Christmas tree

If You See This on Your Christmas Tree, Throw It Out ASAP

If You See This on Your Christmas Tree, Throw It Out ASAP
Tips & tricks
7 months ago

A weird white spot on a banana is a sure sign you probably wanna throw them away as these are the nests of spiders. I’m talking about the Brazilian wandering spider, as it has no GPS. And this guy is dangerous, also known as the world’s most venomous spider. One bite and your nervous system is instantly blocked — as a nasty bonus you get nausea and blurred vision. Don’t worry, they’re most likely to be found in South America, but since they like to hide, they can sneak into the banana box and travel wherever the bananas travel. They like to travel in their sack and there is evidence of a mama spider traveling together with her baby spiders. Oh, goody!

30+ Quirky Facts About Life in European Countries That Can Leave Foreign Tourists Dumbfounded

30+ Quirky Facts About Life in European Countries That Can Leave Foreign Tourists Dumbfounded
Places
year ago

It might seem that since European countries are part of Western culture, travelers are unlikely to encounter anything surprising there. However, some moments of their everyday lives or certain customs can be quite astonishing. We found stories from people who visited some of these countries or moved there permanently, compared them with our own experience, and came to the conclusion that this part of the world can be even more puzzling than an exotic country.

14 People Who Mastered the Art of Being Lazy

14 People Who Mastered the Art of Being Lazy
Curiosities
year ago

We all feel lazy at times, but some of us have gone beyond all levels of laziness and come up with creative solutions. Whether it’s avoiding annoying chores or finding a unique way to decorate a Christmas tree, laziness has once again proven to be the mother of invention. We couldn’t help but laugh as we scrolled through these pictures shared by lazy people who are secretly genius.

13 Christmas Stories That Made Us Believe in Miracles Again

13 Christmas Stories That Made Us Believe in Miracles Again
Curiosities
year ago

Christmas wonders can be so different: some people need just a lot of presents to feel totally happy, while others suffice with the smile of their little daughter or an old Christmas tree from a neighbor. So, Christmas wonders are not always about tangible things but about something that touches our soul. Internet users decided to share the wonderful stories that happened to them on Christmas with the entire world.

The 7 Best Napkin Folding Ideas for All of Your Holiday Dinners

The 7 Best Napkin Folding Ideas for All of Your Holiday Dinners

The holiday season is right around the corner, and you’ve come to the right place for some napkin folding ideas. Impress your guests before they even start their meal with our best napkin folding ideas. We’ll show you how to fold napkins for Christmas and many other holidays as well. Keep reading to find out more!

20+ Christmas Decorations on Amazon That Will Help You Create Festive Mood

20+ Christmas Decorations on Amazon That Will Help You Create Festive Mood
Design
2 years ago

Christmas is coming and many of us are busy decorating our houses and apartments to create a cheerful and festive mood. If you want to add some new pieces of decor to your Christmas collection this year, visit Amazon, and you’ll be pleasantly surprised. There’s an avalanche of interior and outdoor decorations that will help you create your ideal Christmas atmosphere.

A Woman Grew Tired of Having to Take Down the Christmas Tree, So She Decided to Decorate It for Every Holiday Instead

A Woman Grew Tired of Having to Take Down the Christmas Tree, So She Decided to Decorate It for Every Holiday Instead
People
2 years ago

Many people consider decorating the Christmas tree as one of the happiest moments of the year. However, when the day comes to take it down, that joy turns into sadness and emptiness. That is what happened to Nadia Colucci, from San Diego, California, USA. In order not to have to say goodbye to the Christmas symbol, she came up with Holi-Trees, a way to leave the Christmas tree at home throughout the year, but decorating it with different themes according to each holiday: Valentine’s Day, Halloween, St. Patrick’s Day, among others.

18 People Who Just Can’t Keep Their Creativity Inside

18 People Who Just Can’t Keep Their Creativity Inside
Curiosities
2 years ago

Every now and then, it’s good to give our mind full freedom to express its deepest and weirdest thoughts with a little help from our hands. Some extra talented people take this to the next level and end up with results that would make our jaws instantly drop. From a Barbie doll morphing into a human hairdo or a set of gloves turning into a Christmas tree. It’s astonishing how the human mind can never cease to impress us with its creative abilities.

