July 21, 2019
You Only Have 24 Hours to Bag the Famed Everlane Day Tote For Just $125

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 Day Market Tote | $125 | Everlane The Day Square Tote | $125 | Everlane If it’s good enough for Duchess of Sussex Megan Markle, it’s…

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July 21, 2019
11 Best Core Strengthening Exercises to Do At Home

No matter where you are in your fitness journey, chances are you wouldn’t mind a little more definition in your midsection.Whether you have a six pack or a beer belly, those abs could probably be a little bit sharper. Not to mention developing better core strength is hugely important when it comes to improving your…

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July 21, 2019
23 Moving Photos That Prove Our Moms Deserve All the Love in the World

From creating cosplay costumes for us and making lunches for all of our friends to giving us everything they’ve got, mothers never fail to surprise us! Their imagination and wit have no limits, as they always know how to find a solution to any situation, even if their resources are limited and time is short. No matter how old we get, we’ll always stay kids in our mothers’ eyes and they’ll…

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July 20, 2019
Order Groceries Online Before You Head Home From a Trip

Photo: UnsplashMile High WeekFlying the "friendly skies" is often hell, but it doesn't have to be. It's Mile High Week, and we're investigating everything flight-related, from how to score cheap tickets to the best time to book, from how to fall asleep on a long-haul flight to how to win the perennial war over armrests.…

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July 20, 2019
Are You Too Needy In Relationships? 9 Signs You Are And How to Stop

A healthy relationship should make you feel good about yourself. You should feel motivated, loving, and full of life.But just because you want to be your best self around your partner doesn’t mean that you always will. Sometimes being in a relationship will make you feel self-conscious, anxious, and needy.Being needy has its ups and…

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July 20, 2019
27 Pics About the Differences Between British and American English That Can Help You Not Screw Up in the Future

An American word can mean something totally different in the United Kingdom. For example, if you go to the UK asking how your “pants” look, you’ll get funny glances because that word actually means panties in British English. Likewise, if you talked to an American about the boot of your car you’d get a confused stare because that means shoe in American EnglishWe here at Bright Side have made a picture…

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July 19, 2019

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July 19, 2019
7 Secrets of a Happy Marriage Revealed by a Relationship Expert

To use the words of Dr. John Gottman (founder of The Gottman Institute, with over 40 years of research into married couples) – Are you a “Relationship Master” or a “Relationship Disaster”?Understanding the keys to a happy marriage could mean the difference between making or breaking your relationship with your significant other.In this article, we…

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July 19, 2019
20 Insane Photos That Perfectly Embody the Friday Spirit

For most of us Fridays can be compared to finally finding land after an eternity at sea. We start our long journey on Monday and once we finally reach the end of the work week we feel absolutely mentally and physically exhausted. We do, however, still have enough energy to find creative ways to slack off and rest!Bright Side is no stranger to these feelings and that is why we have prepared a collection…

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July 18, 2019

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July 18, 2019
How to Save a Marriage That Is Falling Apart

The majority of couples break up, as evidenced by the fact that the divorce rate is about 50% in western countries. These marriage statistics don’t include couples that break up after being in a long-term relationship without ever getting married.So why is it that so many relationships and marriages result in breaking up?While many relationships…

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July 18, 2019
19 Women Who Embraced Their Gray Hair and Now Rock the World With Their New Looks

If you were to name the first signs of aging, you’d probably say “saggy skin, wrinkles, and, of course, gray hair.” And though going silver is a totally normal process, most of us are terrified of how we’ll look and what other people will say about it. However, those women who’ve decided to go gray can prove that the problem is not just about your age, it’s…

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July 17, 2019
Find Out If Your State Is Having a Back-to-School Tax-Free Weekend in 2019

Gone are the days when parents could swing by the drugstore for a new Trapper Keeper and declare back-to-school shopping done. The lists of required school supplies are intense. It’s not surprising that moms and dads will drop an estimated $519 per household on school items this year, according to Deloitte’s annual survey. To save…

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July 17, 2019
14 Ways Strong-Minded People Think Differently

Most of us experience the same fears, regardless of our origin, profession, or our social status. Uncertainty, rejection, and judgment are the things we all wrestle with in life, with no exception. In that way, we are very similar to each other. Yet, what sets strong-minded people apart is how they make decisions to navigate…

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July 17, 2019
We’ll Explain 14 Movie Endings Few of Us Actually Understood

Twin Peaks taught us, “Owls are not what they seem.” So, many movies can be seen from a completely new perspective if you know the true meaning of their endings.We at Bright Side have seen many movies that can only be understood if the director gives us subtle hints. We’re going to tell you about these movies and explain the meanings of the endings to some of the most…

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July 16, 2019
The Prime Day Deals Worth Buying [Updating]

Prime Day 2019 - The Kinja Deals HubWe're rounding up all of the best deals, all throughout Prime Day  Amazon Prime Day is officially here! We’re updating this page to help navigate you through the avalanche of deals throughout the next day and a half, so check back often for all the best Prime Day deals.…

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July 16, 2019
10 Simple Strategies to Make Your Life Better Starting Today

Habits are an important part of the direction you take your life, and — as I’ll share with you shortly — there are certain daily habits you can adopt right away that are guaranteed to improve your life.Think back to when you were just six or seven years old…At that age you probably didn’t have…

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July 16, 2019
20 Piece-of-Cake Facts Most People Still Have No Idea About

No matter how many books you read, there is always something that can totally change your perception of even the most ordinary things. A Reddit user asked this question, “Which 2 and 2 did you just recently put together?” and people shared their new discoveries. You may even feel awkward while reading some of them, because they’re a surprise to you too.Honestly speaking, many…

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July 15, 2019
The Best-Ever Storage Deals Come In All Shapes and Sizes For Prime Day

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.Prime Day Deals, RankedThe very best Prime Day deals that you can still buy  Prime Day never disappoints if you’re in the market for affordable PC and flash…

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July 15, 2019
The Lifehack Show Episode 3: Why Validation is Key to Lasting Relationships

Last Updated on July 5, 2019 Leon HoFounder & CEO of Lifehack Read full profile We’re very excited to announce the launch of our new podcast, The Lifehack Show!In each episode, our host, Ally Kramer (Content Director of Lifehack), interviews experts from around the world as they share advice on how to break through limitations that…

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July 15, 2019
20+ Roommates Who Are Always Turning Life Into a Catastrophe

Some people can turn into something different when you start living with them. If you’ve ever had a roommate who doesn’t turn off the light, doesn’t clean, and literally turns your life into a disaster, this article is for you. Just enjoy the collection and remember that a sense of humor helps in every situation.We at Bright Side have also had different life experiences…

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July 14, 2019
How to Automatically Close Safari Tabs on Your iPhone

Image: PexelsI probably use my phone to search for at least a dozen things on the web every day, often more. For each search or visit to a favorite website, I instinctively open a new tab. Eventually, that means I have a pretty significant number of tabs open on my phone.With iOS 13, Apple built…

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July 14, 2019
How to Start a Startup Fast: 5 Essential Steps

With the United States currently enjoying an unprecedented period of economic prosperity, millions of entrepreneurs are eagerly tugging at the leash to launch their own startup in the hopes that it will garner them millions. Starting a startup is easier said than done, however, and most businesses which try to get up and running inevitably…

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July 14, 2019
10+ Ways Your Cat Says, “I Love You”

Life is simply not as fun without a cat. Just think, when was the last time your little fluffy amused you with their hunt for another fly, or how they suddenly began to complain when you returned home? They’re more than our beloved pets, they’re family members. And if they suddenly bite you after rubbing against your hand, don’t worry, they…

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July 13, 2019

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July 13, 2019
What to Eat When Constipated? 10 Foods to Improve Your Gut Health

There’s nothing worse than being constipated! Unfortunately, this frustrating condition is quite common in adults and children alike.Constipation can strike out of the blue – but it’s often for very simple reasons. Diet is a major cause, particularly when you haven’t been eating enough fiber or drinking enough water.Other causes include a disruption to your…

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July 13, 2019
20 Sweet Photos Proving Kids and Animals Are One Team Forever

Animals and kids can often share a special bond. Puppies like to play hide-and-seek games and get fussy when they get tired, just like little children. Kittens are born with blue eyes that change as they older just like human babies. And when they get older, cats only meow to talk to their human friends.We at Bright Side love both animals and…

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July 12, 2019
The Best iOS Walkie Talkie Apps to Use Instead of Apple's

Apple has temporarily disabled the Apple Watch’s Walkie-Talkie app after discovering a bug that could have let others listen in on conversations. While Apple says no incidents of eavesdropping have been reported, the app is disabled until the vulnerability is patched (though it will still remain installed on your device).It’s good to know Apple is…

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July 12, 2019
10 Best Brain Power Supplements That Will Supercharge Your Mind

If you have watched movies like Limitless (both the movie and television series) and Lucy, then you have likely come across smart drugs or nootropics. In the movie Limitless, you are introduced to NZT-48 (known as MDT-48 in the book The Dark Fields), which grants heightened intellectual abilities allowing one to pattern-match at lighting speed.In…

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July 12, 2019
13 Expensive Things That Were Once Stolen (Some Made Us Wonder Why?)

The Mona Lisa, Nutella, the Empire State Building, and inflatable gorillas. All of these things have something peculiar in common: they are all pretty expensive and all of them were stolen at one point or another. You might ask yourself how these heavily secured objects could be stolen or why anyone would want to steal an inflatable gorilla. Well, some criminals are very determined,…

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July 11, 2019
Never Try To Drive Through a Flood

Photo: Getty ImagesIt’s hurricane season, and we’ve got a weirdo storm brewing up in the Gulf of Mexico right now. The storm is heading toward Louisiana, which has already struggled with flooding this week, so it’s time that we issue the following demand, ever so calmly:Please do not ever drive into a flood.“It’s not even…

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July 11, 2019
13 Simple Habits to Cultivate Self-Compassion

Self compassion is the purest form of self-love. Be real with yourself… are you practicing it everyday?Unfortunately, self-compassion is a foreign concept to a lot of people. We’ve all experienced moments in life when we feel discouraged, rejected or less than. When this happens, a lot of people spend more time and energy tearing themselves…

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July 11, 2019
What the Most Famous Paintings of Prominent Artists Really Mean

The baffling world of modern art may look puzzling since the artists’ main ideas are not obvious in each masterpiece. But you’ll be definitely interested to know what the artists were trying to say while creating their works of art, because collectors pay huge sums of money for the works of modern artists and millions of tourists are ready to spend hours in lines to be able to have…

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July 10, 2019
What to Watch When It's Hot as Hell and You Refuse to Go Outside

Post-July 4th, things get disgusting, weather-wise, in much of the U.S. In New York City, where I and much of Team Lifehacker live, we spend a lot of time outside, shuffling through the humid, hot-dog-scented soup that is summer in a crowded, polluted metropolis. And so we become indoor cats, taking refuge indoors, looking for…

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July 10, 2019
The Power of Tapping into Your Hidden Creativity

Despite what you might have been taught — everyone can be creative.It’s too easy to think of creativity as just being reserved for musicians, artists and writers. In reality, creativity can be used in all jobs and in all areas of life.I’m referring to creative traits such as thinking outside the box, finding new solutions…

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July 10, 2019
Feeling Too Lazy to Get Out of Bed Can Be a Sign of Intelligence (So Hit the Snooze With No Regrets)

The temptation to just sleep in and maybe take a sick day is something we’ve all faced, but most of us fight it. Nothing good ever comes from being lazy, especially when the whole world, relatively speaking, is getting ready to start the day. That said, there is one good thing about not being a morning person...science suggests that it could be a sign of intelligence.We at Bright Side face the…

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July 9, 2019
How Did You Pay Off Your Credit Card Debt?

Photo: Getty ImagesWhen I was working to pay down my credit card debt, I opted to earn more instead of cutting back drastically on my expenses. Part of that equation was where I lived: super whackadoodle expensive Washington, D.C. I couldn’t just pick up and spend money to move to a less expensive place, so…

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July 9, 2019
What Is the 80 20 Rule? (And How It Helps You Succeed in Life)

Change begins with hope of what’s possible in your life. Hope leads to a sense of expectancy. Combine this with setting short term goals and the likelihood of being more happy and successful moves from possibility to reality.Short term goals, when created with well-formed criteria, offer incremental steps towards successfully achieving your bigger goals. In…

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July 9, 2019
10 Actresses That Didn’t Give Up After a Failed Relationship and Hit the Jackpot

People who live happily in a marriage earn more and develop their careers faster. When we see the fascinating work of actors, we always wonder who helps them deal with their problems, who comforts them when a movie fails, and who believes in their success on the Red Carpet before an Oscar ceremony.We at Bright Side became really interested in who the husbands of these super-popular actresses are…

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July 8, 2019
How to Always Get Someone to Let You Use Their Power Outlet at the Airport

No matter what airline you’re flying on or where you’re going I can guarantee you one thing: power will be at a premium.No matter how early you arrive at the gate for your flight, all of the power outlets will inevitably be full already with people charging their phones, tablets, and laptops before the flight.…

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July 8, 2019
20 Better Money Habits to Help You Increase Your Savings

Isn’t it frustrating to feel you can be saving more?You have great intentions at the begging of each month–yet somehow you spend most of your money. Are others able to save more because they’re naturally gifted?If you’re struggling to save money, you’re not alone. Data shows more than half of Americans aren’t able to cover…

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July 8, 2019
15 Hand Gestures That Have Different Meanings Overseas

When we go overseas, sometimes language can be a barrier. We mean to say one thing, but the locals understood it to be something else. Luckily body language can help us communicate when words fail to do so. But as it turns out, not all hand signals are created equal. The same hand gestures could mean different things in other countries. In fact, some innocent hand signals might come off as offensive!Bright…

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July 7, 2019
How to Set Up Two-Step Authentication on Your Amazon Account

Image: PexelsTwo-factor authentication is one of those things that’s a good idea to set up pretty much everywhere that will allow you to.The tool adds an extra layer of security to your online accounts, making it so even if a hacker was able to gain access to your password, they won’t necessarily be able to…

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July 7, 2019
These 17 Life Skills Will Teach Your Kids Responsibility

Teaching our children life skills that help them become responsible human beings is not something that can happen in a day or a week. It takes time, effort, and consistency in teaching them these skills over their entire childhood.It is helpful to start when they are very young and build on their skills as they…

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July 7, 2019
25 People Who Proved That Laziness Is the Mother of Progress

They say if you want to get some work done in the quickest and most effective way, ask a lazy person to do it. And the characters of our compilation are just another way to prove this theory. Whether it’s FaceTiming pizza or YouTubing vacuum cleaner sounds, these people are able to get the best out of their laziness.Bright Side admires people who can twist any…

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July 6, 2019
You Can Opt Out of Using Facial Recognition to Board a Flight

Image: PexelsA few months ago during a layover in Atlanta, I came across an unusual sight: facial recognition being used in the boarding process.The technology, which is currently in beta testing for international Delta flights leaving the airport, replaces a gate agent physically checking your passport before you board. When it comes time for you…

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July 6, 2019
9 Myths About the Aging Process You Can Definitely Ignore

Is life after 50 the beginning of our decline? Many people would like us to believe so. But the narrative that there’s some magical number after which our mental and physical abilities fall of a cliff is pure myth.Unfortunately many of the negative stereotypes associated with aging are pervasive in movies, TV, and popular culture.…

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July 6, 2019
20 Photos of Celebrities in Their School Years That May Make You Say, “Wow, Really?”

Before our favorite celebrities hit the red carpet in flawless outfits, they were regular people who went through an “ugly duckling” period and had common teenage problems — they even had to attend class and take exams. Hard to believe, huh?To prove it, here at Bright Side, we’ve prepared a compilation of 20 glorious, awkward, and simply adorable school photos of famous actors and musicians. 1. Keanu…

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July 5, 2019
Get a Free Dozen Doughnuts From Krispy Kreme Today

Image: Krispy KremeIf you’re looking for something a little sweet to take with you to that friend’s cookout today, you might want to swing by Krispy Kreme.Krispy Kreme is offering a free dozen Original Glazed doughnuts today with the purchase of a dozen. In order to take advantage of the deal, you’ll need to be…

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July 5, 2019
7 Simple Ways to Cope with Stress at Work and Stop Worrying

What is success to you? How to be successful in life?To some, when they think of success, they imagine wealth; others want power; some just want to make a positive impact on the world.All of these are perfectly valid, indeed success is a concept that means different things to different people. Though no matter what…

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July 5, 2019
22 Dog Photos That Are the Best Remedy for Sadness

Even if you’re a cat person, you can’t deny that dogs are able to put anyone in a good mood. They’re fun, loving animals that are always ready to brighten your day. The time has come to temporarily let go of any problems you might have and let the happiness of these good boys and girls radiate and take over.Bright Side made a collection of photos of dogs…

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July 4, 2019
Wear Ear Protection When Soothing Your Screaming Baby

Photo: Peter H. Sprosty (Getty Images)Babies cry. It’s a feature, not a bug. Sure, we all know this before getting into the whole parenthood thing, but I don’t think any experience—being seated next to a tiny screamer on an airplane, holding a shrieking nephew as his bottle is prepped, or even living above an infant…

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July 4, 2019
What Is Self Efficacy and How to Improve Yours

I wont lie Self efficacy is not a word I usually use, but when I looked it up to check its true meaning, I was happy to see that it’s basically what I do for a living.How had I missed that!Self efficacy according to the Oxford English Dictionary says:• A personal power or capacity to…

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July 4, 2019
25 Stirring Shots in “National Geographic” That Make Time Stop

National Geographic photographers have this amazing gift of taking pictures that make you stop everything you’re doing and stare at them in awe. They capture the most thrilling settings, making it seem like time stopped just for that picture to be possible, like the exact moment a dolphin breaks the surface of the water, or when a mother lioness grabs her cub with her mouth,…

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July 3, 2019
Splinter Uhhhhhhh What the Hell Is Happening With Mike Pence Right Now | Jezebel Rethinking Surrogac

Gizmodo If You Just Bought an Nvidia RTX 2060, You Should Be Super Pissed | Jalopnik The Honda E Is the Electric Car I’ve Been…

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July 3, 2019
What Holds Us Back from Living the Life We Want

Parents, caregivers, teachers and society in general all have a huge influence on how we live our lives.That’s why people traveling to other countries often experience ‘culture shock’. The different rules, different customs and different attitudes can quickly lead to a feeling of confusion and alienation.You may have experienced this yourself.But, culture shock really just…

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July 3, 2019
24 Facts About the Animal World We Should Have Studied in Biology Class

We share the planet with billions of other creatures that are extremely different from one another. Every single species has its own unique features that are really impressive. For example, did you know that hippos have red sweat, that bearcats smell like popcorn, and that some antelopes eat birds?We at Bright Side would love for you to read these short…

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July 2, 2019
How to Find Out the Age of Your Plane

Image: PexelsWhile the safety of a plane depends more on how it’s maintained by the airline than its age, a plane’s age can play a pretty critical role in how comfortable you are while you’re on board. Older planes are going to be the ones that don’t have screens for in-flight entertainment, or the ones…

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July 2, 2019
10 Successful Entrepreneurs Stories About Getting Through Tough Times

We all face challenges, regardless of what field we choose to operate in. In our little way, we have developed mechanisms to help us fight them. And while these tactics might not necessarily be the same, we all have stories about how they’ve worked for us — and in some cases, how they’ve not worked.So,…

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July 2, 2019
20 Family Photos Proving Nature Is a True Copy Machine

Babies are expected to take after their parents, but there are times when the resemblance just gets a little too uncanny. Some people could pass for a copy-and-paste version of their parent or another relative when they were younger. In other words, genetics can sometimes be so powerful, they almost make you believe in time travel!We at Bright Side love celebrating family so we’re sharing photos of people…

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July 1, 2019
Avoid Traffic on July 4th By Leaving at The Right Time

Image: PexelsThis Independence Day, AAA expects a record-breaking 48.9 million people to hit the road, 4.1% more than last year. That means your chances for running into some epic traffic are better than they’ve been before.That traffic is expected to happen not only on the roadways, but on planes, trains, and buses as well. Plane…

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July 1, 2019
The Lifehack Show Episode 2: Making the Most of the Limited Time We Have

Last Updated on June 21, 2019 Leon HoFounder & CEO of Lifehack Read full profile We’re very excited to announce the launch of our new podcast, The Lifehack Show!In each episode, our host, Ally Kramer (Content Director of Lifehack), interviews experts from around the world as they share advice on how to break through limitations that…

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July 1, 2019
24 True Geniuses Who Deserve to Be Elon Musk’s Advisors

It’s not just Elon Musk and his team that can create something unbelievably great. Some people who live among us have a futuristic approach to life too. Whether it’s because of laziness or the desire to save money, their solutions made our jaws hit the floor.Bright Side encourages any and all out-of-the-box thinking and is eager to share 24 solutions with you that the…

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June 30, 2019
Get Android Q's 'Digital Wellbeing' Features Now With This App

Image: PexelsWith Android Q, Google plans to launch a Digital Wellbeing app. The app is designed to help you focus the time you spend with tech and unplug more often, so you can enjoy the world around you rather than just the world on your phone.Similar to Apple’s Screen Time, the app will let you…

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June 30, 2019
15-Minute Morning Yoga Routine for Beginners

Is this usually how your morning begins? You hit snooze, roll over a few times, and groggily wake up and stumble your way to the coffee pot; or maybe you get woken up by kids, pets, or significant others who are running late and have now jolted you wide awake into a frenzied panic…It seems…

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June 30, 2019
I Tried 7 Popular Hacks to Save My Shoes, and Here Are the Results

After making a revision of my wardrobe I realized that I need to save my shoes. The thought that trying to say goodbye to them was unbearable. But the prices for dry-cleaning them were unbearable too. So I knew it was a good time for some life hacks!Bright Side checked some hacks and wants to share with you the experience of saving shoes. There is also a bonus for you at the end…

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June 29, 2019
How to Stay Safe During a Heatwave

Photo: Ethan Robertson (Unsplash)Now that we’re heading into the hottest part of year, it’s time to talk about heatwaves—specifically, how to stay healthy during them. Rather than just trying to tough it out, it’s best to take a few precautions. This is especially true if you or someone you’re taking care of is in a…

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June 29, 2019
20 Delicious and Healthy Breakfast for Weight Loss

If you love listening to music, you’re in good company. Charles Darwin once remarked, “If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week.” Albert Einstein declared, “If I were not a physicist, I would probably be…

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June 29, 2019
A NYC Photographer Captures Pit Bulls in Flower Crowns to Save the Lives of These “Dangerous” Dogs

For many years, Pit Bulls have been demonized by society for being aggressive toward people and other animals. As a result, they often get abused, abandoned by their owners, and doomed to stay in shelters for the rest of their lives. To destroy this unfair reputation, photographer Sophie Gamand started a project called Pit Bull Flower Power. Since 2014, she’s been traveling around the…

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June 28, 2019
Why the 2020 U.S. Census Could Change Everything, According to an Expert [Updated]

Today, the Supreme Court blocked a crucial citizenship question from being added to the 2020 U.S. census—a question President Trump couldn’t help but chime in on.“Seems totally ridiculous that our government, and indeed Country, cannot ask a basic question of Citizenship in a very expensive, detailed and important Census, in this case for 2020,” he…

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June 28, 2019
5 Solid Strategies to Boost Your Confidence at Work

Someone walks over, introduces themselves and raises their hand out in front of you. How do you know what you’re supposed to do next?If this were the first time you saw this behavior, you wouldn’t have a clue.If you were from an Eastern culture, you might go to bow toward this person. But you know…

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June 28, 2019
What Lovers Call Each Other in Different Countries

They say that love has no language, but the quirky ways in which love can be expressed in different languages can sometimes add a little zing to the relationship. From calling your beautiful soulmate “the ugly one” to saying her mesmerizing eyes resemble that of a fish, the words of love can only be understood by the love-smitten.Bright Side loves spreading love, so we compiled for you a list of funny…

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June 27, 2019
What to Know Before Day One of the Democratic Debates

If you haven’t kept up with the news or your aunt’s Facebook statuses, here’s a reminder: Tonight, the first half of the Democratic Debates will take place at 9pm EDT.Ten candidates including Senator Elizabeth Warren and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio will descend upon the stage in Miami. Given the sheer number of candidates,…

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June 27, 2019
How to Talk to Your Future Self to Change Your Life

The fear of the unknown can be hard to describe because all the feelings and thoughts around this fear are in our head. These negative feelings and thoughts create mental blocks. It is these mental blocks that influence the way in which we live our life and if let loose can have a detrimental impact…

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June 27, 2019
20+ Fabulous Ideas for Showers That You Might Want to Sing Forever In

A place where we relax our body and soul, where we purify ourselves, and where we daydream — it’s hard to imagine a more heart-to-heart room than the bathroom. That’s why such an important place deserves to be planned thoughtfully. Marble stone, fresh flowers, skylights, neon lights, or even outdoor showers — so many simple things can inspire a gorgeous design. And once it’s done perfectly, you might not…

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June 26, 2019
Deadspin Andre Iguodala Says Mark Jackson Is Being Blackballed From The NBA | The Slot Jared and Iva

Kotaku Popular YouTuber Etika Dies At 29 | io9 Here’s What’s in the Avengers: Endgame Re-Release, Hitting Theaters This Friday |…

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June 26, 2019
20 Critical Skills to Include on Your Resume (For All Types of Jobs)

A resume describes your critical skills in a way that compels a hiring manager to want to meet you. That is a resume’s sole purpose.And make no mistake: Writing a resume is an art.Today each corporate job opening attracts 250 resumes on average, and somehow yours will need to rise above the competition. It’s actually…

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June 26, 2019
20 Marvelous Behind-the-Scenes Shots That Are Sure to Make History

When it comes to the magic of moviemaking, it takes a lot of work to make the impossible a reality. While special effects are nearly as old as film itself (it has even appeared in silent films), the industry has come a long way. You’d be surprised to see how some of your favorite action scenes became a reality.We at Bright Side love sharing the scenes from our favorite movies and revealing how they…

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June 25, 2019
Deadspin What Was Jill Ellis Doing?

