits related to sharing your bed with your favorite puppy. Interestingly enough, one study claimed that women especially…

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January 16, 2019
Schedule Your Medical Appointments Right Now 

Have you scheduled your annual check-ups for 2019? One consideration: Front load all of your regular medical appointments, screenings and check ins at the beginning of the year.The case for doing so is two-fold. For one, you’ll catch any illnesses or problems now, before they get worse. And, as Liz Weston, a personal finance columnist…

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January 16, 2019
To Curb Frustration, Use 'And' Instead of 'But'

If you’ve ever tried to reason with a 3-year-old (or a 4-year-old or an 8-year-old, etc.), you know that it’s often an exercise in frustration. Your toddler doesn’t understand (nor care) that you have to leave the playground right now because the parking meter has nearly run out and you’ll get a ticket if you…

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January 16, 2019
Use This 'Most Popular Netflix Show in Each State for 2018' List to Find New Shows to Watch

Image: PexelsIf you have a Netflix account then you’ve probably binge watched at least a show or two. But are you binge-watching the same thing your neighbors are?High-Speed Internet recently took a look at what the most popular shows to watch were on the service and broke those answers down by state.Explore Netflix's 'Secret' Sub-Categories…

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January 16, 2019
How and When You Can Access The Biggest Upcoming Google Assistant Features

Google’s aptly named AI helper, Google Assistant, is poised to have a great year in 2019. Not only will the digital assistant be spreading to numerous devices old and new, but there are a host of new features coming, too, several of which were shown off at CES 2019 last week.This list of upcoming Google…

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January 16, 2019
Wednesday's Best Deals: Anker Speakers, Puma Gear, Contigo Bottles, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   PowerBeats3 Headphones, USB-C Chargers, and a Chef’sChoice Deli Slicer lead off Wednesday’s best deals.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook, or sign up for our newsletter to never miss a deal.Best Tech DealsMonoprice’s 45W USB-C wall charger is ugly…

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January 16, 2019
Muslim Americans Explain What 'Jihad' Really Means

Gizmodo Media Group is teaming up with Smartypants Productions to premiere the second season of The Secret Life of Muslims — a video series with a view on modern Islam you’re not getting on cable news.If you go by what you hear on TV news, you’ve probably only heard the term “jihad” as a scare…

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January 16, 2019
10 Heavenly Hotels You’d Want to Stay in Forever

To go on a once in a lifetime vacation you need to plan in advance. So while the holiday season has just finished and most of us are back to work, it’s the perfect time to start planning for your next dream destination.To help you plan your next vacation, Bright Side compiled a list of 10 heavenly hotels located in the most idyllic of locations. Each one of them is worth a visit. Icehotel, SwedenIf you love…

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January 16, 2019
9 Effective Ways to Get Rid of Painful Heel Spurs

A heel spur can become a real disaster. This tiny calcium clot near the base of your heel bone can cause a lot of discomfort during walking or running. Approximately 50 percent of people with heel spurs have pain from them. You can’t actually see it on your heel because it’s normally about a quarter of an inch in length. Getting rid of this irritating problem is not that easy and…

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January 16, 2019
Pick a Letter and See What it Says About Your Personality

The way our eyes read and interpret things in our brains is remarkable, so much so that it’s hard to make a conscious connection between what we choose to see and what we understand it to mean. According to research, it takes 13 milliseconds for our brains to interpret what our eyes see and provide us with information. We are all different in many ways and understanding what our subconscious chooses to show us can…

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January 16, 2019
27 Free Alternatives to Adobe's Expensive App Subscriptions

Adobe appears to have upset a number of users with another price increase for its app subscriptions. While the hit only appears to be targeting specific countries at this point—you’re spared, North American users—there’s no reason to think that you won’t have to pay more to subscribe to an Adobe app (or its whole suite…

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January 16, 2019
I'm Phoebe Judge, Host of 'Criminal' and 'This Is Love,' and This Is How I Work

How I WorkThe How I Work series asks heroes, experts, and flat-out productive people to share their shortcuts, workspaces, routines, and more. Have someone you want to see featured, or questions you think we should ask? [Email Nick](mailto:[email protected]).  The true crime podcast Criminal and the human-interest podcast This Is Love are two of the most popular…

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January 16, 2019
How to Effectively Manage a Heavy Workload at Work

The end of the year is the time when everyone tries to give you advice on how to live healthier, look better, and earn more money.It’s understandable if you find yourself lost among all the tips and opinions. Sometimes you no longer know what you truly want to achieve next year – and what’s just…

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January 16, 2019
Here Are Your Unofficial Super Bowl OLED TV Discounts

Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   LG’s 2017 OLED TVs have achieved something of a cult status thanks to their inky dark black levels and vibrant colors. Today though, we’ve got the best price we’ve ever seen on the 2018 55" model, and a solid deal on the 65"…

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January 16, 2019
The Grapevine Broadway Legend Carol Channing Dies at 97, ‘Proud as Can Be’ of Her Black Heritage | A

The Grapevine Broadway Legend Carol Channing Dies at 97, ‘Proud as Can Be’ of Her Black Heritage | A

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January 16, 2019
Irish Farmers Released Their Calendar for 2019, and Our Hearts Are on Fire

The Irish Farmer Calendar has been amusing people around the globe with its hilarious photos since 2010, and its popularity grows year after year. Just take a look at the farmers posing with their cute animals and you’ll understand why everybody has completely fallen in love with them.We at Bright Side adore these brave and charming guys and want to share…

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January 16, 2019
What Happens to Your Body and Brain When You’re Losing Weight

For every 10 pounds of fat you lose, 8.4 lbs are exhaled into the air and the rest is converted to sweat, tears, urine, and other fluids from your body. But losing weight is not just about your back rolls or belly fat, because during this process your whole body goes through a lot of changes. And sometimes you might also get unexpected…

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January 16, 2019
19 Powerful Tattoos We Loved at First Sight

Some people may not like tattoos, but they can’t deny the fact that they can be inspiring. A picture you accidentally see somewhere can stay in your memory and push you toward creating something like a book cover, a picture on a T-shirt, or a tattoo.Bright Side has found 19 cool photos of tattoos and it’s hard to take your eyes off of them. 1. 2. 3. 4.…

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January 16, 2019
10 Reasons Why Even a Woman Who Loves You Madly Can Leave You for Good

Many men know that women can be charmingly mysterious and unpredictable, but that’s only until they pack their things and leave. They might just slam the door shut and go away forever while you are at work.Bright Side has prepared a compilation of situations in relationships when women might leave their partners, even if they love them a lot. 10. She doesn’t feel…

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January 16, 2019
Wildlife Officer Reveals a Simple Addition Every New Home Should Have, and It Could Save Humanity in the Long Run

Wildlife Trusts officer, Adam Cormac, has gone viral after sharing a simple addition to his home called a “bee brick” using his Twitter account. This insect-friendly installation, meant to provide home for tired bees, seemed so intriguing to internet users that Adam’s post got almost 10,000 retweets.Here at Bright Side we’ve searched for more information about this simple, but very smart invention, and…

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January 16, 2019
What Countries Would Look Like If Their Size Matched Their Population

We are all familiar with the standard map of the world. Have you ever imagined the map in any other way? If not, Max Roser from Our World in Data has done it for you. He made a map, not based on how big a certain country is, but based on its population. As a result, he made a really interesting demographic cartogram.The Bright Side team took a close look at the work…

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January 16, 2019
30 Unexpected Facts That Shook Our World

Did you know that leeches have more than 1, 2 or even 10 brains? Did you know the tongue is actually in a different position in the mouth than we imagine? Can you guess why shoelaces on sneakers often untie? Prepare to be amazed because the answers to these burning questions can be quite unexpected.We at Bright Side love learning new things and sharing them with you. Deaf people…

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January 16, 2019
8 Things Every Woman Should Learn About Before Giving Birth

Pregnancy is the start of a new life. But it goes without saying that there is a lot a future mother needs to research and ask her doctor about in order to deliver a healthy baby. From sleeping positions to dieting and exercise, there is a lot at risk for the new mother and the baby. Keep reading to find out what a pregnant woman should discuss with her doctor.Here at Bright Side,…

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January 16, 2019
Parents Share Pics of Babies Born With Full Heads of Hair, and the Internet Is Going Crazy Over Them

If you ever wondered why your baby has so much hair in comparison to other newborn babies or vice versa, there is a very logical explanation. That soft set of hair on your baby is called lanugo and it is produced in the womb during the second trimester in order to keep your little human warm, once your baby is born it starts to fall out and get replaced with vellus hair. In any…

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January 15, 2019
How Do I Clean My Disgusting Air Fryer? 

SqualorJolie Kerr is a cleaning expert and advice columnist. She’ll be here every week helping to answer your filthiest questions. Are you dirty? [Email her.](mailto:[email protected])  My husband and I got an air fryer as a wedding present and we absolutely love it! It’s one of those air fryers, broilers, toaster oven type deals. It’s awesome. We…

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January 15, 2019
How to Find Your Hospital's Price List

Photo: Daria Shevtsova (Pexels)The actual cost of anything at a hospital is a mystery until you get the bill, but as of January 1, 2019, hospitals must post a list of all their prices online. It can be confusing, near-unreadable, and hard to find, but it’s there. Somewhere. Quartzy looked for these lists on hospital…

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January 15, 2019
Pick the Target-Date Fund That Aligns with Your Goals, Not Just Your Retirement Year

Image: Annie Spratt on UnsplashIt might be time to rethink which target-date fund you’re investing in with a different calculation in mind.To summarize, target-date funds are mutual funds designed by brokers to align with your retirement year. They rebalance periodically, becoming more conservative as you approach your target year. They’re easy, hands-off products for retirement…

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January 15, 2019
Use Your Cocktail Shaker to Make Better Non-Alcoholic Drinks

When making a cocktail, the shaker serves several functions. It mixes, aerates, and rapidly chills ingredients, and—as writer Chelsea Fagan pointed out on Twitter—there’s no need to limit the tool to an alcoholic happy hour.Shaking any simple beverage you want super chilled and a little frothy is a delicious idea, but you can also use…

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January 15, 2019
Intermittent Fasting Is Not a Miracle Weight Loss Tool

Fasting is enjoying a surge in popularity, thanks to proponents who claim it activates weight loss. Everyone these days, it seems, is skipping their breakfasts or drinking only water every third day. But is fasting actually good for you? And (more importantly to some) will it make you lose weight?The short answer is yes, not…

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January 15, 2019
Drink Up This Deal on a $19 Insulated Tumbler

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   Tumblers and travel mugs are usually two separate things, but…

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January 15, 2019
A Belgian Supermarket Works for No Profit, and Here’s Why We Need Them Everywhere

An unusual supermarket has appeared in Brussels recently. It is a cooperative shop whose members are neighbors living in the same area. They themselves decide what products to buy and then sell them with a minimum mark-up. It’s also these same people who take turns working as cashiers, packers, and deliverers.Bright Side was inspired by this idea and invites you to learn about this principle of business.The…

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January 15, 2019
20 Uplifting Photos That Show Us Life Is So Precious

Sometimes we feel a bit down, it’s very easy to slip into a grumpy mode and see the glass half-empty. But the reality is that the glass is actually full and even overflowing, some of the content might be air, but it’s still full. So let’s remember to be grateful for what we have and appreciate every moment. Life is a gift and every day is a miracle.We at Bright Side prepared this…

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January 15, 2019
Find Specialty Subreddits With This Tool

Illustration: Reddit/Nick DouglasThe cool thing about Reddit is that you can subscribe to just the subreddits you like, and ignore everything you don’t. The smaller, more specialized subreddits are the best, but they’re harder to find. The new tool sayit helps you find them.Sayit shows a network map of subreddits, judging their similarity by the…

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January 15, 2019
How to Combat Gym Anxiety

Photo: Pexels I used to hate the gym—not because of actual exercise per se, but purely because I was so self-conscious. I was obsessed with the idea that I’d be criticized for my shoddy squat form or brief five minutes on the treadmill—and then exiled from my gym forever, cast off onto the island of…

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January 15, 2019
Your Favorite Snack Packs Are Under $.33 Each

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   Save yourself a trip to the vending machine, and pay…

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January 15, 2019
You Might Actually Be Able to Sleep In Coach With 10% Off the TRTL Travel Pillow

Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   It might look like something Rey would wear while scouring for spare parts on Jakku, but this neck wrap is actually a travel pillow, and a great one at that.Trtl Makes Sleeping On Planes Less of a Pain…

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January 15, 2019
16 Clever Organizing Tips That Can Give Your Home a Major Upgrade

New year, new you...we’ve all heard that before! Every year we promise ourselves that we’ll be a tidier, more organized person, the type of person that keeps a house that is the envy of all our friends. Don’t worry because this year, we have your back!At Bright Side, we’re here to make your daily routine easier and to give you that well-deserved you-time in the most fashionable,…

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January 15, 2019
Ask the Salty Waitress: What should I say to my friend who’s a terrible tipper?

Photo: Rawpixel (iStock), Graphic: Nicole AntonuccioThe Salty WaitressSalty Waitress is The Takeout’s advice column from a real-life waitress that will teach you how not to behave like a garbage person while dining out—and maybe in real life.  Dear Salty: My friends and I go out quite a bit and most of us are solid 20-percent tippers,…

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January 15, 2019
Teach Kids Positivity by Celebrating the Little Things

“We’re a family that celebrates,” my son once said during one of our many celebratory dinners for who-knows-what occasion.“We sure are,” I said, as the three of us clinked our glasses together, the way we always do in a restaurant.I have always been someone who loves to go all out for birthdays and holidays. Not…

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January 15, 2019
Understand Your Apple Watch's Heart Rate Numbers 

Photo: Jack Taylor (Getty Images)Your heart beats fast when you’re exercising hard, and slower when you’re resting or sleeping. Your Apple Watch is taking your pulse all day long, and wants to tell you allllll about it. Some major caveats on everything we’re about to say: first, everybody is different, so if your numbers are…

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January 15, 2019
What Should We Casserole Next?

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Will It Casserole, the column where we see what meals, dishes, and cuisines can be re-imagined and transformed into casseroles. It’s a new year, which means it’s time to pick our very first casserole project of 2019.Turn That Last Bit of Leftover Turkey Into a Cheesy CasseroleIf I had…

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January 15, 2019
Empty Your Garage By Filling This Discounted Storage Shed

Keter 6'x3' Storage Shed | $365 | WalmartPhoto: AmazonBest Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   What if...and hear me out here...you could actually park your cars in your garage, and keep all your random lawn equipment, beach gear, and sports balls somewhere else? It’s possible!This…

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January 15, 2019
Netflix Is About to Cost You More Money

CEO Reed HastingsPhoto: Paul Sakuma (AP)Netflix, the video streaming service no one can seem to quit despite its increasingly poor collection of titles, is about to hike up its prices. Customers can expect a $1 to $2-per-month rise, depending on their plan of choice. Basic plans will go from $8 to $9; the next highest…

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January 15, 2019
15 Foods You Can Use as Natural Skincare Products

It’s surprising how we don’t realize that foods that are rich in vitamins and nutrients are good not only for us to eat, but they can be good for the outside of our body too. Plus it’s more cost-effective than products from big brands, free from any preservatives, and definitely natural.We at Bright Side did some research and prepared this list for you…

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January 15, 2019
16 Beauty Products That Will Save Your Day in 2019

Time is money and we have neither time nor money to waste on beauty products that just aren’t good enough. Do yourself a favor this year and keep track of all these beauty hacks that will magically save you just in the nick of time.We are here to make your life easier ladies! At Bright Side we created a selection of makeup products that will help you save time, energy,…

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January 15, 2019
Help Your Neighbors Shovel Snow This Winter

This winter kicked off with record-setting snow and freezing temperatures — and we’re not even halfway through, which means many of us have weeks or months of snow (and snow shoveling) to look forward to.Municipal codes generally require residents to clear snow and ice from the sidewalks on their properties within a certain period of…

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January 15, 2019
Everything You Think You Know About Toxic Shock Syndrome Is Probably Wrong

A couple of years ago, I learned that some women insert makeup sponges in their vaginas, all the way up to the cervix, in order to have mess-free period sex. After some googling and consulting with women who’d done it, I decided to give it a try. It was a revelation—suddenly oral sex and clean…

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January 15, 2019
Tuesday's Best Deals: Razer DeathAdder Elite, LEGO London Tower Bridge, Cuisinart Cast Iron Cookware, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   A Frito Lay Variety Pack, Vegan Vitamins, and Gold’s Gym Equipment lead off Tuesday’s best deals.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to never miss a deal.Best Tech DealsIt’s 2019, which means you almost definitely already own a pair…

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January 15, 2019
21 Fluffy Animals That Are Cuddlier Than a Plush Toy

When Agnes, the little girl from Despicable Me, got her famous fluffy unicorn and started shouting, “It’s so fluffy, I’m gonna die!” she gave us the perfect line to describe the feeling when a cute, furry, fuzzy animal comes our way. The basic rule of cuteness goes like this: the fluffier the cuter.At Bright Side we cannot resist this fluffy adorableness. That’s why…

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January 15, 2019
What Tricks Do You Have for Learning a New Language?