15+ Times People Caught Nature in a Creative Mood

15+ Times People Caught Nature in a Creative Mood
Curiosities
year ago

There are different types of natural phenomena, such as physical, biological, and geological. But we believe that a new one should be added to the list. A “natural creativity” group with lettuce looking like a Christmas tree, a cat with words on its fur, and a swirly dandelion seems appropriate. Well, it can be hard to imagine these things, so you’d better see them for yourself.

20 People Who Ditched Typical Standards and Celebrated the Holidays With a Pinch of Craziness

20 People Who Ditched Typical Standards and Celebrated the Holidays With a Pinch of Craziness
Curiosities
3 years ago

There are 2 types of people during the time of Christmas and the New Year. One type is ready to decorate every corner of their home with Christmas decorations, they choose the most festive outfits, put up a Christmas tree, and prepare gifts for everyone. The second type creates the holiday spirit from whatever they have on hand, and sometimes, the result turns out to be quite stunning.

17 Stories About Christmas Parties That Ended Up in Disaster

17 Stories About Christmas Parties That Ended Up in Disaster
Curiosities
3 years ago

Christmas parties can be unpredictable. You can plan activities, and buy food, drinks, and presents for your colleagues. But then something questionable happens during the party and the only thing you can do is take copious notes, so that you can tell your friends and family later.

25+ Genius Inventions You Can Use to Solve Problems You Face Every Day

25+ Genius Inventions You Can Use to Solve Problems You Face Every Day
Curiosities
3 years ago

A UV sanitizer that can be powered by your phone, a label that will tell you if the meat you’re going to buy is fresh or expired, a Christmas tree that does not harm the environment — all of these are just a few examples of simple yet priceless inventions that can make our lives far more comfortable.

20+ Situations That Prove You Will Never Get Bored If You Have a Kid

20+ Situations That Prove You Will Never Get Bored If You Have a Kid
Family & kids
3 years ago

A toddler who decorated his grandma’s Christmas tree as far as he could reach, a little girl who was asked to feed the ducks but ate all bread herself. These are just a few examples of how kids fill our lives with smiles and laughter and how they do not let their parents and relatives get bored even for a minute.

19 People Who Found a Way to Bring Magic Into Their Homes

19 People Who Found a Way to Bring Magic Into Their Homes
Curiosities
3 years ago

Everyone wants their home to be as cozy and warm as possible. And while you can find everything you need at the store, some people choose to use their own hands to create that homey warmth. Whether it’s a unique Christmas tree or a very unusual planter, putting your imagination to work can create an atmosphere your neighbors will all be jealous of.

What the Mothers of Admired Celebrities Look Like

What the Mothers of Admired Celebrities Look Like
People
2 years ago

Many celebrities like to share touching pictures of their moms on their Instagram accounts. We were excited to go through these photos and finally meet the women who raised our favorite actors and musicians.

17 Slightly Crazy Life Hacks for Those Who Want Results at Any Cost

17 Slightly Crazy Life Hacks for Those Who Want Results at Any Cost
Tips & tricks
5 months ago

A drop of imagination, a pinch of creativity, a spoonful of an off-base approach, and cool (though sometimes strange) life hacks appear to ease your life, especially the situations where the usual methods can’t be applied. How to use one battery instead of 2, how to create a Christmas tree without a tree, and how to stop forgetting important things when leaving home — you’ll find all the answers here.

20+ Cats That Are Such Bad Roommates They Are Actually the Best

20+ Cats That Are Such Bad Roommates They Are Actually the Best
Animals
4 years ago

No matter what your cat’s name is, you have probably felt like calling it a devil at least once in your life. For example, when they knock over the Christmas tree right after you put it up or when they choose to destroy your couch with their claws, and, of course, when they could lie anywhere in the entire house, but they choose to sleep on a pile of freshly done laundry.

20+ Satisfying Pictures That’ll Encourage You to Have a Big Cleaning Day

20+ Satisfying Pictures That’ll Encourage You to Have a Big Cleaning Day
Curiosities
year ago

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.