Gizmodo The New Raspberry Pi Is Basically a $35 Desktop Computer | Jalopnik Boeing Has So Many Grounded 737 Max Planes Waiting to…

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June 25, 2019
The Real Reason Why You Hate Working (And How to Turn It Around)

Have you ever heard of self-actualization? As someone who has been a personal development junkie for several years now, I was shocked to learn about self-actualization recently.When I came across the term, I couldn’t help but think, “What is this self-actualization thing, and how have I gone so many years without hearing about it?”Maybe you’re…

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June 25, 2019
20+ People Who Took Things Way Too Literally, and It Was a Huge Mistake

In everyday life, nuance can be a tricky thing. And surprisingly, so is following simple instructions. As it turns out, quite a few people have trouble reading between the lines and end up committing massive fails.At Bright Side we took a look at a number of situations where people completely missed the point and took things way too literally. 1. They ordered “one pepperoni pizza” and the restaurant did not…

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June 24, 2019
Make Sure You Didn't Buy One of These Three Recalled Flavors of Ragú Pasta Sauce

Image: PexelsIf you’ve purchased Ragú pasta sauce this month, you should check the packaging to make sure it hasn’t been recalled.Mizkan American, the company that makes the sauce, recalled three different flavors this week over concerns that they might contain plastic fragments. Finding plastic in your pasta could certainly derail a spaghetti night.The sauces in…

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June 24, 2019
Your Beliefs About Success May Be Holding You Back

If your description is dominated by money or status, then your image of success is faulty. For example, there are countless people who have these assets but don’t feel successful. Some of these people have enormous amounts of disposable income, but work so many hours during the day that they have no life beyond their…

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June 24, 2019
15 Knockout Celebs That Are Close to a Century Old: Then and Now

To live more than a century is not a myth and Jeanne Calment, who lived 126 years, proved that. But now let’s have a look at celebrities that are close to a century old and who are a good example of a long life. These people are legends, not only for their achievements, but also for their age.We at Bright Side are proud to share a list of long-live celebrities with you…

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June 23, 2019
Use United's 'Excursionist Perk' to Get a Free One-Way Flight When Using Miles

Image: PexelsIf you’re redeeming reward miles for an international trip on United, there’s an easy way to get a little more bang for your virtual buck: plan a trip with at least three legs.This week Travel + Leisure published a story about a little known perk for United fliers called the “Excursion Perk.” The perk…

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June 23, 2019
Announcing Our New Podcast: The Lifehack Show

Last Updated on June 21, 2019 Leon HoFounder & CEO of Lifehack Read full profile We’re very excited to announce the launch of our new podcast, The Lifehack Show!In each episode, our host, Ally Kramer (Content Director of Lifehack), interviews experts from around the world as they share advice on how to break through limitations that…

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June 23, 2019
A Blogger Compares Instagram vs Reality Photos, and It’s Too Darn Relatable

Nearly one billion people use Instagram and about 60 million photos are uploaded there every day. And most of these photos are of people and their perfect everyday life moments that they want to share with the world — traveling, shopping, enjoying good food, wearing gorgeous outfits that don’t really correlate with real life. A woman from Germany, Geraldine West, encourages…

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June 22, 2019
Use a Fishing Pole to Teach Your Kid to Swing a Bat

Screenshot: YouTubeBecause we are not above lazy parent hacks (may we present to you how to entertain your kid while lying down?), we are sharing this one. Attach a baseball (or any similar-sized ball) to a fishing rod, hold it steady, have your kid take a swing, reel the ball in, and then repeat this…

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June 22, 2019
7 Sell Your Stuff Apps That Will Get You Some Extra Cash in Hand

When it comes to selling your stuff, the possibilities have become endless. At the same time, it can be overwhelming to find recommendations and difficult to find the right apps that will earn you extra cash.Whether you are a frequent buyer, collector or a passionate consumer that takes good care of products, there are ways…

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June 22, 2019
20+ Convincing “Yes” for Those Who Ask Themselves “Should I Get a Dog?”

A lot of us have probably had a time in our lives where we had to convince our parents to get us a puppy. Some of us succeeded, others — didn’t. There were all kinds of tactics — from doing chores, to constantly begging for a puppy, but they weren’t always very effective...That is why Bright Side wants to offer a helping paw by providing you with 22 of the sweetest reasons to get a dog! 1. He is practically…

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June 21, 2019
Jezebel Everything I Learned While Getting Kicked out of America’s Biggest Anti-Vaccine Conference |

Jezebel Everything I Learned While Getting Kicked out of America’s Biggest Anti-Vaccine Conference |Kinja!Today 5:56pmFiled to: Evening FavoritesFiled to: Evening FavoritesSaveEditEmbiggenSend to EditorsPromoteGo to permalinkJezebel Everything I Learned While Getting Kicked out of America’s Biggest Anti-Vaccine Conference | Deadspin KawhiWatch: Kawhi Leonard Definitely Packing Up For Los Angeles | The Root Alabama Quietly Passes Law Allowing Church With History…

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June 21, 2019
13 Simple Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Busy People

Many people use the argument that they’re too busy to maintain a healthy lifestyle, and in all honesty, I’m a bit sick of hearing the excuses.“But I do am busy,” you may say.This is something I hear all too often, and usually from people that have taken it upon themselves to have a certain career…

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June 21, 2019
A Study Says That People Who Suffer From Acne Age Slower

There are lots of things that can spoil our mood in the morning, and discovering several new zits on your nose is one of the worst surprises ever. Especially when you’re going for a walk with a person you like or are having an important business meeting at work. But it turns out that there’s at least one benefit to having pimples, and it can make you a bit happier…

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June 19, 2019
Splinter Meghan McCain Snaps and Calls Joy Behar a ‘Bitch’ on the Air | Deadspin The UFC’s Pride Mon

Splinter Meghan McCain Snaps and Calls Joy Behar a ‘Bitch’ on the Air | Deadspin The UFC’s Pride MonKinja!Today 5:48pmFiled to: Evening FavoritesFiled to: Evening Favorites2EditEmbiggenSend to EditorsPromoteGo to permalinkSplinter Meghan McCain Snaps and Calls Joy Behar a ‘Bitch’ on the Air | Deadspin The UFC’s Pride Month Shirts Can’t Hide How It Really Feels | Jezebel This Week In…

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June 19, 2019
What’s the Best Nap Length for the Biggest Brain Benefit?

Laura BarrLaura is a registered clinical massage therapist & certified fitness consultant specializing in holistic nutrition, injury & weight management. Read full profile Would you like to know the secret to the perfect nap? Are you wondering the best nap length or the perfect amount of z’s to catch up on some much needed sleep,…

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June 19, 2019
10 Glute Exercises From Victoria’s Secret Models That Are Perfect Even for Those Who’ve Never Worked Out Their Butt

It’s not a bad idea to dream about toned and fit glutes, but it is a bad idea to not do anything about it. To achieve good results, there is no need to spend days and nights in the gym and do squats with huge weights. The key to success is persistence and consistency, meaning, if you want to have an attractive butt, you should pay attention to it every day. That’s when Victoria’s Secret models’…

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June 18, 2019
Update Your Firefox Browser Right Now to Fix a Serious Security Bug

Image: MozillaOn the heels of the Firefox 67.0 release, Mozilla has rolled out Firefox 67.0.3, which fixes a major security bug. According to the Mozilla Security board, hackers have reportedly been using the bug to take over PCs running unpatched versions of Firefox 67.0. All Firefox users should update to the latest version immediately to…

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June 18, 2019
7 Techniques to Stay Focused and Avoid Distractions

The world has become a very distracting place, you don’t need me to tell you that. Where once we could walk out of our house or office and disappear into our own world with our own thoughts, we are now connected 24 hours a day to a network that’s sole purpose is to make us…

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June 18, 2019
10 Animal Features That Look Like Evolution Errors but Are Actually Insanely Smart

There are so many incredible creatures living in this amazing world. But we usually forget to google and learn something new about them and, honestly, we really miss a lot! It often turns out that the one strange detail in their appearances is actually their cool superpower.Bright Side has plunged into the world of biology to know what made evolution create such interesting animals. 10. The…

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June 17, 2019
You Should Grill Whole Heads of Garlic This Summer

Photo: Claire LowerRoasted garlic is the ultimate finishing touch. Smear it across a steak, mix it in a dip, or toss it with some sort of grilled vegetable salad, and it will make it better. But, in the summer months, the act of roasting turns your kitchen into a sweaty, unpleasant place. The great news…

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June 17, 2019
7 Ways to Ensure Effective Communication at Work

Sometimes spotting barriers to communication at work can be fairly easy. When miscommunication is left unaddressed, you may see it in the form of workplace conflict or decreased productivity. There’s a tendency for miscommunication to happen when there is little transparency. And sometimes this may be unintentional.“Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.” — John…

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June 17, 2019
How to Sculpt Your Butt and Legs in 10 Days by Just Walking

Good news for the gym haters: walking is a great workout that has a lot of health benefits for the body. It lowers obesity rates, it’s good for your heart, and it helps fight depression. Walking is gentle enough for people of all body types, so a person of any fitness level can enjoy it while shaping their body, especially their buttocks and legs. Combined together with…

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June 16, 2019
See When the Next Season of Your Favorite Show is Coming to Netflix With This Site

At some point, we got into the habit of exclusively binge-watching shows at our house. While we do keep up with a handful of series as they’re airing, for the most part, we end up picking a show that has four or five seasons already available and then watching a few episodes each night until…

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June 16, 2019
How to Sleep for Improved Health and Productivity

Have you ever wondered why your brain feels foggy and your body feels weary after days of burning the “midnight oil”? Well I’ve got just two words for you — inadequate sleep.Believe it or not, a good night’s sleep is just as important (if not more) as healthy eating and regular exercise, if you’re looking…

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June 16, 2019
9 Women Who’ve Tricked Time for at Least 20 Years (Spoiler: Naomi Campbell’s Mom Is Hot)

People have been looking for an elixir of youth for hundreds of years. In ancient times, there were entire expeditions sent to look for it. But even if it was found, the women from today’s article wouldn’t need it. These women are most likely not ashamed of talking about their age because nobody will believe them anyway.We at Bright Side are absolutely blown away by the beauty of these…

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June 15, 2019
Saturday's Best Deals: Clear the Rack, DEWALT Tools, Casper Mattresses, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   Nordstrom Rack’s Clear the Rack event, Original Penguin polos, and a sale on Marmot at Backcountry lead off Saturday’s best deals.If you are shopping for your dad right now, we are updating our Kinja Deals Father’s Day discounted deals post daily and have…

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June 15, 2019
Do You Have a Fear of Disappointing Others? How to Conquer It for Good

It’s completely normal to care and worry, but once we allow the fear of disappointing others to take over, we’re simply hitting our own head against the wall.Somewhere along the way, society seems to have glorified this feeling to be something positive as it means you care, but the fear of disappointing others can be…

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June 15, 2019
10 Celebs Who Care More About This World Than Money

We are used to seeing stars as unreachable people, but they are often much closer to us than we think. Many of them engage with others by using their fame and their money to improve the lives of thousands of people around the world every year, creating special scholarships, or spending their holidays comforting people.Bright Side wants to show you a lesser known side of your favorite celebrities, which…

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June 14, 2019
Parents Should Learn Common Core Math Like a Kindergartner

Photo: Virojt Changyencham (Getty Images)If you have a kid in school, you’ve probably noticed that their math homework looks different than yours did an undisclosed number of years ago. And you may have moaned about it—“What’s with all the crazy steps? These equations took me seconds to answer in Mrs. Winkleman’s fourth-grade class!” Hey, I’m…

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June 14, 2019
13 Simple Things Happy Couples Do Every Day

I’m sure you have heard plenty of people who have said, “Relationships are hard!” Sadly, that’s what most people think.Why? Because they’ve never been giving the tools to make relationships easy.I teach and write about relationships for a living, and when people say this to me, I respond with this:“Relationships aren’t hard. It’s the PEOPLE…

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June 14, 2019
A Woman Begs a Robber to Return Photos of Her Dog’s Last Day in a Note That Will Tear You Apart

You don’t know what memories are worth until you lose them. Then you realize they’re sometimes worth every effort on social media to bring them back. That’s what happened to a woman in Toronto. After being robbed of her dog’s pictures, she placed a sign on the street begging for him to return them, only to find out the internet stepped up to help her.Bright Side is joining…

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June 13, 2019
Use Your Android Device As a Security Key on iOS

If you’re one of those chaos-embracing individuals who own and use both Android and iOS devices, Google is now letting you use your Android smartphone as a physical security key for signing into your Google account on iOS.We’ll show you how to set this all up, but we want to first acknowledge concerns that have…

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June 13, 2019
How to Burn Calories Effectively (The Healthy Way)

If you’ve been proactive with your health, and are exercising regularly, you will probably look at how to burn calories effectively while still staying healthy.Fortunately, there are different things you can do with exercise, diet, and lifestyle to burn more calories than usual.And firstly, you need to understand calories better.A calorie is the energy content…

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June 13, 2019
This School in India Collects Tuition With Plastic Waste Instead of Money, and the Idea Is Truly Priceless

In some parts of the world, children don’t go to school — not because they don’t want to, but because their parents don’t have the means to pay for their education. Some of them end up working from an early age to survive and contribute to the family home. However, the Akshar Foundation in India has a school model that seeks to improve the lives of young people through the development…

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June 12, 2019
How to Buy in Bulk When You Live in a Small Space

Photo: Spencer Platt (Getty Images)Buying in bulk can be an empowering experience. The combination of the cost-savings, plus the satisfaction of not needing to buy that again for a while, can leave you feeling like you’ve managed to really cheat the system. Until you get home and realize that, uh, you don’t have room for…

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June 12, 2019
4 Self-Help Tips You’ll Want to Avoid

You go to the gym to train your muscles. You run outside or go for hikes to train your endurance. Or, maybe you do neither of those, but still wish you exercised more.Well, here is how to train one of the most important parts of your body: Your brain.When you train your brain, you will:…

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June 12, 2019
15+ Facts About the Human Psyche That Might Keep You Awake at Night

The human mind is a confusing and scary thing. It’s so complex that, to date, we still don’t know everything about it. Even the facts that scientists have proven to be true tend to be puzzling and sometimes highly disturbing.Bright Side is here to share 18 of these mind-boggling facts about the human mind that will get in-between you and a good night’s sleep. Night owls are more likely to be psychopaths.…

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June 11, 2019
Hide Your Pixel 3 XL's Camera Notch With These Settings and Apps

Image: GoogleIt’s actually easy to hide the Pixel 3XL’s divisive camera notch from within your smartphone’s settings—but there’s a catch. Turning “off” the notch also disables the screen area around the notch that turns the uppermost slice of screen space into an unused black bar—it pushes the system tray and notification icons that would normally…

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June 11, 2019
The Secrets of High Performing Teams: 9 Tips from Top Business Leaders

It’s basic human nature to form teams. After all, it didn’t take long for cavemen to realize the benefits of teamwork. It became fairly evident that a lone human out on the prairie was likely to be killed and eaten by predators, but a group of humans could organize so that what was originally a…

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June 11, 2019
What Living the Life of the World’s First Supermodel Is Like

A fragile schoolgirl with a boyish hairstyle named Twiggy became the first model from the working class and the face of the 1960s. Some people adored her, some hated her, blaming her for starting a generation of anorexics. Having worked in the fashion sphere for only 4 years, she “retired” and started a different career. She released a music album that went silver and…

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June 10, 2019
Try These Waze-Specific Google Assistant Commands on Android

Since Google acquired Waze back in 2013, the company has been slowly adding Waze features into Google Maps, including Waze’s traffic reporting functions and real-time speed limits.This relationship is reciprocated, as Google is integrating Assistant into the Waze app for U.S. Android users—a rollout, of course, which means you might not see the feature at…

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June 10, 2019
What Is the Purpose of Life and What Should You Live For?

In society today, knowing your purpose in life and what you should live for has become the major criteria for measuring how happy your life is. There is a lot of pressure to know your purpose in life, becuase if you don’t know, then the chances of you living a fulfiling and happy life are…

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June 10, 2019
Picasso Drew Portraits of His Wife for Many Years, and They Show How His Attitude Toward Her Changed

If Pablo Picasso and Olga Khokhlova were modern-day celebrities and gave interviews to tabloids, when asked about the reasons why they broke up, they would most likely answer, “irreconcilable differences.” Atheism and faith, a hot temper, and melancholy — they were different in just about every aspect, including their tastes and their everyday behavior. Aside from that, almost all of Picasso’s close…

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June 9, 2019
How to Add Song Lyrics to Your Instagram Story

Image: PexelsLast week Instagram added a new feature that allows you to add lyrics to your Instagram stories. The feature allows you to not only add a song to your Story (you’ve been able to do that for a while), but also sing along with those lyrics, similar to what you might do with the…

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June 9, 2019
How to Drastically Increase Your Free Time

It’s the end of another busy workday, but before you can relax at home, you’ve got to make a 30-minute drive through congested traffic. When you eventually pull up to your home, you open the front door, and then immediately crash on the sofa. You’re completely exhausted.Does this sound familiar?It’s certainly a common scenario. But,…

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June 9, 2019
15 Cool Things Whose Designers Must’ve Shouted Out “I’m a Friggin’ Genius!”

Things that are thought up and made up by talented people are seen instantly — and we simply can’t stay indifferent. Our favorite ones are the cloud of “cotton candy,” fire from water vapor, and a kindergarten in the shape of a cat. Choose yours!When we at Bright Side saw these cool things, we instantly wanted to get them or at least to look at them and show them to you. 1. This coffee…

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June 8, 2019
Saturday's Best Deals: Nintendo Switch, Philips Hue Bulbs, Tiki Torches, Cat Lounges, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   A Backcountry sale, laser level Gold Box, a Blendtec blender and a cold brew maker lead off a Saturday’s best deals.If you are shopping for your dad right now, we are updating our Kinja Deals Father’s Day discounted deals post daily and…

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June 8, 2019
What Helps Yeast Infections: Foods To Eat And Avoid

Preventing yeast infections often requires several different changes. Maintaining strong immunity through exercise and a healthy diet is always important. But you can also give your body a helping hand by avoiding specific foods.Your diet plays a major role in the development of yeast infections. Most infections are caused by a yeast named Candida albicans.…

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June 8, 2019
20 Notes From Kids That Are Better Than Any Hollywood Screenplay

Leaving notes is the cutest thing, but with kids’ lack of experience in writing and spelling they have an extraordinary charm. You never know what’s in a kid’s head and what they will write to you next, but what is for sure, is that when they get a pencil and a piece of paper it will turn out to be a masterpiece.Bright Side adores kids and the funny notes they leave…

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June 7, 2019
You Can Block Robocalls by Default With Your Phone Company—But It'll Cost You

If you get more robocalls than real calls, you may appreciate the Federal Communications Commission’s new ruling passed Thursday. Effective immediately, phone companies will be permitted (and encouraged) to automatically block robocalls.Until now, consumers could sign up for robocall blocking, but phone companies didn’t set this up as a default option for all. Under the…

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June 7, 2019
10 Lower Body Workouts Anyone Can Try at Home

Having a hard time going to the gym? Fear no more!In this article, we’ll be breaking down 10 in home lower body workouts anyone can try at home and their exercises. No gear needed for these workouts, just some space and a cup water waiting for your disposal.There’re 3 main parts in this article:If you’re…

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June 7, 2019
20+ Photos That Prove You Don’t Need Plastic Surgery to Look Stunning

Each woman has thought about changing her image at least once in her life. However, sometimes we’re afraid to give up our normal hair color, makeup, and hairstyle so we end up putting off experiments with our appearance over and over again. The characters of this compilation abandoned all of their fears and doubts, entrusted their look to stylists, and didn’t regret it one bit.We at Bright Side…

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June 6, 2019
Think Long and Hard Before Using a Promotional APR

Zero-percent interest offers for credit cards are so common now that I usually just delete or toss them. Surely, another one is right around the corner, should I desire it, since my credit is solid. But they’re always just a little bit tempting, these offers to incur zero—zip, zilch!—interest for six, or 12, or 18 months…

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June 6, 2019
Lose Stomach Fat Fast With These 10 Diet Hacks

Ready to hear the dirty little secret no one tells you about how to lose stomach fat?The secret is — you can’t. At least, not the way that you think.Studies show that blasting your abs with tons of crunches won’t trim your belly fat, just like doing curls won’t give you tighter arms and squats won’t…

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June 6, 2019
Senior iOS Developer

← All jobs We are looking for a Senior iOS Developer to help us build high-quality mobile applications for millions of our subscribers worldwide! TheSoul Publishing (AdMe) is one of the largest digital media publishers in the world. Currently we are a global team of 1,000 creative minds — and we are growing. We focus on the bright side of life, with our many brands and platforms offering an abundance of universally shareable…

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June 5, 2019
How to Help Your Kid Find Their People

Photo: PexelsMy 6-year-old daughter has been complaining about a girl at school. She plays with her often, but lately, she has been frustrated with the way she cuts her off when she’s talking and dismisses her need for “space.” I’ve tried to give her tools to communicate her feelings, but the other night, as she…

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June 5, 2019
The Average Retirement Savings and How to Save Wisely

When it comes to stocks, I bet you feel like you have no idea what you’re doing.Everyone who’s not a financial expert has been there. I’ve been there. But, time is passing and you need to be crystal clear with how you’re investing for your retirement.Otherwise, it’s back to work until you can afford not…

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June 5, 2019
9 Foolproof Tricks That Can Increase Your Driving Comfort

If you have ever struggled with parking or are not sure that everything in your car is set up correctly, this article may make a big difference. You will be amazed at how easy it is if you know exactly what to aim. These simple step-by-step instructions can be equally useful for experienced and new drivers and we wish we knew them when we were taking our driving test.We at Bright Side prepared…

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June 4, 2019
How to Get One-Day Free Shipping From Amazon

Photo: Getty ImagesIn case two-day shipping wasn’t quick enough for some customers, Amazon just rolled out free, one-day shipping on millions of items. The company announced Monday that the perk is now available to Prime members in the continental U.S. on more than 10 million items. There continues to be no minimum purchase required for…

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June 4, 2019
Why Negative Self Talk Is Bad for You (And How to End It in 3 Steps)

Everyone I met in my life wants unlimited opportunities, better relationships, a healthy body, a forgiving heart, a sharp mind, amazing skills, and financial security… If we all want these things, how come we can not accomplish them?I think the reason why many of us can’t cannot accomplish them is because we have a critical…

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June 4, 2019
23 Enchanting Tattoos That Look Like Pure Magic

Ink, smooth lines, bright colors and shades turn into unique artworks under a needle of a skillful tattoo artist. Some of them open their mystery under UV light; others were inspired by nature and fresh summer days; third hide a whole different world inside of them and need you to look twice. And there is no doubt — everyone will find something inspiring and warm in these tattoos.Bright…

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June 3, 2019
The Slot The President Changed His Hair and It Actually Looked Better?

io9 Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Is Here: The Good, the Bad, and the Incredible | Jalopnik The Two Disappointing Cadillac V-Series…

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June 3, 2019
3 Steps to Know Your Value and Realize It in Life

Do you know your value? Before I get into this, I want to begin with a heartbreaking story of a woman I used to know, Mary…Mary was a quiet woman who mainly kept to herself but was very observant. She watched, she took notes, and most importantly – she listened. When someone talked to her,…

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June 3, 2019
9 Famous Paintings That Hide a Very Different Picture Under a Layer of Paint (Hint: the Original Gioconda Is Amazing)

Artists and writers often change their work so much during the creation process that the final result can end up looking very different from what it was originally. And sometimes, other artists or editors make their changes to someone else’s work. While we can easily look at drafts of novels to help us understand the creation process, paintings are a whole other story.Bright Side has done…

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June 2, 2019
How to Add Your Preferred Pronouns to Your Lyft Profile

Image: PexelsNow you can add your preferred pronouns to the Lyft app.In honor of Pride month this month, Lyft added the ability to add your preferred pronouns to the app so that they’re viewable by the driver prior to them picking you up. While the feature officially went live for Pride, it will be available…

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June 2, 2019
How to Stop Yourself from Sabotaging Relationships

Love can be challenging at times, especially when you really care about keeping your relationship healthy. The ability to maintain a relationship in the long term isn’t a skill that most people naturally have. You want to make your relationship work yet the reality is that you sometimes sabotage your relationships without even knowing it.Luckily,…

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June 2, 2019
16 Times Actors Couldn’t Stand Their Movie Wardrobe We All Loved

Imagine having to shoot 10 hours straight under the hot sun in a 44 lb (20 kg) full body costume. This is just one of the extreme conditions superhero actors have to deal with while filming. Even if we find them distinguished in their shiny armor, stars don’t always experience the same feelings acting in their roles. Sometimes things can be really tough and that’s when stunt people come in.Bright…

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June 1, 2019
Deadspin Fake Steve Berthiaume Twitter Account Leads To Random Family Crashing Diamondbacks’ Booth D

io9 Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Is Here: The Good, the Bad, and the Incredible | Jalopnik The Two Disappointing Cadillac V-Series…

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June 1, 2019
12 Yoga Exercises for Beginners to Try at Home

Spaghetti squash is similar to cucumber. It has a shell which is difficult to pierce and this hard flesh surrounds a hollow cavity filled with seeds. When you cook this vegetable, the squash flesh falls away from the inner cavity and only the reminiscent of spaghetti remains. You can get surprised and delighted to see…

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June 1, 2019
13 Little-Known Facts That Can Save Your Life One Day

Many injuries and even deaths could have been avoided if people had known how to behave correctly in critical situations. Sometimes, knowing a simple fact can increase your chances for survival or help save someone’s life. A Reddit user asked this question, “What’s an ‘unknown’ fact that could save your life?” And people’s answers inspired us to prepare this useful article.We at Bright Side analyzed situations…

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May 31, 2019
Jezebel Here’s a Good Story About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Telling Off Her Sexist Boss in Her Restau

Kotaku A Theory Why Marvel Movies Don’t Dominate Japan | Gizmodo Laboratory Black Hole Shows Stephen Hawking Was Right, Obviously…

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May 31, 2019
How to Live in the Present and Make Your Time Count

Have you ever wondered what it means to be self-aware? I used to!As it turns out, self awareness can mean many different things, depending on who you ask.In this article, we will look into the true meaning of self awareness, why it is so important to everyone of us, and what you can do to…

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May 31, 2019
These 11 Gorgeous Dog Breeds Are on the Edge of Extinction, and We Are Barking Mad

They’re as cute as they come, but that isn’t enough for these pups to get off of the “breeds at risk” list. Their records show that once loved and protected, some of these breeds have lost momentum. Less of them are born each year, putting them at risk of disappearing entirely.Here at Bright Side we made up a list to raise awareness about the issue, just in case you decide…

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May 30, 2019
What's Coming to Amazon Prime Video in June 2019