A bunch of Lifehacker staffers are planning international travel this year, and we want to know how you learn a new language quickly. There are so many different methods out there, but no real hacks beyond working hard and applying yourself.Well maybe we don’t have time for that! So do you label everything in your…

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January 15, 2019
Deadspin This Dude Really Served Clemson Boxed-Up Fast Food On A Bunch Of Fancy Trays | Jezebel Loui

Deadspin This Dude Really Served Clemson Boxed-Up Fast Food On A Bunch Of Fancy Trays | Jezebel Loui

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January 15, 2019
The Lifehacker-Approved Apps You Might Not Need

If I could slap one disclaimer over every Lifehacker article, it’d be this: Not every hack, tip, or app is for everyone. In that spirit, here are the Lifehacker-approved apps that I’ve stopped using. I didn’t install them on my new Mac, and I’m curious how many of you have abandoned them too.Install These Apps…

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January 15, 2019
Simplify Your Investments with the 3-Fund Portfolio

Image: Debby Hudson on UnsplashOne of the key questions of investing is, naturally, what exactly to invest in. You know it should be a mutual fund, right? And you’ve heard that “low cost” and “diverse” are good. But what does that actually look like? Spend a little time on personal finance message boards for help,…

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January 15, 2019
How to Get Your Life Back on Track When Things Are Out of Control

Are you wondering how to get your life back on track?But first, ask yourself this question:What is control and what does it look like to you?Does it mean having the proper balance between your personal and professional life? Or is it more about having the skill to make quick decisions? Control is defined differently by…

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January 15, 2019
Everything You Need To Know About HIV and PrEP

Call Me In the MorningCall Me in the Morning is Jezebel’s sexual health column.  A few weeks ago, I had a teenaged patient who I’ll call Alex, that came to my health center to get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STI). She had previously been going to local urgent care for regular STI testing, but decided…

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January 15, 2019
17 Pictures That Prove Trolls Never Sleep, Not Even at Christmas

’Tis the season for comedy. The holidays are a time to spend with friends and family which means some hilarious pranks go down. Most of us have a parent, sibling, or friend that is always up to mischief and this is because they understand that sometimes the best gift is the gift of laughter.We at Bright Side want you to cherish the joy of the holidays by laughing at the stunts these family…

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January 15, 2019
What Our Favorite Celebrities Looked Like in Their Early Twenties

Time is unstoppable for all of us: mere mortals and Hollywood stars alike. Some of them who are 40 years old still look as if they are 20, and some have become even more attractive.We at Bright Side got nostalgic and decided to remember what our favorite celebrities looked like when they were young. 1. Dwayne Johnson 2. Angelina Jolie 3. Scarlett Johansson 4. Sofía…

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January 15, 2019
18 Dramatic Photos That Could Beat Agatha Christie’s Novels

Sometimes one photo can contain more meaning than a huge detective novel, while characters in them can be more expressive as well. For example, old ladies guarding a yard or a guy having lunch in the trunk of his car.Bright Side found 18 mini-stories based on real events. When your ingenuity lost its common sense: When your dad thinks your bath bomb is a toilet cleaner: They are…

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January 15, 2019
20+ Shar-Pei Photos Proving That Wrinkles Are Actually Very Cute

All dogs are incredibly funny and cute, but Shar-Peis are the champions of this. It seems that nature has a great sense of humor and gave each of these dogs enough skin to cover at least 2 more. This is an ancient breed, originating in China and at some point was listed by the Guinness World Records as the rarest dogs in the world. And we should be very thankful to one person,…

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January 15, 2019
21 People Who Really Need to Stay Out of the Kitchen

When it comes to cooking, some people are natural... destruction machines. It’s not about overboiling the eggs or the pasta, it’s about not destroying the kitchen while trying to boil an egg or make spaghetti. Sometimes plastic bowls are falsely considered bake-safe and the use of a microwave can be really tricky.At Bright Side we gathered some of the greatest most hilarious kitchen fails by people who should…

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January 15, 2019
15 Simple Things It’s High Time We Stopped Doing Wrong

Life is filled with simple tricks that can make everyday tasks a whole lot easier. Sometimes, things are more simple than we realize. For example, instant cake batters used to come with powdered eggs, but it turned out people were more likely to buy cake mix if they had to add an egg. It’s almost in our nature to make things unnecessarily complicated and ignore basic…

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January 15, 2019
9 Puzzles That Can Give Your Brain a Workout

If you are feeling like your brain needs a little tuning, puzzles and riddles are probably the best way to keep it functioning to perfection. Not using your brain a lot results in it getting weaker and you certainly don’t want that to happen. Working too much on your brain might seem hard at first, but the benefits later in life will be worth all the effort.Bright Side…

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January 15, 2019
The Best Smartphone Car Docks That Are Legal In Your State

Graphic: Eric RavnescraftIs your car’s phone dock legal in your state? Did you even know that’s a question you had to ask? For such a basic accessory, the law can get a little complicated.There are almost as many types of phone mounts as there are phones. While most of them are legal in most states,…

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January 15, 2019
What Scientists Advise Eating According to Your Blood Type

Finding out your blood type is actually pretty easy. All you need are 3 test tubes with 3 different reagents containing 3 different antibodies: A, B, and Rh. And a sample of blood, of course. Drop some blood into each test tube and watch for the contents to clump. Clumping means the blood is reacting with the same antibodies it has in itself and that’s how…

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January 14, 2019
What to Consider When Choosing Your Dating Profile Pics

People joke that all anyone care about on dating apps is the photos, and it’s kind of true. But you’re not only being judged on a hotness scale—folks are trying to sense of you as a person without reading your bio. A picture says more than you realize about your taste, social life, and world…

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January 14, 2019
The Ultimate Winter Side Dish Is Smothered Cabbage

Photo: A.A. NewtonCabbage gets no respect, which is a shame—it could be the most versatile vegetable on earth. From the delicate leaves to the sweet, crunchy core, I love every part of every variety of cabbage and have made it my mission to make others feel the same.Use Cabbage Cores to Make Tasty Slaws and…

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January 14, 2019
This $10 Crest Whitestrips Coupon Will Make You Smile

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Clothing and Lifestyle DealsBeautyChelsea StoneToday 2:20pmFiled to: Kinja DealsFiled to: Kinja DealsKinja DealsDealsAmazon Deals1SaveEditEmbiggenSend to EditorsPromoteToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkCrest 3D White Professional Effects Whitestrips |…

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January 14, 2019
19 Epic Times the World Glitched Harder Than Any Video Game

Recently, the idea that we are living inside a computer simulation is becoming more and more popular. Some people believe that the reality around us is just a computer program designed by a more advanced civilization. And there are so many things in the world that only prove this theory!Bright Side has collected some photos that don’t necessarily explain the mystery of the creation of the Universe,…

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January 14, 2019
You can now send a furloughed federal worker a beer

Photo: industryview (iStock)We have a lot of different opinions in this country, but most everyone can agree that the current government shutdown is terrible. Among the hardest hit are the federal employees who just passed a payday without a paycheck. Many businesses and individuals are helping these workers where they can, from restaurants offering them…

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January 14, 2019
How (and Why) to Start Investing Right Now 

Image: PixabayIf you’re like the average American, you’re already losing a bit of steam on your New Year’s resolutions. Rather than fret over all of the ways you’re not measuring up, though, cross an easy one off of your list, and invest a little extra money.Investing doesn’t take a lot of time, and it pays…

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January 14, 2019
Here's What Kids Really Need to Know Before Kindergarten

I have a friend who took kindergarten prep very seriously. When her son began getting homework in preschool (“homework” and “preschool” being two words that should never go together) and he couldn’t properly identify on the homework that “car” started with the letter “C,” she freaked out.“The poor kid was practically homeschooled over the summer,”…

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January 14, 2019
19 Animals That Are Too Cute to Bear

Based on a study, humans love to pet things because stroking our fluffy friends sends a very high sense of pleasure and reward deep into our brains. That’s probably why so many people choose to own a pet and can’t resist touching every animal that looks cute to them.Bright Side has collected 19 pictures of awfully cute animals that will make you rush to search for your…

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January 14, 2019
How to See Next Weekend's Total Lunar Eclipse

A total lunar eclipse will be visible to sky gazers in North and South America and western parts of Europe and Africa on January 20. As a bonus, it will be a supermoon, so it’s a bigger eclipse than usual.A supermoon, according to NASA, is basically what it sounds like—it appears larger and brighter to…

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January 14, 2019
Install These Apps on Your New Mac

In the springtime of my youth, I reveled in the setup of a fresh computer, installing programs into the bare OS like I was laying out the shining city of Brasilia. Now I am deep in my years, my back aches from sitting, and setting up a new computer is a slog. I can do…

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January 14, 2019
Relive the Kessel Run With This Discounted 1414-Piece Millennium Falcon Set

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Gaming DealsToys & Board GamesTerciusToday 12:28pmFiled to: LEGO DealsFiled to: LEGO DealsLEGO DealsLegoKinja DealsStar Wars1SaveEditEmbiggenSend to EditorsPromoteToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink Falcon Set', 'B0787MWTLS');window.ga('unique.send', 'event', 'Commerce', 'theinventory…

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January 14, 2019
Put MSG in Everything, You Cowards

By now, we should all be completely unafraid of monosodium glutamate, the umami-boosting molecule more commonly referred to as “MSG.” It will not give you headache, it will not make your arms numb, but it will inspire you to eat an entire head of roasted broccoli in one sitting. Stop Being Afraid of MSGIf you’re…

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January 14, 2019
Monday's Best Deals: Refurbished Dyson Vacuums, Arlo Security Cameras, Office Furniture, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   Popular supplements, Anker soundbars, and USB-C chargers lead off Monday’s best deals.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to never miss a deal.Best Tech DealsTCL’s affordable 6-series TVs are famous for offering every form of HDR (including top-shelf Dolby…

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January 14, 2019
What's the Loudest Sound in the Universe?

Illustration: Chelsea Beck (Gizmodo)Giz AsksIn this Gizmodo series, we ask questions about everything from space to butts and get answers from a variety of experts.  The human tolerance for sound is, on a galactic level, puny. Volcano eruptions, jackhammer-intensive construction work, My Bloody Valentine concerts—these tinnitus-inducing phenomena are barely whispers besides the majestic, roiling bursts and…

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January 14, 2019
12 Everyday Things You Can Actually Get Paid to Do

There’s an old saying: find something you like to do and find some way to get paid to do it. While the saying is probably not meant to be as literal as it sounds, you’d be surprised to learn that there are people who actually manage to make a living simply by doing things everyday that are otherwise free.Bright Side has collected some of the weirdest “dream jobs” in the world that you have…

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January 14, 2019
15 Desperate Guys Who Lost Their Fight Against Sleep

This world is so hectic and restless that sometimes we just can’t cope with its energy. The heroes of today’s article show us what sleep deprivation looks like. Relax and get some rest!Bright Side has collected some funny photos proving we’re helpless when it comes to sleep. Sleep deprivation deprives us of food. The book actually works! “Good morning, human!” “The way my dad goes…

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January 14, 2019
How to Get Into Photography (Without Being a Dick About It)

So: you love taking pictures on your phone and want to upgrade to some fancier equipment. But where do you start? How do you know how much to spend on a camera? And where will you go to take great pictures? It can be pretty overwhelming to start the search for a professional-grade DSLR and…

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January 14, 2019
How to Be a Successful Businessman (The Complete Guide)

Do you want to be a successful businessman?If you expect this to be a list of tips about marketing or why social media is so important, then think again. Instead, we will focus on the most important asset when it comes to becoming a successful businessman – you.Often, a lack of knowledge or confidence lies…

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January 14, 2019
Prepare Your Kid for a Sibling With a Baby Doll 

Like many mothers pregnant with their second child, I wondered how I could possibly love my another child as much as I loved my first. I’d watch my three-year-old son bounce across the room as if the floor had springs in it. He would drive toy trucks over the furniture and crash them together, fly…

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January 14, 2019
TCL's Stunning 65" 6 Series TV Is Cheaper Than Black Friday, Just In Time For the Large, Important Football Game

Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   TCL’s affordable 6-series TVs are famous for offering every form of HDR (including top-shelf Dolby Vision), local dimming zones for better contrast and black levels, and even excellent Roku software. So if you want to upgrade before the large, important football game in…

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January 14, 2019
Where to Find Jeans That Fit Your Muscly Legs

We asked where you buy jeans that actually fit if you have the butt and legs of someone who works out a lot. Standard sized jeans that fit your waist may not be able to squeeze over your quads, and it turns out athletes of many sorts (lifters, cyclists, and more) have this problem. Today,…

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January 14, 2019
Deadspin The Saints’ Forever Drive Was Unstoppable | Jezebel Pete Davidson Would Like Future Girlfr

Deadspin The Saints’ Forever Drive Was Unstoppable | Jezebel Pete Davidson Would Like Future Girlfr

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January 14, 2019
10 Exercises to Burn Belly Fat Without Running

Belly fat looks ugly, but that’s the least of the worries you should have if you have a belly you cannot reign in. Unchecked, it can manifest itself into other serious ailments and have long-term adverse health effects.Often living in big busy cities, you might not have access to outside running tracks and you may be too busy to regularly hit the gym. For…

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January 14, 2019
Why You Should Try a Digital Power Supply for Your Next PC Build

I always like knowing what’s going on with my PC, but I tend to only focus on its cooling capabilities, since that directly affects whether my system sounds like a purring kitten or a jet engine while I’m working (or gaming). However, I’ve always been curious to know how much power my system draws, since…

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January 14, 2019
How to Prevent Your Credit Card Issuer From Canceling Your Card

Image: rawpixel on UnsplashIf you’ve had credit card debt in the past, or you have an older card you don’t really use anymore, you’ve probably read the advice that you shouldn’t actually cancel your card, rather keep it open to boost your credit score (more on how that works here). In theory, it’s a nice…

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January 14, 2019
What Are Measurable Goals and Why You Need Them For Success

The end of the year is the time when everyone tries to give you advice on how to live healthier, look better, and earn more money.It’s understandable if you find yourself lost among all the tips and opinions. Sometimes you no longer know what you truly want to achieve next year – and what’s just…

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January 14, 2019
Tell Us Your Best Costa Rica Travel Tips

Hack Your CityEach Monday we ask you for your best tips on a city: driving tips, restaurant recs, things to do, and any other advice for visitors and locals. Then on Thursday, we present the best comments. We’re working our way around the U.S. and around the globe.  This week on the occasionally inaccurately named column…

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January 14, 2019
Amazon's Most Popular Supplements Have Never Been Cheaper

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Clothing and Lifestyle DealsFitnessShep McAllisterToday 6:56amFiled to: Kinja DealsFiled to: Kinja DealsKinja DealsDealsAmazon DealsOld School Labs Deals3SaveEditEmbiggenSend to EditorsPromoteToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink', '');window.ga('unique.send', 'event', 'Commerce',…

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January 14, 2019
I owe my love of pimento cheese to a man named Lake

Photo: NRedmond, Graphic: Natalie PeeplesWelcome to Cheese Week, The Takeout’s weeklong praise of cheeses.The side of our refrigerator is reserved for special mementos. I’m staring at it right now as I type: There’s a Polaroid of my now-wife and myself in our early days of dating, a photograph with our two-year-old at the beach last…

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January 14, 2019
What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of January 14, 2019

Those glasses are so perfectly ‘90sPhoto: NetflixYou’ve got your choice between two juicy scandals this week: Ryan Murphy’s limited series American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace (Thursday) and the documentary FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened (Friday) about the ill-fated “luxury music experience” that turned into a living nightmare. Or, if you prefer…

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January 14, 2019
26 Photos That Can Baffle You If You Think You’ve Seen Everything

Did you know that a starfish can have 4, 5, and even 6 arms? Have you ever seen wooden moving stairs or a Rubik’s cube for blind people? If you answered “no” to these questions, you should definitely see this compilation.Bright Side never misses a chance to find out something new about our world, so we found 26 photos that are interesting, even for people who…

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January 14, 2019
17 Heart-Touching Photos That Prove True Love and Friendship Will Live Forever

There are a lot of times in our lives when we are really busy and stressed. At these moments, it is really important to just stop, take a deep breath, and remember the things around us that are important.Bright Side wants to improve your mood by sharing these warm stories and photos with you. They show how love comes in different shapes and sizes. 1. When you need…

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January 14, 2019
An Artist Uses a Scalpel to Create Works That Look Like Thin Lace, and It’s Mesmerizing

In order to create true masterpieces, you don’t always have to have super-expensive tools. Japanese artist Masayo Fukuda has been using a scalpel, paper, and a flashlight for more than 25 years. This small number of tools allowed her to create a whole series of underwater creatures that look like they are real. Masayo not only makes sea creatures — she also creates birds, people, and…

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January 14, 2019
How to Stream the Critics Choice Awards

The Critics Choice Awards air tonight at 7pm. Along with the Golden Globes, the awards show has long been one of the best Oscar predictors out there. This year’s show is hosted by Tase Diggs and officially kicks off at 7pm ET on the CW.If you have a television, then the easiest way to catch…

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January 13, 2019
Make Old Fashioneds By The Bottle Rather Than The Glass

Photo: E.PriceI’m a tremendous fan of batching cocktails. Whenever I have friends over I typically whip up a few cocktail options in large form before they arrive. Having a pitcher of margaritas is a ton easier than making them individually, after all, and whatever doesn’t get consumed can be thrown in the fridge for my…

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January 13, 2019
Find the Cheapest Place to Buy Your Groceries With This App

Image: PexelsWhen you’re trying to save money on groceries, where you shop is sometimes more important than what you’re buying.Grocery stores are constantly running sales on different items as a way to draw customers in. That means that the exact same shopping list could be cheaper at one store this week and another next weekend.Basket…

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January 13, 2019
Sunday's Best Deals: Thermapen, Anker Robotic Vacuum, Indochino Suits, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   Indochino custom suits, a tire pressure gauge, and music-reactive strip lights lead off Sunday’s best deals.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to never miss a deal.Best Tech DealsHear me out: In today’s Amazon Gold Box, you can pick…

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January 13, 2019
Holy Crap, This Anker Robotic Vacuum Is Actually Good, and Only $117 Today

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   Anker’s Eufy RoboVac 11+ isn’t the company’s newest or most…

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January 13, 2019
This Is the Best Time to Book Flights in 2019

Image: PixabayIf you’re planning on buying a plane ticket soon you might want to set an alarm.Travel site Skyscanner recently look a historic flight data to determine not only what the best day of the week is to buy that plane ticket but also the best time. It’s conclusion: 5am.According to historic flight data, you’ll…

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January 13, 2019
Explore Netflix's 'Secret' Sub-Categories With This Site

If you’re looking for something new to watch on Netflix, typically the streaming service’s built-in categories do a decent job of helping you sort through your options.That said, sometimes you’re not just in the mood for an “Action & Adventure” movie, you want a movie that involves a Hijacking or perhaps something that might also…

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January 12, 2019
The 7 Most Essential Sims 4 Gameplay Mods

The Sims 4 is a great game, in part because of its thriving mod community. You can use mods to give your Sims eyelashes, expand your makeup options, or get luxurious new furniture. You can even alter the fundamental gameplay, and here are the 7 essential mods that will let you do just that.I currently…

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January 12, 2019
Make Public Speaking Easier With This Free Voice-Controlled Teleprompter

Image: PexelsIf you’re not used to public speaking, a teleprompter can be a useful tool to have in your arsenal. A teleprompter can help you keep your speech on track, and make everything run a bit more smoothly. There’s just one issue: Most free and web-based teleprompter for with an auto scroll, meaning that if…

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January 12, 2019
Saturday's Best Deals: Casper, Curved Computer Monitor, Murad Serum, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   Casper’s Winter Sale, an under-$300 Char-Griller Akorn Kamado Kooker, GoPro accessories, a lead off Saturday’s best deals.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to never miss a deal.Best Tech DealsCurved TVs might be a gimmick, but curved computer monitors actually make…

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January 12, 2019
A Woman Gave Birth to 69 Children in 76 Years, and Her Story Stirs Up Heated Debate

Children are the flowers of life, but most of us would probably have a small bouquet of 2 or 3. However, history tells of a woman who gave birth to a whopping 69 children back in the 18th century. According to some sources, her name was Valentina Vassilyeva, and she holds the Guinness World Record for the most children ever.Today Bright Side offers you the chance to plunge…

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January 11, 2019
15 Moving Photos That Show the Unique Beauty of Women After Having a Child

The media has convinced us that right after having a child women are supposed to look as if they’re taking part in a fashion show. The truth is, right after labor, you’ll probably look quite different than a Disney princess. The Jade Beall photo project divided people into 2 groups. Some were amazed by how brave the women were and others thought that such honesty was…

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January 11, 2019
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January 11, 2019
This is The Best Work Keyboard, According to You

After much debate, our readers chose the Microsoft Natural Ergonomic 4000 as their favorite work keyboard. This was a really tight contest with each entry netting over 15% of the vote. In fact, each of the runner-ups are worth checking out.The Five Best Work Keyboards, According to Our ReadersOn Monday, we asked you to nominate…

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January 11, 2019
Protect Your Privacy From Your Own Cloud Security Cameras

How many people put a sticky note over their laptop webcams because they’re worried about someone spying on them? Rumors of hackers accessing webcams and USB microphones are ever-present in today’s technological world, but it’s even worse when the manufacturer responsible for a connected camera is the one leaking videos of you.As detailed in a…

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January 11, 2019
For Those Who Can't Roll With It, This $10 Yoga Mat Folds Up

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Yoga mats are meant to roll up, but if that’s not how you roll, consider getting your downward dog on with this foldable Gaiam yoga mat for…

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January 11, 2019
The First Bendable Phone Is an Exciting Piece of Junk

Back in November, just days before Samsung teased its flexible display phone, Royole burst onto the scene with the Flexpai, the world’s first bendy phone. Sadly, demos were held in San Francisco, and I was in New York. By the time I found out, there simply wasn’t enough time for me to get there.Thankfully, Royole…

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January 11, 2019
16 Women Who Were Brave Enough to Change the World

Studies show that women are the strong sex. They mature faster in the womb, they’re able to live longer than men in extreme conditions (epidemics, famines), they outdo guys on IQ tests... And it’s not just about statistical data. There are dozens of living examples and stories that can inspire us.Bright Side wants to show you lovely women with a strong, tempered character,…

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January 11, 2019
When—and How—Should You 'Track' Your Newborn?