15 Christmas Dangers Every Pet Owner Should Be Aware Of

15 Christmas Dangers Every Pet Owner Should Be Aware Of
Animals
5 months ago

Over 780% more cases of chocolate poisoning in pets are caused over Christmas in the UK, according to Vets Now pet emergency services. Even though most pet owners are aware of the toxicity of chocolate along with other foods like nuts, onions, and fatty foods, it is found that most dogs have still experienced a bout food poisoning during the holiday season. Just a few squares of dark chocolate can risk an average dog’s life.

21 Pets Who Totally Aren’t Into This Whole Christmas Thing

21 Pets Who Totally Aren’t Into This Whole Christmas Thing
Animals
5 years ago

They say Christmas is “the most wonderful time of the year”. But getting in a festive mood can be tricky and requires a lot of attributes, such as cookies, a Christmas tree, and Christmas outfits. But sometimes even with all of that, you just can’t get excited for the holidays, so you just stay in a Grinch mood.

25 Animal Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment (New Pics)

25 Animal Photos Taken at Just the Right Moment (New Pics)
Animals
5 years ago

The best part about animals is that they are unpredictable and totally hilarious. Cats trying to destroy a Christmas tree, dogs not willing to go to the vet, stealing food or trying to imitate humans are just some examples of this funny behavior. We simply can’t resist their charm or be serious around them!

See If You Can Pass the FBI Special Agent Test

See If You Can Pass the FBI Special Agent Test
Quizzes
3 years ago

FBI special agent is one of the hardest jobs to get into. According to statistics, less than 5% of the applicants are accepted. Answering a number of questions can show if the candidate has a natural potential to develop creative thinking and logic based reasoning skills. Would you be one of the few who nailed the test?

How to Pet-Proof Your Christmas Trees

How to Pet-Proof Your Christmas Trees
Animals
5 months ago

We all await this magical time: our families, our friends, and especially our lovely pets! Every member of our family wants to take part in decorating the Christmas tree, to make his or her mark on it, and to get that celebratory energy. But sometimes our 4-legged friends get overexcited when it comes to Christmas trees.Bright Side prepared crazy and effective ways to protect your decorations and nerves from disaster. Enjoy! And get into the holiday spirit with us!

15 Exquisite Christmas Tree Designs You Can Make in No Time at All

15 Exquisite Christmas Tree Designs You Can Make in No Time at All
Home
5 months ago

Buying a real fir tree or even just assembling an artificial one immediately adds 100 points to your Christmas mood. So imagine how good you’ll feel if you create your own in your cozy living room with the whole family taking part? Bright Side would like to draw your attention to 15 ideas for alternative Christmas trees that you can easily make with your own hands.

Eight elegant Christmas tree decor ideas

Eight elegant Christmas tree decor ideas
Design
year ago

Сhristmas is coming, and the time has finally come to decorate your Christmas tree. In order to not get lost among the abundance of baubles and garland, we here at Bright Side have collected eight stunning decorating ideas. We’re sure you will find something you like here.

20 Dogs and Cats Who Definitely Failed to Make Friends with the Christmas Tree

20 Dogs and Cats Who Definitely Failed to Make Friends with the Christmas Tree
Animals
year ago

Our pet dogs and cats can be the most charming animals on the planet, but ahead of upcoming celebrations and events, for reasons we still don’t understand, they goal often emerges in them to mess things up. Decorations, and above all, the Christmas tree are often seen as an enemy which must be defeated for the good of the household.

The 11 most spectacular Christmas trees from around the world

The 11 most spectacular Christmas trees from around the world
Places
year ago

No matter whether it’s cold or hot where you live right now, Christmas is still long-awaited and joyful holiday for many of us, and it’s getting closer and closer. Certainly, it’s difficult to imagine this wonderful celebration coming to pass without one of its main symbol: a beautiful and unique Christmas tree. Every year, many cities around the world seek to create a unique design for their Christmas trees to impress both tourists and locals.

15 seriously creative ideas to help you get the perfect Christmas tree

15 seriously creative ideas to help you get the perfect Christmas tree
Home
year ago

Every year, we reach for the same old Christmas tree that we keep in the attic, or we buy the same basic fur tree from the local store. We decorate it with painfully familiar ornaments and fairy lights. We decided that there’s room for a bit more creativity here, so we put together 15 of the best ideas we could find for creating a new, original Christmas tree. You can make all these things with your own hands, and we guarantee that they will forever change your expectations of what it means to make a good symbol of the upcoming new year celebration.