Image: USA NetworkJune will bring five Amazon Original series and two Amazon Original movies to the platform, all of which will be free to stream or download for existing Prime members.The month kicks off with the release of “Chasing Happiness” a personal look at the Jonas Brothers’ journey from a family struggling to make ends…

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May 30, 2019
13 Things to Put on Your Daily Checklist for Increased Productivity

Did you know that many C-level executives play computer games at work to “feel more productive”? It is ironical, but it’s the truth today. People are using whatever they can to become (more) productive and daily checklists are just one of the things.But there is a good way and a bad way to create a…

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May 30, 2019
10 Celebrities Whose Parents Were Also Famous Once

Who do celebrities inherit their talents from? Of course, from their parents! As it turns out, there are more celebrity families in Hollywood than you think, it’s just that stars don’t always like to talk about it.Bright Side has done its own research and found out that some famous people had very famous parents. 1. Nena Thurman — Uma Thurman’s mother Few people…

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May 29, 2019
How to Show Your PS4 Activity on Discord

If you chat with all your friends who game via Discord, it makes a lot of sense to show off what you’re playing. It’s a conversation starter, it tells your friends what console you’re using and maybe even gives them a sense of your mood. (Everybody has their own comfort games).If you’re playing on PC…

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May 29, 2019
How to Develop a Can Do Attitude and Succeed in Whatever You Want

Have you ever wondered what it means to be self-aware? I used to!As it turns out, self awareness can mean many different things, depending on who you ask.In this article, we will look into the true meaning of self awareness, why it is so important to everyone of us, and what you can do to…

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May 29, 2019
14 People Who Knew Celebrities Once but Just Realized It Now

Imagine your ex starring in a blockbuster movie or an old school friend becoming a rockstar. From one day to another that guy from college might become a Hollywood star. People all over the internet are sharing their stories with celebrities before they became famous, for old times’ sake.Bright Side selected the most amazing photos that show ordinary people posing with future celebrities…

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May 28, 2019
Track Rare Cicadas With The Cicada Safari App

I am waiting for some bugs. My home in Pennsylvania is in the territory of the Brood VIII 17-year cicadas, which haven’t been seen above ground since 2002. This year, they’re due. Periodical cicadas (Magicicada species) live underground as larvae for 17 or 13 years, depending on the species. When it’s time for them to…

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May 28, 2019
How to Practice Active Listening (A Step-By-Step Guide)

I am a huge proponent of the power of communication. Effective communication can make nearly every phase of your life better.Strong communication skills will help you succeed in business and will positively impact your personal relationships. On the other hand, poor communication can lead to a wide variety of challenges in all of your relationships.…

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May 28, 2019
20 Majestic Nail Designs That Tell a Story

There are so many creative nail designs out there, but some artists kick things up a notch when the nails on different fingers collectively tell a story. As if basic nail art isn’t difficult enough, nail artists use their nails as a canvas to paint on. One look at these nail designs and you’ll know the phrase, “a picture is worth a thousand words” holds true.Bright Side is amazed at how nail…

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May 27, 2019
Quickly Summarize a Long Online Article Into a Few Sentences With This Site

Image: PexelsWhen an article is just a few hundred words like this one, you probably have a few minutes to read it. When you open up an article thinking it’s a few hundred and it’s actually several thousand, your time might be a bit more limited.“I Lazy to Read” is an online app that can…

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May 27, 2019
How to Swiftly Make a Midlife Career Change

You wonder how they did it… How did your friend, a librarian at your public library, snag the fabulous marketing job at a digital ad agency? And how did the TV producer you’re acquainted with just become the prestigious publisher of an online parenting magazine? While you were watching “Game of Thrones,” how did so…

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May 27, 2019
20 Fresh Travel Experiences That Even Savvy Travelers Will Find Exciting

Traveling goes far beyond just lying on the beach or sightseeing: you can watch the Aurora while lying in a warm bed, swim in glistening, bioluminescent water at night, climb an ancient sequoia, and much more. It would be such a waste to miss out on all these experiences and go on the same trips over and over again. So, if you are up for some fresh travel ideas, we have some…

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May 26, 2019
Try a 'Sonic' Instead of a G&T or Highball This Summer

Image: E.PriceIf you browse the mixers at a high-end grocery or spirits store these days you’re bound to find an assortment of tonic waters. My personal favorite is Fever Tree’s Elderflower tonic, Try it, it’s fantastic. Tonics can be great to help bring out the flavor of the spirit that you’re drinking, but they can…

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May 26, 2019
5 Sleep Therapy Techniques for Better Overall Health And Wellness

While evidence continues to pile up that sleep is the very backbone of mental health, few of the many Americans who are having trouble getting proper shut-eye choose to try sleep therapy.We’re sadly encouraged to boast about how busy we are or how little sleep we’re getting in a “do-more” culture. Combine busy schedules with…

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May 26, 2019
15+ Inventions That Are All We Need for a Perfect Life

We’ve stumbled upon some amazingly simple, but effective inventions, that will make our lives that much easier! From cup-holding umbrellas, to suitcase scooters, to coffee-making alarm clocks, these inventions definitely have our seal of approval! And we hope you will find them useful as well!However, Bright Side’s seal of approval isn’t enough, we also need yours and that is why we want to share these…

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May 25, 2019
Kick Off the Long Weekend With a Maraschino Martini

Photo: Claire Lower3-Ingredient Happy HourThe weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations.  Holiday weekends—particularly the summery ones—are often associated with barbecues and beer. I am always down to eat some barbecue, but beer makes me sneeze, and I don’t see why I should change my drinking habits for one long weekend.But a martini—my most…

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May 25, 2019
How to Raise a Confident Child with Grit

My daughter who is now seven, was two-and-a-half years old when we visited an indoor playground. I vividly recall her complete meltdown and tantrum when I said it was time to go home. She threw herself with full gusto onto the padded floor of the play area and began to wail with tears streaming down…

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May 25, 2019
What Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Baby May Grow Up to Look Like

We love this couple and we are so happy for them! There is a baby. And his name is Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. Many of us might be curious about what he is going to look like in the future. More like Prince Harry or more like Meghan? Scientists are impatient and like to make future predictions.We at Bright Side decided to check what experts are saying about the appearance of royal blood.Let’s get…

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May 24, 2019
Get the Amazing 'Bloons TD 6' for Free on iOS and Android

The very-excellent tower defense game, Bloons TD 6—normally $5 on mobile—is now available for free on iOS and Android for a limited time. Even if tower defense games aren’t your scene, this one is going to suck you in with its combination of cutesy, monkey-themed gameplay and a decent difficulty curve as you get better…

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May 24, 2019
8 Essential Vitamins And Minerals to Help You Sleep Better

If you are like most people, you probably can resonate with some bits of it:You start the day off feeling pretty good after a cup of coffee. You get through the morning – maybe you catch a quick lunch workout, then around 2 or 4pm, you hit a slump. You feel like you could spend…

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May 24, 2019
20 Times People Snapped Something Truly Exceptional and Shared the Pics With the World

We are living in the world that is full of surprises where every single day is a new chance to see something so unusual that it makes you doubt your own vision. A treble clef in a bag of fries, a cat whose fur went gray only on his ears, or a person with 6 fingers — these are just a few extraordinary sights that made people reach for their phones and take a pic.Here at Bright…

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May 23, 2019
How to Get Sunscreen on Your Kid Without a Battle

Summer is just around the corner, which means bike rides, pool time, trips to the beach and a whole lot of whining about sunscreen application. It’s unlikely that your kids are ever going to love the process—after all, it delays their fun. But if you go in with a plan, you might be able to…

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May 23, 2019
Ditch Work Life Balance and Embrace Work Life Harmony

How do you usually go about your day? Do you wake up in the morning, get ready for work, and then spend the whole day looking forward to being at home and unwinding? We often hear about work life balance – having a good balance between work and personal time. Whilst this may sound like a smart…

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May 23, 2019
19 Big Moments That We Missed From Cartoons We Grew Up On

Cartoons are an inalienable part of our childhood, but when we are young, we don’t understand many of the details. As children we concentrated too much on the big picture and didn’t notice all the interesting Easter eggs. Apparently, Patrick the Star has hair, Bart Simpson’s name means nasty little kid, and Helga Pataki finally kissed Arnold.Bright Side searched for secret facts that…

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May 22, 2019
Will The Equality Act Actually Do Anything?

On Friday, the House of Representatives passed the Equality Act—an act that provides sweeping protections for the LBGTQ community and the first of its kind to be passed by any chamber of Congress.LGBTQ advocates across the country have celebrated the win, though it’s hardly a guarantee it will pass, with a Republican-majority Senate. What exactly…

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May 22, 2019
How to Raise Your Self Worth and Trust Yourself More

When you look in the mirror, who do you see? Do you see someone you trust, admire, and believe in? Or do you see someone who is always making mistakes and falling short?The reality is who you see has little to do with what you are visually looking at. It has everything to do with…

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May 22, 2019
20 Inviting Bars That’ll Turn Any Visitor Into a Permanent Customer

Bars are no longer just places where people can have a couple of cocktails over a nice conversation. Today it’s a whole new world with its own rules and features. And it seems that the owners of these places have an endless imagination.We at Bright Side feel eager to show you 20 examples of bars, where you definitely won’t get bored. 20. This sushi restaurant has 2 soaps in the…

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May 21, 2019
Deadspin Kevin Durant Has Logged On | Jezebel James Charles Just Made Some Great Points | Splinter N

Deadspin Kevin Durant Has Logged On | Jezebel James Charles Just Made Some Great Points | Splinter NKinja!Yesterday 6:02pmFiled to: Evening FavoritesFiled to: Evening FavoritesSaveEditEmbiggenSend to EditorsPromoteGo to permalinkDeadspin Kevin Durant Has Logged On | Jezebel James Charles Just Made Some Great Points | Splinter Not Even Game of Thrones Is Safe From Meghan McCain | The Root What the Game of…

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May 21, 2019
How to Prevent Inaction from Leading to Regret

Time. When you think of this construct, where do you see your time being spent? As William Shakespeare famously wrote “I wasted time, and now doth time waste me…” Have you used your time wisely? Are you where you want to be? Or do you have unfinished goals to attain… places you want to be,…

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May 21, 2019
21 People That Conquered Their Fears and Quit the Jobs They Hated

Many people are in a career that’s different from what they’ve always dreamed of. And no matter how prestigious our job is or how much money we make, sooner or later it all comes down to us coming to work on autopilot mode and just waiting for the work day to finish. After that, we go home with no energy or enthusiasm left to get up and do the same thing all over again the…

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May 20, 2019
Make Your Home Office a More Productive Place With Houseplants

I’ve worked from home for the better part of the last decade, which means I’ve read pretty much every article there is out there on how you can make your home office a more productive space. Heck, I even wrote an entire book on how to be more productive at work.The typical hacks of convincing…

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May 20, 2019
A Story of a Man Who Gave Up Food for 382 Days to Lose Weight

Angus Barbieri holds the Guinness World Record for the longest hunger strike, which lasted 382 days. Even now scientists don’t quite understand how he could live without food for such a long time and not harm his health. Most scientists are convinced that giving up food for more than 40 days can be extremely dangerous for our health.Bright Side found this…

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May 19, 2019
Learn Water Safety for Little (or No) Money With This YMCA Program

Image: PexelsHeading to the pool or paddle boating around the lake can sound like a fun way to spend a summer afternoon. However, if you’re someone that doesn’t know how to swim then particpating in any water activity potentially be a terrifying proposition.While traditional swim classes can often be prohibitively expensive, the YMCA also offers a…

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May 19, 2019
10 Essential Skills to Become a Successful Team Leader and Manager

There’s an age old debate on whether good leaders are born or made. And while we will not be settling that argument here today, I think it’s safe to say that even if you aren’t born to leadership, there are some skill sets that you can employ to become a successful team leader.The Difference Between…

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May 19, 2019
11 Cities That Went for a Dramatic Change to Save the Planet

The faster the glaciers in Antarctica melt, the more people think about the environmental situation, air pollution, and the impending global warming. Scientists think that air quality kills more people than smoking. This is why city administrations are trying to change the way they work and teach their inhabitants to do the same.We at Bright Side feel the need to inform you about…

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May 18, 2019
Get an Apple Watch for $200 Right Now

Amazon is currently running a big sale on Apple Watches. The sale includes numerous models from Apple Watch Series 3 and 4—including both GPS-only and cellular versions—at some of the steepest discounts we’ve ever seen for many of these smartwatches. If you’re eager to buy your first Apple watch or upgrade from an earlier version,…

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May 18, 2019
19 Golden Pieces of Relationship Advice From the Experts

Have you ever noticed that when you are having relationship problems, all of a sudden everyone around you is a relationship expert? Friends, family members, work colleagues – the stream of well-intentioned relationship advice seems to come at you from every angle. And most of the time the conflicting advice you receive can leave you…

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May 18, 2019
20+ People Whose Creativity Could Shatter Records

Whether it’s due to laziness, necessity, or pure inventiveness, any of us are able to come up with creative solutions to everyday problems. But only the true geniuses that hide among us can reach those levels. A lamp made of tubes or a sandal used as a cell phone holder, these are just some examples of what human resourcefulness can create.Here at Bright Side we have put together a series of brilliant and,…

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May 17, 2019
Update Your Google Pay Privacy Settings Now

Image: GoogleGoogle Pay is a convenient way to consolidate your various payment methods under one account, and makes online shopping that much more streamlined. However, there are a few default Google Pay options you may want to consider opting out of if you’re concerned about how much of your personal data and credit information Google…

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May 17, 2019
How to Lose Water Weight Fast And Naturally

Did you know, excess weight can be caused by water retention? There are a number of causes and several factors such as age, sex, stress, and hormone levels that need to be considered when trying to understand how much extra water weight we may be retaining.It is important to note that body fat differs from…

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May 17, 2019
A Study Reveals That Children Get Most of Their Genes From Their Maternal Grandmother

Our maternal grandmothers are unique in that they have a special connection with us, their grandchildren. They play an important role in our lives, both on an emotional and on a genetic level. Even if you don’t spend much time with your maternal grandmother, the bond between you and her will never fade away. It happens because you inherit her DNA, her temperament, her tastes, and…

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May 16, 2019
How to Replace Your Hackable Google Titan Bluetooth Security Key

If you’re using one of Google’s Titan Bluetooth Security Keys to sign into all your two-factor protected accounts, there’s good news and bad news. The bad news, as you can probably guess, is that Google has announced the discovery of a vulnerability that allows someone to potentially access to your accounts. The good news is…

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May 16, 2019
11 Things to Do When You Think You’re Not Good Enough

Have you heard about the benefits of mindful meditation, wanted to try it, and maybe even sat down to do it, only to find it extremely hard?Your mind is racing, you can’t sit still or calm your thoughts. You think it’s just not for you?Oh yeah, I’ve been there.My husband and I attended a Chopra…

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May 16, 2019
16 Actors Who Played Different Roles in the Same Movie and You Probably Missed It

If you’ve ever had the feeling while watching a movie that a character looked weird or resembled someone you’ve already seen in the same movie, you might had been absolutely right. For example, In Back to the Future: Part II Michael J. Fox, who plays the main character, Marty, also played Marty’s daughter. It’s quite shocking, but it’s not the only time an actor…

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May 15, 2019
How to Avoid Paying Extra Fees on Your Car Rental When You're Under 25

When you’re over the age of 24, your options in life are endless—at least when it comes to renting a car. But if you’re a young driver, you better saddle up to the idea of renting an old minivan with crazy, added fees. Smarter Travel recently addressed the problem of these hefty car-rental surcharges you…

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May 15, 2019
10 Things to Do If You’re Feeling Hopeless About Your Future

Success is like an elusive rainbow that we chase our whole lives.Every time we get close, it appears to fade into the distant horizon. After numerous futile attempts, we begin to wonder, will we ever get there?But this doesn’t have to be the case.Author and motivation speaker, Jim Rohn, once said,“Success is nothing more than…

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May 15, 2019
15 Stunning Real-Life Places That Look a Lot Like Scenes From Fantastic Movies

Game of Thrones, The Avengers, Avatar, The Lord of the Rings. All of these blockbusters have some incredible scenery that seems to be pure fantasy, but it’s actually not. Our world is so diverse that there are some almost identical places that exist in real life. It’s our planet’s breathtaking nature that inspired writers and film directors in their creation of these magical worlds. So,…

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May 14, 2019
The Best iPad Keyboard Shortcuts You Didn't Know About

If you work on an iPad with an external keyboard, you can take advantage of some of the same keyboard shortcuts that come on a Mac. The Sweet Setup lists good keyboard shortcuts that particularly matter to iPad users, including these less obvious ones:Press and hold the down arrow to bring up the software keyboard…

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May 14, 2019
What Does Success Look Like? Revealed by 12 Highly Successful People

What does success look like?Chances are, when you think about success, you have a few of the classic markers of success floating around your brain. Insert stock photo image of the boss working late into the night, or an image of an ecstatic but very relaxed luxury vacationer. You probably have some other more personal…

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May 14, 2019
17 Things That Are Only Possible in the USA

Enormous food portions, yellow school buses, cheerleaders, and Halloween... what else comes to your mind when you hear the word “America?” Today, people from the rest of the world seem to know almost everything about US culture. But there are still lots of little things that can make foreigners scratch their heads with astonishment. And sometimes even US citizens themselves are…

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May 13, 2019
See if a Book You're About to Buy is Available at Your Local Library Using This Extension

If you find yourself browsing Amazon looking for your next good read, the extension Library Extension might potentially help you save a little cash by letting you read that same book for free.The way the extension works is pretty simple: Just scroll through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or Goodreads as you normally would. When you…

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May 13, 2019
Need a Breakthrough from the Limitations Holding you Back?

What does it mean to live a fulfilling and meaningful life?If you search the web as I have, you’re bound to find several answers. Answers like focus on long-term happiness, tap into your full potential, discover your purpose, foster good relationships, and so on. The deeper you dig, the more you’re likely to find.Those are…

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May 13, 2019
What Will Happen to Your Body if You Start Eating 3 Dates Every Day for a Week

Even though dates aren’t considered to be a superfood, they’re very close to it. They offer so many health benefits that it’s almost a necessity for us to eat them! And the fact that they’re sweet and taste very good makes them that much better! All it takes is a week of eating this delicious fruit and your body will thank you.Bright Side loves everything that is delicious,…

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May 12, 2019
How to See if Your MacBook is Eligible For a Free Battery Replacement

Image: PexelsIf you have a 13-inch MacBook Pro that was made between October of 2016 and October of 2017 then you might be eligible for a free battery replacement.Apple has determined that component may fail in some of the laptops that will cause the battery to expand. It’s not a safety issue, but it is…

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May 12, 2019
Is Fear Holding You Back?

If you had to pick between being fearful and being fearless, which would best describe you?If you’re one to hold back on decisions or avoid taking certain risks because of fear, are you content with your choices–or, do you feel restricted, and perhaps even have some sort of regret for not having been more bold about your decisions?Fear…

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May 12, 2019
The Stars of “The Big Bang Theory” Before They Were Famous

These geeky friends have conquered the hearts of many people around the world with their awkwardness, naiveté, and intelligence. Though, there is nothing better taking a little sneak peek into familiar faces, but when they were younger and were just taking their first steps toward fame. Some of them have preserved their most iconic features throughout the years, and…

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May 11, 2019
When to Book That International Flight

If you’re planning a trip overseas this year, mark your calendars now.In a new report, Cheapair.com tracked over 900 million airfares from 2018 to determine the best time to buy a ticket when flying internationally. According to their findings, across all overseas destinations, Tuesdays and Wednesdays are generally the cheapest days to fly, while July…

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May 11, 2019
7 Signs of Manipulation in Relationships (And How to Handle It)

Manipulation is more common in relationships today than ever. With the rise in social media and the decline in interpersonal relationship skills, people are being more and more manipulative.But manipulation in relationships is not always the result of an evil intent. In fact, a lot of times it’s innocent and harmless. In most cases, the…

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May 11, 2019
A Journalist Claims That Social Media Is Spying on Us to Target Ads

There are more and more weird coincidences when without even googling something, we find products advertised on Facebook that we were just talking about with friends. Some people think that it’s a conspiracy theory while others don’t pay any attention to it. But the question about ad targeting is still being talked about.We at Bright Side are also curious about this topic and found…

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May 9, 2019
When Is Leasing a Car Better Than Buying?

Dear Lifehacker,My old jalopy is about to die on me yet again, so it’s time for a new car. I’m wondering if I’d be better off leasing my next car instead of buying it. Which is the better deal, leasing or buying with an auto loan? Thanks,Need a New RideDear Need a New Ride,Since buying…

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May 9, 2019
Prebiotic vs Probiotic: What’s the Difference and Why Are They Important?

As we’ve discussed in How To Overcome Anxiety and Feel More at Ease (Part 1), anxiety disorders are the most prevalent mental health challenge we face.If you’re feeling anxious, you are definitely not alone. Anxiety is highly common, and it is highly treatable.This is Part 2 of my series on how to overcome anxiety. And in…

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May 9, 2019
20 Brilliant Homework Answers That Show Kids Have No Chill

When children are born, they are like blank canvases, ready to absorb everything this world has to offer. They aren’t aware yet of all the rules and conventions adults live their lives by. So everything that they experience is processed through their fledgling and naïve minds.Bright Side has found proof of children’s ingenuity in the answers to their homework assignments. Some of them are out…

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May 8, 2019
Why Debt Collectors May Soon Be Able to Text You

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is making plans to enter the technology age with its proposal to change the rules for debt collectors. While it’s great that they’re getting more specific about what is and isn’t allowed, you’re almost certainly not going to love all the changes. The good changes Limited phone calls A debt collector…

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May 8, 2019
5 Types of Anxiety and How to Deal with Them

Anxiety can really chip away at our happiness if we don’t learn how to be and cope with it.There’re so many different types of anxiety that can show up and steal perfectly enjoyable moments from our lives. It’s a beast of an emotion that can range from mildly uncomfortable to utterly crippling. In the simplest…

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May 8, 2019
What Beauties of the 20th Century Would Look Like Today. Vivien Leigh Turned Out to Be Far More Gorgeous Than Angelina Jolie

The official poster for the 2017 Cannes Film Festival was probably the biggest scandal in the history of this prestigious competition. The photo showed a legendary actress from the previous century, Claudia Cardinale. But if you look at the original photo of the woman closely, you will notice that she is 2 sizes thinner on the poster. The Cannes Film Festival organizers thought that…

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May 7, 2019
Should You Switch Bank Accounts for the Rewards?

Signup bonuses are so common for new bank accounts that I can almost guarantee you got one the last time you opened a checking account. It’s typical to get a small cash reward for setting up direct deposit or putting a certain amount of cash in your account. But what about rewards usually reserved for…

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May 7, 2019
How to Invest for Retirement (The Smart and Stress-Free Way)

When it comes to stocks, I bet you feel like you have no idea what you’re doing.Everyone who’s not a financial expert has been there. I’ve been there. But, time is passing and you need to be crystal clear with how you’re investing for your retirement.Otherwise, it’s back to work until you can afford not…

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May 7, 2019
20 Things That Can Stupefy Anyone Who Sets Foot in Asia for the First Time

The world is beautiful because of its variety, but in Asia it seems to be even more so. Temples that venerate rats like gods, chicken-shaped churches, and restaurants where you eat out of mini-toilets... You can find this and much more in Asia.Get ready to be amazed by what we at Bright Side have put together here for you! 1. For those days when you feel anti-social, this protective…

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May 6, 2019
How to Spot Fake Reviews on Amazon

Screenshot: Brendan Hesse (Amazon)For all its convenience, online shopping’s biggest shortcoming is still the inability to see or test products first-hand before buying. So to feel like we know what we’re getting, we turn to user reviews—something any Amazon shopper is well acquainted with.It’s always smart to check the ratings on Amazon products, and we’re…

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May 6, 2019
How to Stop Living in Fear and Start Stepping out of Your Comfort Zone

I think I may know why we are so obsessed with super heroes – good versus evil.Good overcoming no matter what — no matter how big, scary or evil the arch enemy.It’s because it symbolizes how we wish it could be in the real world.Imagine it…your life is now a movie…You have music in the…

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May 6, 2019
Waking Up at Dawn May Mean You’ve Reached Your Stress Breaking Point

A stress breaking point and morning insomnia are closely connected to each other. According to their sleeping patterns, people are divided into 2 categories: larks and owls. The larks start their mornings at dawn while the owls are just going to bed at that time. But sometimes the mental state of a person makes them wake up early even if they don’t intend to. If this happens to you,…

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May 5, 2019
Sunday's Best Deals: iPads, m50xBT Headphones, Kingdom Hearts III, Clarisonic Accessories, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   A Labo Kit discount, Kingdom Hearts III, Clarisonic Accessories, and More', 'B077ZGRY9V');window.ga('unique.send', 'event', 'Commerce', 'theinventory - Sunday's Best Deals: iPads, m50xBT Headphones, Kingdom Hearts III, Clarisonic Accessories, and More', 'B077ZGRY9V');" rel="nofollow">HyperX gaming headphones, Read Dead Redemption 2, and Kindle Paperwhite discounts lead…

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May 5, 2019
How To Overcome Anxiety and Feel More at Ease (Part 1)

Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent mental health challenge we face. Globally, an estimated 275 million people, or 4% of the population, were affected in 2016. In the U.S., 18.1% of the adult population suffers every year and 30% of people will experience anxiety at some point. Anxiety disorders touch 25.1% of children between 13…

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May 5, 2019
20+ Old Photos of Grandmas Whose Youth and Beauty Take Our Breath Away

Back in the day, our grandmothers didn’t have a wide array of choices when it came to clothes and makeup, they didn’t use Photoshop and photo filters, they didn’t visit the spa, and they definitely didn’t get beauty injections like modern celebrities. But they were still beautiful enough to take our breath away.This collection from Bright Side is so inspiring that it may make…

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May 4, 2019
Get a Huge Discount on Universal Studios Tickets By Purchasing Them at Costco

Image: Kevork Djansezian/Getty ImagesIf you’ve been thinking about making a trip to Universal Studios Hollywood this summer you may want to consider buying your ticket at Costco.Costco is currently running a pretty epic deal on tickets to the theme park, with a three-visit pass setting you pack $139. For some perspective, a single day ticket…

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May 4, 2019
Stuck in a Rut? Find the Hidden Opportunity

When was the last time you felt stuck in a situation, where you didn’t know how to get out of it, and almost felt hopeless? It may have been a personal relationship that wasn’t going well, a job that you weren’t happy in, or life in general not giving you the sense of fulfillment that…

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May 4, 2019
A Photographer Takes Photos of Toys That Are So Epic, They Can Outshine Any Blockbuster Movie Shot

It seems that there’s nothing interesting about taking pictures of toys because they’re just figures with no emotion that aren’t able to express any feelings. But creativity and talent can produce some outstanding things, and photographer Jared Middleton proves this to be true. He chose toy figures to be his models and takes great photos of them that look just as cool, if not cooler, than any…

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May 3, 2019
Get a Free 'Beyond Meat' Burger Today at These Restaurants

Image: PexelsIf you haven’t tried Beyond Meat’s meatless burger yet, then today might be the right time to give the company’s plant-based a try. In honor of “Beyond Day,” the company is offering deals on the burgers at restaurants around the country included Carl’s Jr, DelTaco, and Epic Burger.If you’re asking yourself what “Beyond Day”…

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May 3, 2019
8 Wonderful Weight Loss Tracker Apps: Achieve Your Fitness Goals Fast

Seniors are living longer than ever. But longer isn’t always better. If you want your parents (and yourself) to live healthier, happier and more independently as they age, try introducing these proven exercises into their weekly routine.I’ve selected 15 exercises focused on improving seniors’ balance, strength, flexibility and cardio. Because no matter the age or…

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May 3, 2019
9 Easy Health Life Hacks to Make Your Body Feel Like New

Most of the time, we think that being healthy takes a lot of effort, time, and money. But in reality, you can turn your life around and feel healthier simply by incorporating a few new habits into your daily routine. For example, you can whiten your teeth using fruit and enjoy an extra cup of hot coffee for a healthy gallbladder. In this article, we’ll show…

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May 2, 2019
How to Ensure Your Overseas Trip Is as Safe as Possible

I almost died in Japan.Or at least, it felt a lot like that when I endured a severe case of food poisoning in a hotel room in Tokyo. After calling an American embassy, multiple translators, and my parents, I found myself hunched over in a Japanese clinic, desperate to keep any food down. When you’re…

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May 2, 2019
Why You Keep Getting Into Toxic Relationships (And How to Stop)

Although it seems like an unsolvable mystery, it’s not as complicated as it sounds.Yes, there is an underlying pattern to always getting into toxic relationships, but in order to break this pattern, you must take a look at the bigger picture…For example, you may end up getting into toxic relationships if you rush into the…

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May 2, 2019
10 Comics That Show How Much Today Differs From the Recent Past

Time really flies these days. Back in the Middle Ages, it’d take a century for the world to change ever so slightly. But now, every new decade seems like a new era. Come on, admit it — as recently as 2009, we used to live in a totally different reality without Instagram or Game of Thrones. But today, it feels like these things have been around forever!The staff of Bright Side decided…

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May 1, 2019
Are Soda Cans or Plastic Bottles Worse for the Environment?