We got a question last week from a reader asking us about the best apps for tracking newborn feedings and diaper changes. To which my initial response was, “Apps? I used a yellow legal pad.” But then I remembered that was eight years ago, which might as well be 50 years as far as technology…

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January 11, 2019
Twitter Knows Where You Live 

Does the entire world really need to see where you’re tweeting from? I usually don’t think about how much location data I’m sharing on Twitter, because I don’t think anybody cares about my 1) tweets and 2) where I tweet. However, a new report from Wired has made me rethink my approach. As it turns…

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January 11, 2019
Save $50 On the World's Best Noise Canceling Headphones

Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   While Sony’s top-end (and still-great) noise canceling headphones from 2017 went on sale around Black Friday, deals were conspicuously absent for the 2018 Sony WH1000XM3s, which brought a number of worthwhile improvements, and continued to put Bose to shame.Sony Continues to Drink Bose's…

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January 11, 2019
The Joshua Tree Fiasco Is Why Parks Should Be Closed During the Shutdown

Photo: GettyIn a bizarre decision on Wednesday, Joshua Tree National Park reversed course on closing its gates, despite clear evidence visitors are destroying the park’s namesake trees, illegally camping, and off-roading.The park was set to shutter temporarily on January 10, but will now tap funds normally used for regular maintenance and improving visitor facilities to…

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January 11, 2019
10 Places Where You Can Eat for Free on Your Birthday

When it comes to birthdays, we all secretly wish that the entire world would celebrate us. We can’t promise that, but your birthday might still come with some perks that you’ve never even thought of. A lot of businesses offer deals and specials for people on their birthday, essentially letting you eat for free.Bright Side has collected some of the coolest birthday deals that prove…

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January 11, 2019
Where Do You Find Jeans That Fit Your Athletic Butt? 

It’s pretty awesome to lift enough weights, or play enough hockey, that you notice more muscle in your butt and thighs. But it’s not so awesome to hulk out of your own clothes, and notice that none of the pants in stores fit you anymore. Professional hockey players often can’t wear store-bought jeans, which we…

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January 11, 2019
What to Do With All Your Stuff That Doesn't 'Spark Joy'

Screenshot: NetflixIt’s Marie Kondo’s world now, and we’re all just trying to declutter in it.After Kondo’s Netflix show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo, based on her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, debuted this month, Americans have gone tidy-crazy. Local and national news sites are reporting that thrift shops are seeing dramatic upticks in…

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January 11, 2019
What To Do When You've Been Hit By a Car

On Thursday afternoon, I was hit by a car while walking in the crosswalk, and I had no idea what to do about it.The person who hit me was turning into the lane. She should have stopped to let me pass, and the assumption that she would stop at literally any second is why I…

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January 11, 2019
Buy Two or More HEATTECH Innerwear Items From Uniqlo, Get $5 Off Each

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Clothing and Lifestyle DealsApparelChelsea Stone56 minutes agoFiled to: Kinja DealsFiled to: Kinja DealsKinja DealsDealsUniqlo DealsSaveEditEmbiggenSend to EditorsPromoteToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkBuy 2 or more HEATTECH pieces,…

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January 11, 2019
A pizzaiolo explains his 4 rules of pizza toppings

Graphic: Karl GustafsonThe vast majority of us eat pizza, and we all have preferred toppings we stick to as strongly as we do to our favorite sports teams or beloved Sopranos episodes. Personally, I gravitate toward pepperoni and mushroom. No anchovies, please.But, am I just a creature of pizza habit, stuck in the mud after…

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January 11, 2019
Organize Your Schedule by Mental State, Not by Project

If you’re struggling to get your stuff done, and finding yourself alternately antsy, distracted, and tired, then try out this alternate approach to scheduling. Writer and podcaster David Kadavy organizes his tasks based on their mental load, separating high-level creative tasks like idea generation from less taxing ones like research, and more mundane ones like…

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January 11, 2019
The Best Podcast Apps on iPhone Are Way Better Than Apple's Default App

It’s time to upgrade from the Apple Podcasts app.I get it. Apple’s default podcast app is easy. It’s preinstalled, it’s free, and it gets the job done. But if you stick with what’s easy, you’re not only letting Dumbledore down, you’re missing out on some amazing apps.I tested eight of the most popular podcast apps…

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January 11, 2019
Gallop Into the Weekend on a Dirty Horse

Photo: Claire LowerHappy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. You guys remember my BBF, horseradish vodka, right? (You should, twas only yesterday this was released unto the world.) Well, in a move you probably saw coming, we are using her to make…

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January 11, 2019
Friday's Best Deals: Roku, Dyson Air Purifier, Fishing Gear, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   The best noise-cancelling headphones, a sitewide Converse sale, and a simplehuman trash can, lead off Friday’s best deals.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook, or sign up for our newsletter to never miss a deal.BEST TECH DEALSIf you’ve been…

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January 11, 2019
6 Ways Posting Your Kids’ Photos Can Put Them At Risk

Research has shown that an average mom or dad posts nearly 300 pictures of their child every year. The number of kids’ photos shared increases every year, and it’s quite possible that by the time today’s infants start school, they’ll have somewhere around 1500 pictures of them on the net. Documenting and posting every precious moment of our children’s lives is a trend followed by thousands…

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January 11, 2019
You Should Probably Replace Your Surge Protector, and This USB-Equipped Anker Is On Sale

Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   Anker makes a surge protectors now, which is...incredibly logical. Their newest, largest model is down to $28 today when you clip the $2 on-page coupon and use code ANKERPS2, and includes 12 AC outlets and three USB ports, plus a flat, swiveling plug…

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January 11, 2019
How to Grab a Quick $40 if You Bought a Lenovo Laptop in 2014 or 2015

Remember the Lenovo Yoga2? It may have been stealing your personal data.Photo: LenovoIt’s time for everybody’s favorite legal news, folks—class-action settlement time! If you purchased a new non-ThinkPad Lenovo laptop between September 1, 2014 and February 28, 2015, there’s a good chance you are eligible to claim at least $40 as a make-good for the…

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January 11, 2019
Why Won't Car Dealers Respond to Emails?

Photo: APAs Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we will discuss the lack of email communication from dealers, super cheap AMGs, and the downsides of low profile tires.First up: Why are so…

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January 11, 2019
To Clip Baby's Nails, Strap Them in a Carrier

If you struggle to clip your toddler’s nails, you’re not alone. It’s a necessary, frequent task, dreaded by many parents. We first failed so miserably at keeping our infant daughter’s sharp little claws under control that I showed up at her one-month check-up with clippers in hand and begged the nurse and pediatrician to help…

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January 11, 2019
The Grapevine R.

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January 11, 2019
What to Do When You're Jumping Rope

Joining us for the jump rope fitness challenge? You might be wondering what exactly you can do with your rope, besides just jumping over it and counting how far you can get before you get tangled up. That’s a start!January's Fitness Challenge Is: Jump RopeWhen we asked what you liked from last year’s fitness challenges,…

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January 11, 2019
17 Weight Loss Recipes That Are Incredibly Nutritious and Super Delicious

Fitness is not limited to workouts. In fact, your workout is just the beginning. Proper nutrition and supplementation are key components for a well-rounded fitness plan.This article not only provides healthy nutritional alternatives, but tips on which foods are best before and after a workout.Before your workout, your body needs calories. Not just any old…

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January 11, 2019
15 Sweet Before and After Pics of Animals Who’ve Grown Up Together

Childhood pictures recreated by grown-up siblings in funny ways are very popular on the internet, and you’ve probably seen quite a few of them. Surprisingly enough, just like us humans, “siblings” from the animal world can boast of their own childhood vs adult pics, and they’re just as adorable.Here at Bright Side we’ve picked these cute collages for you showing how animals who live together…

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January 11, 2019
Ask Yourself These Questions About Your Retirement Income

Image: rawpixel.com from PexelsHow much money you need in retirement depends on a host of variables beyond how much professionals suggest you save each year. Each person will need a different nest egg, depending on the priorities, lifestyle and other assets.If you don’t have a goal in mind yet about how much money you’ll need…

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January 11, 2019
Why Does My Fiancé See Ads for Things I've Shopped For?

In this week’s tech-advice column at Lifehacker, I’m tackling the internet’s greatest annoyance. Not screaming YouTube influencers or people who are better than you at Fortnite—I’m talking about targeted ads. A Lifehacker reader wonders if everything he does is tracked and advertised back to him—or to his loved ones. I’ll let John explain:Lately I’ve been…

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January 11, 2019
Save $40 On simplehuman's Ultimate Kitchen Trash Can

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   Simplehuman makes our readers’ favorite trash cans, and some of…

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January 11, 2019
Jezebel Well, Here Are Some Dirty Texts Allegedly From Jeff Bezos to Lauren Sanchez... | The Root Ho

Jezebel Well, Here Are Some Dirty Texts Allegedly From Jeff Bezos to Lauren Sanchez... | The Root Ho

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January 11, 2019
A Father Booked 6 Flights to Be With His Daughter on Christmas

When Hal Vaughan, from Ohio, learned that his flight attendant daughter, Pierce, was going to work on Christmas, he decided to join her on every flight so they could spend the holiday together. The world would never have known this heartwarming story if a passenger seated next to Hal on one of the flights wouldn’t have shared it on his Facebook account.Here at Bright Side we were touched by this warm…

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January 11, 2019
First 2019 Challenge Has Appeared. It’s All Because Adele Decided to End Her Career

At the end of 2018, singer Adele announced that she would leave the stage. She said she would not do any more live concerts. The reason was simple: Adele admitted that the live shows just don’t bring her any joy and she wants to dive into raising her 6-year-old son. This news shocked her fans and turned into a sad,…

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January 11, 2019
A Wildlife Photographer Found a Unique Way to Show Animal’s Personalities, and It’s Enchanting

Wildlife biologist and zoologist, Mogens Trolle, has been traveling around the world studying the fauna on all 7 continents. He has published several books about wildlife mammals that have contributed greatly to getting to know the unexplored areas of the world. Apart from his main occupation, Mogens has been photographing wild animals on all of his trips for the past 22 years. His main…

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January 11, 2019
19 Places on Earth That Look So Out-of-This-World, It’s Hard to Believe They Really Exist

Our planet has had millions of years to create its masterpieces, and it seems that it worked pretty hard. The Earth is rich with magnificent places — completely natural or ’improved’ by humans, they fascinate us and make us eager to travel and see everything ourselves. Our world is wonderful, and we want to share with you a few of the million reasons why.Here at Bright Side we’ve collected pictures of places…

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January 11, 2019
20+ Animals Who Are Having a Rough Day

Whenever you start complaining about having a tough day, just remember that animals can have difficult days too. They might get stuck in furniture, get snowed under a pile of socks, or simply feel a little under the weatherWe at Bright Side love animals tremendously and have collected a set of funny photos for you that will show you some clumsy and awkward animals that…

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January 10, 2019
What Do I Do With My Smelly Gym Clothes In Between Laundry Days?

SqualorJolie Kerr is a cleaning expert and advice columnist. She’ll be here every week helping to answer your filthiest questions. Are you dirty? [Email her.](mailto:[email protected])  I have a problem — I’m dependent on going to the laundromat to wash my gym clothes so I can’t wash them right away. How do I handle a build up…

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January 10, 2019
You Can Download and Play a Free Version of Cult-Favorite Horror Game, 'P.T.'

P.T. is one of the strangest video games to have ever been created, not simply because it was an excellent short-form horror/puzzle game on PlayStation 4, but because the original game has been virtually scrubbed from the internet and has been unavailable to download for years.Despite this, P.T. has garnered a cult following, and independent…

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January 10, 2019
Make Crazy Potent Horseradish Vodka in Your Blender

Photo: Claire LowerHorseradish vodka is a sneaky beast (assuming you like horseradish). The bite and burn of the horseradish obscures the bite and burn of the alcohol, meaning your brain does not really comprehend how much you are drinking. It is dangerous, and it is one of my favorite things.Make Quick, Vibrant Infusions by Blending…

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January 10, 2019
Southwest Just Launched One of the Best Credit Card Bonuses Ever: 30,000 Points + Companion Pass For 2019

Southwest’s lineup of consumer credit cards already offered some of the most lucrative sign-up bonuses in the low-to-midrange travel credit card space, but their new limited time promotion might just be the best welcome offer we’ve ever seen. From any credit card. With any annual fee. Seriously.A Southwest Credit Card Is a Lucrative Sidekick to…

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January 10, 2019
19 Phenomenal Things That Can Only Be Found in Iceland

Iceland is an island that can be found in the northern part of the Atlantic ocean. Though the name of the country means the land of ice, in reality the nature there is diverse and magical. But Iceland deserves people’s love not just because of its natural beauty. There are pretty grass roof houses, funny policemen, and cute traffic lights as well.Bright Side put together a list…

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January 10, 2019
How to Get the January Android Security Update Right Now

Google’s monthly Android Pie security update for January 2019 is available now. As with previous updates, it fixes numerous potential security shortcomings in the Android OS that could be exploited by hackers and malicious programs. While these fixes apply to all Android Pie devices, the January update also has Pixel 3 and 3 XL-specific fixes,…

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January 10, 2019
Check Your Favorite Website's Status Page if You Can't Connect

A typical part of morning routine—right after the “really?” side-eye I toss at my smartphone alarm—is checking to see what’s new and good on a few subreddits I care about. Imagine my surprise this morning when Reddit started shooting out various error messages whenever I tried to pull up the site.While you might be tempted…

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January 10, 2019
Do You Share Too Much About Your Kids Online?

As parents, we do a lot of hand-wringing over how our children will handle social media as they enter their tween and teen years. This sort of stuff wasn’t around when we were their age, we lament. They aren’t mature enough to handle the responsibility, they can’t yet understand the longterm ramifications of what they…

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January 10, 2019
How Charles and Ray Eames Brought Modern Design Into Every Aspect of Their Lives

If you think of iconic design couple Charles and Ray Eames as “the chair people,” you’d be technically correct, but missing out on all the other innovations they created during their lives. With backgrounds in architecture and art, the couple devised new ways to work with wood (and built materials for the army before making…

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January 10, 2019
Cut the Cord With This Deeply Discounted Dyson V7 Vacuum

Dyson V7 Cord Free Vacuum | $240 | Amazon | Clip the 5% off couponPhoto: AmazonBest Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   The Dyson V7 cordless vacuum is ideal for cleaning rugs, hardwood floors, car seats, ceilings, shelves...pretty much anything really, and you can get…

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January 10, 2019
Should You Update Your Income With Your Credit Card Issuer?

Image: Lukas from PexelsIf you have a credit card you’ve likely received a number of emails and mailers—or been prompted when you log in to your account online—asking you to update your salary information on an annual basis. It might seem intrusive, but issuers ask because the Credit Card Act of 2009 requires them to…

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January 10, 2019
I Want Exotic Car Looks But I Don't Have Exotic Car Money! What Car Should I Buy?

Photo: Raphael OrloveWhat Car Should You BuyThe experts at Jalopnik answer your car-buying questions.  Chip is looking for a secondary car to complement his Audi A6. He has had dreams of owning something with beauty and speed, but the choices can be difficult within only about $35,000 to spend. What car should he buy?(Welcome back to…

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January 10, 2019
People Are Sharing Moments That Made Them Completely Lose It

Sometimes life throws us curveballs that take us by surprise. These moments can make us want to rip our hair out but they often make for the best stories. If something crazy happens to you, don’t lose the moment, pull out your camera!We at Bright Side gathered 17 pictures that capture hilarious incidents that would test anyone’s sanity. 1. “I thought I’d give my coworkers a nice surprise.”…

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January 10, 2019
Why You Should Treat Your Email Like Another Social Media Feed

If you have a public-facing email address, wading through the unrelated PR pitches in your inbox can be a full-time job in itself. There aren’t enough hours in the day to keep up with every message you receive, so stop beating yourself up for falling behind and embrace the chaos instead. How to Find or…

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January 10, 2019
Is Marie Kondo Wrong About Books?