We all know that garbage has a terrible impact on our environment—take a look at the plastic bottles washing up on our beaches and in our waterways. But when it comes to the question of bottles versus aluminum cans, does one container have an even worse impact on the environment than the other? Let’s be clear—both…

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May 1, 2019
Why Do I Feel Depressed Every Once in a While for No Reason?

Many people ask themselves, “Why do I feel depressed for no reason?”The truth is that there is always a reason. They just don’t know what it is. The brain is a complex organ, and it takes a great deal of self-awareness to fully understand our thoughts and emotions.Mild depression is quite common. We all have…

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May 1, 2019
11 Conspiracy Theories Only a Few People Believed That Were Actually True

We’re pretty sure that everyone must have heard about conspiracy theories at least once in their life. Have you ever thought that the texts you send to your friends may have been read by someone else? If you answered yes, you’re likely to believe in conspiracy theories. In fact, people become really interested in conspiracy theories when a theory that seemed crazy turns out to actually…

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April 30, 2019
Use a Smart Speaker to Track Nights With Your Newborn

Photo: GoogleWhat I hated about being woken up by my newborn in the middle of the night—aside from, you know, being woken up by my newborn in the middle of the night—was learning what time it was. Hearing his cry for the third or fourth time since putting him down and then groggily opening my…

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April 30, 2019
How to Stop Being Sad and Start Feeling Happy

We live in a society where it is important to fit in. Leading a positive and happy life is highly valued and feeling sad or “blue” about life is not so valued. As a result, we are constantly trying to always be positive and happy. In our minds there is no room for sadness.This is…

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April 30, 2019
10+ People Who Took Friendship With Pets to the New Ground

Scientific research has shown that animals are able to experience friendship, love, sadness, and happiness. Those of you who live with an animal already know this without science even having to tell you. Love is a universal feeling that overcomes the barriers of race, religion, and sometimes even species.Bright Side is here to help you witness some of the most tender and moving love and…

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April 29, 2019
Turn On Your Airline's Push Notifications

I live in constant fear of missing flights. I’ll arrive hours early, with a carry-on bag, neck pillow and boarding pass in hand, only to break into a cold sweat if I see a long security line.This week, American Airlines quietly began beta-testing push notifications for boarding on Android and IOS devices. Why is this…

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April 29, 2019
Joy Vs Happiness: What’s the Difference and Can We Achieve Both?

Do you ever wish that you could just hit the pause button on life and move on to a new chapter without any negative repercussions?Unfortunately, time is linear. On the other hand, time is a social construct. In other words, your life’s timeline is yours to manage, and you shouldn’t compare your goals and achievements…

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April 29, 2019
A Simple Trick That Will Help You Lower Your Blood Pressure in Just One Minute

High blood pressure is something you don’t need to suffer from any longer when you don’t have the medication available, with a simple aid of a pen in a way an acupuncturist would use a needle. You get nearly immediate result that will give you enough time to get medical help if needed, which makes it an absolute winner all-round. We at Bright Side are always open for alternative ways…

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April 28, 2019
Try Reading a Children's Book to Understand Complicated or Uninteresting Topics

Image: PexelsIf you’re trying to learn something and are having trouble reading an adult-focused reference book on the topic, consider opting for the children’s version instead.James Holzhauer has currently won over $1.1 million planning Jeopardy, making him currently the second all-time winner on the show, trailing only behind Ken Jennings. In an interview with The…

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April 28, 2019
How to Write a Career Change Resume (With Examples)

Stretch goals are a lot like physical fitness. When you adopt a physical sport such as running, continual practice leads to increased stamina, growth and progress.While commitment to the sport improves performance, true growth happens when you are stretched beyond your comfort zone. I know this from personal experience.For years, I was an avid runner.…

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April 28, 2019
20+ Misleading Photos That May Leave You Dazed and Confused

When we were kids, we loved finding familiar faces in the world around us. Luckily, not only children animate things. Adults can suddenly find a giraffe in a bowl or a frog in a cup of coffee too. Sometimes even a play of light and a shade can cheer us up and make our day.We hope your brain will enjoy the list of misleading photos that Bright Side has found for you. 1. “Jump…

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April 27, 2019
Find Travel Companions to Split Costs With Using This Service

I’m a huge fan of traveling on my own. While traveling with friends can have a few advantages, the more friends you’re traveling with the more opinions there are on how you should spend your time. All those opinions mean you’re probably going to end up spending some, if not a lot of your vacation…

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April 27, 2019
How Creativity Can Help You Get Ahead in Life

Stretch goals are a lot like physical fitness. When you adopt a physical sport such as running, continual practice leads to increased stamina, growth and progress.While commitment to the sport improves performance, true growth happens when you are stretched beyond your comfort zone. I know this from personal experience.For years, I was an avid runner.…

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April 27, 2019
7 Anti-Wrinkle Exercises That Can Take Years Off Your Face

It’s a fact that face lifting exercises are superior to surgery. Surgery is costly and painful and doesn’t guarantee a good result in future. While with facial exercises you can lift your face by strengthening the whole structure. So let’s start face-building today and make an investment in ourselves!Bright Side is happy to share with you some simple, but very effective, face exercises. You will also…

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April 26, 2019
What You're Getting Wrong About Gratitude

One of the first things we learn about manners as a kid is to use our “please” and “thank yous” early and often. But we’re not teaching it right, because everyone is doing it wrong and they’re doing it wrong in a variety of ways. So here’s a refresher on how not to effectively express…

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April 26, 2019
Why You’re Struggling to Lose Weight (And How to Fix It)

Many years ago, I struggled with obesity. It was a time where I was on the 2 for 1 Burger King diet.The first 30 lbs were quite easy to lose, the remaining 90 lbs were extremely hard to shed off. The reason why it was so hard? Because I didn’t know what to do. This…

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April 26, 2019
What the Actresses From Nostalgic 90s TV Shows Are Doing Now (and How They’ve Changed)

In the 90s, when the internet was not yet very accessible, we were really fond of our TV series. The main female characters of these long stories were real role models for us, and we wanted to be as beautiful and stylish as they were. Who didn’t want to have the same blond hair as Eden did? Or to be as business-like as Stephanie Harper from Return to Eden. And, of course, all of us dreamed…

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April 25, 2019
This Green Garlic Sauce Tastes Like a Pringle

Photo: Claire LowerPeople lose their minds for ramps, and I get it. They are a very good vegetable, and the limited-time-only nature of the allium drives their appeal. But those things are expensive. Do not misunderstand me: I am very excited to eat the ramps in my fridge. However, the real garlicky, oniony, vibrant-hued, cost-effective…

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April 25, 2019
12 Best Back Strengthening Exercises to Relieve Lower Back Pain

Spending your Friday evening doing back strengthening exercises may not catch your attention with ease. Yet, working to develop and maintain the muscles in your lower back can help make your favorite weekend activities more enjoyable.In fact, you may be able to add a few new activities that you have not been able to do…

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April 25, 2019
9 Tricks Zara Uses to Give You a Burning Desire to Buy Their Clothes

Zara is the largest clothing retailer and the founder of this empire, Amancio Ortega, started with a store that sold cheap replicas of expensive designer clothes. Today, the annual revenue of the company is measured in billions of dollars. And it’s us, the customers, who spend this crazy amount of money in Zara. Have you ever thought about what makes people want to get new clothes over…

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April 24, 2019
How to Play Apple Music in Any Browser

Web: When I’m on Windows, I can’t stand iTunes. Even when I’m on my MacBook, the experience is less than ideal. But what can you do? If you’ve bought into Apple’s ecosystem—especially its $9.99/month Apple Music—you don’t really have a choice. Right?I recently stumbled across the open-source web app musi.sh, and it’s a delight. Finally,…

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April 24, 2019
What Is an Existential Crisis and How to Cope with It

“Life today is not what it used to be.”How many times have you heard this from your parents or grandparents? Life, few years ago—before the Internet, Youtube, Facebook, Instagram—was so much less stressful.Everything was simpler, people socialized more face to face, there was less pressure to wear many hats and pull yourself in multiple directions.Today,…

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April 24, 2019
23 Tender Photos That Show the Magic of a Dad’s Love

Being a father is not an easy job, especially if they’re trying to juggle a family and a career. But as it turns out, there is nothing to worry about — research shows that fathers are actually spending more and more time with their kids. Additionally, according to a survey, 73% of dads say, “A real man knows how to express emotional support to his children.” We’re happy to hear about this and want…

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April 23, 2019
Leftover Salad Makes a Pretty Good Scramble

Photo: Claire LowerIt is easy to get overenthusiastic at the salad bar. I tend to both overestimate my appetite and underestimate the filling nature of fiber, and thus usually end up with at least half a cup of salad that is fully dressed with nowhere to go. Unless it’s made of sturdy stuff, next-day salad…

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April 23, 2019
How to Make Going Back to School at 30 Possible (And Meaningful)

Stretch goals are a lot like physical fitness. When you adopt a physical sport such as running, continual practice leads to increased stamina, growth and progress.While commitment to the sport improves performance, true growth happens when you are stretched beyond your comfort zone. I know this from personal experience.For years, I was an avid runner.…

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April 23, 2019
19 Internet Users Tell Us About the Worst Hotels They’ve Ever Stayed At

At one time or another, everyone has probably been dissatisfied with a hotel room, whether it be because an air conditioner didn’t work, there were broken sockets and Wi-Fi, unsafe safes, or a silly design in the bathroom. Internet users told us about the most unpleasant surprises that they faced in their hotel rooms.Bright Side hopes you’ll never be disappointed with your hotel, whether you’re on a business trip…

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April 22, 2019
What Is a Beer Belly, Anyway?

Having a large belly is associated with a greater risk of heart disease and death, but to understand the beer belly (which you can’t actually blame on beer), you have to look inside it.Some fat lives just under the skinSubcutaneous (literally meaning “under the skin”) fat is everywhere in your body. Your earlobes are made…

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April 22, 2019
11 Partner Yoga Poses for Couples to Build Intimacy

Our partners are mirrors to our true self. By embracing a partner yoga practice with one another, we not only lean on each other for support – literally and metaphorically – but we also exercise our vulnerability with one another.Science has found that by doing so, we’re strengthening our social connections and relationships, which leads…

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April 22, 2019
11 Hit Cartoons That Look Different Around the World

If you ask a person from the UK if they liked Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in the 90s, they’ll probably get surprised and let you know that they didn’t have ninja turtles, but they all loved hero turtles. And a person from Israel would be really surprised by meatballs falling from the sky, because they know it as falafel.The thing is, cartoons are changed so that different…

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April 21, 2019
The Best Easter Sunday Deals: Marie Kondo's Book, Fancy Lamps, USB-C Chargers, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   Download Marie Kondo’s book for $3, grab a new cooler for your next beach trip, save on an Echo Show with a free Hue bulb, and more. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal.Today’s Best Tech…

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April 21, 2019
10 Personal Development Goals for Success and Happiness

If you get stuck feeling unmotivated, you’ll breathe a sigh of relief to learn there are simple, yet high impact, changes that will steer you back on track.Here are 15 tips that will not only restore your motivation for success but raise it so you can pursue your personal definition of a successful and happier…

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April 21, 2019
10 Exercises to Obtain a Thigh Gap That Will Only Take 10 Minutes a Day

Many women (and, in all honesty, even some guys) work hard to get the perfect thigh gap. That said, there is no reason to go overboard. Simple things like placing an icepack on the area can help remove fat. There are even a few simple exercises that only take a few minutes a day that you can do to help give you the thigh gap of your dreams.We at Bright Side…

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April 20, 2019
Saturday's Best Deals: Anker Charging Gear, Samsung TV, 4/20 Sales, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   A $399 Samsung TV, a huge sale on Anker charging products, a keyboard that charges itself with light, and several CBD and vaping deals for 4/20 lead off Saturday’s best deals from around the web. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on…

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April 20, 2019
How Self Care Can Help You Live Your Best Life

Are you the kind of person who wants to achieve massive success in your life? Do you have the mental toughness to make that happen?I think we can all agree that no matter your ambitions, achieving success can be difficult; and over time, the daily grind can take a toll on your physical, mental, and…

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April 20, 2019
21 Sobering Photos That Show Humanity Has Reached the Peak of Its Indifference

About 100,000 marine creatures die annually because they get entangled in plastic debris, according to statistics. And that’s not the only deathly way plastic affects animals. Unfortunately, humankind has gone too far in not caring about the environment, as well as the consequences of its deeds. And the photos in our article are just one more piece of evidence.Bright Side believes that we should…

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April 19, 2019
Does CBD Work Better When Paired With THC?

Weed WeekWhether you're a seasoned smoker or a first-timer at the dispensary, we've got everything you need to hack your high.  Cannabidiol—popularly known as “CBD”—is nothing short of ubiquitous. Not only can you find it in various forms in dispensaries, but in grocery stores, coffee shops, cocktail bars and all sorts of establishments hoping to capitalize…

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April 19, 2019
How to Go Through Different Stages of Relationships and Keep the Peace

Evidenced by the high divorce rate in western countries, most relationships don’t work out. Statistics indicate that 40% of relationships end within 3 years.If you’re curious as to why most relationships fail and what you can do to prevent relationship breakdown, please keep reading. Most importantly, you’ll learn how to manage the different stages of…

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April 19, 2019
8 Warning Signs of Female Health Problems Women Often Ignore

Women’s bodies are always changing, which is why sometimes it’s really hard for them to identify problems in the early stages. In fact, the average woman waits about 13 weeks before visiting a doctor after first experiencing symptoms of a serious disease. However, if you pay close attention to even the slightest changes in your body, you’ll be able to maintain your physical health and prevent future problems.Bright…

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April 18, 2019
Consider How a Potential Roommate Might Affect You Financially

When I was in grad school, I came home from class one day to find that one of my three roommates had moved out.I also learned that I would not be receiving her portion of the unpaid rent—because it was one of those situations where one roommate wrote a check to the landlord (and the…

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April 18, 2019
An Expert Parenting Guide to Dealing with Toddler Tantrums

This article is here because my daughter’s friend said “Your mum’s cool. She’s a great parent.” It led to us asking what makes a good parent of teens?My children are 18 and 15 and I don’t think I get it right all the time. However, having asked on social media, I think I get an…

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April 18, 2019
14 Animals Whose Emotions Are So Vivid, They Simply Can’t Hide Them

Our pets can be really emotional. And their reactions are something we can all watch forever. They’re like small humans with paws and whiskers!Bright Side knows perfectly well that animals can’t speak because they need no words to express their feelings. When you’re mad at them but they suddenly give you a kiss: “Bags! I need more bags!” When you leave your…

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April 17, 2019
Get Bigger Social Security Checks by Delaying Your Payout

If you can put off claiming Social Security money for a few years, you can get higher monthly checks for the rest of your life.As CNBC reports:Delaying your Social Security is one of the best ways to expand your retirement income. Your monthly check from the government will often be three-quarters larger if you claim…

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April 17, 2019
Positive Motivation vs Negative Motivation: Which One Is Better?

If you get stuck feeling unmotivated, you’ll breathe a sigh of relief to learn there are simple, yet high impact, changes that will steer you back on track.Here are 15 tips that will not only restore your motivation for success but raise it so you can pursue your personal definition of a successful and happier…

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April 17, 2019
5 Years Ago Doctors Said I Couldn’t Get Pregnant Naturally. So They Suggested IVF

It’s not common to discuss fertility problems publicly: for some people, this topic is too intimate, while others feel ashamed of it. However, we aren’t embarrassed to complain about back pain but we’re too afraid to admit that we may be having some difficulties getting pregnant. Even though modern medicine can help in both cases. My name is Julia. I’m 39 years old and 8 years ago I faced…

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April 16, 2019
Store Your Kid's Games Vertically Instead of Stacking Them

Photo: Meghan WalbertMy daughter has some stacking shelves in her bedroom closet where she keeps her board games. I put them up because they’re better than my previous organization method of nothing, but I’m quickly realizing they are less than ideal. If she tries to grab, say, Hoot Owl Hoot, and it’s at the bottom…

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April 16, 2019
The Savvy Employees Guide to Asking for a Raise

What’s the secret of professional success? Some of it lies in the mastery of your discipline and all the technical skills you have to carry out your job; but a much bigger part lies in the soft skills list you possess.Soft skills are your people or relationship skills—how well you get along with others and…

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April 16, 2019
24 Facepalm Dramas That Are Worse Than Stepping on a Lego

Everyday life can present you with things that make you want to use the facepalm emoji. Papers not being stapled together properly, the pull-ring on a can of Coke got pulled without opening the tab, and that loading spiral you see when there’s a slow internet connection are some examples. Social media and phone cameras make it so much easier for us to capture…

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April 15, 2019
The Best Instagram Filter Can Only Be Accessed In Stories

At the risk of angering Jameela Jamil, I enjoy a good filter. Most Instagram filters, however, are crap, and either wash you out completely or make you look extremely, well, filtered. A good filter subtly smooths out an image, and maybe brightens it slightly. Like a good concealer, it doesn’t do much; it does just…

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April 15, 2019
Why You Feel Stuck in Your Career After Staying in a Job Longterm

What’s the secret of professional success? Some of it lies in the mastery of your discipline and all the technical skills you have to carry out your job; but a much bigger part lies in the soft skills list you possess.Soft skills are your people or relationship skills—how well you get along with others and…

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April 15, 2019
9 Fascinating Pregnancy Facts That Show a Woman’s Body Is Never Done Surprising Us

Over 350,000 babies are born each day. With so many pregnant women, one would assume that everything about pregnancy is well-known. But that’s not the case. During pregnancy, a woman’s body undergoes many changes and some of them are really surprising.In this article, Bright Side will amaze you with 9 amazing pregnancy facts that are not very well-known but show how…

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April 14, 2019
Sunday's Best Deals: TCL 6 Series TVs, Dyson, Amazon Devices, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   An August Lock Pro, Molcajete, TRX Suspension system, and a pressure washer kick off a home improvement-heavy Sunday’s best deals from around the web.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Be sure to bookmark our Prime…

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April 14, 2019
How to Reinvent Yourself And Redefine Your Future

Do you ever wish you could change your past?We all go through struggles in life, make mistakes, and face certain hardships and challenges that prevent us from moving ahead. The important thing is to learn how to come out stronger, and become even better than you were before.Though, this is easier said than done. Many…

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April 14, 2019
10 Ploys IKEA Uses to Make You Buy Their Stuff

IKEA stores are like Disneyland for adults: people go there not just to buy furniture, but to have fun and maybe even a little adventure. In this magic place, logical thinking disappears, and people start to fill their shopping carts with completely unnecessary things. As it turns out, the Swedish giant has a few tricks up its sleeve that they use to reprogram the thinking of their…

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April 13, 2019
Satuday's Best Deals: Echo Dots, Razer Blade Pro, TP-Link Smart Plugs, J.Crew Factory, and More

An air fryer, PhoneSoap, Sport Research Gold Box, and a Fossil sale lead off Saturday’s best deals from around the web.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Be sure to bookmark our Prime Day deals hub to be ready for the big day.Today’s Best Tech DealsRazer’s Blade Pro somehow…

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April 13, 2019
How to Make Career Decisions That You Will Not Regret for Life

We have become so obsessed with progressing quickly to reach our career goals that we try to avoid making any bad career moves as best we can. The problem with this is that avoiding making decisions we fear we’ll regret actually inhibits our ability to grow and learn.Trying to be so careful and stay on…

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April 13, 2019
15+ Photos That Prove the Japanese Are Way Ahead of the Curve

Japan has always had a reputation for its distinctive culture and unique traditions. Anime cosplay, ancient shinto temples, and the elegant charm of geishas are just a few things that come to mind when thinking about Japan. But there are many other reasons why Japan is the most unique country in the world. Their inventions and solutions to everyday problems certainly prove…

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April 12, 2019
Make Glazed Sous-Vide Lamb Shanks With Only Four Ingredients

Photo: Claire LowerEating meat off the bone is a somewhat sensual, extremely gratifying experience. I don’t know if you want those kind of vibes at your Easter Sunday table (or at any meal), but if you do, this lamb shank is just the ticket.Like so many cuts with lots of connective tissue, the lower portion…

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April 12, 2019
7 Best Weight Loss Supplements That Are Healthy and Effective

The proceeding article has been written from my own personal experience with weight loss, along with research I’ve personally conducted, and from conversations I’ve held with individuals in the health and wellness space. The below suggestions for supplements are being given under the pretence that you will in fact investigate these substances further to conclude…

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April 12, 2019
The Story of Frida Khalo That Is So Tragic We See Her Paintings From a New Perspective Now

It’s really hard to confuse the distinctive paintings of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo with other artists. Many of them are autobiographical because as she said herself said, “I draw myself because I spend a lot of time alone and I am the topic I know better than anything else.” However, it’s not only the paintings of Frida that attract a lot of attention but also her extremely interesting…

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April 11, 2019
How to Stop Breastfeeding Without a Struggle

Photo: Alexander Dummer (Unsplash)While my first child self-weaned early on, simply refusing to nurse once she decided she was done, my 18-month old son is still a breastfeeding fiend. In fact, he refers to me exclusively as “Boob.” (Who says mothers get no glory?)As I anticipate somewhat of an epic weaning struggle, I’ve been poking…

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April 11, 2019
Signs of a Nervous Breakdown (And How to Survive It)

Life is full of contrast, which means that up’s and downs are a given. Although when the lows get to a point where there’s an inability to function and getting through the day is questionable, attention to your mental wellness is much needed.Whether you feel like you’ve come close to breaking down completely or not,…

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April 11, 2019
13 Cool Office Spaces That Can Make You Change Your Job

We hope this isn’t the case for you, but so many workplaces are generic, boring, and depressing. Cramped cubicles, empty greyish-white walls, and bad lighting can all affect your productivity and overall well-being. Luckily, there are companies that want to provide their employees with the healthiest work environments possible to keep everyone happy, productive, and satisfied with their jobs.…

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April 10, 2019
Buy Gas on Mondays to Save Money

We spend a lot on gas. A report by AAA found that we spend $69 each month on gasoline alone, amounting to 7% of our incomes and thousands of dollars each year on average.And for those of us who rely on Uber and Lyft as our only car transportation, we’re not immune, either. Last summer,…

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April 10, 2019
8 Ways to Continuously Achieve Personal Growth

When you look at your own life, maybe you’re thinking about how time has gone by so quickly and you have no idea how you got to where you are at. You might begin to feel sad because you’ve drifted so far from where you wanted to be at your age. Life was much more…

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April 10, 2019
12 Famous Moms Who Don’t Pretend to Be Perfect and Show Their Real Life

Many Internet users attacked Khloe Kardashian for a photo with her 5-month-old daughter. The celebrity decided that using an app for editing the baby’s face was a great idea. This unrealistic picture of the baby girl shows just how far some people will go to try to look better online than they do in real life. Luckily, there are celebrities who don’t support this…

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April 9, 2019
How to Get Out of a Battle of Wills With Your Kid

Every now and then, I feel it happen. I feel myself getting sucked into an argument with my eight-year-old son over the simplest of things. The type of outerwear needed on a particular day, maybe, or where a certain toy should be stored. And because he and I are a lot alike (let’s call us…

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April 9, 2019
Why Are You Stuck? 5 Questions to Shift Your Mindset And Get Unstuck

When you look at your own life, maybe you’re thinking about how time has gone by so quickly and you have no idea how you got to where you are at. You might begin to feel sad because you’ve drifted so far from where you wanted to be at your age. Life was much more…

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April 9, 2019
20 Terrible Designs That Made Us Shiver

If you love beautiful things, the stuff in this article will confuse you. On the one hand, the creators of these masterpieces did their best to create them because they look great. On the other hand, the imaginations of these people took things way too far. Otherwise, how could you come up with cigarette-nails, a Shrek car, and a Titanic slide?Bright Side found 20 things that…

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April 8, 2019
Before You Do Your Taxes, Understand the Difference Between a Hobby and a Side Hustle

How much is your side hustle currently bringing in? How much do you think it’ll earn this year, based on your first-quarter revenue?(I’ll wait while you do the math.)Next question: how much are you spending on your side hustle? Is it more or less than what you’re earning?Gross income is great, but the new tax…

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April 8, 2019
How I Hire the Elites: 4 Good Interview Questions to Ask

In today’s highly competitive labor market, most hiring managers understand that identifying, vetting, and hiring top talent is a key priority––one a CEO must be invested in. Gone are the days when you can hang the “Help Wanted” sign on the front page of your website and expect dozens of quality resumes to show up…

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April 8, 2019
An Artist Imagines What Disney Villains Could Look Like as Babies, and They’re So Sweet We Forgave Them

We have all watched Disney movies and we all remember the villains that the protagonists had to face. We remember them as horrible and evil and we all would get upset when they did something bad to the good guys. Well, with the help of the talented artists Vijolea and Chibi Magics, we think it’s time we forgave them!Bright Side will always support the good…

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April 7, 2019
Suck Up Big Savings on the Ultimate Carpet Cleaner

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.   Even though it’s in today’s Gold Box, Bissell’s Big Green…

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April 7, 2019
Why Am I Not Happy? 5 Steps to Figure Out the Reason

In our diverse world, where everyone wants to stand out from the crowd and has their own opinions just about everything, there is a rather universal idea we all – regardless of age, race, location, gender — embrace…We all want to be happy.We want to feel that we matter, are loved, appreciated, problem-free, care-free, financially…

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April 7, 2019
30+ Perfectly Symmetrical Photos That Every Perfectionist Should Have in Their Collection

In nature, architecture, and even human attraction, we find symmetry much more appealing than things that are asymmetrical. Now, those mesmerizing shapes and structures can be seen in many ways in buildings or completely by accident, in a way that causes immense satisfaction.The team here at the Bright Side found the perfect photographs of these optical delights which showcase these hugely pleasing instances, and we’ve compiled…

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April 6, 2019
7 Best Probiotic Supplement (Recommendation & Reviews)

You’ve probably heard that probiotics are a great way to boost your gut health. And indeed, they are!But how do you find the right probiotic for you? Where do you look? Which products are good and which are not?Here’s an outline of what you need to look for when choosing the best probiotic supplement.5 Questions…

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April 6, 2019
14 Psychological Facts That Can Show You the Naked Truth About Life

Human psychology is something we still don’t know a lot about. Scientists have barely even scratched the surface of it. But at this point, we already know of ways to improve our self-esteem by simply watching a soccer match, to spark our creativity, or to increase our chances of building a successful relationship.In this article, Bright Side will reveal the most incredible psychological facts that will teach you something about yourself.…

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April 5, 2019
This Week, Challenge Yourself With a Tempo Run

Have you gotten out the door yet to join our running challenge? This April, we’re going to explore the different kinds of workouts runners do, to show you that it doesn’t have to be just one long painful slog. As we head into the second week, let’s explore my least favorite variation (I promise it…

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April 5, 2019
When to Talk About Marriage If You Want to Take it to the Next Level

There is so much that is wrong with the society we live in. There is so much about ourselves that we wish to change. In an attempt to make ourselves better and to change our society, many times we forget to be grateful for the things we do have. We focus so much on the…

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April 5, 2019
A Japanese Artist Creates Cozy Worlds Where Humans Are Trying to Make Peace With Nature, and the Message Is Powerful

A Japanese artist nicknamed Kubo draws giant creatures and magic landscapes. The creatures living in these incredible worlds are often fluffy and friendly, and people are tiny and slightly lost. Kubo shows how our lives would be if we switched roles with animals, explaining that this is the best way to understand them and befriend nature.Bright Side is excited to give you a chance to have…

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April 4, 2019
Start Saving Now, Even If You Don't Have Any Long-Term Financial Goals

Where do you see yourself in five years?Some of us might be able to give a clear answer, but many of us don’t know if we’ll be working for the same company (or even the same industry), if we’ll be living in the same town or city, if we’ll be single or partnered, and so…

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April 4, 2019
How to Enjoy Parenting Teens and Help Your Kids Thrive

This article is here because my daughter’s friend said “Your mum’s cool. She’s a great parent.” It led to us asking what makes a good parent of teens?My children are 18 and 15 and I don’t think I get it right all the time. However, having asked on social media, I think I get an…

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April 4, 2019
A Photographer Combines Portraits of Family Members to Prove How Amazing Our Genes Are

Take a closer look at your own face and you will see a mirror that reflects past, present, and future at the same time. That’s how our genes work — they can make us look exactly like our parents, grandparents, and even cousins. To prove this point, Ulric Collette, a self-taught photographer from Quebec, Canada, created a series of “genetic portraits” that feature the faces…

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April 3, 2019
A Guide to Handling Your Toddler's Evening Meltdown

Illustration: Elena Scotti (Photos: Getty Images, ShutterstockLike many families with small children, we have a “witching hour.” Around 6 p.m., the toddler pulls out all her naughty tricks, the 5-year-old switches into turbo gear, my husband gets frustrated, and I am totally out of gas.We’ve had no choice but to come up with tricks to…

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April 3, 2019
12 Most Important Milestones in Life to Grow Through

Life truly is a journey. The experiences we have as we travel through our days are what give our lives richness, meaning and purpose.We are all familiar with society’s conventional ‘markers’ of success and accomplishment – things like reaching the legal age to vote, getting your driver’s license and first car, graduating, getting married, becoming…

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April 3, 2019
20 Animals That Love Cuddling More Than Anything

Cuddles and hugs make us feel calm and safe, help wash away stress, and raise the level of “happy” hormones in our blood. They tell us how to feel better than words can and just like humans, our fluffy friends use cuddles to show their love and affection and to get closer to their mommies and daddies.Here at Bright Side, we’ve found pics of cuddling…

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April 2, 2019
Don't Throw Your Used Mattress in the Trash

Some items are easy to recycle, like a plastic bottle or newspaper. Other things are a lot more difficult, simply because they probably won’t fit in your average recycling bin—like a king-size mattress, for instance.Believe it or not, recycling your used mattress is easier than you think, but there’s often a common misconception that we…

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April 2, 2019
How to Boost Team Performance with Transparent Communication

There is so much that is wrong with the society we live in. There is so much about ourselves that we wish to change. In an attempt to make ourselves better and to change our society, many times we forget to be grateful for the things we do have. We focus so much on the…

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April 2, 2019
30+ Startling Photos That Show the Hidden Side of Everyday Objects

It often seems that the most beautiful things on Earth are hidden from the naked eye. Geodes look like normal rocks at first sight but contain beautiful, colorful crystals inside. A lot of objects, both natural and man-made, have striking insides you just have to see to believe.Bright Side picked some of the most surprising photos of hidden interiors to share with you. Don’t forget…

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April 1, 2019
What's Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of April 1, 2019

Photo: NetflixCan America forgive Kevin Hart for his homophobic tweets? What about for The Upside? We’re about to find out when Irresponsible, Hart’s “fresh special inspired by his own mistakes,” comes to Netflix on Tuesday. I’m still working my way through the Ray Romano back catalog, so I’ll skip my dose of standup this month,…

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April 1, 2019
10 Secrets to Living a Happy Life No Matter How Old You Are

We’re all familiar with the term “the pursuit of happiness.”The question is:How, exactly, do you pursue a happy life? Especially on a daily basis? What is happiness in the first place?We all have those moments of sudden revelation when the world grows a little bit brighter, but how do you integrate those in your daily…

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April 1, 2019
12 Simple Materials That Can Help Us Save Our Planet From an Ecological Disaster

Everyone knows that plastic bottles and bags have a negative effect on the planet. And the worst thing is, we’re used to using these items. Meanwhile, there are lots of great solutions that most of us simply don’t know about.Bright Side has figured out which substances and items could soon conquer the world and replace the harmful materials that are ruining…

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March 31, 2019
There's Something For Everyone In Amazon's World Backup 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.Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   Happy World Backup Day! To celebrate this rare, actually-useful fake holiday, Amazon’s running a huge…

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March 31, 2019
13 Most Common Muscle Building Mistakes to Avoid

To get the most effective results in the most efficient manner, the trick is to workout smart. Therefore, when it comes to muscle building, it is important you know the key facts about what not to do, what to do and when to do it.Along with weight loss, building muscle is one of the primary…

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March 31, 2019
12 Poignant Illustrations That Show Our World Has Gone a Little Bit Too Far

7 9 3 2k Our world is not perfect and there are many things that need changing. We should probably start with ourselves because understanding our problems is the first step toward solving them.Today’s illustrations will reveal a harsh truth about the modern world, but Bright Side believes that each of us is capable of making our lives better. 1. 2. 3.…

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March 30, 2019
Five Multi-Device Alternatives to Apple's Canceled AirPower Charger

We hardly knew yePhoto: AppleApple has finally announced that AirPower, the wireless charging mat that promised to charge your iPhone, AirPods, and Apple Watch, has officially been canceled. While there probably aren’t any products that rival what Apple promised for the ill-fated AirPower, there are a number of charging pads that can juice up all…

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March 30, 2019
How to Deal with Insecurity and Jealousy in Relationships

We’ve all been there. You know what I’m talking about – when the little green monster of jealousy rears its ugly head.No one likes feeling like this, so how can we overcome these awful feelings and have a successful, happy and healthy relationship?It’s not always easy, but the good news is that jealousy in relationships…

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March 30, 2019
12 Tricks That Help Celebrities Look Stunning in Photos, and You Can Use Them Too

Each actress, model, and person in the public eye has their own tricks that allow them to look good in photos. And it’s not just their best side that they turn to the camera or a winning angle they might use. There are many less obvious tricks that often contribute to their very dashing image.We at Bright Side discovered some tricks of posing for photos…

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March 29, 2019
This Playground in Tokyo Encourages Kids to Take Risks 

Setagaya Play Park in Tokyo, Japan.Photo: Michelle WooHack the WorldThe best tips, tricks and hacks from all over the globe.  I like to think of myself as an anti-helicopter parent, but the first time I took my daughter to the neighborhood playground when she was a year and-a-half, it sounded like I was watching a horror…

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March 29, 2019
8 Beginner Yoga Tips for Just About Anyone

Yoga is one of the finest practices that is intended to calm your mind and keep your physical health in check. Whether your goal is to lose weight, or get peace of mins, or maintain a good health, yoga is the better option than any other practice.If you’re a beginner to yoga, these beginner yoga…

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March 29, 2019
23 Eye-Popping Historical Photos That Can Shake Up Your World

We get acquainted with the past through black-and-white photos that often turn out to be more distinctive than we were expecting. Beds inside closets, parades of computers, playing ball on cars, and special masks for fighting depression — it turns out that our ancestors were well aware of what real fun was.Bright Side is going to share a set of photos that might make you want to travel back…

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March 28, 2019
Wash Pacifiers and Breast Pump Parts in the Dishwasher Using a Lingerie Bag 

It’s a well-known parenting hack to put baby socks in a zippered mesh lingerie bag before tossing them into the washing machine and dryer. This prevents them from getting lost or—gasp—eaten. But I never thought about using the bags in the dishwasher, too. Commenter BigPharmaSkeptic shared this tip on our post about dishwasher tricks. Many, many…

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March 28, 2019
Embrace Your Obstacles to Get Ahead in Life

Most gurus talk about habits in a way that doesn’t help you:You need to push yourself more. You can’t be lazy. You need to wake up at 5 am. You need more motivation. You can never fail…blah blah “insert more gibberish here.”But let me share with you the unconventional truths I found out:To build and…

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March 28, 2019
A Couple Saves More Than 100 Old Dogs Nobody Wanted, and We Can’t Hold Back Our Tears

Not many people talk about the fate of senior stray dogs. They live in vulnerable conditions until they get rescued by animal shelters. Still, life is hard for these guys because of their fragile health and a lack of family. But this couple has found a way to give a home and a family to these pups and their story is as emotional as you can imagine.Let Bright Side remind…

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March 27, 2019
Don't Change Your Twitter Birthday to 2007

Image: PexelsThere’s a new Twitter prank going around that suggests that if you change your birthday to 2007, the year Twitter launched, you’ll be able to unlock a new color scheme, get admin privileges on the platform, get cash, or even get yourself a coveted blue verified check mark. There’s just one problem: doing so…

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March 27, 2019
How to Write a Cover Letter for a Career Change (Step-By-Step Guide)

Career advancement is an enticement that today’s companies use to lure job candidates. But to truly uncover growth opportunities within a company, it’s up to you to take the initiative to move up. You can’t rely on recruiter promises that your company will largely hire from within. Even assurances you heard from your direct supervisor…

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March 27, 2019
10 Signs That Your Body Is Begging for More Iodine

Iodine is essential for our life, because it’s the key component needed for the production of thyroid hormones. Our body is not able to produce those by itself, that’s why we have to consume foods rich with this element. Seaweed, prunes, eggs, and dairy products are among them. Iodine deficiency can lead to various uncomfortable symptoms. And when left untreated, it can be the cause…

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March 26, 2019
Download iOS 12.2 Today and Try Out These New Features

Right on cue—it being Apple announcement day and all—the services-oriented tech giant has released the latest version of its iOS operating system. If you don’t already have it, or have yet to receive the notification that an iOS update is available, simply tap on your Settings app > General > Software Update to begin the…

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March 26, 2019
How to Find New Growth Opportunities at Work

Career advancement is an enticement that today’s companies use to lure job candidates. But to truly uncover growth opportunities within a company, it’s up to you to take the initiative to move up. You can’t rely on recruiter promises that your company will largely hire from within. Even assurances you heard from your direct supervisor…

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March 26, 2019
The 12 Longest Living Animals That Roam the Earth

In the human world, if you make it up to 90 years old or more, you’re considered to have remarkable longevity. But in the animal world, 90 years old is still considered a baby’s age. Some of these creatures have been around for so long that nowadays they’re considered living fossils since dinosaurs are their direct relatives.Bright Side is encouraging you to take a look at some creatures that have been on Earth way…

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March 25, 2019
How to See if Someone is Tracking Emails They Send You

Image: PexelsA few years ago a friend that works in PR told me about Streak, an email tracking service that lets you know when someone has opened a message you send them, sometimes with details about where that opening happened and even what device they were on when they were reading it.He was using it…

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March 25, 2019
7 Practical Ways to Change Your Thinking and Change Your Life

It’s Monday morning. The alarm rings. What’s the first thought that comes to mind when you open your eyes? “I really don’t want to go to work today”, “I have such a long day ahead, what a dread”, or “Yes! It’s a brand new week ahead! Looking forward to getting lots done.” Whatever your response…

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March 25, 2019
10 Causes for Hand Numbness That Scream You Need to See a Doctor

Numbness in hands is an extremely unpleasant symptom that can frighten anyone. In some cases, like medication side effects, there is nothing to worry about. These conditions can be treated quite easily and do not lead to dangerous complications. But there are also serious diseases that cause hand numbness and require immediate or continuous treatment.Bright Side discovered what disorders can cause hand numbness. Read this…

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March 24, 2019
The Best Time to Buy Flights in 2019, Based on 917 Million Airfares

Image: PexelsWhen you’re planning vacation one of the biggest factors to consider, or at least the priciest, is airfare. When you buy your plane ticket can often have as much impact on its price as where you’re traveling to.This week CheapAir released its recommendations for the best time to purchase flights in 2019 based on…

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March 24, 2019
14 Healthy Easy Recipes for People on the Go

Have you gotten into a rut before? Or are you in a rut right now?You know you’re in a rut when you run out of ideas and inspiration. I personally see a rut as a productivity vacuum. It might very well be a reason why you aren’t getting results. Even as you spend more time…

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March 24, 2019
20+ Boyfriends Who Are More Gallant Than a Prince on a White Horse

Cool husbands and boyfriends always try to make their other half feel special and the characters of our compilation are just more proof of this fact. From handmade gifts to expressing their purest manners, the men from this article are definitely doing things right.Bright Side appreciates a sincere expression of emotions and invites you to dive into the world of love and care.…

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March 23, 2019
Splinter IT’S MUELLER TIME | Deadspin Stop Excusing Tom Izzo’s Assholery | TV Club Mötley Crüe biopi

Splinter IT’S MUELLER TIME | Deadspin Stop Excusing Tom Izzo’s Assholery | TV Club Mötley Crüe biopi

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March 23, 2019
Why Taking a Relationship Break Could Be a Smart Choice to Make

Recruiters might hold thousands of interviews in their careers and a lot of them are reporting the same thing—that most candidates play it safe with the questions they ask, or have no questions to ask in a job interview at all.For job applicants, this approach is crazy! This is a job that you’re going to…

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March 23, 2019
15 Charming Child Models We Could Gaze at Forever

Everyone understands beauty in their own way: some people like Marilyn Monroe and some prefer Kate Moss. But everyone is on the same page when it comes to children’s beauty. Their cheeks, long eyelashes and wide eyes can melt even the coldest of hearts.We at Bright Side were blown away by the beauty of these young models and suggest you join us and take a look at these…

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March 22, 2019
Use Your Priority Pass for $28 Off at Some Airport Restaurants

Image: Sergey Zolkin on UnsplashIf you’ve used Priority Pass to access an airport lounge, you may be underwhelmed by the free food offerings, depending on where you are. But there’s a way to get higher quality food without shelling out any more money.One benefit you may not be aware of is that Priority Pass offers…

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March 22, 2019
How to Find Weight Loss Meal Plans That Work for You

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to be so successful in finding a diet that works for them? Meanwhile, you find it hard to stick to any one diet — Atkins, Paleo, Keto, vegan, vegetarian, high-carb, low carb, and, my goodness the list goes on and on…If you can relate to that, then…

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March 22, 2019
What Modern Actors and 20th Century Celebs Looked Like at the Same Age

Sometimes we write articles where we compare celebs who are the same age. So, we thought it would be interesting to compare celebs from 2 different centuries. For example, Ryan Gosling is 38 now, Clark Gable was the same age when he played Rhett Butler, one of his best roles. Amanda Seyfried has recently turned 33, and Marilyn Monroe played in Some Like It Hot at this age.Bright Side wants…

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March 21, 2019
Make Sure Your Campaign Donations Aren't Funding Scams

You know what time it is: that moment when politicians spam your inboxes with requests for money. And gosh darn it, sometimes, they deserve it! Beto, take my money! Warren, here’s my debit card and bank account information! AOC, here’s my life savings! But sometimes, it’s worth being a little more discriminating when it comes…

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March 21, 2019
The Secret of Success: 10 Tough Things to Do First

Do you remember the last time you faced a major setback–when you felt so low, that nothing seemed to make you happy? No matter how hard you tried, you just felt like the world was against you. Perhaps it was a bad relationship, or the loss of a loved one… maybe something bad happened at…

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March 21, 2019
14 Actors Who Had to Overeat or Starve for Their Roles

Actors have to use a lot of makeup in order to look like their characters. But sometimes makeup is just not enough, so an actor has to transform their physical body as well. Charlize Theron, for instance, had to gain 50 lb for her leading part in Tully. And Chris Pratt had to lose a lot of weight and pump up his muscles for Guardians of the Galaxy.At Bright Side, we put together a list of actors…

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March 20, 2019
Jezebel Elizabeth Holmes’s Fake Voice Is Actually Just ‘Stupid Man’ Voice | Adequate Man Bubble Tea

Jezebel Elizabeth Holmes’s Fake Voice Is Actually Just ‘Stupid Man’ Voice | Adequate Man Bubble Tea

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March 20, 2019
How Your Attitude Determines Your Success

Do you remember the last time you faced a major setback–when you felt so low, that nothing seemed to make you happy? No matter how hard you tried, you just felt like the world was against you. Perhaps it was a bad relationship, or the loss of a loved one… maybe something bad happened at…

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March 20, 2019
14 Phrases That I Desperately Wanted to Hear From My Loved Ones but Never Did, and I Want to Say Them to You

No matter how strong a person is, they always want to hear the words of support from their loved ones. Unfortunately, sometimes our relatives and friends aren’t aware of what kind of words we expect to hear from them. A Twitter user named Zeka Spiewanka decided to write down the phrases that she wanted to hear from her relatives and friends, and it’s worth remembering them.At Bright Side,…

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March 19, 2019
The Concourse Netflix’s Bright Future Looks A Lot Like Television’s Dim Past | The Muse What Michael

The Concourse Netflix’s Bright Future Looks A Lot Like Television’s Dim Past | The Muse What Michael

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March 19, 2019
8 Critical Skills for Workplace Success and Career Advancement

When it comes to advancing your career progress as an employee and/or business owner, there are key skills without which you’re going to hit an extremely frustrating plateau.Whilst these skills will all help you achieve greater workplace success, what’s more important is determining which ones are most apt for you to start addressing depending upon…

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March 19, 2019
8 Strange Human Disappearances That Puzzled Even Experienced Detectives

In novels, detectives easily solve mysterious cases, but it’s not that simple in real life. Modern technologies provide police with excellent support but some mysteries still remain unsolved.At Bright Side, we were deeply affected by these real and unquestionably creepy stories. Maybe you’ll have some ideas about what really happened to these missing people. Zebb Wayne Quinn’s mysterious disappearance In the early…

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March 18, 2019
Visualize Your Wall Painted a Different Color With These Apps

Image: PexelsPainting your walls is definitely an undertaking, but not quite as much of an undertaking as figuring out what paint color you want to use.Selecting a paint color has traditionally entailed heading down to your local paint shop to color swatches or samples and holding them up against the wall to try and figure…

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March 18, 2019
How Keeping a Dream Journal Can Change Your Mindset

Recruiters might hold thousands of interviews in their careers and a lot of them are reporting the same thing—that most candidates play it safe with the questions they ask, or have no questions to ask in a job interview at all.For job applicants, this approach is crazy! This is a job that you’re going to…

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March 18, 2019
10 Signs of Bad Parenting We Fall Into Without Even Knowing It

Most parenting mistakes are usually made for the sake of love. Parents may often think that they’re helping their children to develop and grow (sometimes even through punishment). But the long-term results in the form of depression, anxiety, or cancer, for example, show that something went wrong back there. But if you recognize what you are doing wrong, there is still a chance…

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March 17, 2019
Update WinRAR on Your PC Right Now

Image: PexelsLast month a 19-year-old bug was discovered in WinRAR, the software many PC users use to extract .zip and other files on their computer. While the company was quick to patch the bug, that match requires users to update their software in order to be safe — and a lot of people haven’t yet.Here’s…

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March 17, 2019
What Happiness Is and Is Not: The True Meaning of Being Happy

Are you happy? Right now?It’s a question that we don’t really think about, is it? So take a second to stop (at the end of this sentence) and ask yourself “Am I happy?”To answer that, don’t we need to know what happiness is?I asked my Facebook friends to define happiness and while there were similarities,…

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March 17, 2019
25 Little Inventions That Make Huge Problems Disappear From Your Everyday Life

We have a lot of things in our lives that make everyday tasks easier. It’s hard to imagine a comfortable life without a microwave oven or a toilet brush even though the first microwave oven was invented a relatively short time ago. By the way, the popular monopod for selfies was invented by the Japanese back in 1985, and in 1994, it was on the list of the most useless inventions.Bright Side…

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March 16, 2019
See What the World Looked Like When the World Wide Web Was Born

The World Wide Web turned 30 this week, and everyone celebrated the best way they know how—by coming up with big lists of all the internet-related topics we’ve dealt with (or obsessed over) the past few decades. That includes dial-up modems, AOL, avatar- and comic-based chatrooms, and Homestar Runner, which are just a few of…

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March 16, 2019
6 True Struggles of Interracial Relationships (and How to Overcome Them)

Recruiters might hold thousands of interviews in their careers and a lot of them are reporting the same thing—that most candidates play it safe with the questions they ask, or have no questions to ask in a job interview at all.For job applicants, this approach is crazy! This is a job that you’re going to…

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March 16, 2019
19 Awkward Cats Brazenly Caught by Human Paparazzi

Cats are weirdos. They sleep in strange positions, sit still like they’re frozen, and race around at night, making us think they’re aliens who came from other planets. But when we look at their hypnotizing ears and paws, we forget about all of our doubts and worries. Fortunately, we have photos that reveal cats’ true nature.Bright Side is sure you’ll experience cathartic laughter while…

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March 15, 2019
Why Digital Detoxes Don't Work

Being without your phone is a luxury these days. If you can manage it, you are either on vacation, or you have a staff to handle all your digital grunt work. For the rest of us, tech is both a distraction and a necessity. And a digital detox doesn’t do much to change that.What is…

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March 15, 2019
How to Manage Anxiety: Sound Advice from a Mental Health Expert

We all know what anxiety can feel like; it can be utterly debilitating and soul-destroying. Many of us are familiar with the pounding chest where you feel your heart is about to explode. Your face flushes or goes suddenly quite pale. You can feel the blood draining from your face.The panic inside you says: “People…

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March 15, 2019
9 Things Women Like but Will Hardly Admit To

Sometimes understanding women becomes an uphill task because their strict “yes” might actually mean “no,” while a confident “no” might mean “yes.” In order to understand these contradictions and learn to understand the representatives of the beautiful half better, we’ve decided to delve into the depths of their minds.Bright Side asked the female part of our editorial staff to tell us what they really like, but…

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March 14, 2019
Jezebel Lori Loughlin Is the Hallmark Channel’s Best-Loved Actor, So What Happens Now?

Jezebel Lori Loughlin Is the Hallmark Channel’s Best-Loved Actor, So What Happens Now?