Tidying Up with Marie KondoScreenshot: NetflixThere’s been a lot of backlash to Marie Kondo’s attitude toward books, thanks to her new Netflix show. In her book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, she encourages readers to get rid of all their unread books. She says that she personally only owns 30 titles. Her critics say…

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January 10, 2019
Make Flaky Finishing Salt in Your Slow Cooker or Instant Pot

Photo: Claire LowerAs of two minutes ago, I have 17 different types of salt in my kitchen, including a Jacobsen sampler (which I am methodically working my way through) and a packet of THC-infused stuff (which I have not tried). I love all of my salty sons dearly, but the Diamond Crystal Kosher and flaky…

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January 10, 2019
Save on a Few Games for Your Switch and 3DS With This Amazon Sale

Best Gaming DealsThe best deals on games, consoles, and gaming accessories from around the web, updated daily.   Update: Last day of this sale! Shep bought Splatoon for $42 and hasn’t shown up for work since. At this point, you’re probably super tired of Super Smash Bros Ultimate, right? Well, good news! Amazon is marking down…

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January 10, 2019
How to Listen Like a Hostage Negotiator

A hostage negotiation is often a literal matter of life and death, so the experts trained to handle them really know how to listen. While it’s unlikely you’ll ever need to convince someone to come out with their hands up, there are times when we need to push ourselves to be better listeners, which is…

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January 10, 2019
There Is No 'Fat Burning Zone' 

All of the cardio machines are lying to you. There’s probably some workout on the elliptical that promises to keep you in the “fat burning zone,” and a chart on the treadmill informing you that the zone exists when your heart is beating at a certain rate. Forget it. The fat burning zone is a…

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January 10, 2019
Thursday's Best Deals: Hydro Flask, Hanging Rack, HyperX Headset, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   A computer sound bar, LED headlamp, and AeroGarden lead off Thursday’s best deals.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook, or sign up for our newsletter to never miss a deal.BEST TECH DEALSYou probably don’t need a big, honking 15"…

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January 10, 2019
A Photographer Travels the World to Take Photos of the Most Isolated Tribes, and They’re Nothing Like You’d Imagine

We often underestimate just how vast and beautiful the world really is. There are tribes and communities of people, with their own unique and shared traditions, in countries and regions that you might have never heard of. British photojournalist, Jimmy Nelson, shares stories of some of the world’s most isolated tribes through photography. He also helps to finance projects around the world that give…

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January 10, 2019
Replace These Words in Your Writing

Screenshot: Act III CommunicationsWriting is hard, and weird, and in the scheme of human existence pretty new. We’ve been talking for maybe half a million years, writing for just about 5,000. So sometimes we write stuff that we’d never say aloud. We use a complicated or “smart-sounding” word when a simpler word would work better.…

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January 10, 2019
You--Yes, You--Can Grow Your Own Herbs and Vegetables With This Discounted AeroGarden

Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   Everyone likes the idea of growing their own vegetables and cooking delicious garden-to-table meals, like something out of a magazine. But not all of us have the space for a backyard garden, let alone the correct climate, or…

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January 10, 2019
The Art of Building Relationships You Need to Succeed in Your Career

We’ve all experienced those situations where something is said that feels out of turn and borders on being offensive. The derogatory comments, aggressive taunts, hurtful judgments and criticisms can stun us like a deer in the headlights. That split-second we could be assertive and stand up for ourselves passes all too quickly, and we kick…

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January 10, 2019
Cooking with canned crab taught me a nifty new pasta trick

Photo: Kevin PangOne night, I was jonesing hard for any sort of seafood pasta. Clam linguine, shrimp fra diavolo, mentaiko spaghetti—if it lived in the sea, it could nestle in my bowl of noodles. So the idea of crab plus angel hair sounded exceptionally delicious on a cold winter’s night.There was only one problem.I wasn’t…

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January 10, 2019
20 Animal Twins From Different Species That Made Us Go “Aww”

There’s a theory that everyone has a twin somewhere in the world, and some of them have already found each other. And it seems that there are no rules — they can be of different ages, live in different places, and they can even be of different species, when it comes to animals. And although it seems almost impossible, we still keep asking ourselves, “Are they real twins?” No, they’re not —…

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January 10, 2019
What to Do If You're Missing Paychecks While the Government Is Shut Down

Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty ImagesSome of the 800,000 federal workers affected by the shutdown of federal government, now going on its 19th day, have launched crowdfunding campaigns to cover basic expenses, Quartz reports.President Trump is demanding $5 billion for a wall (or...some metal slats?) along the Southern U.S. border, which Democrats are refusing to sign off…

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January 10, 2019
Deadspin The Bucks Just Provided The League With A Blueprint On Stopping James Harden And The Rocket

Deadspin The Bucks Just Provided The League With A Blueprint On Stopping James Harden And The Rocket

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January 10, 2019
Make Shopping Fun Again With Any.do's 'Smart Grocery List'

Photo: ElasticComputeFarm (Pixabay)iOS: There are so many task management apps out there that picking the perfect one for you is a task in itself—one you’ll likely want to track on a to-do list or, honestly, a huge spreadsheet. However, if you’re the one always stuck buying the groceries in your household, a brand-new feature you’ll…

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January 10, 2019
The Best San Diego Travel Tips From Our Readers

Hack Your CityEach Monday we ask you for your best tips on a city: driving tips, restaurant recs, things to do, and any other advice for visitors and locals. Then on Thursday, we present the best comments. We’re working our way around the U.S. and around the globe.  Over 150 Lifehacker readers left tips this week…

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January 10, 2019
21 Misleading Shots That Will Trick Your Eyes

There are so many weird things that appear all around us and for many of these things, nobody has a reasonably good explanation as to why they’re here. Basically, our reaction to them is to first rub our eyes and look again. This either clears up the misunderstanding or we keep on being confused.Bright Side searched and collected 21 images that will definitely keep your eyes and brain confused…

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January 10, 2019
Try Out a (Part-Time) Standing Desk In 2019 With This Discounted Riser

Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   So you want to try a standing desk in 2019, but you’re not ready to commit to it for eight hours a day...what do you do? You buy a discounted monitor riser, and sit or stand whenever you…

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January 10, 2019
13 Smart Ideas to Make a Small Kitchen Feel Bigger

Many apartments have small kitchens. Most of the time, the rooms where we cook are not big enough so we have to improvise.Bright Side has collected some ideas from designers on organizing the space of a small apartment and getting the most out of it. 1. Built-in appliancesYou can make all of your appliances built-in: a fridge, a microwave oven, and a dishwasher. The appliances can be hidden behind…

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January 10, 2019
10 Mistakes Most Parents Regret Making

All parents want their children to have the best lives possible. Many of them work in order to be able to buy new toys for them, others are strict because they want their children to be disciplined and goal-oriented, others give their children a choice and teach them to make decisions on their own. Every family has its own ways of upbringing, but there is one thing that…

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January 10, 2019
10 Celebs and Their Stunt Doubles That Look So Similar, They’re Almost Twins

It surely requires a lot of work for actors to make all their movements flawless and emotions genuine, so viewers can enjoy the final product. But not everything can be done by the actors themselves during the filming process. Some things are too dangerous and require special skills. In this case stunt doubles come to the rescue! These gorgeous people not only have similar…

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January 10, 2019
12 Online Shopping Hacks That Can Save Your Money

Shopping online is almost everyone’s guilty pleasure. However, a lot of times we end up buying stuff that we either do not need or wasn’t the right price. With plenty of options to browse through, it can be exhausting to find what you wanted without burning a hole in your pocket! However, before you buy anything new online, it’s time we introduce you to some cool tips to ace your online shopping regime.Bright…

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January 9, 2019
The Five Best Work Keyboards, According to Our Readers

On Monday, we asked you to nominate your choice for the very best work keyboard, and now, you get to vote on the top 5 nominees. Of course, the comments section is open and ready for debate, and we can’t wait to hear your arguments for and against the five contenders.What's The Best Work Keyboard?Recently,…

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January 9, 2019
25+ Animals Who Imitate Humans So Well, They Should Have IDs

It’s a well-known thing that pets resemble their owners — we can see it walking on the street, visiting friends, or just taking a selfie with our loved ones. Recently this fact has even been scientifically proven!We at Bright Side have compiled a selection for you of real animal “mini-mes.” Some of them even seem to look more human than actual humans! 1. This husky is a master of mimicry: 2.…

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January 9, 2019
Glaze Roasted Meats With Mustard and Jam

Photo: Claire LowerThere are so many good jams, jellies, and preserved fruit spreads in this world, it can be easy to accumulate quite a collection. (At any given time, I have three to five Bonne Maman jars in my fridge.) Though these fruity beauties are perfect on nothing more than good bread, they can also…

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January 9, 2019
The Free Self-Care You Should Be Doing Right Now 

Let’s talk about how to take care of yourself. Not the “self-care” that companies use as an excuse to get you to buy their shit, but how to cover the basic needs of your body and mind. Feed yourself good food so you don’t crave junk food so muchWe all have a food we probably…

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January 9, 2019
How to Prevent Market Dips From Tanking Your Retirement

For those with decades until retirement, the market’s swings are just a part of the investing process. As long as your asset allocation is in line with your risk tolerance, you can more or less sit back, ignore daily movements and turn off CNN when things get rocky. But for new retirees and those just…

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January 9, 2019
This Is Not a Drill...It's a $7 Ratcheting Screwdriver

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   Low profile ratcheting screwdrivers are vital for turning screws in…

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January 9, 2019
19 People Whose Eyes Are So Beautiful We Could Drown in Them

Human eyes are a beautiful and mysterious mirror to the soul. They are the first things you notice when you meet somebody. They basically reveal the world to us. The “magic” of melanin in our eyes dictates what color eyes we have and some of us have 2 different eye colors. They can even make you feel like you are drowning inside them.Bright…

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January 9, 2019
How to Know When Your Gut Instinct Is Reliable

Sometimes you get an overwhelming feeling that you just know something about a person or a situation; this is called intuition, and it’s often wrong.There is a lot of debate over whether or not we can trust our gut instinct about other people; some people think that we know everything we need to know about…

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January 9, 2019
Apple's Latest (Non-Pro) iPad Is Back On Sale, Starting at $280

Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   Unless you really need the iPad Pro (and you almost definitely do not), the standard, vanilla 2018 iPad is a terrific tablet for both consuming and creating media. It even works with the Apple Pencil, the first non-Pro iPad to do so.The New…

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January 9, 2019
When to Let Your Child Quit a Musical Instrument

Photo: Uriel Sinai (Getty Images)For many parents, the following scenario is painfully familiar: Child becomes interested in a particular instrument after witnessing a performance on said instrument. Child begs for one of their very own. Also begs for lessons. Promises they will practice “every day.” Three months and several hundred dollars later, every practice session…

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January 9, 2019
So You Automated Your Coworkers Out of a Job

During his first day on the job at a small 3D-modelling company, Griffith noticed that his new colleagues’ workstations were hopelessly out of date. So he took the initiative to suggest some automation upgrades to the higher-ups, who concurred. Two years later, 20 employees—some of them good friends—were out of work.“I feel bad because I…

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January 9, 2019
Find Small Items With Your Vacuum and a Pair of Tights

For some reason, the tiny things we drop on the ground are never the ones we could stand to lose. Nope, it’s always the back to a favorite pair of earrings, your wedding band, or a pill you can’t afford to miss a dose of. The next time this happens, don’t panic—just grab some hosiery…

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January 9, 2019
20+ Photos That Are Too Good Not to Share

The new year has finally come and many countries have already celebrated Christmas. The festive mood of the season makes us hope for the best and look for the good and the beauty around us. Even if you don’t feel cheerful for some reason, have a look at these pictures filled with kindness and joy. Chances are it will make you smile…

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January 9, 2019
Take All of Your Sick Days

Screenshot: Paramount PicturesIt’s flu and cold season, and that means some of you will be showing up to work coughing and sneezing. If your workplace doesn’t give you adequate paid sick days, that is awful and we feel for you. If it does, then you owe it to all of us to take them—especially the…

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January 9, 2019
Upgrade and Save On Anker's Ultra-Durable PowerLine II Lightning and USB-C Cables

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   With TPE shells, reinforced wiring, and large, durable collars, Anker’s PowerLine II charging cables are…

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January 9, 2019
Check Out These Essential Apps for Editing Photos on Your Phone

“It’s probably the most fun time to be a photographer...in the history of photography.”If you want to graduate beyond stock Instagram filters, Photographer Tyson Wheatley has a few recommendations for apps to edit photos on your phone.Before he posts any images to his 600k+ followers, Tyson treats them with:VSCO: For film-style filters, adjusting exposure, contrast,…

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January 9, 2019
Capers Fried in Duck Fat Are Your New Favorite Topping

Photo: Claire LowerCrunchy, salty things can improve almost any situation. The other evening, I was enjoying a fancy beverage at a fancy cocktail bar like a fancy lady, thinking about what a nice evening I was having, when the bartender set down a little ramekin of popped sorghum and fried capers, elevating the moment even…

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January 9, 2019
9 Psychological Tricks You Can Start Using Right Now

There are some difficult life problems that we wish we had special magical buttons to help solve. Unfortunately, there is no such thing. But some psychological tricks can help you deal with difficulties, fix your relationships with other people, and find peace of mind. Bright Side has found the secrets that you can start using in your everyday life right after reading…

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January 9, 2019
How to Be Part of the Decline in Cancer Death Rates

Death rates from cancer are down by 27 percent over the last 25 years, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society. Smoking is a big part of that (lung cancer deaths are way down), and treatments have gotten better over the decades.There are many types of cancer, and the big picture is…

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January 9, 2019
Here's Exactly Why You Should Stop Apologizing So Much

When you make a mistake, admitting it and making amends is generally the best course of action—but sometimes it’s not really your responsibility.Some people may not even realize that they’re taking responsibility for stuff, but consider how often you apologize when someone else bumps into you, or say, “I’m sorry,” in response to somebody’s complaint…

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January 9, 2019
Dealing With Anxious Attachment: Advice from a Relationship Therapist

People always say, “Relationships are difficult.” To which I reply, “No they aren’t.”Most people would think I’m crazy to think that relationships aren’t difficult. But you know why I say that? Because relationships aren’t inherently difficult. It’s the people in the relationships that make them difficult.For example, a few years ago, I had an awesome…

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January 9, 2019
What to Do If You Think You're Having a Stroke

First, if you’re Googling this now because you think you or someone you are with might be having a stroke, CALL 911 RIGHT NOW AND TELL THE OPERATOR TO SEND AN AMBULANCE. TELL THE OPERATOR YOU THINK YOU ARE HAVING A STROKE. Do it now. Do not wait. Do not read on.For those of you…

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January 9, 2019
Wednesday's Best Deals: Dongles, Dremels, Dutch Ovens, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   A vitamin and supplement Gold Box, a $79 weight bench, and Fossil’s Semi-Annual Sale lead off Wednesday’s best deals.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook, or sign up for our newsletter to never miss a deal.BEST TECH DEALSAnker’s audio…

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January 9, 2019
Do a Medication Checkup With Your Doctor or Pharmacist

Image: rawpixel on UnsplashIf you take multiple prescriptions, or have started using an oner-the-counter medication or supplement, it’s probably time to check in with your doctor.Dr. Suzanne Salamon, an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, tells Harvard Health that medication checkups should be performed annually and after a hospitalization (this is particularly important for elderly…

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January 9, 2019
Splinter Finally, Someone Who Gets It | The A.V.

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January 9, 2019
How to Be Assertive and Stand up for Yourself the Smart Way

We’ve all experienced those situations where something is said that feels out of turn and borders on being offensive. The derogatory comments, aggressive taunts, hurtful judgments and criticisms can stun us like a deer in the headlights. That split-second we could be assertive and stand up for ourselves passes all too quickly, and we kick…

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January 9, 2019
If You See a Kid Do Something Nice, Tell Their Parent

You know that feeling you get when the teacher waves you over for a quick chat at school pick-up? Or when another parent stops you on your way to the car and says, “Hey, I thought you should know...” Or when a neighbor calls out your name as you head up to the front door…

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January 9, 2019
Lodge's $27 Combo Cooker Is Two Pieces of Cookware In One

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   You love Lodge’s cast iron skillets, but have you tried…

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January 9, 2019
16 Creative People Who Were Born to Be Problem-Solvers

There is an ingenious inventor hiding in everyone and sometimes this talent comes out in the most eccentric way. This is usually when the craziest ideas turn into reality and you’ll probably want to adopt some of them.We at Bright Side are huge supporters of self-expression in any form and that’s why we want to offer you a chance to look at the inventions of several really witty people. 1. Something all…

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January 9, 2019
How to Block Tracking Cookies with Firefox Focus

Screenshot: David Murphy (Firefox Focus)iOS/Android: If you care more about data privacy than anything else, you should check out Firefox Focus for iOS or Android. This privacy-themed mobile browser gives you considerable control over the data your browsing sessions share with the websites you visit. Best of all, most of its anti-tracking features are enabled…

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January 9, 2019
I'm CollegeHumor's Sam Reich, and This Is How I Work

How I WorkThe How I Work series asks heroes, experts, and flat-out productive people to share their shortcuts, workspaces, routines, and more. Have someone you want to see featured, or questions you think we should ask? [Email Nick](mailto:[email protected]).  CollegeHumor videos have set the standard for high-budget internet videos since the mid-2000s, making fun of stuff like…

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January 9, 2019
Save on Vitamins, Probiotics, Protein, Melatonin, and More With Amazon's Big Supplement Sale

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Continuing the New Year’s bonanza of supplement deals, Amazon is marking down a bunch of supplements from numerous brands, including Vitamin Code, Natrol, Garden of Life, Optimum…

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January 9, 2019
Ask The Salty Waitress: I drunkenly under-tipped my server. How do I fix it?