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March 14, 2019
What Makes A Great Place to Work Whilst Pregnant

Among women who had their first child in the early 1960s, just 44% worked at all during pregnancy. The latest figures show that 66% of mothers who gave birth to their first child between 2006 and 2008 worked during their pregnancy.  It also showed that about eight-in-ten pregnant workers (82%) continued in the workplace until within one month…

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March 14, 2019
22 Photos Proving That Male Logic Is Unbeatable

Men are always ready to surprise us: they can buy their wife a pepper having no clue how to choose it or use their girlfriend’s makeup products. Their weird yet creative actions stay in our minds and hearts forever and can easily be used in the fight against “women’s logic”.Bright Side thinks it’s useless to try to find any logical explanations to some men’s actions. Caring about his…

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March 13, 2019
How to Find Out If You're Booked on a 737 Max and What to Do if You Are

Image: Stephen Brashear/Getty ImagesAfter two deadly plane crashes involving Boeing’s 737 Max 8 jet over the past six months, many airline passengers and airlines have starting to consider whether or not the planes are safe to fly.While a number of airlines have opted to ground the planes, several others have not, specifically those in the…

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March 13, 2019
How to Find Work Motivation When You’re Unfulfilled at Work

If you’ve ever read into the stories of most famous entrepreneurs or talented business people, you’ll find that quite a few of them share a common trait:They were very unfulfilled at work and they needed to make a change so that they could position themselves towards a career path they were passionate about.For some, it…

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March 13, 2019
12 Ways to Reuse Plastic the Planet Will Thank You For

Plastic litter has truly become inescapable, and there’s nowhere you can hide from this pollution. Scientists discovered that tiny shrimp-like creatures living on the bottom of the Mariana Trench have plastic particles in their digestive systems. We’ve gone way too far in polluting our planet and it’s high time we all started to use less plastic and reuse it in all possible ways.Here…

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March 12, 2019
The Concourse Northern Michigan University Alum Howard Schultz Wants Nothing To Do With His Alma Mat

The Concourse Northern Michigan University Alum Howard Schultz Wants Nothing To Do With His Alma Mat

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March 12, 2019
7 Most Important Cognitive Skills for Fast and Successful Learning

In a world where productivity software reigns supreme, there is a humble stationery that is still thriving as an effective tool for enhancing reading and learning skills — sticky notes.While software companies have attempted to digitize the sticky note, no app has proven to be more popular than the original small square piece of paper.Why…

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March 12, 2019
A Self-Taught Bolivian Designer Uses Old Bottles to Build Houses for People Who Can’t Afford Them

Humanity today faces a lot of crucial problems: war, poverty, hunger, and pollution, just to name a few. It may seem that these problems are unsolvable, but we have to start somewhere. Just look around and you’ll see people who stand up and fight those problems in their own communities however way they can. Ingrid Vaca Diez, a professional lawyer from Bolivia who became a self-taught…

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March 11, 2019
What Americans Need to Know About the New Rules For Traveling to Europe

Image: PexelsStarting in 2021, Americans, as well as others from visa-free countries, will have to do a little more work before they’ll be able to visit a number of European countries. Now, getting into places like Germany, France, and Spain just requires your U.S. passport, but in a little under two years you’ll also need…

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March 11, 2019
10 Leadership Goals That Strong Leaders Set for Themselves

When most of us think of leaders, we usually focus on those individuals that stand out as particularly powerful, popular, or highly influential. We may think of current and past Presidents and politicians, world-renowned speakers and thought leaders, business and corporate gurus, even sports and entertainment celebrities.But true leadership isn’t defined by popularity, external power…

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March 11, 2019
A Cat With a Rare Fur Condition Goes From Black to White in Just a Year

When you have a pet for a long time, you get used to how they look, and can easily recognize them in comparison to any other pets. But imagine that one day your cat or dog suddenly change their look. Nicole Böhm, from Germany, adopted 2 kittens in 2016, and everything was fine until she noticed that something strange was going on with one…

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March 10, 2019
These Airlines Are Offering to Waive Rebooking Fees Due to Winter Storm Taylor

Image: PexelsA winter storm is making its way through the midwest this weekend. If you have a flight over the center of the country you’ll likely be in the clear, but if your travel plans involve either leaving from or traveling to a number of midwest destinations or a layover in any of those cities,…

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March 10, 2019
Why Am I Not Losing Weight? 7 Reasons Revealed

Does this describe you:You’ve made some great changes to your diet and started a good exercise program but you’re not losing weight. Or you’ve been able to lose a little bit of weight but it seems like you always regain it back… then you wonder, “why am I not losing weight?”There may be a few…

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March 10, 2019
24 Desperate Romantics Who Live Among Us

It seems that there’s no place for romantic things in the modern world. Starting a relationship is as easy as ordering a pizza — there are even special apps for it. But because searching for a partner has become very practical, romantic things are very rare nowadays.But we at Bright Side have 24 photos proving that romantic acts still have a chance and we can still see them around us. This guy…

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March 9, 2019
This is How to Pop a Pimple

Screenshot: Dr. Pimple Popper (TLC)Come on now, we’ve all done it.When you’re staring in a mirror at the zit on your chin that feels like a conjoined twin, it’s tempting to want to pinch the sucker until it’s nothing but a faint battle scar—but it’s never that easy. Think about the blood! The pus! And…

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March 9, 2019
How Adding Flow Yoga to Your Workout Routine Boosts Your Gains

When we fall into a workout routine, our moves become automatic, and the body quickly adapts. This is called muscle memory. While teaching your body how to properly execute squats, push-ups, or crunches is a benefit, overly relying on these moves to consistently grow gains won’t yield the kind of results you want. That’s because…

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March 9, 2019
People Are Sharing Their Dogs’ Quirks, and They’re Totally Pawsome

Dogs have personalities and maybe that’s what makes us love them so much and makes them our best friends. There is not a single dog owner who hasn’t experienced one of their dog’s crazy and quirky phases or random behavior. Thankfully, for the sake of humanity, a lot of these owners managed to capture these moments on camera!Bright Side absolutely accepts and encourages this silly behavior…

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March 8, 2019
Deadspin Andrew Wiggins Update: Ah, Hm, Well, The Thing Is | The A.V.

Deadspin Andrew Wiggins Update: Ah, Hm, Well, The Thing Is | The A.V.

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March 8, 2019
How to Stop Being Socially Awkward and Start Shining at Work

Have you ever gone in for a handshake only to be met with an awkward high-five and ended up casually styling it out and cringing inside? Or had that uneasy anxiety creep over you in a meeting that everyone is looking at you – but you’re not sure why? Have you ever made a badly…

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March 8, 2019
13 Odd Taxes From Different Countries You Probably Have No Idea About

The beard tax in Russia, the window tax in England, the salt tax in France...the history of civilization has seen lots of strange and unusual tax laws! However, today we can also find some ridiculous taxation rules that exist in countries across the globe. Some of them have been introduced for a reasonable purpose while others don’t have a sensible explanation at all.Bright Side picked up 13 bizarre…

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March 7, 2019
The Concourse Alex Trebek Has Cancer.

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March 7, 2019
How Successful Women Shake Up and Redefine the Workplace

Have you felt a massive gender power shift taking place?There is a new wave of successful women who are shaking up and redefining the workplace as we know it.Instead of complacently letting others decide who they are and how they should work, they are finding their voices and claiming a seat at the table. In…

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March 7, 2019
22 Badass Things That Are Only Possible in Russia

Legends say that under a thick layer of Russian snow live severe people that never smile, make friends with bears, and wear heavy fur coats. Well, legends are never true, though they might sound interesting. The reality in these cold lands is much more interesting and involves bathing in ice-holes, making snowmen on highways, and going to the navy with your cat…

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March 6, 2019
Adequate Man What Is The Optimum Office Food?

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March 6, 2019
How to Use Sticky Notes for More Productive Reading And Learning

Have you ever heard of the idiom ‘practice makes perfect’? I’m pretty sure someone would have said that to you at least once in your life! It’s a common saying, often used to encourage someone when they’re learning or doing something that is new to them. They may need many tries before succeeding and getting…

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March 6, 2019
20 Fatal Haircuts That Prove a Bald Head Is Sometimes Not That Bad

When it comes to a haircut, everything matters: hair type, personal preference, tons of pictures as examples, and a good hairdresser. But sometimes we fail to find a professional and find this out only when everything’s already done.Bright Side feels sorry for anyone who’s come face-to-face with the real “Edward Scissorhands.” Fortunately, some of them were able to make their unusual haircut a part of their style. “What…

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March 5, 2019
The Concourse Gamer Was A Batshit Great Bad Movie That Was A Decade Ahead Of Its Time | Jezebel Wend

The Concourse Gamer Was A Batshit Great Bad Movie That Was A Decade Ahead Of Its Time | Jezebel Wend

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March 5, 2019
How Online Learning Enhances Your Professional Skills

Have you ever heard of the idiom ‘practice makes perfect’? I’m pretty sure someone would have said that to you at least once in your life! It’s a common saying, often used to encourage someone when they’re learning or doing something that is new to them. They may need many tries before succeeding and getting…

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March 5, 2019
18 Celebs Who’ve Had Plastic Surgery and Don’t Try to Keep It a Secret

As a rule, celebrities don’t talk about their visits to plastic surgeons and claim that their beauty is the result of a healthy lifestyle. But there are brave women who don’t want to hide the fact that in order to stay young, they have to turn to surgeons and undergo complicated procedures.Bright Side has read some stories from women who are not scared to confess they’ve had…

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March 4, 2019
How to Use Alexa to Help You Prep For a Job Interview 

Image: PexelsIf you haven’t interviewed for a job in a long time, then even the most basic of interview questions can potentially throw you for a loop. If you’re currently going through the interview process, then a little bit of prep can mean the difference between you coming off like a polished candidate or just…

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March 4, 2019
8 Tips for Coping with Anxiety During the Midlife Crisis

Let’s face it: having anxiety sucks. It’s stressful to constantly worry about stuff that may or may not happen in the future.What if you’re coping with anxiety while also dealing with a midlife crisis? If you’re in such a situation, it’s very important to know what you’re in for. Dealing with one of these two…

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March 4, 2019
8 Natural Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Within 10 Minutes

If you experience severe headaches, fatigue, irregular heartbeat, and chest pain, you probably suffer from hypertension or high blood pressure. This condition can be caused by stress, lack of sleep, obesity, or other underlying diseases and sometimes even healthy people suffer from it. Luckily, there are some simple techniques that can help you relax your blood vessels and muscles to help keep your…

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March 3, 2019
Eliminate Distractions on Websites With This Chrome Extension

Image: PexelsWhenever I sit down to complete a large task or a good amount of reading, I end up being exceptional susceptible to distractions.Yes, I want to read this 8,000-word article, but also that dress in the ad beside the article looks nice, and what’s that story about there? Maybe I’ll just click on that…Snooze…

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March 3, 2019
Meditation for Anxiety (The Ultimate Guide to Calm Your Mind)

Our everyday life can sometimes become overwhelming and even stressful. Some would say that this is an understatement given their current situation. Well, it does not have to be this way. People will often just accept various circumstances because they believe them to be normal and a natural part of everyday life. There is some…

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March 3, 2019
20 Magnificent Women Who Possess Bewitching Beauty

Admit it, most of us like staring at good-looking things. And there are some advantages in this process. Beauty not only gives us positive emotions and helps us recover from stress, but it can actually heal us. Let’s check to see if there are any benefits while laying your eyes on these charming women.Bright Side has chosen 20 beauties that we could look at for ages. Warning: save this…

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March 2, 2019
Introduce Your Kid to the Baby-Sitters Club

Image: ScholasticIf you’ve been waiting for a sign that it’s time to introduce your kids to The Baby-Sitters Club, Netflix has generously decided to oblige. The streaming service announced that it has ordered 10 episodes of the classic 1980s and 90s book series-turned-TV show-turned movie. Even the simplest of descriptions has me excited:In this contemporary…

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March 2, 2019
What Is a Relationship Timeline and Should You Follow It?

Everyone wants to be normal, right? I mean, it’s never fun to be the odd person out. Most people want to “fit in” and be a part of the crowd.Why? Well, it’s because we all want to know that we’re accepted and/or loved by other people. We think that if we conform to the norms…

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March 2, 2019
A Girl Shares Her Weight Loss Story That Proves Everyone Can Have a Thin Waist Even Being Big-Boned

There are many cheerful stories about weight loss. The characters of these stories encourage others with their will power. A young girl with the nickname @Kiwi also decided to share her experience, which helped her prove that losing weight is not a feat and that the tendency to be fat doesn’t justify being overweight.We at Bright Side got encouraged by this girl and would like…

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March 1, 2019
To Defeat Perfectionism, Make Mistakes on Purpose 

The urge to be perfect can prevent you from taking action. You don’t share creative projects that aren’t 100% ready, or you’re afraid to ask someone out if you’re not sure it’s exactly right—so you just ... don’t. If you’re feeling stymied by this need to never screw up, try making a mistake on purpose.…

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March 1, 2019
How Divorce Affects Children: The Good and the Not So Good

Wonder how divorce affects children? And how can divorce ever be good for a child?Divorce can be good if there is emotional, physical, or substance abuse going on in the home. If a divorce can remove the child from an abusive parent, then divorce can be a good thing.In most cases though, it’s not that…

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March 1, 2019
24 Chubby Animals That Are Aiming Straight at Your Heart

If you want to be cute and attractive, grow cheeks! If you want to look serious and respectable, grow cheeks! If you want to make someone fall in love with you, grow cheeks! Many animals know about this trick and use it to charm us.We at Bright Side really value the beautiful cheeks on these animals. Just look at them! “Chubby toad will see you now.” Cat cloud Selfie? “I’m…

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February 28, 2019
How to Say No to Meeting Up With an Acquaintance

Image: Elina Sazonova (Pexels)It can be a fun surprise when you bump into someone you haven’t seen in awhile—for about five minutes. Then it veers into “let’s meet for coffee” territory, which reminds you of why you haven’t really been in touch with this person in the first place. Here’s how to turn down the…

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February 28, 2019
Advice for Entrepreneurs: How To Find A Mentor Worth Listening To

When we look at a job advertisement, it can seem as though employers want an exhaustive list of experience and technical skills from their new hire.They list desirable qualities such as ‘initiative’, ‘team player’ and ‘strong work ethic’. Those words can mean a variety of things to different people and it can be quite hard…

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February 28, 2019
20 Solutions to Organize Your House That Can Make You Sigh With Delight

Kids’ toys, beauty items, household chemicals, tons of shoes... We buy so many items that organizing a cozy home can be a real headache! Sometimes we lack ideas on how to arrange everything so that it is both beautiful and convenient, and so that the results last more than a day.Not anymore! Bright Side’s got 20 ideas that’ll put a smile on your face after you apply them at home. Enjoy! 1. Install…

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February 27, 2019
The Grapevine Lisa Bonet’s ‘C’mon, White People’ Eyeroll, Explained | Adequate Man College Basketbal

The Grapevine Lisa Bonet’s ‘C’mon, White People’ Eyeroll, Explained | Adequate Man College Basketbal

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February 27, 2019
Midlife Crisis for Women: How a Midlife Crisis Makes You a Better Person

A couple of years ago, the wife of my cousin “snapped.” She recently crossed the north side of forty-five, had a teenage son, a good job, steady marriage, comfortable living. That is, your perfect epitome of a “normal life.”Yet, something was “off” with her, a common friend told me. And indeed—because they live abroad, when…

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February 27, 2019
19 Easy Zip-Tie Hacks That Can Save Your Time and Money

Zip ties, or cable ties, are incredibly cheap, but their real value goes beyond our expectations. These little plastic thingies come in every size, color, and length you could ever want, they’re easy to use, and surprisingly strong. No wonder they can come to our rescue in almost any daily situation.Bright Side found 19 creative ways to use zip ties that you’ll probably…

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February 26, 2019
Deadspin Robert Kraft Went To Orchids Of Asia On The Morning Of The AFC Title Game [Update] | The Ro

Deadspin Robert Kraft Went To Orchids Of Asia On The Morning Of The AFC Title Game [Update] | The Ro

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February 26, 2019
How to Get Your Life Back on Track After Getting Fired

Whether you saw it coming or not, getting fired is a real shock and its impact is daunting. What did you do wrong? What are you supposed to do next? When will you stop feeling so angry?But there are ways to deal with a layoff.The most important thing is to remain calm and see it…

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February 26, 2019
25 People Who Made Their Lifelong Dreams Come True

When something good happens in your life, you can’t just hold it inside, you want to share your happiness with everyone around. And it doesn’t really matter what the reason is. It could be a pet you’ve dreamed of getting for so long or a new home.Internet users shared photos that show the moments their dreams came true. And at Bright Side, we are really happy for them. 1.…

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February 25, 2019
Save More Money By Cutting Back of Housing and Transportation Costs

Image: PexelsWe all would probably like to have a little more cash in the bank. One easy way to do that is to underspend on housing and transportation costs.Business Insider recently spoke to Tanja Hester, the author of the book “Work Optional: Retire Early the Non-Penny-Pinching Way.” In the book, Hester makes a number of…

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February 25, 2019
How to Be a Good Manager and Lead Efficient Teams

Being a good manager is a prerequisite to running an efficient team, but it is not the only reason a team is efficient. No. The reason a team is efficient does not come down to one person but rather is the result of inter-team dynamics, optimized processes, structured team engagements and a mindset of time…

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February 25, 2019
22 Upgrades for Everyday Things That We’re Craving Badly

Things are being constantly improved. We don’t need to worry about our location in the apartment anymore when we’re making a Skype call, since it can blur the background now. Just look around and you’ll find phone holders on shopping carts in your local supermarket, Wi-Fi passwords in vending machines, and many other upgrades that were invented to make our lives more comfortable.If you want…

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February 23, 2019
Make Your Google Home Quiet Down Automatically at Night Using This Mode

Image: PexelsThe Google Home Max in our living room has been great for settling arguments ranging from the correct pronunciation of ciabatta to when some of our favorite shows are going to return from their winter hiatus, but it’s loud. Very loud.I love having the volume turned up so we can yell questions (and hear…

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February 23, 2019
How Do You Meditate? 8 Meditation Techniques for Complete Beginners

Do you meditate?Negativity surrounds you in the form of people and situations. You react to every element and lose your conscious response. That repulsive reaction makes you a negative over-thinker!Ever heard of tool to cut the chord of negativity and lead a blissful life?It’s meditation.The state of meditation is a fuel of your inner world…

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February 23, 2019
40+ Magical Places That Are Worth Visiting at Least Once in Your Lifetime

The survey showed that 56% of Americans regret not traveling often. Traveling to another country is one of life’s greatest joys. Sometimes it’s even cooler than going shopping and working out. New places can change your lifestyle, serve as inspiration for new ideas, and help you make new friends. And if these places are as scenic as Fly Geyser, Devil’s Bridge, and Sea of Stars,…

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February 22, 2019
No, Airlines Aren't Watching You With Cameras (Yet)

In totally cool, very comforting privacy news this week, you may have to safeguard your personal information in one more place, outside of any laptop or phone: an airplane seat.Recently, while flying on a Singapore Airlines flight, Twitter user vkamluk took a photo of an entertainment console (or TV, in non-airline speak), with a camera…

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February 22, 2019
Intermittent Fasting Diet for Beginners (The Complete Guide)

This guide will take a beginner through the basics of why to start intermittent fasting, how to start an intermittent fasting diet, and incorporating it into your routine.I’d like to preface this article by saying that I’ve recently received my own personalized DNA report from 23andme, and then submitted it to Dr. Rhonda Patrick’s Genome…

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February 22, 2019
20 Astonishing Inventions We Wish We Had at Home

Life can be hard at times and sometimes we just wish there were superheroes to help us get through it. Thankfully, science helps us create marvels to make our lives easier, more productive, and more enjoyable. So now, whether you need help getting out of bed, or want something to make your bed cozier, there’s a genius invention out there to help make your dreams come true.Bright Side has…

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February 21, 2019
Sunscreens May Soon Become More Effective 

Sunscreens will get new labeling soon, and some will be off the market, according to a proposed rule that the FDA announced today. The changes will also mean that it’s easier to find sunscreens that protect against UVA rays (the ones that cause damage but not sunburn). Some ingredients’ safety is in questionMany of a…

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February 21, 2019
10 Smartest Productivity Software to Improve Your Work Performance

Forgot a name? Misplaced your keys? Taking longer to find the right words? Don’t panic. There’s plenty you can do to improve your memory.You’re probably expecting us to reveal 7 little known and newly discovered herbs from the forests of the Amazon, the peaks of the Himalayas and the Arctic tundra. No such luck.Despite Americans…

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February 21, 2019
16 Women Who Embraced Their Natural Hair After Lots of Transformations

If you’ve been damaging your hair for years with chemical treatments, bleaching, or heat styling, the decision to transition to your natural hair is never easy. It’s very common to hear from people who go through this process that the greatest motivation is the enormous desire to rediscover themselves. During this phase, the hair is exposed to many disadvantages such as dryness and fragility due to the fact…

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February 20, 2019
Everything You Need to Know About Spotify's Latest Changes

Recently, Spotify updated its interface, burying its “Repeat” button in the depths of a sub-menu on its mobile app—and people are pissed. Redditors and Twitter users alike have taken to the internet to voice their complaints.“I’ve paid for premium for years now and might stop if this is permanent,” Redditor u/ChummySquash wrote. “Hiding repeat and…

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February 20, 2019
How to Deal with Rejection at Work: 9 Powerful Tactics

When it comes to dealing with rejection at work, I think the number one thing I’ve learned is that you can’t dwell on it too much. You especially can’t dwell on things that in the grand scheme of things are small. Hindsight truly is 20/20.So how to deal with rejection at work?The first thing to…

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February 20, 2019
11 Logic Riddles That Can Pick You Up Better Than Coffee

0 0 0 Riddles are a great way to keep the brain fit. They train our attentiveness and test our logic. If you feel like your brain is a little sleepy, it’s time to show it these riddles and put it to work.Bright Side wants you to find answers to these tricky questions. If you don’t make things complicated, you’ll figure them out easily. 11. Tap to…

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February 19, 2019
How to Tell the Difference Between Soreness and Pain

Ever come from a session at the gym feeling especially sore?When you’re nagged by a lingering soreness in your shoulder or stiffness in your lower back, it’s important to look out for a couple warning signs in order to determine if it’s a regular post-workout ache or something far worse. I spoke to Blake Dircksen,…

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February 19, 2019
Conflict Management Styles for Effective Communication at Work

Wherever human beings are, there is bound to be conflict. Regardless of the institution – whether it is a religious organization, fraternity, club, workplace or group of friends – conflict can happen.The good news is that conflict is necessary for growth, development and success. The bad news is that in the moment, conflict rarely feels…

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February 19, 2019
19 Celebrities Who Look So Young and Fresh Without Makeup, We Want to See More Photos Like These

Photo editors, filters, and bright makeup are all important attributes of every celebrity photo in social media; while selfies at home without any makeup are a luxury only the bravest celebrities can afford.We at Bright Side have discovered how many brave celebrities are there in show business today and are ready to share the results of our Instagram search with you. These 19 beauties weren’t…

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February 18, 2019
Trick Your Friends Into Installing Smartphone Updates

Even though Apple can sometimes mess up iOS updates pretty good, the updates that fix these issues are important. So much so, that you really should install them the day they come out. However, most people probably aren’t scanning the web, nor their Settings app, to see when a new iOS update is available.However, if…

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February 18, 2019
How to Learn a New Language Fast (A Step-By-Step Guide)

These days, in a world with cognitive, AI, and extraordinary advances, we have failed at the most basic stimulus: motivation. Why do I say so? Just take a look at these statistics:58 percent of managers said they didn’t receive any management training as per a CareerBuilder.com survey. Only 12% of employees leave their jobs because…

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February 18, 2019
26 Eye-Catching Photos That Show What True Perfection Is Like

You never know when you’re going to walk into that perfect moment. It can happen to anyone, to stumble upon something so flawless that it will make you stop and gasp. To be perfect, all the required or desirable elements must be as good as they can possibly be, and sometimes, if you’re lucky, you can even catch that incredible moment on camera.Bright Side has found spectacular images of those special…

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February 17, 2019
How to Watch the Daytona 500 Without a TV

Image: Chris Graythen/Getty ImagesThe Daytona 500, one of NASCAR’s biggest races of the year, is today. Race coverage is set to kick off at 1pm ET/ 10am PT, with the actual race getting underway at 2:30pm ET/11:30am PT.This year’s race is airing on FOX. If you have a television, then you’re best bet to catch…

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February 17, 2019
15 Signs You Are In a Relationship With a Narcissist (And What to Do)

Being in a relationship with a narcissist is not a pleasant experience. The negative impact ripples out to all areas of your life – from your ability to focus at work all the way through to affecting your emotional and physical health.The difficult part is knowing whether your partner really is a narcissist (or are…

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February 17, 2019
A Girl Finds the Actual Locations of Iconic Movie Shots and Gives Them a Second Life

Sometimes it’s hard for us, as cinema lovers, to realize that our favorite movies were filmed in real locations and Andrea David is here to remind us. Andrea is an artist on Instagram who set out on her own mission to find the famous film locations from our beloved films and connect them through photographic prints!Bright Side is here to show you the connection between fiction and reality through…

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February 16, 2019
How to Livestream NBA All-Star Weekend Without a TV

Photo: Maddie Meyer/Getty ImagesIt’s NBA All-Star Weekend. Saturday you can catch some of the NBA’s best player in a Skills Challenge, Three-Point Contest, and Slam Dunk Contest. And Sunday Team LeBron takes on Ten Giannis in the 2019 All-Star game.Both Saturday and Sunday’s events start at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT and are broadcast on TNT.…

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February 16, 2019
Do Vitamins for Weight Loss Work And How?

Have you ever had a friend that told you they lost weight by taking vitamins? I did! Let’s just say it didn’t workout for me as well as it did for him.Everyone has been a culprit of trying a quick-fix solution to reverse years of bad habits, if only losing weight was as easy as…

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February 16, 2019
15+ Times Nature Knew How to Astonish Us

We’re taught in school that animals can come in certain colors but no one could’ve ever imagined an all-black zebra or a lobster that is only half orange. But nature continues to surprise us even to this day!Bright Side has selected some examples of how nature’s magic lets us see things around us differently, breaking all stereotypes. 1. It’s the bunny version of Disney’s Dumbo the Elephant. 2. We would…

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February 15, 2019
Try These Stability Ball Core Exercises

It’s time for a little gratitude. Every time I do one of this week’s core exercises, I am intensely grateful that I am not doing planks. Even when the moves are hard, it’s okay, because at least they’re not boring. February's Fitness Challenge Is: Core Exercises That Aren't PlanksPerhaps my favorite moment of the Lifehacker…

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February 15, 2019
9 Reasons to Incorporate Yoga Meditation and Mindfulness into Your Life

I’m mindful. Mindful in running down my to-do list, my wish list, my dream list, my ‘it seems impossible’ list. Mindful of the demands of life, work, relationships, communication, travel, meetings, traffic, and a constant conversation of positives and negatives having an NPR style narrative in my head.Sure, I’m mindful. I’m a yoga instructor. It…

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February 15, 2019
17 Unexpected Photos Proving There’s So Much We Don’t Know

We spend most of our time in the office sitting at a monitor and sometimes it might seem that nothing new or impressive happens around us. But when you take a closer look at the regular things around you, you might want to shout, “Oh, come on!” That’s because as it turns out, cold water can often look dark blue on TV, dogs can get tooth implants, and somewhere in the…

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February 14, 2019
Are 'Pet-Friendly' Ice Melts Really Safe for Pets?

The rock salt that’s sprinkled on sidewalks to melt snow is bad for your pet’s paws. Rubber booties can help, but if you’re salting your own walkways you can buy ice melts that are made to be pet friendly. But these products come with their own cautions.Regular salt is definitely bad for petsSodium chloride is…

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February 14, 2019
15 Fitness Goals That Will Help You Live a Healthier Life This Year

Starting such a journey is never easy and you must remember this is not a crash diet, it is a lifestyle. Don’t panic and think you have to do it all at once as this will most likely overwhelm you. You may also find yourself giving up because crash diet are not sustainable.The best approach…

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February 14, 2019
20 Kitties Whose Love Can Warm You More Than a Thousand Fires

It seems that the internet was created to ease the process of sharing cat pictures and thereby heal stressed out people. According to this study, internet users post more than twice as many photos of their cats as they do selfies. We know that it’s pretty hard to stop admiring those fur balls and as our article shows, cats also love us, but express it in other ways.Feeling a little…

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February 13, 2019
Stop Using So Much Salt on Sidewalks

Winter is in full effect, and with it, the problem of salt lining our every sidewalk and street, unless of course, you live in a state where seasonal differences are virtually absent (I’m jealous).While salt helps us avoid pile-ups by melting snow, salt regularly contaminates our water sources, damages our environment, and affects our own…

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February 13, 2019
How to Cultivate a Positive Mindset (A Step-By-Step Guide)

There is so much material and content around us, spouting essential ingredients of how to be positive in order to gain the success in life you’re chasing. It’s actually overwhelming (not to mention a billion dollar industry!)You might also have become tunnel-visioned to believe only the secret tips and advice prescribed to us by mindset…

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February 13, 2019
24 Satisfying Pictures That Can Encourage You to Have a Big Cleaning Day

We always keep dilly-dallying when it comes to general cleaning. We tend to justify not cleaning by saying we need more energy or time. Sometimes even utilizing a Christmas tree can become an uphill task. If you’re one of those people who associates general cleaning with torture, look at our encouraging compilation and you may change your mind.At Bright Side, we’ve already rolled up our sleeves and prepared the cleaning…

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February 12, 2019
These Are the Life Tips People Actually Use, According to Reddit

Here at Lifehacker, we are endlessly inundated with tips for how to live a more optimized life—but not all tips are created equal. The best ones are the ones that stick; here are the tips with the greatest longevity, according to Reddit.You may not be familiar with the subreddit /r/LifeProTips, but it’s where people go…

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February 12, 2019
10 Ways to Improve Team Management Skills and Boost Performance

I have spent the majority of my life as an entrepreneur, as did my father, grandfather and great-grandfather. It just seemed to be something in our genes that made us want to stretch out our wings and do our own thing.But a few years ago, I sold my businesses and got tired of the golf…

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February 12, 2019
14 Strange House Details From All Over the World That Actually Have an Explanation

Sometimes it’s hard to figure out if builders were thinking logically when looking at buildings from the past. Otherwise why would some apartments end up having garbage chutes right inside the apartment or why would there be diagonal windows that don’t make any sense at first glance? Sometimes there’s an actual good idea behind each strange architectural and household decision and some of these…

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February 11, 2019
Are You Dying? Ask Two Cardiologists Your Health Questions Tomorrow at 1 PM EST

Photo: Marc Eisenberg/Christopher KellySo: That weird clicking sound in your knee is back again. And today, you randomly got nauseated for like an hour but then it went away and now you kinda have a headache. Oh god, didn’t you read somewhere that that’s the sign of an oncoming stroke? Does anyone else smell burned…

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February 11, 2019
5 Proven Memorization Techniques to Make the Most of Your Memory

Workplace stress is a modern epidemic. More than one-third of American workers experience chronic work stress. This is estimated to cost American businesses up to $300 billion a year in lost work hours and medical bills.Clearly, if you’re suffering from work stress – you’re far from alone. But, work stress isn’t inevitable.In this article, I’m…

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February 11, 2019
21 People Who Suddenly Attracted Good Luck, and It Was Unforgettable

The people featured in this article have never cared about their luck. But one day, a person found a wedding ring with diamonds in a bin and another received a letter from Hogwarts. Unbelievable luck!Bright Side bets you’ll want to buy a lottery ticket after looking through these pictures. “Stepped on this pin crossing the street yesterday.” “That feeling when you’re getting in your car…

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February 10, 2019
5 Simple Morning Workout Exercise to Start Your Day the Right Way

Workplace stress is a modern epidemic. More than one-third of American workers experience chronic work stress. This is estimated to cost American businesses up to $300 billion a year in lost work hours and medical bills.Clearly, if you’re suffering from work stress – you’re far from alone. But, work stress isn’t inevitable.In this article, I’m…

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February 10, 2019
8 Ways to Tame Your Kid’s Meltdowns Like a Rockstar

If you think that coping with your kid’s tantrums is one of the worst parts of parenting, you are not alone. Every parent has to face their kid’s meltdowns once in a while. Tantrums may be loud, irritating, and even frightening, but it’s just a natural process that every child goes through while growing up. It’s important to know how to calm your kid down without hurting…

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February 9, 2019
Saturday's Best Deals: Flash Storage, iPads, Apple Watches, Burrow Couches, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   Burrow’s President’s Day sale, current generation iPads from $250, and official $5 Apple iPhone cases lead off Saturday’s best deals.The Kinja Deals Guide to Discounted Valentine's Day Gifts [Updating]In the words of Liz Lemon, “Love is patient. Love is weird and sometimes…

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February 9, 2019
8 Best Cardio Workouts for Efficient Weight Loss

When people think of cardio, usually a boring treadmill, elliptical machine, or other mundane activity comes to mind. But that doesn’t have to be the case.When you’re short on time or easily distracted, there are a variety of fat-burning cardio alternatives that will increase your body’s metabolism, boost weight loss, and keep you interested.Here’s a…

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February 9, 2019
20 Photobombers Who Came, Saw, and Won

Photos are part of our lives, and we take them to capture memorable moments for eternity. However, some of the pictures happen to be way cooler and funnier than originally planned — thanks to unpredictable photobombers who are the alter egos of all of us. And these photos are the ones that not only stay with those who are in the photo, but also leave a hilarious…

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February 8, 2019
What to Do About a Surprise Student Loan Bill

Image: rawpixel.com from PexelsIf you’ve paid off a student loan, you know how euphoric it feels to send in that last payment. You’re so happy to be free from the loan’s weight you might throw a party to celebrate, book the vacation you’ve been wanting to take and, of course, toss all of the mail…

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February 8, 2019
These 25 Healthy Meal Ideas Can Be Ready in 30 Minutes or Less

Between work, family, housework, hobbies, friends, reading, emails, calls, and all the other daily tasks, does it ever feel as though adding healthy eating to the list just feels overwhelming? I can almost hear your groan from across this page; “Meal planning? Who has time for that!?”Hey, I get it. Life get’s crazy busy! And…

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February 8, 2019
12 Tall People Who Amazed the World

It is well-known that the average height of people grows every year. Now the “tallest” country in the world is the Netherlands. People’s average height there is 1.838 m (6 ft 1⁄2 in). But there are people who can be much taller than this and it amazes us. At Bright Side we found 12 incredible people who are very hard to forget. And they look like real superheroes. Leonid Stadnyk: 8 ft…

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February 6, 2019
How to Survive a Human Stampede

Enochlophobia, or the fear of crowds, is a very real phobia. And when you’re in the middle of a panicked mob swarming to an exit, that fear seems entirely rational. Just this week, a crowd of New Yorkers stood on a tiny, packed inlet at a subway station, waiting within inches of passing trains. Videos…

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February 6, 2019
How to Get Out of a Rut and Start Living the Life You Desire

When we talk about forgiveness, it’s often in regard to others — forgiving your elementary school bully or the coworker who took credit for your work idea. Unfortunately, we often forget about one very important person who is also worthy of forgiveness: ourselves.Forgiveness is difficult in its own right. However, when we have to face…

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February 6, 2019
19 Amazing Tattoos That Mean the World to Their Owners

A tattoo is a certain way to express yourself. That’s why even the smallest ones hide a deep meaning. In this article, we’ve collected some tattoos and once you see them, their meaning will be clear for both their owners and anyone around.Bright Side is sure that tattoos can be both beautiful and meaningful. Here are 19 examples proving we’re right. 19. “Tribute tattoo to my best…

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February 5, 2019
Deadspin How The Patriots’ Defense Put The Rams In A Trash Can | Splinter Here Are The Racist Conspi

Deadspin How The Patriots’ Defense Put The Rams In A Trash Can | Splinter Here Are The Racist Conspi

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February 5, 2019
8 Time Management Strategies for Busy People

Over the 25 years that I’ve worked in corporate environments and coached entrepreneurs, people have always looked to improve their time management skills.As a coach, people often come to me because they feel they don’t have enough time to achieve everything they want to each day. They are busy, but not working on the things…

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February 5, 2019
16 Sad Animals Who Are Just Waiting for Your Cuddles

Pets are cute and they always try to bring joy to our lives. However, sometimes they can be very demanding and if their demands are not fulfilled or if they don’t like something we did, they know how to look at us with the perfect sad face that could make any heart melt. Luckily, to cheer them up, all you need to do is simply cuddle with them.Bright Side…

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February 4, 2019
Use Alexa As a Translator With This Skill

Image: PexelsI’ve started traveling a lot internationally over the past few years, which means learning new languages.While I’ve definitely reached an age where picking up an entirely new language is out of the question (that was true at 18 for me, if I’m being honest), I always try to learn the basics in a language…

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February 4, 2019
20 Relaxed Cats Who’ll Feel at Home Everywhere

There’s definitely no place like home, but that saying has nothing to do with cats. That they can make themselves comfortable under any circumstances and have this interesting ability to turn any spot they find into a throne, where they’re the king. And it seems they have no limits, since we’ve managed to find them curled up everywhere.Here at Bright Side we’ve collected some pictures…

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February 3, 2019
Virtually Try on Sneakers From Your Couch With This App

Image: PexelsEver wonder how you would look in a pair of Yeezys? Now you can find out without leaving the comfort of your couch.A new AR app, aptly named Wanna Kicks, will let you make that magic happen. You’re clearly not going to be able to know how a shoe feels trying it on this…

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February 3, 2019
How to Work Efficiently: The 2 Critical Keys to Productive Work

There’s a lot of research on the subject of productivity, but in my experience, most of it is bogus. So how to work efficiently?Being productive really boils down to two key things: Prioritization Finding your flow Each of these are distinct skills, yet they inevitably impact each other since honing your ability to prioritize improves your…

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February 3, 2019
20 Things We Don’t Wash in a Washing Machine — but It’s a Big Mistake

Do you know that your washing machine can help you even more than you can imagine? For example, you can wash your shower curtains, rubber rugs, or even a leather bag in it. And these aren’t the most surprising things you can put in your washing machine without destroying them.Bright Side has found 20 items that you can stop washing by hand.…

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February 2, 2019
The Muse Dr.

Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.

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February 2, 2019
9 Most Effective Quad Stretches to Reduce Pain During and After Workout

Okay, so your cubicle is boring, you haven’t had a good date in what seems like decades and every day is the “same old, same old” with nothing happening to make you feel revved up and excited.Clearly, that’s no way to live.But the key to getting the life you want is to make changes in…

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February 2, 2019
9 Celebrity Fathers Who Raised Their Kids Alone

In the modern world, it’s easy to find moms who raise their kids on their own, while fathers who perform this task alone are a rare thing. Nevertheless, the tendency is there and men are sometimes seen taking full responsibility for the upbringing of their kids.Bright Side collected the stories of celebrity fathers who, due to different circumstances, were raising their kids alone.…

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February 1, 2019
How to Talk to a Friend Struggling With Their Mental Health

When a friend is trying to open up to you about their depression, anxiety, or other mental health issue, it can be hard to know how to respond. We’ve come a long way, but there is still considerable stigma to admitting that you’re coping with mental health issues. If your friend is talking to you…

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February 1, 2019
Is It Possible to Repay Your Sleep Debt? Why Being Well Rested Matters

You may think that not getting enough sleep will just make you incredibly tired and a little irritable, but it goes beyond that. It can lead to health problems such as heart disease, weight gain, diabetes, and memory loss.Most adults have incredibly busy lives. From trying to raise a family to working a full-time job…

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February 1, 2019
26 Photos of Poodles That Made Us Fall in Love With These Fluffy Cuties

They can be large, they can be super-tiny, and no matter their size, they are always cute and adorable. But don’t be fooled by their fancy hairstyles, there was a time when dogs of this breed were considered working dogs. Poodles were trained to help hunters to retrieve ducks and other birds from the water. These days they don’t need to worry about earning their…

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January 31, 2019
The Muse Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes Is Almost as Cruel as It Is Boring | Dead

The Muse Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes Is Almost as Cruel as It Is Boring | Dead

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January 31, 2019
How to Support a Working Mother as a Working Father

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, over 27% of children under the age of 18 are living with a single parent. That’s over 1/4th of the U.S. population.There is a common misconception that children who grow up in single parent homes are not as successful as children living in two-parent homes.One crucial detail that was…

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January 31, 2019
20 Geological Wonders on Earth That Prove Mother Nature Is the Best Artist

The Earth is a planet in constant change and yet surprisingly, some parts of it have remained the same for billions of years. Each discovery can be confusing, surprising, or challenging to ordinary people — even experts. But one thing is for certain: they’re incredible. Not only do these findings provoke more questions, but we also wonder if they’ll stay this way forever.Bright Side is about to reveal some of the finest…

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January 28, 2019
30 Times Photographers Made Ordinary Places Look Fascinating

These days most of us have a smartphone camera available almost all the time, but these photographers show that great photos don’t just display a paused moment. A little luck, creativity, and ability to think outside of the well-established photography box, can turn just a nice picture into something amazing. And if it was a great photo in the first place, you could get an absolute masterpiece.We at Bright…

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January 28, 2019
Blend This Crazy-Looking Citrus Right Into Your Booze

I love limoncello, but it is—without a doubt—a capital-L liqueur. There’s nothing wrong with the candy-like sipper, but it’s not exactly refreshing. Oddly enough, the key to fresh-from-the-garden citrus-flavored booze can be found not in the lemon, but in a mostly fleshless, uncanny-valley-dwelling citron.Make Quick, Vibrant Infusions by Blending Leaves Into BoozeSome leaves taste like…

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January 28, 2019
11 Organizational Skills That Every Smart Leader Needs

I remember when I turned 30, I felt a new sense of maturity, confidence, and purpose. I had developed a solid reputation at work and achieved two promotions. I was also blessed to marry my best friend and travel the world. This was also the same year that I felt the pressures of increasing responsibilities…

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January 28, 2019
20 Space-Saving Design Ideas You May Start Dreaming of Right Now

Everyone’s dream home is different. Some people prefer minimalistic designs, while others like adding little things to make the place feel cozier. Regardless of what your choice is, the problem of “not-enough-room” can happen in any type of home. Luckily, designers have come up with some pretty cool ideas on how to use the space you have smartly.Bright Side would like to share with you some…

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January 28, 2019
Will Elderberry Syrup Help Your Cold?

When you’re laid up with sniffles and a sore throat, few things offer real relief. (Rest, fluids, and behind-the-counter Sudafed are most of those things.) But there are plenty of “natural” items on drugstore shelves that claim to help. Today we’re looking at one with a teensy bit of scientific evidence behind it: elderberry syrup.Elderberries,…

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January 28, 2019
Utilizing The Productivity Improvement Plan: 7 Rules To Never Forget

How effectively we use our time can make a significant difference to our personal and professional productivity. Working smarter, not harder, is the key to effective productivity, and in turn, to better results and an improved life.When I worked in a corporate environment, I used to work for about 14 hours a day. Working these…

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January 28, 2019
Tell Us Your Copenhagen 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.  Hack Your City is off to Copenhagen, home…

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January 28, 2019
20 Photos That Touched Us More Than Any Soul-Stirring Movie

“Crying activates the body in a healthy way,” says Stephen Sideroff, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist at UCLA and director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Ethics. It is especially useful to cry if you are overwhelmed with emotions because this reduces your stress dramatically. This is why we recommend not only watching good movies, but also looking at emotional photos that we often publish on our website.Bright Side has prepared…

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January 28, 2019
Score a Discounted RTX 2070 Gaming Tower from Amazon's Gold Box

Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   Today’s Gold Box lowers the price on a  from Amazon's Gold Box', 'B07GG62872');window.ga('unique.send', 'event', 'Commerce', 'theinventory - Score a Discounted RTX 2070 Gaming Tower from Amazon's Gold Box', 'B07GG62872');" rel="nofollow">couple of  from Amazon's Gold Box', 'B07G77QHV8');window.ga('unique.send', 'event', 'Commerce', 'theinventory - Score a Discounted RTX 2070 Gaming…

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January 28, 2019
22 People From #10YearChallenge Who Have Changed Beyond Recognition

10 years is a long period of time and all of us, except for Keanu Reeves and Jared Leto, have changed in one way or another. But if you look at the photos marked with #2009vs2019 you’ll realize that some people have not only grown older, lost weight, or changed their hair color, it seems that they have been literally reborn. So, looking at their photos you…

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January 28, 2019
Train Your Brain to Focus With This iPhone Game

Image: PexelsWe live in a world where we’re all constantly multitasking, which can make focusing on just one thing a challenge. Researchers from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom think they’ve come up with a solution in the form of a game.Called Decoder, the researcher’s say their brain-training app can help you improve…

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January 28, 2019
Mom Shares an X-ray With a Grape Stuck In a Boy’s Throat, and All Parents Should See It

Tiny toy details, coins, and magnets are all common choking hazards for little kids. You might be surprised to learn that fruits and veggies may be just as dangerous. Blogger and mother Angela Henderson shared an X-ray of a boy’s throat with a grape stuck in it to draw parents’ attention to hidden choking hazards.Here at Bright Side, we’ve found out why it’s important to always cut grapes, cherry…

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January 28, 2019
20 Adorable Dogs We Fell in Love With Once and Forever

Scientists believe that owning a dog can be very beneficial for you. They bring so much joy and laughter to both kids and adults. And all dogs are just so cute and funny that once you’ve got a dog, you will surely never have a dull day.We at Bright Side love looking at dog’s photos and prepared this selection to share with you. 1. No, it’s…

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January 28, 2019
A Girl From Russia Travels Around the World to Capture the Variety of Female Beauty, and We Can’t Get Enough

Beauty isn’t only about having an attractive face. Everything is beautiful — but not everyone sees it. Polina Brzhezinskaya, a photographer from Russia, understands this differently. Capturing the spectrum of female beauty from around the world, she is rewriting the story of being beautiful.Bright Side recounts Polina’s tale from across the continents. Take a look: 1. “The most beautiful people in the world live right…

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January 27, 2019
Know When a Celebrity Has Been Accused of Harassment With This Chrome Extension

Image: PexelsI admittedly don’t stay up to date on a lot of celebrity gossip. That means I don’t typically know who an actor is dating or that they just had a baby. I also don’t know when someone has been accused of sexual harassment or assault unless it’s a story that’s gotten a Weinstein-level of…

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January 27, 2019
How to Stream Rent: Live! Tonight

Image: Emma McIntyre/Getty ImagesOne of the most popular musicals of all time, Rent, is debuting in your living room tonight for one night only. FOX is airing Rent: Live! this evening at 8pm ET, with a tape delay for folks in other time zones. The live broadcast is going to be directed by Michael Greif,…

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January 27, 2019
Why a NY Times recipe for chickpea stew went viral, and how we’d change it

One of several possible iterations of #TheStew.Photo: Natalie PeeplesDishes that make the leap from being cooked in people’s kitchens to being photographed and posted and shared online enough times to become internet phenomena often involve some sort of gimmick. These are recipes so easy that making them feels akin to partaking in trickery. There was…

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January 27, 2019
Sunday's Best Deals: Noise-Cancelling Headphones, Muscle Milk, Kindle eBooks, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   Unlocked Nokia Phones, a Biofreeze Gold Box, metal network switches, and a haunted teddy bear lead off the 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 DealsIf your…

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January 27, 2019
Your Cat Can Branch Out With This Discounted PetFusion Scratching Post

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.PetFusion Branching Cat Scratching Post | $39 | Amazon | Clip the 35% off couponGraphic: Shep McAllisterBest Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals…

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January 27, 2019
10 Celebrities Who Were Brave Enough to Open Up About Their Mental Health Struggles

It’s never easy to speak up about mental health problems. And there are several reasons for this. Some people don’t want to receive a diagnosis of anxiety or depression due to the stigma surrounding these problems. Others can’t admit that they feel down or are just unable to cope with it because of their friends’ or families’ attitude. And there’s another group of people that just doesn’t believe…

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January 26, 2019
21 Feel-Good Experiences You Might Want to Try Before You Turn 35

Compiling a bucket list is a never-ending process that keeps changing, increasing, and evolving just like our personalities. Some of us have already accomplished some of the things from it, while others haven’t even made one yet. Whether you are the first or the second type, we would like to share a bunch of exciting things with you that you might want to add to your list.We at Bright Side…

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January 26, 2019
How to Use Your OpenTable Points to Get Discounts at Hotels

Image: PexelsThere’s an amazing ramen place around the corner from our apartment that my boyfriend and I end up at probably once a week. For a while, we were just walking in for a table when we got hungry, which actually works most of the time. Then I realized they were on OpenTable.OpenTable vs Resy:…

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January 26, 2019
How to Remove Toxins From Your Liver, Kidneys, and Bladder Naturally and Gently

Your liver, kidneys, and bladder are all important organs, but people often overlook them in the long run, and it can end up biting them in the back. You might be lucky enough to have 2 kidneys, but keeping them healthy can literally save your life. We have some simple tips that will keep your body healthy for years to come.Bright Side has collected…

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January 26, 2019
Make Sure to Download Your Flickr Photos This Weekend

Image: PexelsIf you have over 1,000 photos uploaded to Flickr, then you should download them now or risk losing them forever.Back in April of last year, Yahoo sold Flickr to the company SmugMug. In November SmugMug announced it planned to end the free unlimited image storage that Flickr offered users in January, and instead limit…

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January 26, 2019
20 People Who Are Taking Selfies Like a Pro

Selfies are global trend now. People post them often on their social media, and it’s become so ubiquitous that some users hate these kinds of pictures with all of their hearts. But a picture depends on the person who takes it — and with creativity, true emotions, and some luck, selfies can become such amazing masterpieces that they justify their own existence.Here…

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January 26, 2019
Saturday's Best Deals: Discounted Gift Cards, Robotic Vacuums, Protein Powder, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   Fujifilm Instax cameras, dog clothes, and a Chugmate Wine glass lead off the weekend’s best deals from around the web.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter and Facebook to never miss a deal.Best Tech DealsSometimes the number of built-in LAN ports…

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January 26, 2019
22 Terribly Cute Pets Who Are Evolving Into Humans

Scientists have discovered that animals do like to act like their human friends. Like babies, they have a tendency to mimic what we do so that they feel closer to us. So, next time you catch your pet sitting next to you on the couch watching TV, don’t be too surprised.Bright Side would like to present to you 22 pets that act in the most adorably human-like way. We’ve never seen…

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January 26, 2019
Improve a Bad Mood By Going Outside For 5 Minutes

Image: PexelsThe cure for a bad mood might be as easy as going outside.Researchers from the University of Regina recently found that spending just five minutes in nature is long enough to help turn someone’s mood around. It recently published its findings in the Journal of Positive Psychology.Across the board, the researchers found that taking…

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January 26, 2019
24 Things From Japan That Could Turn Our Lives Around

Some countries live in isolation and develop by their own rules and norms. Thus, some of their normal and routine things may look really weird to us. One of these countries is Japan. Japanese people are focused on inventing new modern technologies, making their lives as comfortable as possible, and being in harmony with nature. You’ll find so many amazing things there: freezing cold band-aids used…

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January 26, 2019
7 Questions About Figure Skating We Couldn’t Leave Unanswered

It is believed that recently, figure skating has become almost as popular as football and hockey. And along with the interest in that sport, there are a lot of questions about it and some of the answers are quite unexpected.Bright Side decided to find out more about the world of figure skating and is now ready to uncover some of the secrets of this amazingly spectacular sport. 1. Why is it called…

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January 26, 2019
20 Photos That Can Warm You Up Even on a Freezing Day

If all of us did a good thing at least once a day, so many more people would smile more often! The guys from this compilation clearly understand this, so they do all they can to make this world a better place: a father who builds a snow castle for his daughter, an old man proposing to his wife again, or a child who gives money for ice cream back to his…

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January 26, 2019
Psychologists Warn Us About What Can Happen If a Child Spends Too Much Time on a Smartphone, and It’s More Serious Than We Thought

Almost all of us are believers that smartphones have made our lives safer: we can reach our children wherever they are at any minute of the day or night. But since this is not the only function of these devices, they’ve also become a really big part of our children’s life. Childwise, in a new report, found that kids spent around 6.5 hours a day in front of screens.…

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January 26, 2019
24 Lazy Animals Who Make a Sloth Look Like the Energizer Bunny

Recent research on laziness suggests that it can actually be pretty healthy and useful. And it seems like these animals have taken this statement way too seriously!Bright Side has collected 24 photos of animals whose procrastination skills leveled up dramatically. 1. I wish it was an ice age, and not global warming. 2. What a party! 3. Seems like this dog has been working overtime. 4.…

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January 26, 2019
11 Kitchen Cleaning Hacks That Can Save Your Day

The kitchen is the most germ-filled room the whole house, in every house. Those germs can provoke a variety of illnesses, starting, but not ending with the flu and the common cold. So thorough cleaning is crucial for your health and the health of your family.We at Bright Side are eager to make your life easier with every article and we are pleased to show our new…

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January 26, 2019
23 Situations Anyone Who Is Extremely Tired Can Understand

The truth is that it’s extremely difficult to be able to do all the necessary things in the modern world and get enough sleep, simultaneously. So, it’s not surprising that some of these tired people will use any opportunity to take a small break and have a little rest.Bright Side found 23 photos showing the power of sleepiness. After you see them you might say, “I know that…