Photo: Steve Debenport (iStock), Graphic: Nicole AntonuccioThe Salty WaitressSalty Waitress is The Takeout’s advice column from a real-life waitress that will teach you how not to behave like a garbage person while dining out—and maybe in real life.  Dear Salty: My wife and I and another couple recently completed our annual Christmas tradition of going to…

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January 9, 2019
I’ve Been Living in the USA for 5 Years and Here Are Things I Still Can’t Get Used To

My name is Karina and I’ve been living in the USA for almost 5 years. For some people, it might be a long time, for others — a short one. I have lived the biggest part of my life in Saint Petersburg, Russia. We came to the USA because my husband, an engineer, was transferred to work in Seattle. Of course, it wasn’t until I moved that I realized that the USA is a country that has people with different…

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January 9, 2019
A Brazilian Artist Draws Portraits of Curvy Women to Challenge Beauty Standards, and It’s a Reminder We Needed

The beauty of skinny women has been popularized in modern artwork for a long time. However, little by little, this tendency is fading away and Eduardo Santos, a freelance illustrator from Brazil, helps our society adapt to these changes. To promote diversity and awaken self-acceptance in curvy ladies, he has created his own plus-size world in which all women are beautiful in their own unique way.We at Bright Side…

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January 9, 2019
9 Things That Came to Us Straight From the Future

We bet it was many times that you watched a movie and thought, “I wish we had something like that already.” Well, the thing is, some of this stuff already exists, and after reading this article you will believe that the future is already upon us.We at Bright Side did a bit of research and found some devices and technologies so amazing that we just had to share them with you.…

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January 9, 2019
10 Ways to Stay Comfortable During a Long Flight

Long flights in economy class can sometimes be really tough — you have to stay seated for a long time, your usual sleep schedule gets ruined, and your flight attendants decide for you what and when you’re going to eat. However, if you’re thoroughly prepared, all of these little inconveniences won’t make you feel exhausted even after a long-haul flight from one corner of the…

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January 9, 2019
Scientists Advise What We Need to Do to Make the Lymphatic System Work Just Fine

When your lymphatic system is clogged, it can lead to many diseases. The body starts trying to remove all the toxins and you may feel headaches, bloating, and cold extremities. In this case, you can help your body and take some action to detoxify the system, thus improving your overall health.Bright Side decided to study this topic and find ways that will…

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January 9, 2019
30+ Photos That Prove Alpacas Are the Perfect Cure for a Bad Day

They’re cousins with camels but they’re much smaller, fluffier, and more photogenic than that side of the family. Alpacas, which are native to Peru, were considered Mother Earth’s (Pachamama) gift to the Incas but they’re certainly a gift to all of us. Just take a look at their smiles, big eyes, statement hairstyles, and attitude, you’ll be convinced they can give you the gift…

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January 9, 2019
20 Instagram Guys Who Totally Nailed It

Although the majority of Instagram users are women, men try their best on social media too. To keep up with modern trends, guys even created their own one — the Bros Being Basic Instagram account includes a lot of shots where hot and handsome men are doing things that girls usually do.Bright Side gathered 20 of the most hilarious photos taken by creative guys who turned…

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January 9, 2019
21 Hilarious Photos That Prove Kids Are Total Savages

Kids can be cute, but when no adults are around (and even sometimes when they are) they let their mischievous side come to life. They transform into unknown creatures and wake us up with a horse inside our room or with a mess in the kitchen.Bright Side has gathered these stories of kids in trouble-mode to show you what they’re capable of. 1. “Daughter’s first camping trip. This…

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January 9, 2019
22 People Whose Year Didn’t End as Planned

If you’re struggling and you’re looking for something to put a smile on your face or to find some comfort in, we assure you that there are others having a way worse day than you. Get a bag of popcorn and scroll down to find a way to carry on thinking that you didn’t suffer this kind of awful fate.At Bright Side, we’ve gathered 22 times when people tried their best only to find…

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January 9, 2019
Roasting Is the Key to a Better Shrimp Cocktail

Photo: Claire LowerI can’t think of a shrimp dish I don’t enjoy, but the rate with which I inhale a shrimp cocktail is alarming. There are only two components to the dish—shrimp and sauce—so making a good shrimp cocktail is all about maximizing the flavor in each. To do this, you’ll need to do a…

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January 9, 2019
Level Up Your Living Space With Wayfair's Semi-Annual Bed & Bath Sale

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   You probably spend a good amount of time in your…

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January 9, 2019
This Might Be the Dumbest Thing I’ve Ever Heard a Car Dealer Say

Image: APOver the course of a year, I probably speak with a few thousand car dealers. And the truth is a lot of them are fine, but some of them will say things that are either flat out false, misinformed or are blatant lies. This whopper, regarding paying off loans early, may be an example…

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January 9, 2019
10 Precious Life Hacks That Can Help You Spend Less on Fuel

Spending less on fuel is something that we all need. An average US family spends about $2,000 per year on fuel and motor oil. It turns out there are quite a few simple tricks, apart from driving less, that will help you save money on fuel and improve your car mileage.Here at Bright Side we’ve collected a few useful tricks that will help you improve your…

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January 9, 2019
What Are Bone Conduction Headphones?

Nothing gets me through a workout like cranking up some bangers. And while in-ear headphones can create head-thumping bass by sealing your ears off from the world, they also isolate you from the sound of cars, bikes, and other people, which can be dangerous.Bone conduction may not be the most popular headphone technology, but it’s…

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January 9, 2019
The Vive Pro Eye Is the Next Big Step for VR

Photo: Sam Rutherford (Gizmodo)While Facebook and Oculus are out there going after regular folk with the Oculus Go and the upcoming Oculus Quest, HTC Vive seems to be headed the opposite direction by attempting to push VR experiences even further with new Vive Pro Eye.Based on the current Vive Pro, the Vive Pro Eye goes…

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January 8, 2019
Cottage Cheese Is the Best No-Cook Breakfast

Photo: Claire LowerI love to start my day with curds and whey; they’re filling, neutral enough to pair deliciously with a variety of plant parts, and (most importantly) speedy. A bowl of cottage cheese takes the same amount of time to prepare as a bowl of cereal, but will keep you fuller for much longer.…

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January 8, 2019
Learn the Basics of Nvidia's 'G-Sync' and AMD's 'FreeSync' Monitor Technologies

Nvidia, the dominant purveyor of PC graphics cards and all things related to making games look good, recently announced plans to open up its proprietary display rendering technology, “G-Sync,” for a handful of monitors that support the other variable refresh rate technology, AMD’s FreeSync.It’s OK if none of that makes any sense. The nuances of…

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January 8, 2019
Don't Let Your New Year's Fitness Goals Die: This Resistance Band Set Is Just $13

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Still haven’t given up on those new year’s fitness goals? These resistance bands let you get a full workout with nothing but your own body and a…

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January 8, 2019
Do More Pull-Ups or Push-Ups by Spreading Them Out Throughout the Day

Do you have a simple exercise that you’d love to do more of, but you’re always struggling? Doing mini workouts throughout the day can help you finally do more reps. Think five push-ups every hour, or a pull-up every time you walk through the door where you hung your pull-up bar.The technique is often called…

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January 8, 2019
Prepare for Next Year's Holidays With a List of Regrets

Photo: The Journal Garden | Vera Bitterer (Unsplash)No matter how you spent the holidays this year, it’s unlikely that everything went to plan. Tempting as it may be, immediately repressing memories of a disastrous cross-country flight or an accidentally under-cooked turkey only sets you up to do the same thing next year. You owe it…

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January 8, 2019
8 Exercises to Ease Your Back Pain That Will Only Take 10 Minutes

Back pain affects about a half of all working Americans every year. But don’t be afraid — in most cases, this kind of pain is usually mechanical, or non-organic. This means that it’s not caused by serious health conditions and can be relieved with the help of some simple exercises.Bright Side gathered 8 of the most effective exercises that will help you say goodbye to your back pain in just…

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January 8, 2019
Make Your Own Distraction-Free Twitter Interface

Twitter, a place to feel bad about the world and yourself, is still useful for a few things. You might only follow their actual friends on it, or use it as a news aggregator, or a place to follow accounts collecting art, or music, or funny videos. But Twitter will try very hard to make…

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January 8, 2019
A Controversial Online Gambling Site is Being Promoted to Kids

A couple of popular YouTubers, whose subscribers are largely kids, are coming under criticism for partnering with and promoting a site that entices users to gamble by spending money to open a digital “mystery box.”Jake Paul (17.7 million subscribers) and Bryan “RiceGum” Le (10.7 million subscribers) both have recently promoted MysteryBrand.net, a website in which…

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January 8, 2019
Dentists Reveal 10 Simple Ways to Prevent Tooth Decay, and We’re Thankful for It

We only get 2 sets of teeth, so we have to take good care of them if we don’t want to lose them. Dentists have revealed many simple ways that can greatly improve your teeth, even preventing tooth decay. Something as simple as changing your diet can make a world of difference.Bright Side has collected tips that can save your pearly whites from tooth decay! Please, don’t miss our…

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January 8, 2019
Ask Your Student Loan Servicer to Ungroup Your Loans

Image: 💕🌸 claudia 🌸💕 on ReshotOne way to pay off your student loans faster is to, well, make extra payments. But rather than applying additional funds to interest payments only, you can request that they be applied to the principal balance. We’ve written about how to go about doing that here.Another key for this method…

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January 8, 2019
Has Your Student Loan Servicer Given You the Wrong Info About Your Loans?

Image: Charles DeLoye on UnsplashOne piece of advice Lifehacker gives in pretty much every post about student loans is to make sure you’re tracking all of your payments and double-checking that your servicer hasn’t messed up any of your information or repayment progress. It’s become so commonplace for these institutions to mess up the process…

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January 8, 2019
Buy a Couple of Sonos Play:1s, Get a $30 Amazon Gift Card

2-Pack Sonos One Speakers + $30 Amazon Gift Card | $298 | AmazonGraphic: Shep McAllisterBest Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   While the Sonos Play:1 doesn’t have the built-in Alexa or AirPlay 2 support of the newer Sonos One, it sounds just as good, and is priced $50 cheaper. And…

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January 8, 2019
Live: Ask the 'Am I Dying' Doctors if You're Dying

Photo: Marc Eisenberg/Christopher KellyWe’re live until 2pm EST! Christopher Kelly and Marc Eisenberg, cardiologists and authors of the book Am I Dying?!: A Complete Guide to Your Symptoms—and What to Do Next, are officially on call to discuss your weird and worrying symptoms, or whatever general health questions you’ve got. Post your medical queries in…

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January 8, 2019
How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

Everybody’s sleep needs are a little bit different, but most adults should be getting between 7 and 9 hours per night. So how do you find your specific number? The National Sleep Foundation says if you can fall asleep within 30 minutes of hitting the pillow, and you wake up once (or zero times) during…

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January 8, 2019
How to Opt Out of Amazon's Free Samples

It’s always fun to get free things in the mail, especially if they’re a surprise—whether a gift from a friend or loved one or a subtle encouragement from Amazon that you should try out a sponsored product.At least, that’s Amazon’s latest tactic to get you to engage with “products you might love,” according to a…

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January 8, 2019
At $13, This Is One of the Best USB Battery Pack Deals We've Ever Seen

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   At just $13 (with promo code RKK2ZO7F), it’s no surprise that this 10,000mAh battery pack…

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January 8, 2019
13 Breathtaking Skyscrapers That Amazed the World

As the remarkable feats of modern engineering come to fruition, we see astounding skyscrapers visibly materialize, standing tall. With each new construction being completed, a newer, more cutting-edge design is being made a possibility, which was otherwise unimaginable.Bright Side brings you a compilation of these incredible marvels from around the world: 1. One World Trade Center — New York, USAFormerly known as the “Freedom Tower,” it was…

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January 8, 2019
The Summer I Tried To Understand Why Sex Hurt

When I think about my sexual prime, I remember the summer in New York when I was 25, in my first relationship, and on my back screaming as my gynecologist poked around my vagina with a Q-tip.“Here?” she asked.I screamed.“Here?” she asked again.Another scream.My whole body was sweating. At one point I briefly blacked out…

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January 8, 2019
Should You Let Your Kids Curse?

Over the holidays, I played a game with my family. My three nieces were at the table, so I did my best to clean up my potty mouth. I was so proud of myself for producing “crap” and “frick” instead of The Bad Words.Apparently, that was not enough; my first-grade niece turned to me and…

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January 8, 2019
The Most Effective Way to Measure Your Team’s Productivity

The end of the year is the time when everyone tries to give you advice on how to live healthier, look better, and earn more money.It’s understandable if you find yourself lost among all the tips and opinions. Sometimes you no longer know what you truly want to achieve next year – and what’s just…

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January 8, 2019
Why Smart People Make Stupid Mistakes

Screenshot: Walt Disney PicturesAs you know, when other people make stupid mistakes, it’s because they’re fundamentally incompetent. When you make a stupid mistake, it’s because of specific circumstances, and/or because someone else is fundamentally incompetent. Adam Robinson, chess master and Princeton Review founder, has identified seven factors that make smart people act stupidly. You’ll recognize…

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January 8, 2019
Tuesday's Best Deals: Macro Keyboard, J.Crew, Contigo Travel Mugs, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   A Qi charging pad, Ninja Smart Blender, and a warm water bidet lead off Tuesday’s best deals.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook, or sign up for our newsletter to never miss a deal.BEST TECH DEALSThere’s no such thing…

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January 8, 2019
The Best Starter Apps for New Chromebook Users

Despite its browser beginnings, Chrome OS is a bonafide desktop platform, complete with snapping windows, a file system, and keyboard shortcuts. As a new Chromebook user, you can also take advantage of the vast majority of Chrome extensions, Android apps, and Linux apps. (With a bit of finagling, you can even run some 32-bit Windows…

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January 8, 2019
Let Go of These Scarcity Mindset Myths

Image: Hello I’m Nik on UnsplashMuch of the productivity conversations being had today are split into two camps: The first is comprised of people like our tech overlords, who continue to preach that waking up at 4 a.m. to spend more hours at work and fewer doing anything else will make you a genius. The…

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January 8, 2019
Lead Content Manager on YouTube Channel

← All jobs Bright Side is a media resource that’s visited by around 40 million users a month. It’s one of the largest online communities on both Facebook and YouTube. Our authors write excellent articles, our artists produce striking illustrations, and our video animators bring visual joy through their clips! We’re never standing still, we’re always developing, and we’re consistently launching new…

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January 8, 2019
9 Hacks That Will Change Your Beauty Routine for the Better

Beauty consists of many factors, but we all know that without proper care our appearance wouldn’t be so bright and stunning. We use different life hacks to look more self-confident and successful and it is not in vain. It is known that female politicians who have employed makeup artists were 30% more likely to win elections by just grooming their eyebrows and wearing certain colors.Pursuing perfection, Bright Side found…

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January 8, 2019
20 People Who Sure Know How to Make Life Fun

Boredom can push people to do amazing things. Some of them become really creative, others start playing, and someone else does truly special things. Because filling an Excel table manually, building an igloo in the backyard, or organizing a Tyrannosaurs race are not hobbies that many people have.Bright Side has collected some photos for you proving that some people just can’t sit and…

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January 8, 2019
21 Bitter Situations No One Wants to Face

There are a lot of situations in our lives that leave us feeling completely powerless. For example, when you are trying to explain to your grandmother for the 100th time how to use the TV remote, when you see how arrogant some people can be, or when you realize that you are already old.Bright Side couldn’t ignore these 21 powerless moments, that can even be felt at the…

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January 8, 2019
How to Stay Safe During a Hurricane

There are particular areas in the world called hurricane-prone areas like the coastal areas of the United States. For these areas, there’s a season when hurricanes are most likely to occur — in the U.S. it’s from June to November. The people who live there sometimes see hurricanes turn into tornadoes! But if you’re not from a hurricane-prone area, you need to know how to survive…

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January 8, 2019
A Photographer Travels to Faraway Places to Show Landscapes Very Few Have Ever Seen Before

Originally a landscape painter, photographer Benjamin Everett, known as BeJamin, explores the connection between painting and photography, creating his own photography style. He took photography to a different level and his creativity paid off: in 2018, he has won the Hasselblad Masters competition in the landscape category for his extraordinary photo art.We at Bright Side selected some very special photos to show this incredible talent. 1.…

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January 8, 2019
19 Time-Saving Cooking Hacks That Can Make You a Kitchen Hero

It’s really cool when you can cook tasty dishes. But if you cook them fast using your own tricks, it’s even more awesome.Bright Side has collected some cooking hacks that will definitely impress you. Enjoy! The easiest way to bake potatoes:Cut your potatoes in half, sprinkle a good amount of salt, and pour some olive oil. Place them on a baking sheet…

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January 8, 2019
22 Pictures That Prove Men Are Creatures From Another Planet

Men like to joke about women’s logic all the time, however, sometimes they say unbelievable things that are hard to explain! All women are left to do is laugh and learn to love and understand the other strong half of the world despite all the differences between them.Bright Side collected 22 pieces of evidence that prove men definitely came to us from Mars or from another…

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January 8, 2019
27 Pictures Proving That We Can Fall Asleep Just About Anywhere

It would be hard to find someone who has never been so tired that they could fall asleep instantly — standing or sitting, in any position, anywhere. The people from this article experienced this sleepy state and they know that when your body needs sleep at this level, nothing can stop it.Bright Side has chosen 27 of the most epic sleepers who definitely know what it means…

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January 8, 2019
24 Celebrities That Don’t Need Makeup to Portray Each Other

Some celebrities look very similar to each other. Do we explain it as coincidence, societal standards, or just because viewers love certain types of faces? We are not sure which one it is, so we’d like you to take a look at how amazingly similar some celebrities look.While making this compilation, we at Bright Side just couldn’t believe our eyes. 1. Clint Eastwood and Taron Egerton 2. Helen Hunt and…

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January 8, 2019
Deadspin It Sucks That Trevor Lawrence Can’t Play In The NFL Until 2021 | The Root Civil Rights Inst

Deadspin It Sucks That Trevor Lawrence Can’t Play In The NFL Until 2021 | The Root Civil Rights Inst

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January 8, 2019
What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of January 7, 2019

Good thing you’re busy Kondo-ing your crap this week, because the best Netflix has to offer is Solo: A Star Wars Story (Wednesday), which I’d like to get excited about, but the sheer volume of “Star Wars stories” available to me on Netflix makes the arrival of yet another a nonevent. I will probably find…

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January 8, 2019
How to Solve Any Problem Efficiently with 5 Whys (Step-By-Step Guide)

The end of the year is the time when everyone tries to give you advice on how to live healthier, look better, and earn more money.It’s understandable if you find yourself lost among all the tips and opinions. Sometimes you no longer know what you truly want to achieve next year – and what’s just…

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January 8, 2019
Stream Free Radio Stations on Windows and Mac With This App

The few times I’ve wanted to listen to the radio while I work—because I occasionally get nostalgic for commuting—I’ve found that most radio stations’ websites are terrible. It’s like they’re trying to be this weird mix of a news service, a Tumblr blog, and a grab-bag of complicated web tools for playing music and videos.…

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January 8, 2019
This $40 Bidet Includes Hot Water Support, Which Your Tush Will Appreciate This Time of Year

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.There are $20 bidets, and bidets that cost as much as a mortgage payment, but today’s deal seems to strike a great balance between the two in…

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January 8, 2019
Micro-resolutions: Learning the ideal way to chop onions, once and for all

Photo: angelsimon (iStock)Humans are not good at keeping their resolutions. We’re asking ourselves to change hardened habits, and few of us have the discipline to follow through. We here at The Takeout propose to, well, lower the bar to a manageable level: We’re dubbing it micro-resolutions. It’s not as ambitious as losing 30 pounds, earning…

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January 8, 2019
20+ People Who Bitterly Regret Those Crazy Purchases

There is nothing worse than buying something and regretting your purchase later. These mistakes can be both funny and annoying, and they can even make us cry. That’s when we end up telling ourselves, “Never again!”Bright Side learned about things that people won’t ever buy again from Reddit users. And we hope to help you avoid these purchases in your life. A cat bed"…

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January 8, 2019
18 Clever Repair Tips We Wish We Learned Sooner

We’ve collected a set of simple and unexpected tips for those who are going to start a repair this winter season. These will make the renovation process easy and less costly. For example, instant coffee can be useful in the restoration of furniture, ice can easily remove traces from a carpet, and a microphone can help to drill a hole in a wall.Experts from Bright Side have checked…

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January 8, 2019
The Grapevine R.

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January 7, 2019
How To Buy Games On A Tight Budget In 2019

Illustration: Elena Scotti (Photos: Shutterstock)Video games are expensive compared to other hobbies—but they don’t have to be! Here’s how to game on a budget.At first, it can appear difficult to get games on the cheap. If you’re into television, you can subscribe to a service like Netflix for the price of two big-budget games per…

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January 7, 2019
What's The Best Work Keyboard?

Photo: AmazonRecently, we asked you about your work mouse recommendations. So, it seems only natural we follow up with the keyboard. You all have opinions, I’m sure. Put those fingers to good use and let us know your favorite.The Three Best Work Mice, According to Our ReadersOn Monday, we asked you to nominate your choice…

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January 7, 2019
You Can Bring a Puppy on These Airlines 

If you have a new puppy and are thinking about taking a trip that involves an airplane, you might also want to start looking into pet sitters. Airlines have started banning young puppies on flights. The latest to make the change: United. As of Monday, United will no longer allow pets younger than four months…

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January 7, 2019
Don't Assume Essential Oils Are Safe for Skin

Essential oils may be natural, but that doesn’t mean they’re always healthy or good for you. They’re extremely concentrated versions of chemicals that plants make for various reasons: some to attract pollinators, some to repel or harm their natural enemies.These oils’ utility to humans is mainly that they smell good, which you’ve probably already figured…

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January 7, 2019
Save $44 On Anker's New Baby Monitor, Which Skips the Cloud and Keeps Things Private

Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   Wi-Fi connected home security cameras have largely taken over the baby monitor market, but nobody would blame you for feeling anxious about streaming a live video feed of your baby to the cloud. If you’d prefer to keep…

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January 7, 2019
Millions of Americans Are Wrong About Having a Food Allergy, Study Suggests

Drinking milk may make you feel sick and gassy, but that doesn’t mean you’re allergic.Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty)Millions of Americans might be mistaken about their self-professed food allergy, suggests a new survey. It found that while nearly 20 percent of people said they had a food allergy, only half as many people reported the sort…

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January 7, 2019
Quick-Pickle Apples to Make Them Extra Sweet and Crunchy

Photo: Claire LowerThere are still many types of wonderful apples at my local grocery store, but there are fewer than there were the week before, and even fewer than there were a month ago. Apple season is drawing to a close, friends, but you can make it last a bit longer—or make a mediocre out-of-season…

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January 7, 2019
January Money Challenge: Establish Your Financial Foundation

Image: Mirko Blicke on UnsplashIn 2019, we’re bringing back monthly financial challenges on Two Cents (you can see 2017's version here). Each is meant to help us focus on a different aspect of our money, and, ideally, develop small changes into measurable differences in our financial lives.These monthly challenges, though, aren’t focused on gimmicks or…

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January 7, 2019
Defend Against Identity Thieves With This $8 Roller Stamp

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   You never know who’s snooping through your mail — or…

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January 7, 2019
What School Nurses Want Parents to Know

Photo: Spencer Platt (Getty Images)After ten years of working in big city emergency departments and ICUs, I traded night shifts and fast-paced intensity for a new challenge: school nursing. Because my children were in elementary school and night shifts no longer worked for our family, I figured handing out Band-Aids and ice packs would be…

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January 7, 2019
How to Delete Your Online Accounts but Keep Your Data 

One of the things I like to do every now and then—especially around this time of year—is to start fresh. I’ll think about all the services I’ve signed up for and don’t actually use. Going through and deleting them helps me feel better about my digital sprawl, and it’s a practice I recommend everyone try…

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January 7, 2019
Bring All Your Health Questions to the “Am I Dying?!” Doctors Tomorrow at 1 PM EST

Photo: Marc Eisenberg/Christopher KellyYou’ve got this weird pain in your upper back, more like a zap than a twinge, but only on your left side. Also your eye won’t stop twitching. And there’s a weird rash on your leg that’s not going away. Are you dying?! We can’t tell you that (beyond the obvious and…

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January 7, 2019
Learn These Two Words Before Visiting a Foreign Country

You’ve probably already downloaded Duolingo before your next big international trip, but there are two important words to know before going to any foreign-speaking land.Now, you’re probably thinking of the obvious terms: “hello” and “goodbye”; “please” and “thank you”; “help” and “lost.” But no!I am talking about the words for “push” and “pull”—the two words…

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January 7, 2019
Leave Your Pancake Batter Lumpy

Unless your goal is to make a crepe, a flat pancake is a sad pancake. The ideal flapjack is tall and fluffy, and the secret to raising them to glorious heights is to do less. (By “do less,” I mean “don’t mix so much.”)DIY Pancake and Waffle Mix Ensures Breakfast at a Moment’s NoticeAs much…

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January 7, 2019
Stay On the Straight and Narrow With This Three-Point Laser Level

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   It’s probably overkill for hanging a few pictures, but if…

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January 7, 2019
Encourage Healthy Habits With a Snack Drawer 

Every day after school, it’s the same scene in my house: My son asks for a snack, I offer up an idea (usually starting with what he chose yesterday or the day before), which he promptly turns down. He might come back to it a few minutes later, after I’ve exhausted all other possibilities, but…

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January 7, 2019
I'm Behance Founder Scott Belsky, and This Is How I Work

How I WorkThe How I Work series asks heroes, experts, and flat-out productive people to share their shortcuts, workspaces, routines, and more. Have someone you want to see featured, or questions you think we should ask? [Email Nick](mailto:[email protected]).  If you’re a visual creative, you need to be on Behance. The professional social platform lets artists, designers,…

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January 7, 2019
10 Reasons Personal Growth Is Important No Matter How Old You Are

Self-improvement products in the U.S. bring in an estimated 9.9 billion dollars annually according to the latest data, a seemingly massive industry. That is until you compare it to the music and film industries, which come in at a whopping 61 billion dollars combined. Or the beauty industry at an enormous 265 billion. Now that’s…

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January 7, 2019
Monday's Best Deals: Compact Jump Starter, Soylent, Fitbit Smart Scale, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   A Soylent Gold Box, Twelve South Apple accessories, and a Superdry sale lead off Monday’s best deals.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook, or sign up for our newsletter to never miss a deal.BEST TECH DEALSTwelve South makes some…

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January 7, 2019
What to Know About Marginal Tax Rates

Photo: Win McNamee/Getty ImagesYou may have heard that over the weekend newly minted Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said in an interview with 60 Minutes that there’s precedent for wealthy Americans at the “tippy tops”—in this case, those earning over $10 million—to pay a marginal tax rate “as high as 60 percent or 70 percent.” “That doesn’t…

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January 7, 2019
How to Make Your Home as Energy Efficient as Possible

If the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was a jolting wake-up call, you may be wondering what else you can do to slow climate change. You’ve voted for people you knew would care about climate change, divested from companies that are making the situation worse, and replaced all your incandescent light…

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January 7, 2019
10 Best Ted Talks About Procrastination That Will Ignite Your Motivation

The end of the year is the time when everyone tries to give you advice on how to live healthier, look better, and earn more money.It’s understandable if you find yourself lost among all the tips and opinions. Sometimes you no longer know what you truly want to achieve next year – and what’s just…

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January 7, 2019
The Grapevine R.

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January 7, 2019
Finally Make the Switch to a Laser Printer For Just $55

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   Lacking any kind of networking, let alone Wi-Fi or AirPrint, this Brother printer is the…

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January 7, 2019
Tell Us Your Best San Diego Travel Tips

Hack Your CityEach Monday we ask you for your best tips on a city: driving tips, restaurant recs, things to do, and any other advice for visitors and locals. Then on Thursday, we present the best comments. We’re working our way around the U.S. and around the globe.  When someone says “in this movie, the city…

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January 6, 2019
Cast Drawings on Your Phone to Your Television Using a Chromecast and This App

Image: PexelsOur family’s Thanksgiving is huge. After everyone is done eating, we’re typically searching for some sort of “activity” that both the kids and the older folks can enjoy, which for the past few years has involved a spirited game of Pictionary.Can't Draw Worth Shit? Try These ExercisesDrawing is hard. Even after a lesson with…

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January 6, 2019
Renew Your TSA Precheck Membership Online Up to Six Months Before it Expires

Photo: John Moore/Getty ImagesIf your TSA Precheck is set to expire soon, renewing it might be a bit easier than you think. The TSA is now allowing fliers to renew their enrollment in the program online and up to six months before their current enrollment is set to expire. If everything goes according to plan,…

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January 6, 2019
Sunday's Best Deals: Dyson V6 Ultimate, Google Home Hub, LG Ultrawide Monitors, And More

Sephora curling irons, OutdoorMaster ski goggles, and Joseph Joseph snack bowls lead off Sunday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to never miss a deal.Best Tech DealsCan an ultrawide monitor replace your dual monitor setup? It depends on what you’re trying to do, but the short answer is “probably.”Can…

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January 6, 2019
How to Watch The Golden Globes Without Cable

Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty ImagesThe Golden Globes officially air tonight. The show, which is hosted this year by Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh, officially kicks off at 8pm ET/5pm PT in Beverly Hills. This year’s program will also feature a new award, The Carol Burnett Award, which will be presented to Burnett during the broadcast.If your…

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January 5, 2019
Get Free Museum Admission With Your Bank of America Debit or Credit Card This Weekend

Image: PexelsIf you’re a Bank of America customer, you can visit some museums and art galleries for free this year.The program officially kicks off this weekend (January 5-6) and grants Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, and U.S. Trust credit and debit card holders free general admission to over 200+ destinations in 123 different cities around…

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January 5, 2019
Ask The Salty Waitress: My favorite restaurant won’t allow kids after 5 p.m.

Photo: lolostock, Graphic: Nicole AntonuccioThe Salty WaitressSalty Waitress is The Takeout’s advice column from a real-life waitress that will teach you how not to behave like a garbage person while dining out—and maybe in real life.  Dear Salty: I’m the proud new parent of a bouncing baby boy. I’m also a longtime fan of a craft…

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January 5, 2019
Saturday's Best Deals: Echo Dots, PlayStation Classic, Whey Protein, Insulated Mugs, And More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   A fancy coffee press, Cowin Noise-Canceling Headphones, and Mophie Wireless Chargers lead off Saturday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to never miss a deal.Best Tech DealsHalf the things you plug in these days probably plug…

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January 5, 2019
Senior PHP Developer (with or without relocation)

Hello! Bright Side is one of the biggest online publishers in the world. It publishes new articles and videos on social networks and websites for millions of subscribers every day. Our IT team works on a highly diverse range of projects: High-load systems for managing content production Cloud solutions for video and animation production Internal electronic workflow and payment systems A corporate analytics system A partner network…

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January 5, 2019
Community Manager

← All jobs Hi everyone! 🙂 TheSoul Publishing is growing very quickly — we publish content in 10 languages and have millions of followers! We are now looking for a community manager for Bright Side YouTube. This should be a person who can communicate with our followers with the goals of expanding our audience and increasing the number of subscribers. You’ll also be able to write cool and intriguing questions…

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January 5, 2019
20+ Animals That Have Twins in Other Species

The expression “Brother from another mother,” is used to speak about a friend that is so close to you that it seems you are siblings, even though you really aren’t. Recently this expression has widely been used on the internet as a caption for pictures showing animals of different species that strikingly resemble each other. A cat and a rabbit that look exactly alike, a dog and a horse that…

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January 5, 2019
20 Hilarious Photos Showing That Animals Can Fall Asleep Literally Anywhere

Dolphins sleep with one eye open, and their offspring won’t sleep for the first 30 days after they’re born. Imagine the plight of their parents! Some animals have very strange sleeping habits. However, no matter how wild the animal is, they still manage to look cute when they’re sleeping.At Bright Side, we had fun compiling all these pictures of animals sleeping in weird places…

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January 5, 2019
20+ Unexpected Facts About Cats’ Psychology From an Experienced Breeder

Cats have lived with humans for more than 10,000 years but we still don’t know everything about them because they are really mysterious creatures. However, there are ways to outwit even the most cunning of them. A Twitter user shared some of her tricks and she described some interesting facts about cats’ behavior.Bright Side would like you to know more about…

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January 5, 2019
A Twitter Account Pairs Cat Pics and Metal Lyrics Together, and the Result Is Too Funny for Words

It's no secret that cats are mysterious animals. In the Middle Ages, they were called "The Devil's Henchmen". Additionally, many people thought that black cats were the best friends of witches. Now we know all that was a result of a lack of knowledge, but we have to admit, sometimes our cats still act pretty…

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January 5, 2019
10 Strange Rules That a Pregnant British Princess Should Follow

Being pregnant implies sticking to certain rules like not consuming alcohol, coffee, and even not sleeping on your back. But if you are married to a British monarch, you’ll have to say “no” to many more, even simple at first glance, things.Bright Side found out what, unlike normal girls, pregnant princesses expecting an heir to the throne are forbidden to do. 1. It’s forbidden to disclose the…

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January 5, 2019
The Dream Job Does Exist: A Luxury Maldives Resort Is Hiring a Bookseller

The calm and soothing sound of the ocean waves, trees that look like they’re touching the sky and solitude that is perfectly distinguished from buzzing city life — if all those things make up the ideal reading spot for you, then we have to share something that will definitely meet your criteria.At Bright Side, we were in disbelief at first after seeing if such a place was actually…

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January 5, 2019
25 Actors We Didn’t Recognize in Their First Movies

“I think I know this face...” is a common thought when you watch a movie with an actor you’re sure you’ve seen before. And then, you find out that this beautiful woman from the movie you saw yesterday is actually a girl who starred in thrillers decades years ago. And sometimes, it’s the other way around when you have no idea what young Gandalf looked…

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January 5, 2019
23 Stories About Pets Full of Love and Drama

Animals are our best friends. They always wait for us, “listen” to us, and never “ask” useless questions. They just love us the way we are and they’re always glad to see us. Sometimes we don’t notice them and don’t think that our attention is everything they want. This article is about sincere friendship and love that we all need.Bright Side wants to remind you about…

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January 5, 2019
12 Fast Tips to Turn You Into a Beauty Queen

Makeup is an integral part of the life and look of almost every modern woman. Sometimes it seems that not only does it consume finances, but also nerves and time. Wings always end up being uneven, while eyeshadows get all over your face. And all of this usually happens before even leaving home for work.We at Bright Side understand these girlish annoyances and that’s why…

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January 5, 2019
Learn Everything About Football With This Alexa Skill 

Football is the one sport I never really got into. I’m typically the friend trying to rally the troops to attend baseball and hockey games, and in my home state of North Carolina basketball is a religion… but football has always evaded me. I guess it’s just not my sport.That means that when I do…

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January 5, 2019
15 Astonishing Sculptures That Turn Reality Inside Out

Modern sculpture is more than the art of embodying objects in stone, metal, or other materials. It is also a metaphorical language that helps artists speak with the audience about everything from feelings and relationships to philosophy and climate change.Bright Side invites you on a journey around the world in search of the most surreal sculptures that defy the laws of nature! 1. A Venice Biennale sculpture by Lorenzo Quinn…

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January 5, 2019
Expect Longer Security Lines at the Airport During the Government Shutdown

Image: PexelsIf you have a flight coming up, you might want to give yourself a little extra time at the airport.TSA agents are among the government employees that are being asked to work without pay during the shutdown. Now as that shutdown ends its second week, many of those TSA employees are calling out sick…

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January 5, 2019
15 Unexpected Moments From Our Favorite Movies We Didn’t Notice at All

Attentive viewers continue to find hidden details in movies that have somehow remained unnoticed. For example, have you ever paid attention to what color range the movie “Home Alone” has? Or did you know that the Friends TV series and Spider-Man movie are connected?Bright Side continues to be surprised by the imaginations of movie-makers and the attentiveness of movie-lovers. We bet that after reading this article…

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January 5, 2019
5 Theft Tricks You’d Better Know to Keep Your Car Safe

According to the statistics of the Russian traffic police, 13,700 vehicles were stolen within the period of January — April 2018, which is 10% less than in 2017. The USA occupies 1st place for car thefts, with 773,139 car thefts that took place in 2017.In order to decrease the risk of having your car or other valuables stolen, Bright Side did research and found out some…

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January 5, 2019
How Makeup Fashion Is Going to Change in 2019 (It Seems That Men Will Really Like It)

It appears that all fashion mongers have already found their perfect red lipstick, learned to contour like Kim Kardashian, and can draw a cat eye without even looking in the mirror. However, these skills won’t be useful in 2019 because there are other trends that are going to replace them this year and you’ll find them in this article. Spoiler: these changes will…

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January 5, 2019
20 Annoying Things 99% of Men Do, and They Can Drive Any Woman Crazy

Sometimes it becomes hard for men and women to live together because, very often, men don’t understand that clothes should be hung, that dirty clothes should be put into a laundry basket, or that toilet paper rolls should be thrown away. Sometimes these situations become so illogical that the temptation to take a photo is irresistible. Maybe this quirk is the thing that brings fun and spiciness…