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January 26, 2019
20 Jaw-Dropping Photos That Prove the World Is Always Full of Wonders

Have you ever seen a glowing ice cage, a giant jar filled with 15th century coins, or a 10-dollar bill that is almost 100 years old? If not, you will be able to see all these and many more amazing things in our compilation. It will prove to you, once again, that there are many surprising things on our planet.Bright Side collected amazing photos for you to prove…

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January 26, 2019
20 Amazing Inventions That Can Turn Your Home Into a Dream

Designers keep delighting us by inventing more and more amazing things that make our lives extra comfortable and... gorgeous. The main trends nowadays are to use space wisely, make everything easier for people, and of course, to incorporate high-tech. And the designers are doing great: the newest decor and household inventions are so fascinating that they could make your place a modern…

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January 26, 2019
How to Fall Asleep Fast in 10, 60, or 120 Seconds

If you’ve ever spent pointless hours trying to get to sleep, chances are you’ve been part of the 30% of the population has dealt with secondary insomnia. The good news is that next time you can fix it in seconds. This type of insomnia is usually the effect of anxiety which keeps you up thinking about things that worry you and making it difficult to relax and fall asleep. As long…

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January 25, 2019
Nvidia and AMD's Nerdiest Fight Is the One That Matters Most

Photo: Matthew Reyes (Gizmodo)At CES earlier this month, Nvidia and AMD traded words, with Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang saying his GPUs would “crush” AMD’s newly announce Radeon VII. AMD CEO Lisa Su was more measured in her response, but she didn’t pass up the opportunity to make a dig at Nvidia, noting that when her…

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January 25, 2019
Secret Aardvark Hot Sauce Is Hardly A Secret, But I'll Still Sing Its Praises From The Mountaintops

Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   I’ve tried pitching a hot sauce Co-Op in The Inventory’s Slack room, but it always seems to fall on deaf ears. Turns out, that’s fine. While I love learning what our readers think is the best of the…

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January 25, 2019
24 Photos of Irish Wolfhounds That Made Us Love These Giant Softies

Irish Wolfhounds are very easy to recognize by their look and well, definitely their size — especially their impressive height! These gentle giants are very playful, easygoing, noble, sweet, and have a heart as big as the rest of them.We at Bright Side have collected these photos for our readers to show a small part of these dogs’ amazing nature and beauty and you’ll probably want to get…

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January 25, 2019
The 10 Best Deals of January 25, 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.Friday's Best Deals: Anker SoundBuds, Kate Spade, Brita Pitchers, and MoreA United By Blue sitewide sale, a bluetooth beanie, and reusable cable ties…

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January 25, 2019
The Best WhatsApp Alternatives

Facebook is planning to merge its three messaging services—WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Instagram’s private messages—into a single messaging platform.This back-end merger makes sense on paper and breaks down communication walls between the various Facebook-owned apps. Whatever the final product looks like, it will reportedly be end-to-end encrypted, and each of the apps will remain a…

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January 25, 2019
The Difference Between Being Middle-Class and Poor

The middle-class have financial challenges, but if you’ve never been truly poor, there are some things about how it affects your life that can be hard to grasp. So, let people who have experienced it tell you.We’re living in a weird time where everyone wants to be rich, but no one wants to admit that…

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January 25, 2019
Use Jam to Make Any Booze Morning-Appropriate

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.  Jam is a constant on most breakfast tables, but one usually finds it…

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January 25, 2019
How To Help Your Daughter Manage Her Period at School

I can still remember the day I got my first period. I was 12 and I was home from school on a cold day in January. Though I had been given books and “the talk” about the changes that were coming to my body, when I saw that splotch in my underwear, I genuinely thought…

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January 25, 2019
The 15 Best 'New Tab' Extensions for Google Chrome Fans

Screenshot: David MurphyWake 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.  You wake up. You groggily pull up your laptop or sit in front…

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January 25, 2019
Tips For Playing Resident Evil 2

Whether you’re returning to Racoon City or a first time visitor, Resident Evil 2’s mixture of horror and action can be daunting. If you don’t want to get your neck-flesh literally torn off in the new remake, here are a few tips to help you survive.Play On Normal DifficultyAfter you die a few times, Resident…

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January 25, 2019
Make Doggy Dinner Time More Comfortable With a Height-Adjustable Bowl Holder

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.   Adjustable height pet bowls are great for larger dogs or…

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January 25, 2019
Buy This $1.7 Million Home for $19 and a Letter 

On the market for a new home? This one comes with a hefty discount.This week, a homeowner in Alberta, Canada announced she’d sell her home, worth an estimated $1.7 million, in exchange for a $19 USD entry fee and a letter, explaining why they deserve it.Every Expense You Can Expect With a First-Time Home PurchaseWhen…

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January 25, 2019
If You're Lazy, Show Up Early to Work

Screenshot: Walt Disney PicturesWake 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.  Recently, the editorial staff of Lifehacker and our sister sites needed to…

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January 25, 2019
Banish Plastic Straws From Your Life With These Affordable Steel Alternatives

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.   Now that plastic straws are evil, you can replace them…

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January 25, 2019
15 Simple Hacks to Keep Your Car Clean and Tidy

The average American driver spends about 293 hours behind the wheel a year. So it’s no wonder that our car feels like an extension of our house and we usually put a lot of effort to keep it clean and mess-free. Luckily, today we can find tons of car hacks that can save our time and improve our driving process.Bright Side has collected 15 proven tips that will…

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January 25, 2019
How to Boot Freeloaders From Your Netflix Account

There’s nothing worse than opening up your Netflix account to find a blacked-out screen with the caption: “Too many people are using the account.”Suddenly, your mind sifts through a mental Rolodex of every person you’ve ever known who may have obtained your password. But sometimes, instead of tracking down the culprits, it’s easier to simply…

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January 25, 2019
How to Make Taco Bell Salt

If I’m craving real Mexican food, I do not go to Taco Bell. I go to Taco Bell when my raccoon brain demands it, which is often, so my packet drawer is quite full of their colorful little sauce packets. Sometimes I drizzle the FIRE! sauce on a non-Taco Bell item, but that feels a…

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January 25, 2019
You Might Actually Bring Lunch to Work With This $13 Bento 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 Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   Packing your lunch for work is a great way to…

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January 25, 2019
There's a grape jelly meatball party and everyone's invited

Graphic: Karl GustafsonI love Crock-Pots. I love appetizers. I love parties. So, I am no stranger to the slow-cooker meatballs often served at gatherings celebrating everything from ugly holiday sweaters to the year’s biggest game, always accompanied by festive, brightly colored sword-shaped plastic toothpicks. When pondering my own contribution to this year’s Super Bowl gathering,…

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January 25, 2019
How to Put Together a Jump Rope Workout

If you’ve been jumping rope with us all month, you’ve probably mastered the basic jump and maybe even a few fancy moves. So how can you put your new skill to use in a full workout? Here are some ideas.January's Fitness Challenge Is: Jump RopeWhen we asked what you liked from last year’s fitness challenges,…

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January 25, 2019
Rediscover Your Favorite Songs With Lifehacker's Cover Song Playlist

Photo: Getty Images/Randy ShropshireBack in the day, all the big singers shared the same songbook: a canon of folk tunes, jazz standards, and borrowed Broadway numbers. Louie and Ella and Duke and Nina and the boy bands and the girl groups, they were all sharing the same songs up until the middle of the last…

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January 25, 2019
How to Sleep In When You Have Young Kids

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.  Earlier this week, I offered suggestions for waking up kids who are not, er, morning…

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January 25, 2019
Friday's Best Deals: Anker SoundBuds, Kate Spade, Brita Pitchers, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   A United By Blue sitewide sale, a bluetooth beanie, and reusable cable ties lead off Friday’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…

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January 25, 2019
13 Design Ideas to Smartly Organize a Tiny Bathroom

Small bathrooms can really be cozy and nice, you just have to buy the appropriate furniture and organize it in the right way. You’ll see that your tiny bathroom will turn into a big one with the help of a few tricks.Bright Side shares some great design ideas to make your bathroom more spacious and even beautiful. 13. Light colorsPieces of furniture in light colors…

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January 25, 2019
Flights to LaGuardia Halted Due to Air Traffic Control Staffing Shortages, Government Shutdown [Update: FAA Says Airport Back Open]

This morning, the Federal Aviation Administration halted flights into LaGuardia Airport due to an increase of employees working at air traffic control facilities taking sick leave. The airport has since reopened.Original story below.The Federal Aviation Administration has reportedly halted flights into LaGuardia Airport, one of the busiest airports in the United States and one of…

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January 25, 2019
You Don't Have to Maximize Every Part of Your Day 

Image: Camila Damásio 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.  Many of us are fascinated by routine—whether it’s making fun of…

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January 25, 2019
Before Changing Phone Carriers, Check OpenSignal’s Mobile Broadband Report 

Screenshot: OpenSignalPicking “the best” phone carrier has never been easy, since you never really know what kind of service you’re going to get until you’re already stuck with a new carrier (and/or phone). Thankfully, mobile broadband industry analyst OpenSignal has a few more data points to play with—more than 3 billion per day, in fact—and…

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January 25, 2019
The A.V.

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January 25, 2019
Amazon's Gold Box is Full of Cheap Articulating Mounts for Your Screens

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.   I’ve never met Marie Kondo and I’m a little too intimidated to watch her show…

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January 25, 2019
Why It’s Never Too Late to Change Your Life and Live Differently

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 25, 2019
10 Effective Fat Burning Weight Loss Exercises To Do at Home

In life, we all need to be conscientious of what we are doing. You don’t need to live a life of stress if you don’t want to. You can achieve peace and happiness in life by carefully building mindfulness exercises into your life’s routine.Exercising mindfulness isn’t rocket science and as importantly, you can do it.…

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January 25, 2019
15+ Awesome Children’s Room Ideas That Can Make You Want to Be a Kid Again

Studies have shown that people who had a happy childhood have stronger physical and mental health than other adults. A cool room, for example, like one with a Batman cave or one with a Narnia wardrobe, will definitely leave the most pleasant memories for the child (and their parents).We at Bright Side gathered 15+ design ideas for a child’s bedroom. And they can take…

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January 25, 2019
Don't Check Your Phone Until After 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 we do in the morning can establish our mood for the rest of the…

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January 25, 2019
How Can I Use a Fingerprint to Log into Websites?

As we round out wake-up week here at Lifehacker, I hope that you, like me, look forward to a generous pour of Tech 911 every Friday a.m. This week, we’re taking on a question that I’ve been curious about for some time—not that I’m never not curious about your questions, but this one is a topic…

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January 25, 2019
Shark's Powerful Cordless Stick Vac Is Back Under $200

Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   Shark clearly wants to take a bite out of Dyson with its aggressive move into the cordless vacuum space, and now you can get the X40 stick vac for just $196. That’s not as cheap as we saw…

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January 25, 2019
16 People Who Can Turn Any Fail Into a Win

Optimists are people who can treat difficult situations with humor and find the good in everything. And though pessimism is inherited, we can teach ourselves to be more optimistic and positive just like the heroes of today’s article.Bright Side is amazed by these people’s ingenuity. They’ll prove to you that the glass is always half full. When you get what you’ve actually wanted... ... and…

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January 25, 2019
7+ Unusual Allergy Symptoms We Often Mistake for Other Diseases

In Great Britain, there’s a boy called Finley Ranson who can’t eat anything except boiled hard candies. Other products cause him to bleed. To supply Finley with protein, vitamins, and other useful substances, he has to be tube fed up. This strange reaction is caused by a severe allergy. In this article, we’re going to tell you about some other weird allergy symptoms — don’t worry, they aren’t as frightening…

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January 25, 2019
A Clinical Psychologist Draws Pictures in His Free Time. You Have to Look Inside Yourself to Understand Them

Cyril Rolando lives in France and works as a clinical psychologist. A lot of things in psychology are discovered through pictures, this is why he decided to draw illustrations. The artist calls his pictures “dreams you can touch” and in order to start drawing, he just goes back to his own childhood when his imagination could change his world.Bright Side has collected the most beautiful works of this French…

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January 25, 2019
A Famous Comedian Asked Only 2 Questions and Changed the Lives of 17,000 Couples

Daniel Sloss, a stand-up comedian from Scotland, has an unusual show: he made a special and really philosophical speech on just one idea that changed the lives of thousands of couples. According to the comedian himself, true love will not be affected by his speech. But, if a person is in that 80% who actually made a mistake about their current relationship, they should answer the question that Daniel asks in his…

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January 25, 2019
26 Amusing Pets That Act So Weird You Might Doubt That They’re Animals at All

We often notice that animals try to be more like us. Especially our pets when, for example, dogs sit like humans, cats imitate our speech, and birds forget that they should sleep sitting, not lying down. This seems really cute, but why do they do these things?We at Bright Side don’t know the answer to this question, we just want to share these cute photos with…

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January 25, 2019
I Worked in Retail for 6 Years, and Here’s How Fashion Stores Make Us Spend More Money

Sales associates are well-trained in using psychological techniques to boost their customers’ mood in different ways: by rightly chosen colors, music, scents, and a sense of luxury. Stores meticulously arrange their furniture and work with shapes, ask you to “just try” some items, and produce similar things to bigger brands. In fact, they do all of this to attract customers and make them stay inside longer!My name is Sophia…

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January 25, 2019
Here's the Best Coffee For Cold Brew, According to You

We asked for your humble, highly caffeinated opinions on which coffee makes the best cold brew. Now you’ve bean there, done that. Compelling Coffee Roasters Copperhead Blend had the most nominations in this cold brew competition. But there are still several other cool nominees in the running, too. So scroll down to see our readers’…

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January 25, 2019
You can make personal shepherd's pie in 30 minutes

Photo: John CarruthersMany will tell you the best pie filling is apple, cherry, or key lime. I am here to loudly insist that it is meat, then shout over you when you say that’s not really what we were talking about. I just enjoy shepherd’s/cottage pies (lamb/other meat is the distinction there) overly much. There’s…

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January 25, 2019
5 Simple Rules From Doctors to Raise a Healthy Child

When a person has a baby, they sometimes lose their mind just a little. And it’s not just about sleepless nights. One of the biggest fears of every mother and father is that there is something wrong with their child. Every breath a child takes is measured by, “I think it’s okay” to “What was that?!” scale. However, a good pediatrician would say that most children grow and…

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January 24, 2019
Deadspin Let’s All Calm Down About Tony Romo | The A.V.

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January 24, 2019
Anker's New PowerCore Fusion 10000 Is a Wall Charger, a Battery Pack, and 20% Off

Best Tech DealsThe best tech deals from around the web, updated daily.   Anker’s original PowerCore Fusion combined a wall charger and a battery pack into our readers’ favorite piece of travel charging gear, and now, you can save 20% with a launch discount on a brand new version (use promo code FUSIONEW) .The Best USB…

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January 24, 2019
Amazon's Offering a $5 Credit After You Spend $20 on Your Kindle

Best Media DealsThe best movie, ebook, and music deals from around the web, updated daily.   Book lovers,  on Your Kindle', '');window.ga('unique.send', 'event', 'Commerce', 'theinventory - Amazon's Offering a $5 Credit After You Spend $20 on Your Kindle', '');" rel="nofollow">Amazon will give you $5 in eBook credit after you spend $20 on Kindle eBooks between January 22…

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January 24, 2019
I Need An Exotic Car For Beverly Hills That Doesn't Blend In! What Should I Buy?

A typical scene on Rodeo DriveScreenshot: YouTubeWhat Car Should You BuyThe experts at Jalopnik answer your car-buying questions.  Clark lives in Beverly Hills, but he isn’t quite on the level of some of the folks cruising around in new Ferraris. Relatable, I know. But he has the exotic car bug with a six-figure budget—and somehow that…

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January 24, 2019
7 Incredibly Odd Ways a Woman’s Body Can Change After Giving Birth

Giving birth to a child is the most precious gift of life and the most exciting event for any parent. Pregnancy and childbirth bring about a whole lot of changes in the life of both parents, but mothers experience the most unexpected changes in their bodies. While some of the postpartum symptoms like stretch marks and hair loss are quite common, there are others that…

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January 24, 2019
Target's Offering a Rare Extra Incentive to Sign Up For REDCard, Which You Should Do Anyway

Target REDcard | Sign up before 2/2 to receive a $25 off $100 Target couponIf you ever shop at Target, you should have a Target REDCard. It comes in both credit and debit forms, and both save you 5% on almost everything Target sells. But if you want a little added incentive to sign up,…

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January 24, 2019
How to Spend Three Months in Italy For Free

Photo: AirBnBTired of your 9 to 5? You’re in luck.Airbnb is bringing four travelers on a three-month trip to Italy, where the selected few will spend time “working,” with all housing and living expenses (up to roughly $1,000 a month) covered. Partnering with a local non-profit, Wonder Grottole, Airbnb is giving these winners a chance…

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January 24, 2019
Teach Your Kids 'Sexual Competence'

Do we want to talk about sex with our kids? No.Are our kids going to have sex whether we talk to them about it or not? At some point—we have to assume—yes.But the bigger question is: When they do have sex, will we have done all we can as parents to help them feel ready,…

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January 24, 2019
How to Bake an Egg in Your Toaster Oven

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.  There is something elegant and indulgent about a baked egg, topped with a…

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January 24, 2019
19 Designers Who Transformed Ordinary Things So Brilliantly, We Want to Applaud Them

It might seem like everything in the world has already been invented and there is no room for improvement. But designers can still amaze us by making the ordinary things we know, better or more comfortable. Thanks to these creative upgrades, our lives become easier and much nicer. For example, you don’t need to tape the web camera on your laptop and if your phone battery dies…

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January 24, 2019
How to Spruce Up Your Office Desk

People with office jobs spend a large part of their waking hours sitting at a desk, one probably chosen for its utilitarian qualities. As long as you’re there, why not make it a more pleasant place to be?The office can be made into a cozy, pleasant, and cheerful space, even if you have to stack…

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January 24, 2019
Get Help Waking Up With These Quirky Alarm Clock Apps 

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.  There’s nothing wrong with your smartphone’s alarms. As long as they wake you up in…

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January 24, 2019
15 People That Knew Celebrities Way Before They Were Famous

Classmates, colleagues, acquaintances, and neighbors sometimes become not only successful people but celebrities. And 10 years later, you look at your old photos and realize that you went to the same school with a future millionaire, singer, or actor. Or you see your ex on TV every day. This must be a really weird feeling, but the people from our compilation still decided to share their…

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January 24, 2019
Pick a Day of the Week to Do All of Your Online Shopping

Image: rawpixel on UnsplashHow’s your no-spend month going, friends? Truthfully, I hit a few hiccups the last few days, including a wine-fueled Etsy purchase. If you’re having a little trouble too, here’s a tip from Reddit that might help curb impulse purchases.Redditor rodneyjesus writes that in order to avoid picking up “small” things here and…

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January 24, 2019
The 3 Worst Types of Hack

We love to test hacks and report whether they’re good or bad. But some hacks aren’t worth anyone’s time. And yet these bizarre and stupid hacks are spreading on Facebook and YouTube, getting millions of views. In the video above, we show you the most outrageous hacks that aren’t worth your time. They come in…

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January 24, 2019
What You're Entitled to When Your Flight's Delayed

Last weekend, some 250 passengers on a United flight headed to Hong Kong from Newark, New Jersey lived every traveler’s worst nightmare; After making an unplanned stop at a Canadian airport for a medical emergency, passengers were left stranded on a tarmac for nearly 14 hours.“Please help us,” Sonjay Dutterson, a professional wrestler and passenger…

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January 24, 2019
Eat Lasagna For Breakfast

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.  More people should eat pasta for breakfast. The combination of carbs, fat, and…

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January 24, 2019
Cook a Ton of Crispy (Healthy) Food For Your Super Bowl Party With This $56 Air Fryer

Best Home DealsThe best home, kitchen, smart home, and automotive deals from around the web, updated daily.   Fried food is delicious. Fried food is terrible for you. These are the immutable laws of the universe, cruel as they might be. But if you just can’t kick the craving for a crisp french fry, give this…

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January 24, 2019
How to Order at Starbucks so Baristas Don't Judge You

Photo: StarbucksWake 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.  In terms of basic and ubiquitous chains, Starbucks is about as basic and ubiquitous…

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January 24, 2019
Which Digital Assistant Has the Best Morning Routines?

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.  Waking up to an alarm clock, even your smartphone, almost feels like an ancient practice…

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January 24, 2019
Don't Sleep On These Melatonin Supplement Deals - Just $8 Per Jar

If it’s your dream to get some solid shut-eye for once in your life, why not give melatonin gummies a try? You can get these strawberry-flavored ones by Solimo for just $8 today, not to mention, they’re gluten-free, wheat-free, dairy-free, soy-free, and egg-free. That’s 60 nights of tossing and turning that you just saved yourself.If…

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January 24, 2019
20 People Who Just Hit Savage Level Legendary

Parents, teachers, and even pets all go through times where they just have no patience for the shenanigans the people around get them into... And their reactions to said foolishness can be utterly hilarious to watch. We dedicate this article to those proud few who get so “savage” that they can only be described as legendary.Bright Side has collected some of the funniest images out there…

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January 24, 2019
Use Microsoft's Edge Mobile Browser to Spot Untrustworthy News Sources

Microsoft is expanding its war on fake news to the mobile front. The latest update for its Edge browser app incorporates a news-flagging feature that was previously only available on the desktop version as an optional plug-in.Both the mobile and desktop versions of the feature are built on NewsGuard—a browser extension that uses journalists to…

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January 24, 2019
How to Wake Up Feeling Amazing

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.  Wouldn’t it be great to wake up and not dread the day? To not wish…

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January 24, 2019
Create a Morning Checklist for Your Older Kid, Then Get Out of Their Way

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.  One of the best pieces of advice I ever received for getting my then-preschooler out…

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January 24, 2019
Why Can’t I Lose Weight? 8 Reasons Why You Aren’t Getting Fit

In life, we all need to be conscientious of what we are doing. You don’t need to live a life of stress if you don’t want to. You can achieve peace and happiness in life by carefully building mindfulness exercises into your life’s routine.Exercising mindfulness isn’t rocket science and as importantly, you can do it.…

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January 24, 2019
Blackmagic's Pocket Cinema Camera 4K Shoots Incredibly Beautiful, Incredibly Versatile Video

Blackmagic isn’t a household name like Canon or Sony, but it’s well-established within the film community. It’s long had a reputation for making cinema cameras built to compete with cameras that cost tens of thousands of dollars at a far more approachable price-point. Its latest, the Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, comes gunning for the indie…

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January 24, 2019
Why You Need to Set Future Goals (And How to Make Them Happen)

We’re all busy, but sometimes we go through periods where the work piles up and it seems like it might never end.You might have such a heavy workload that it feels too intimidating to even start.You may have said yes to some or too many projects, and now you’re afraid you won’t be able to…

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January 24, 2019
Thursday's Best Deals: Dyson, Chicken Wings, Puzzles, and More

Best Deals of the DayThe best deals from around the web, updated daily.   A 65" Vizio TV, melatonin supplements, and an air fryer lead off Thursday’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 DealsWith 100…

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January 24, 2019
A Simple Exercise That Can Help Reduce a Saggy Belly in Only 3 Weeks

If you’re trying to shrink your belly but barely have the time to do a full workout, the solution may be Made in Japan. This quick yet effective exercise, shared by a Japanese weight loss specialist, is said to be able to transform a saggy belly into a flat and tight stomach in just a few weeks. The trick lies in focusing on tensing and stretching your back and stomach muscles and preventing more…

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January 24, 2019
What to Do With All the Tax Documents You're Getting Right Now

Image: Joanna Kosinska on UnsplashBy now you’ve received emails and letters with “important tax information enclosed” and year-end investment statements, and more are likely on the way. You know you need these to file your 2018 tax returns, but after that, what do you do with them?Over at HumbleDollar, Ross Menke suggests a three-“bucket” system…

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January 24, 2019
The Best Albuquerque 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.  A-a-a-albuquerque! This week on Hack Your City we…

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January 24, 2019
15+ Indoor Activities to Keep Your Kids Busy on a Cold Winter Day

When cold days keep kids indoors, it can be hard for parents to entertain them. They tend to stay glued to computers, mobile phones, TVs, or just get bored. And this is not good for their health. According to Australia’s Physical Activity & Sedentary Behavior Guidelines, children from 5–12 years old should have at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity per day. If you know the…

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January 24, 2019
Amazon's Deeply Discounting Refurbs of the Versatile Dyson Ball 2, Today Only

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.   Dyson vacuums dominate our Co-Op for best vacuum, but they’re…

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January 24, 2019
23 Times We Didn’t Know These Famous Roles Were Played by the Same Actor

In the movie world, there’re many parallel universes with specific atmosphere and characters, that often become a part of our lives. Behind these stories, there are always real people who create them for us. Actors are the ones who cross into these universes and transform into someone else over the years and decades. They have many identities, and sometimes…

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January 24, 2019
26 People Who Can’t Stop Laughing When They See Their Old Photos

All of us probably have at least one old picture that we’re ashamed of. Usually, parents and grandparents keep such photos so they can show them to everyone when they have a chance. But sometimes, it’s really nice to remember when you got your bangs cut right before a photo shoot or decided to put some salami on your face.At Bright Side, we’re amazed by people who aren’t…

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January 24, 2019
14 Habits That Are Like a Red Rag to a Bull

The ability to be appealing to other people is not an easy thing to figure out. There is an art to it and one of the most important things to remember is to follow proper etiquette. Being unpleasant seems to be an innate ability for some people.We at Bright Side decided to prove this and made a list of actions that make almost everybody really angry. 1. Long hair looks great unless it’s on someone else’s table or in someone’s…

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January 24, 2019
10 Weird Things That Happen in the Female Body

In Ancient Greece, women were considered a different species from men because of how different they were in their bodies and virtues. And as much as civil rights have changed, there are still many mysteries regarding the female body.We at Bright Side are taking every chance we can to show you new facts and studies about a large part of our population, and some of them might surprise…

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January 24, 2019
16 Photos That Prove There’s Nothing Worse Than Feeling Lonely

Loneliness can be different: when you have nobody to go to the party with, when you have nobody to lean on, or when you go on vacation with friends that are dating each other. Every day, thousands of funny and sometimes sad little stories happen all around the world, but very few people tell about them.We at Bright Side wanted to share these moving stories with you. When…

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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