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January 5, 2019
18 Waiters and Bartenders Whose Sense of Humor Simply Rocks

A sense of humor is not subject to any laws and doesn’t depend on the occupation of a person. However, looking at the characters of our article, we can say that there are a plethora of people with a good sense of humor among those who work in the restaurant industry. They might tell a striking joke when serving a dish or leave a funny comment on a check or a glass.Bright Side collected waiters, bartenders, and baristas…

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January 5, 2019
9 Red Flags Showing It’s a Man You’d Better Run Away From ASAP

According to research, 39% of men confess their love for women in the first month of their seeing each other. However, these romantic impulses don’t mean that the relationship will be strong. Additionally, experts outline a set of men’s actions that can lead to sincere affection and conquer women’s hearts, but at the same time, could signal that the couple is unlikely to have a bright future.Bright…

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January 5, 2019
We Tried the Johnsonville Sizzling Sausage Grill, and Nothing Exploded (Except Our Minds)

We almost didn’t write about the Johnsonville Sizzling Sausage Grill, a device specifically designed for cooking Johnsonville brats. As far as single-use kitchen gadgets go, this one is particularly random and unnecessary. And yet, the grill was so instantly beloved by the entire Inventory team, that our fearless leader/Senior Director of Commerce Shep McAllister declared…

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January 5, 2019
19 Eye-Opening Shots That Show a New Side of 2018’s Best Movies

In 2018, a great number of spectacular movies were released on the big screen. Each of them took viewers into a different universe: we had to fight in Avengers: Infinity War, tremble from Venom’s “charming” smile, and worry about the fate of the guests in Bad Times at the El Royale. But deep inside, we were curious to learn about how these great movies were created.Bright Side would like to invite…

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January 5, 2019
If You Get Annoyed by Noisy Sipping or Chewing, Beware: This Might Be a Sign of a Brain Disorder

Do you feel annoyed when you hear chewing, swallowing, clicking, drinking, sipping, finger tapping and other similar sounds that the human body can make? Do you want to yell at this person, say something rude, or become completely impatient and even aggressive? Well, it turns out, that some of us, more or less have a brain disorder called misophonia.Bright Side wants to share some interesting…

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January 5, 2019
14 People Who Know Everything About Epic Fails

Sometimes, our life provides us with ridiculous situations which seem to happen only in the movies. Who would have thought that Jabba the Hutt from Star Wars might appear right in your kitchen or that Christmas baking might turn into a disaster? While mail services can be absolutely hilarious sometimes... Well, they say a picture’s worth a thousand words, so let’s have a look.Bright Side found…

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January 4, 2019
D-Link's New 5G Wifi Router Could Let You Say Goodbye to Cable Internet Forever

Image: D-LinkUnless you spent 2018 living in a cave (which would be 100 percent justified given the political climate) you’ve undoubtedly heard the buzz around the new 5G wireless networks coming online. They not only promise faster internet speeds for mobile devices but wireless internet that’s actually fast enough to completely replace the wired broadband…

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January 4, 2019
Joe Beef's “All-dressed” potato chip butter is an idea so wacky it just might work

Illustration: Karl GustafsonThe restaurant Joe Beef in Montreal is the one that came up with the foie gras Double Down a few years back. They didn’t come up with that dish to be ironic or as some sort of statement on gastronomy. They did it because they think it’d be friggin’ delicious. [Editor’s note: A…

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January 4, 2019
An Awesome Japanese Technique to Make Your Eyes Look Younger — It Only Requires One Minute

Looking in a mirror we can see that our age starts to show in our eyes, making us look tired and sad. The brows, upper eyelids, and the outer corners of the eyes go down and small wrinkles start to appear on the face. They might even become deep because of facial swelling. A special massage called Shiatsu can help rejuvenate and “restore” the area around eyes…

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January 4, 2019
Try a 52-Week IRA Challenge in 2019

Image: Sarah Shaffer on UnsplashTwo Cents readers are likely familiar with the 52 week money challenge—you increase your savings by $1 every week for a year. The first week you save $1, the next week you save $2, and so on, until you’ve accumulated $1,378 by the end of the year.Some people prefer to flip…

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January 4, 2019
How to Know When You Might Actually Be Wrong

In any argument, it can be hard to tell who is wrong and who is right. Except when you’re one of the involved parties, that is—because you’re definitely right. Right? It turns out, you might not be! Humans find it difficult to know when they’re in the wrong, and it’s even harder for them to…

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January 4, 2019
Get Drunk With a Kentucky Buck

The bourbon is gone now.Photo: Claire LowerHappy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to 3-Ingredient Happy Hour, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This week we’re making a basic buck with a good amount of very strong bourbon.This Dark and Stormy Week Calls for a Dark 'n' Stormy CocktailHappy weekend, everyone, and…

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January 4, 2019
These Cool Stackable Containers Will Keep Your Fridge Organized For $26

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   Do you open your refrigerator looking for a snack, only…

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January 4, 2019
This $23 Power Strip Is Like Four Smart Plugs For the Price of One

Teckin Smart Power Strip | $23 | Amazon | Promo code 1549VL86Photo: AmazonBest Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   At $23 (with promo code 1549VL86), this smart power strip costs about as much as a standard smart plug, but it includes four smart AC outlets that you can control individually…

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January 4, 2019
How to (Really) Block Distracting Websites with Your Hosts File

There’s no shortage of browser extensions you can use to stay productive by blocking distracting websites throughout the day. (Sorry Reddit, YouTube, and Facebook.) But are they really that effective at keeping you from doing the work you need to get done? If you don’t have much self-control, you can disable or uninstall the extensions,…

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January 4, 2019
Non-Financial Goals That Can Help You Save Money

Image: Shelbey Miller on UnsplashBetween 401(k)s, 529s, IRAs, high-yield accounts and apps that do the work for you, there’s no shortage of ways to save money. And using these accounts and apps effectively is key to long-term financial health.Maybe your 2019 money goal is to save more money, by taking advantage of all of those…

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January 4, 2019
How to Sell an Unwanted Gift Card

Gift cards are an almost inconceivably huge industry. Americans spent $160 billion on them in 2018 alone, which means the secondary market is both lucrative and totally overwhelming—especially right after the biggest gift-giving holidays of the year. If you have a weird gift card to sell or trade, here’s what you need to know to…

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January 4, 2019
See What Podcasts People Are Listening to Right Now

Listen Notes, Lifehacker’s favorite podcast search engine, has a new real-time feed that shows you what podcasts its users are currently listening to. These people are streaming the podcasts on the site, not in their usual player, so this won’t tell you the most popular podcasts overall. In fact, while you’ll see a lot of…

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January 4, 2019
Turn Any Room Into a Home Gym With This TRX Suspension Kit Deal

TRX Suspension Training Kit | $95 | WootThe TRX Suspension Trainer kit can give you a full body workout in your house without the space commitment of an actual home gym, and Woot’s marked it down to $95 shipped, today only. Nobody wants to drag themselves to the gym in the dead of winter, but…

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January 4, 2019
22 Animals Who Will Melt Our Hearts This Winter

Wintertime is said to be the most magical time of year, and for animals, that is exactly the case. It’s not very often that our furry friends get to see the magical white dust we call snowfall over the world, but when they do, their reactions are the cutest things ever.We at Bright Side compiled some photographs of the wonder, confusion, and amazement that animals have…

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January 4, 2019
You Should Start the Year by Deleting Twitter From Your Phone

At the live recording for our podcast, The Upgrade, our guests went around to share their upgrades of the week. While the theme of the evening was “How to Fail,” our guests had some success stories, too.Brittany Luse, host of The Nod, told us how she deleted Twitter from her phone, and consequently her whole…

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January 4, 2019
Puréed Olives Make a Great Marinade

Maybe it’s because I like a martini with my steak dinner, but salty, savory, slightly fruity olives have always seemed like a natural flavor partner for a butter-basted piece of beef. Topping one with a tapenade is very fine and dandy, but using puréed olives as a marinade is next level.These Sous-Vide Lamb Steaks Will…

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January 4, 2019
You Have to Buy Laundry Supplies Anyway, So You Might As Well Save $4

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   Laundry: Everyone’s least favorite chore. But at least you can…

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January 4, 2019
How to Survive a Group Dinner at a Restaurant

Imagine a party where everyone has to arrive and leave at the same time, where some guests are only allowed to talk to two or three other people all night, and there’s a mystery price (anywhere from $20 to $80) that every guest pays at the end. You just invented a group dinner at a…

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January 4, 2019
The Grapevine R.

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January 4, 2019
What If Actors Were the Same Age As the Characters They Played

The characters of our favorite books often come alive on movie screens. Of course, actors playing them don’t always match the age of their characters. For example, the age difference between Audrey Hepburn and her character Holly Golightly is 14 years. While Vasily Livanov played Sherlock Holmes while he was 17 years older than the character. Anyway, is it even possible to imagine someone in their place?We at Bright…

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January 4, 2019
Delete the Weather Channel App If You're Concerned About Your Location Data

Screenshot: Mike EpsteinThe Weather Channel, an app drawer staple for many of us, may be using your location data without your consent. The city of Los Angeles filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing Weather Channel owner The Weather Company, as well as IBM, its parent company, of using location data acquired through the app for targeted…

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January 4, 2019
January's Fitness Challenge Is: Jump Rope

When we asked what you liked from last year’s fitness challenges, many of you said that you enjoyed having something new to add to your routine. So we’ll continue the challenges in 2019 by highlighting some under-appreciated exercises you should know. First up: jump rope! Just a short stint of jumping will get your heart…

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January 4, 2019
The Best Parenting Books Out There 

New parenthood is equally exciting and overwhelming, joyful and terrifying. There’s no shortage of advice out there: If you search for “parenting books” on Amazon, more than 60,000 results will appear. On one hand, it’s nice to live during a time in which information is so readily available. On the other hand, how would you…

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January 4, 2019
Stores in These States Must Give You Cash for Your Gift Cards

Everyone’s been in a situation where they’ve used a gift card and are left with a tiny amount of money left—it’s not enough for another purchase, and you don’t really want to buy something else with only a $1.43 discount, but you don’t want to discard the gift card either. That’d be like throwing away…

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January 4, 2019
3 Simple Steps to Reduce Your Gut Inflammation

One of the most serious – and common – causes of chronic disease is inflammation. High levels of inflammation in the body cause your cells to deteriorate and lose their ability to function properly. In turn, this leads to the development of diseases such as cancer, autoimmune dysfunction, and other disorders. Inflammation is a necessary…

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January 4, 2019
Friday's Best Deals: Apple Watches, USB-C Chargers, Purolator Filters, And More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   ', 'B00CQ35C1Q');window.ga('unique.send', 'event', 'Commerce', 'theinventory - Friday's Best Deals: Apple Watches, USB-C Chargers, Purolator Filters, And More', 'B00CQ35C1Q');" rel="nofollow">A Logitech gaming headset, J.Crew’s factory sale, and a TRX Suspension Kit deal lead off Friday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on…

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January 4, 2019
Do Essential Oils for Weight Loss Actually Work?

When we think about weight loss and weight loss supplements, many don’t look in the direction of essential oils. Generally, when anyone looks for something to aid them in their journey, they look toward pills, powder substances, and tea; however, studies have shown that essentials oils can aid in weight loss.Essential oils can “aid” in…

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January 4, 2019
7 Dangerous Signs of Blocked Arteries We Often Ignore

People believe in a common misconception that blocked arteries are only a problem of elderly people. But in many cases by the time we reach our 20s, clogs already exist within our arteries. That’s why plenty of people affected by this disease do not understand what’s happening until it’s too late. It is very important to know the signs and stay alert so you can visit the doctor in time.We at Bright…

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January 4, 2019
During Dry January, Ask Yourself These Questions

If you partied all the way through December, Dry January can be a refreshing change. You get to enjoy staying in, sleeping better, and saving money, especially if you can rope your friends in so they aren’t always inviting you to drink-y nights out. But Dry January isn’t a solution in itself; it’s a way…

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January 4, 2019
Should I Use My Personal Laptop for Work?

Welcome to the first Lifehacker tech-advice column of 2019! This week’s question from Lifehacker reader Mike is something that many of us have had to deal with at one point in our lives: the irritating balance between technology, one’s personal life, and the demands of one’s professional life.Before I begin, one quick reminder. I’m excited…

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January 4, 2019
Amazon's Purolator Oil Filter Coupons Should Keep Things Running Smoothly

$3 off Purolator ONE Oil Filters | Amazon | Discount shown at checkout$4 off Purolator BOSS Oil Filters | Amazon | Discount shown at checkoutGraphic: Shep McAllisterIf you life to change your own oil, there’s no reason not to stock up on really good Purolator filters with these Amazon coupons. For a limited time, you…

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January 4, 2019
Ask Dr. NerdLove: Should I Tell My Wife I'm Having An Affair?

Hello all you frightening post-Yuletide skinsacks, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to top the list of best games of the year.This week, we’re answering the hard questions to help you go into the new year with clean consciences and dirty minds. How do you tell your girlfriend that you’ve…

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January 4, 2019
Amazon's Clearing Out Refurbished Apple Watches With This One-Day Sale

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.How will you track your New Year’s fitness resolutions without a wearable device that tracks your runs, your heart rate, and how often you stand up? Today…

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January 4, 2019
9 Impressive Facts About Sweden That Prove It’s Nothing Like Other Countries

Swedes will never cease to amaze us with their lifestyle: they eat pizza with bananas, live according to the Law of Jante, and rebuild the same hotel every year. Before you read this article and learn a lot more about this interesting country, take a minute and play one of the hits of the famous Swedish pop band ABBA. Spoiler: at the end of the…

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January 4, 2019
12 Terrific Movies From 2018 That Do Deserve an Oscar

The time has come to sum up the great things from the previous year — and that includes choosing movies worthy of an Oscar nomination. A lot of great movies were released during 2018, but only a few were well received by viewers and critics. Let’s recall together which movies stand the best chance of winning the coveted golden statue.At Bright Side, we’re really fond of good…

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January 4, 2019
Studies Show That Taking Care of a Baby Is Much Harder Than Playing Sports, and Here’s Why

Joy, happiness, and excitement. This is what all new parents are supposed to feel. But in reality a lot of the time they feel sad, anxious, depressed, and exhausted. These feelings are what can make parenting hard and make you doubt yourself as a parent. However, they are not always caused by hormones or fatigue.In this article Bright Side put together a list of reasons why you…

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January 4, 2019
A Girl From Russia Takes Photos of Her Huskies, and the Result Is So Cute You’ll Want One Too

Huskies are incredibly intelligent and self-sufficient, they look a bit like wolves, and the old saying about “bright eyes and bushy tail” is surely about them. Erika Tcogoeva, a photographer from St. Petersburg, Russia, is a big husky lover. She shares photos that show an incredible connection with these beautiful dogs and now we all can get a good portion of Husky-cuteness.We at Bright Side love…

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January 4, 2019
15+ Celebs Who Totally Smashed Aging

We frequently hear that detox, yoga, and meditation are the new apples of immortality. But some scientists are puzzled over the secret of eternal youth and the appearance of some celebrities hasn’t changed over the years. Many people admire them because they look even younger than they did 10 years ago.Bright Side collected photos of celebrities who look like they drank…

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January 4, 2019
The Triangle You Pick Can Tell an Important Truth About You

Psychologists can reveal how resistant to change you are just by making you pick a geometric shape. This is possible because we associate meaning like stability and change to geometric shapes, so we tend to prefer shapes that go along with our personality.Bright Side has prepared this short quiz based on the psychology of shapes, that will reveal an important side of your character. So pick the triangle that appeals…

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January 4, 2019
These Disposable Cups Were the Talk of My House Party

I recently found myself shamelessly marveling at Tossware disposable plastic beer and wine glasses, and I’m brazen enough to say you’ll likely do the same.I realize that not all parties warrant disposable drinkware, and that certainly not all parties merit disposable drinkware that costs about a dollar per piece. That said, my wife and I…

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January 4, 2019
9 Useless Beauty Items We Keep Wasting Money On

According to a survey held in 2017 by the American cosmetic internet store, SkinStore, an average woman uses about 16 cosmetic products daily. And this fact isn’t surprising thanks to the variety of skincare and makeup items that cosmetic brands entice us with, making it hard to resist the temptation of buying more and more.Bright Side decided to find out whether or not all cosmetic items are equally useful…

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January 4, 2019
10 Real-Life Inventions of 2018 We Only Found in Science Fiction Movies

In today’s world, it seems technology has already reached its limit and it’s hard to believe we’ll ever see anything new again. But inventors have a different opinion as they keep surprising us with gadgets that are meant to make our lives more comfortable. We bet you’ll be surprised multiple times while reading this article.We at Bright Side have looked at numerous inventions that the world of technology…

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January 3, 2019
There Is Now an Earthquake Early Warning App for Los Angeles

Getting an immediate warning on your phone that an earthquake is about to begin is now an option in the Los Angeles County area with the new ShakeAlertLA app. Finally, a use for my phone.The app is available for download for Apple and Android phones, ABC News reports, and is capable of alerting people up…

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January 3, 2019
Black-Eyed Pea Hummus Will Make Your New Year Better

Photo: Claire LowerI have always thought that black-eyed peas were bigger than New Year’s. In fact, until I moved out of Mississippi, I didn’t even know they were a New Year’s “thing.” (My family eats them pretty much all year round, usually as a simple side cooked with a little ham.)Refried Hummus Is Your New…

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January 3, 2019
Start Foam Rollin' With Your Homies For $18

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.Best Clothing and Lifestyle DealsFitnessChelsea StoneToday 12:15pmFiled to: Kinja DealsFiled to: Kinja DealsKinja DealsDealsAmazon Deals3SaveEditEmbiggenSend to EditorsPromoteToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkGaiam Foam Roller | $18 | AmazonImage:…

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January 3, 2019
We Imagined What 20th-Century Style Icons Would Look Like Today, and the Results Are Curious

Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, and Jacqueline Kennedy have beautifully natural styles and many women try to emulate that. They’ve stood the test of time as 20th-century style icons with impeccable taste. Today, most models and actresses follow their example of beauty but still, modern standards are quite far from ones of the past, even if they resemble them just…

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January 3, 2019
Shooting a Car with a Polarizer Changed My Life

All image credits: Kristen Lee/JalopnikPhotography for me has always been nothing more than a hobby, so it was never a high priority for me to get the best and most professional gear. As a kid, I tooled around on an old Polaroid camera and some point-and-shoots. I got my first DSLR—a Canon T3i Rebel—for Christmas…

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January 3, 2019
Create a Personal Finance Balance Sheet to See Where You Stand

Image: Aziz Acharki on UnsplashIf you’re planning a financial overhaul in 2019, one of the first things you need to do is figure out where you stand. And as advised by Kiplinger, one of the easiest ways to do that—and potentially discover possible cracks in your foundation in the process—is to create a balance sheet.“Make…

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January 3, 2019
Where to Go When You Don't Have a PCP

If you’re an adult who does everything you’re supposed to do, when you’re supposed to do it, then surely you have a primary care physician in your phone’s contacts. You’ve met this person, seen them for well visits, and they have all your medical records so you can call them and get prescriptions and advice…

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January 3, 2019
What Happened to the “Lucky Ones” Whose Lives Were Ruined After Winning a Jackpot

People don’t usually think about what they’d do with $10 million because they’d never imagine having that much money. But thanks to different lotteries, an ordinary person can become incredibly wealthy in the blink of an eye. Unfortunately, many people fail to manage their jackpot wisely.Bright Side has collected some stories that prove huge sums of money don’t always make people happy. 5.…

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January 3, 2019
Find Out What's Going on Inside Your Steak With This Meat Calculator

For some, meat is mysterious. If you don’t have a lot of practice cooking it, it can be hard to get a feel for exactly how long you should roast, sear, sous vide, or otherwise heat the stuff to render it safe and delicious. Getting a digital thermometer helps, but this tool from MIT can…

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January 3, 2019
Your Stinky Feet Are No Match For SilverSocks

SilverSocks Crew SocksSilverSocks’ original silver-laced no-shows were a Kickstarter hit a couple of years ago, and now they’re back to crowdfunding a new crew sock version.Deal alert: For a limited time, SilverSocks is unlocking special backer tiers just for our readers. They’re even cheaper than the Earlybirds tiers!SilverSocks’ material is interlaced with actual pure silver…

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January 3, 2019
How Much Would We Have to Pay You to Quit Facebook for a Year?

Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesCollege students in a recent study demanded an average of $2,076 to quit Facebook for a year. As Ars Technica explains, this wasn’t just a survey—researchers actually held little auctions to pay the lowest bidder to quit for a day, three days, a week, and a year. That’s not counting the students…

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January 3, 2019
How to Get First-Class Perks While Flying Coach

First and Business class plane tickets come with a lot of perks.You get to board the plane before anyone else, are guaranteed a spot for your carry-on luggage, get the most legroom (and sometimes a lie-flat seat!). You get free drinks and food a cut above what’s being served to passengers in other cabins of…

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January 3, 2019
How to Make Flavored Salts With Vegetable Skins

Thin, papery tomato skins, and tough, shiny bell pepper peels may seem more trash than treasure, but there’s a ton of flavor in this supposed compost fodder. With just a little dehydration and food processor action, you can transform these peels into a vibrant, flavorful seasoning, perfect for sprinkling on eggs, chicken, and (or course)…

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January 3, 2019
Thursday's Best Deals: Robotic Vacuums, SSDs, Precor Workout Equipment, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   LED strip lights, Clipa2, Cellucor and Scivation Supplement Gold Box, and a 4K TV lead off Thursday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to never miss a deal.Best Tech DealsLED strip lights can add a ton…

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January 3, 2019
A Psychologist Created a 3-Question Test That Can Show Your Intellect Level Within a Minute

In 2005, a psychologist Shane Frederick created the shortest test for evaluating intellect. It has only 3 questions that you need to answer as quickly as possible. You can even check the answers yourself!Bright Side invites you to take the test and check your cognitive abilities right away. Think a bit, write down your answers, and compare them with the right ones. Questions 1.…

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January 3, 2019
I’m furious the Instant Pot makes better rice than my expensive Asian rice cooker

Photo: Deb Lindsey For The Washington Post, Foodcollection (Getty Images)Like anything with a modicum of mainstream popularity, my reaction to the Instant Pot was initially dismissive. “I know how to cook,” I convinced myself, “I don’t need no novelty gimmicks to make good food.” Nevertheless, I bought one for work. Skepticism still coursed through my…

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January 3, 2019
How to Keep Commercials from Activating Your Smart Speaker

‘Tis the season for commercials featuring your favorite smart home speaker showing off what it can do—which means you may have experienced your Google Assistant, Alexa, or Siri responding to questions that come from your TV. And it’s annoying to have to shout, “Hey Google, stop,” or the equivalent phrase for your smart speaker, every time…

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January 3, 2019
23 Essential Things to Keep in Mind When Preparing for an Interview

The end of the year is the time when everyone tries to give you advice on how to live healthier, look better, and earn more money.It’s understandable if you find yourself lost among all the tips and opinions. Sometimes you no longer know what you truly want to achieve next year – and what’s just…

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January 3, 2019
Entertain Your Kids With a Toy-Sharing Subscription

We’re entering the season of boredom. The holidays are over and many of us are staring ahead into at least a few months of less-than-ideal weather, which means our kids are inside more, which means they’re bored.Yes, they probably just got a whole bunch of new toys during the holidays and yes, you’re still going…

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January 3, 2019
How to Watch Every Meteor Shower in 2019

If December’s multiple meteor showers left you craving more, you’re in luck! Tonight is the peak of the quadrantid meteor shower, and we’ve got your list of all the major meteor showers to put on your calendar for 2019. Quadrantids: peaking January 3 and 4, 2019, and continuing through January 13.Lyrids: April 16 to April…

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January 3, 2019
Gaiam's Discounted Seat Cushion Is a Subtle Alternative to a Balance Ball Chair

Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   I know, I know, one of your New Year’s resolutions was to get one of those balance ball chairs at work to improve your posture and core strength (surely this applies to someone reading this?!). But listen, you…

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January 3, 2019
The Basics of Parent PLUS Loan Forgiveness

Image: Robert Bye on UnsplashThe terms and conditions of qualifying for student loan forgiveness can be confusing. Just take these stats: As of summer 2018, only 289 of nearly 29,000 people who applied for Public Service Loan Forgiveness were approved. That’s a 99 percent rejection rate.Clearly, it’s not an easy approval process. Which gets to…

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January 3, 2019
How to Use Deliberate Practice to Be Good at Almost Anything

The end of the year is the time when everyone tries to give you advice on how to live healthier, look better, and earn more money.It’s understandable if you find yourself lost among all the tips and opinions. Sometimes you no longer know what you truly want to achieve next year – and what’s just…

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January 3, 2019
The A.V.

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January 3, 2019
I Dug a Green Grave and Learned the Truth About the Dirty Death Industry

ESSEX, NEW YORK—I’m standing with John Davis in front of his grave. It was the very first grave he dug three years ago in the firm soil of the Adirondacks in a place known as Spirit Sanctuary. He had planned to be buried on his land, but he became so enamored with this exact spot,…

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January 3, 2019
Hang Any Bag Off Any Table With a Deal on the Clipa2

Clipa2 Bag Hook | $14 | Amazon | Promo code OWEOFSZWGraphic: Shep McAllisterA Clipa for every bag; that’s a political platform that I would support. Clipa is a strong, subtle metal ring that lets you hang just about any bag off just about any surface. Purse and a grocery cart? Clip will hold it. Backpack…

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January 3, 2019
These Were Your Biggest Tech Regrets Last Year

Wifi extenders. Secondhand CPUs. A “piece of crap” Kindle Fire. Lifehacker readers are generally smart and astute, thanks in part to the buffet of productivity tips they feast upon every week. Even the best of us makes mistakes, though. My tech regret for 2018 is simple: I bought an SNES Classic. Don’t get me wrong.…

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January 3, 2019
I'm Richard Garriott, aka Lord British, and This Is How I Work

Photo: Courtesy of Richard GarriottHow I WorkThe How I Work series asks heroes, experts, and flat-out productive people to share their shortcuts, workspaces, routines, and more. Have someone you want to see featured, or questions you think we should ask? [Email Nick](mailto:[email protected]).  Richard Garriott is a robot. The creator of the Ultima series, including Ultima Online,…

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January 3, 2019
12 Baby Sleep Tips That Can Save Your Time and Nerves

Becoming a parent is a blessing. However, it can be a challenging one, as it is a brand new adventure with no in-hand tutorial. One of the biggest ordeals that most parents have to steer through is getting their baby to sleep. Is your baby’s tiresome sleeping routine keeping you up all night? Bright Side has compiled some cool tips that would help you put your baby to sleep faster and let you…

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January 3, 2019
15+ Fantastic Sculptures That Made Us Gasp

The art of sculpture inspires a lot of people from around the world. Some sculptures were created for pleasure or fun, while others have a special meaning. But according to studies, they can bring some benefits to us. They are good for our health, mental well-being, cognitive functioning, creative ability, and academic performance.Bright Side has prepared a list of amazing and impressive sculptures. Warning:…

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January 3, 2019
21 Misleading Things That Look Like Something Else

It’s funny how just a bit of snow can transform a regular Volkswagen into a grumpy character from Cars. Ordinary objects might look like something completely different in a glance. Thank God we got photographs to capture the resemblance because it seems like the longer we stare, the more obvious the likeness becomes.Bright Side gathered 21 things that will make you look twice or maybe even 3 times…

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January 3, 2019
Good Points, Shep McAllister

Shep and his dad, who booked a $900 flight to New York for 15,000 points to see the U.S. Open. Photo: Shep McAllisterGood PointsA weekly Q&A where we ask a guest about their credit card points strategy, and where it's taken them. Want to be featured? Email [email protected] with the subject line "Good Points."  Welcome to…

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January 3, 2019
19 Clever Inventions That Can Make Any Parent Sigh With Relief

An average toddler sleeps about 10-14 hours a day. As they grow up, this amount of time gets reduced and children become more and more curious about the world around them. To keep their children safe and sound, parents have to look after them day and night. Luckily, today there are tons of modern inventions that can make every parent’s life much easier.Bright…

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January 2, 2019
How to Take Part in the 2019 Women's March

The Women’s March of 2016 began as a response to the election of President Donald Trump, but their organizing efforts continued far beyond that first wave of protest. The third annual march will take place this month; here’s what you need to know to join.Controversies and CancellationsTo start with, the Women’s March has not been…

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January 2, 2019
Five Cleaning Products Every Gym Rat Needs

Graphic: Shep McAllister5 Neat ThingsJolie Kerr is a cleaning expert, advice columnist and the host of the podcast “[Ask a Clean Person](https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ask-a-clean-person/id996183661?i=1000382315226&mt=2).” Each week, she’ll round up five essential cleaning products, tools and organizational systems to help you live your tidiest lives.   Today is the day that every gym rat hates: January 2nd, a.k.a The…

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January 2, 2019
Make Sure Your Resolutions Include the Three Ps

Now that you’re fully recovered from your New Year’s Eve hangover, it’s time to get serious about those resolutions. If you haven’t set any, that’s okay; here are some suggestions from celebrities from over 100 years ago.A New Year's Resolution That Will Actually Improve Your LifeEveryone wants to hijack your January. Most people want you…

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January 2, 2019
Start a Google Doc of Gift Ideas for the Holidays Now

Image: rawpixel on UnsplashAfter all of the recent parties, passive aggressive familial comments, and champagne hangovers, holiday season 2019 might be the last thing you want to think about now.But if you want to get better at giving gifts—or just make the whole thing easier on yourself—start listing gift ideas now for the people you…

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January 2, 2019
Last Call: Get Your First Three Months of Amazon Music Unlimited For $1

Best Media DealsThe best movie, ebook, and music deals from around the web, updated daily.   Update: This offer ends tonight! At $8 per month for Prime members, Amazon Music Unlimited was already more affordable than Spotify Premium or Apple Music, but Amazon’s sweetening the pot for new members by offering three months for just $1,…

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January 2, 2019
Pulverize Seasonings Before Sprinkling Them on Popcorn

Photo: Claire LowerPeople underestimate the versatility of popcorn. It’s a flawless snack, yes, but when paired with a glass of wine and some roasted olives, it also makes a pretty good supper. And, seeing as it’s a whole grain, I don’t think anyone could fault you for eating it for breakfast. (It’s basically oatmeal.) It’s…

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January 2, 2019
Watch These 'How It's Made' Videos for Inspiration

The promise of a “how it’s made” video is that it will surprise you. That’s obvious in this collection of the best “process porn” videos of 2018 from design blog Core77. Each video snaps something into place in your brain: oh, that’s how that works! For example, here’s a machine that prints ceramics:If you asked…

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January 2, 2019
Post-it's Extra-Sticky, Water-Resistant Extreme Notes Have Never Been Cheaper

Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   Post-it’s Extreme notes can go a lot of places regular Post-its can’t. They’ll stick to rough surfaces like wood and brick, and somehow, they’re even waterproof. We blasted them with a kitchen sink last year, and the paper…

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January 2, 2019
Ask The Salty Waitress: Is it ever okay for servers to touch customers?

Photo: SeventyFour (iStock), Graphic: Nicole AntonuccioThe Salty WaitressSalty Waitress is The Takeout’s advice column from a real-life waitress that will teach you how not to behave like a garbage person while dining out—and maybe in real life.  Hi Salty, I’m a woman who’s generally not “a touchy person.” I don’t like hugging acquaintances and I tend…

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January 2, 2019
How to Watch 'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch' on Apple TV or Chromecast

Photo: David MurphyEveryone’s watching Black Mirror: Bandersnatch on Netflix, thanks to its quirky premise of a fully interactive story that lets you choose how it unfolds.Well, almost everyone. While you can watch Netflix all you want on streaming devices like the Apple TV, Bandersnatch won’t work. For what it’s worth, the movie also doesn’t work…

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January 2, 2019
Digital Fads Like the ‘Twinning’ App Are Almost Always Bad for Your Privacy

Screenshot: Mike Epstein (Twinning)It’s a new year, folks, but there’s still one last data leak from 2018 we need to discuss. If you spent any time online over the holiday break, you’ve probably seen someone on Facebook or Twitter posting photos from Popsugar’s Twinning app, which uses facial recognition to tell you what celebrities you…

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January 2, 2019
How to Set Up Your Apple Watch for Maximum Fitness Motivation

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images)The Apple Watch is packed with health and fitness features—so many that it can be overwhelming. But with a little thought, you can set up your watch so that it helps you to do great workouts and gets you ready for the next one.How to Track Your Workouts With AppleWatchHowever you…

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January 2, 2019
The Best of The Upgrade 2018

Best of LifehackerWhether we’ve made a complicated recipe absurdly simple, illustrated how to survive a natural disaster, or explained a political crisis in terms even your great-grandma would understand, these are some of our favorite stories from the past year.  Another year in life hacks come and gone! We’re celebrating our favorite moments, hacks, guests and…

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January 2, 2019
Stock Up On Supplements With This 30% New Year's Discount

Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click here for more.The new year always means great deals on protein powders and supplements, so it’s worth stocking up for a full year now, if only to motivate yourself…

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January 2, 2019
The Pic You Saw First Reveals What’s Really Important for You in Love

Our subconscious mind has a big influence on how we behave, what we do, and, well, how we see the things around us. Our subconscious mind stores everything we have ever seen, felt, and come across. These photos have a few images inside and what you see first represents how you feel about love. Some psychologists say that this technique is beneficial because it helps…

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January 2, 2019
Stop Paying Unnecessary Fees in the New Year 

So thrilled not to pay any banking fees this year.Image: PixabayWelcome to 2019. We’re all better, more responsible people now, and doesn’t that feel great? We’re getting our spending under control, excelling at our hobbies and setting up better boundaries with technology.We’re also not getting suckered in to paying fees on financial products anymore (or…

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January 2, 2019
You Should Definitely Roast Pickled Vegetables

Photo: Claire LowerI love a roasted vegetable, and I love a pickled vegetable. But take a pickled vegetable and roast it? That, my friends, is a glorious snack, perfect for pairing with cheese, charcuterie, or a stiff cocktail.Why Roasting Vegetables Is the Best Way to Cook ThemThere are a lot of “correct” ways to cook…

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January 2, 2019
How to Fix Full-Page Browser Screenshots That Render Black

There are a bunch of different extensions you can use to take full-page screenshots in your browser—typically a more elegant way to preserve a site’s contents than “printing” it as a PDF or saving it to your computer as a complete website. Since I use Chrome, Full Page Screen Capture has been my go-to for…

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January 2, 2019
Technology, Ranked

FirstsThis week we're taking a look at first things, early things, and—for better or worse—things that are #1.  The world is filled with amazing technologies, many that are so old we don’t even think of them as technologies at all.Today, we present the definitive list of every important technology ever, ranked by their importance. These aren’t…

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January 2, 2019
3 Things Your Finger Length Could Say About Your Personality

Although our appearance comes from genetics, some parts of our body can reveal interesting information about our personalities. Studies have shown that the length the ring finger depends on the levels of testosterone, the male hormone, which you were exposed to in the womb and it can have a direct impact on the formation of the personality.We at Bright Side found this research to be very interesting and…

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January 2, 2019
How Often You Should Really Wash Road Salt off Your Car

Image: David TracyIf we are headed for another economic downturn (to say nothing of the subprime car loan bubble bursting) it’s more important than ever to keep what you have now in peak condition. Who knows what our financial or living situations will look like after the next big one hits. You may wonder if…

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January 2, 2019
Buy Your Toddler a Dog Bed

“I have an idea; tell me if it’s a bad one,” a parent in our Offspring Facebook group posted a few weeks ago. “I’m seriously thinking about getting a small dog bed for my toddler. He likes to cuddle pillows and seems to like something against his back. I really think he would love having…

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January 2, 2019
9 Tips on Multitasking Management That Will Improve Your Productivity

When you’re hungry to grow, expand and drink deeply of life, you want to be as productive as possible. And with so many choices of how to drink deeply of life, we can add a lot to our plate. Enter multitasking management that will improve your productivity.It starts, innocently enough, with inspired action and a…

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January 2, 2019
Wednesday's Best Deals: USB-C Chargers, Supplements, Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   A discounted GoPro Hero 7, protein shakes, Nature Made supplements, and a J.Crew sale lead off the best day-after-New Year’s Day deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to never miss a deal.Best Tech DealsAukey’s 60W USB-C charger…

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January 2, 2019
How to Warm Up for Winter Running

It’s hard to get motivated to run when it’s freezing (or worse) outside. Here’s a little warmup to get you mentally and physically prepared. High knees, butt kicks, arm swings, and lunges will warm up your muscles, and they count as dynamic stretches too. The best part: you can even do these indoors, before you…

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January 2, 2019
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