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12 True Events That Are Highly Disturbing

12 True Events That Are Highly Disturbing
Curiosities
month ago

While there are debates about whether otherworldly beings exist or are just products of our minds, certain experiences in life make us question this idea. The tales we’re sharing today center on people feeling or seeing inexplicable events that defy any logic. Regardless of your opinion on these occurrences, one thing remains certain—they’re likely to leave you feeling deeply unsettled.

My Husband Still Loves His Late Ex-Wife, and It Even Feels Like She Lives With Us

My Husband Still Loves His Late Ex-Wife, and It Even Feels Like She Lives With Us
Family & kids
4 months ago

When one of the spouses passes away, another partner may spend an enormous amount of time learning how to live without their second half. But for the heroine of our today’s article, this all has become a tad unhealthy, as her husband seems to have entered into a relationship with her by mistake. At least she thinks so, as she feels the presence of his late ex-wife everywhere in her life, and it frustrates the woman to the core.

What Is Henry Cavill’s Net Worth + Cool Facts About Him

What Is Henry Cavill’s Net Worth + Cool Facts About Him
People
5 months ago

Superman star has become a Hollywood powerhouse in recent years, scoring major roles in both movies and television shows that have significantly boosted Henry Cavill’s net worth. From his early days in feature adaptations to his prominent presence in the DC universe and the highly successful series The Witcher, Cavill’s career has been nothing short of stellar.

20+ Facts About “Inspector Rex” That Won Our Hearts 30 Years Ago

20+ Facts About “Inspector Rex” That Won Our Hearts 30 Years Ago
Films
6 months ago

In 1994, the first season of the series Inspector Rex was released and immediately became very popular. The audience watched the adventures of the police officer and his dog with bated breath. They cried with emotion when the heroes came to each other’s rescue in dangerous situations, and laughed when they couldn’t share a hot dog. Our favorite TV show has turned 30 so we decided to tell you some interesting facts about it.

15 playful christmas presents everyone in the family will love

15 playful christmas presents everyone in the family will love
Shopping
8 months ago

How fun is it when the entire family, including kids and pets, gathers in the living room to enjoy some quality time together? Or maybe it’s a group of friends or co-workers that just want to spend some care-free moments. Whatever the case, we have collected 15 toys and games that will entertain you and your furry friends.

Test Your Spelling Skills With This Tricky Quiz! No Spell Checker Allowed!

Test Your Spelling Skills With This Tricky Quiz! No Spell Checker Allowed!
Quizzes
9 months ago

Spelling is an important skill that can make or break your communication, especially in written form. But how confident are you in your spelling abilities? In this article, we have prepared a tricky quiz that will challenge your spelling skills and test your knowledge of some of the most commonly misspelled words in English.

How Tim Curry Made a Remarkable Comeback After a Stroke Left Him in a Wheelchair and Unable to Speak

How Tim Curry Made a Remarkable Comeback After a Stroke Left Him in a Wheelchair and Unable to Speak
People
11 months ago

English singer and actor Tim Curry made his memorable film debut in 1975 through The Rocky Horror Picture Show. With more than 240 roles under his belt, the actor forged an outstanding career. In 2012, Curry suffered a stroke that temporarily derailed his career but did not stop it. Here’s the story of how the actor never gave up doing what he loves, even when his life took a totally different turn than expected.

12 Stars That Owe Their Unique Beauty to Their Ancestry

12 Stars That Owe Their Unique Beauty to Their Ancestry
People
year ago

When we talk about multiracial people, we are referring to sons or daughters of parents of different ethnic groups. Their diverse origins often give them beautiful, original looks and complex personalities encompassing an exciting mix of cultural backgrounds. And, of course, celebrities aren’t the exception.

Stay Away From Bottled Water in Iceland, Here’s Why

Stay Away From Bottled Water in Iceland, Here’s Why
Places
10 months ago

So, you’re getting ready for your adventure in the Land of Ice and Fire. But before you switch your phone to “volcano explorer” mode, hear me out. You need to pack properly to get the most out of your trip. Never underestimate the Icelandic weather. It doesn’t matter if you’re going there in May or January; you can expect all seasons in one trip or even one day. If you’re going in summer, pack both light and warmer layers and some good hiking boots. You’ll definitely need a waterproof and windproof outer layer. Don’t be shy to bring an insulated winter jacket — it’s always better to take it off than not to have it and freeze. One more thing you need to know about the Icelandic summer is that between June 15 and June 30, you can experience something known as the Midnight Sun.

They Found the Treasure That Everyone Thought Was a Myth

They Found the Treasure That Everyone Thought Was a Myth
Curiosities
10 months ago

It all happened in 1708. On June 8, the Spanish galleon San José was going back home to Spain from the Caribbean. In total, there were 17 ships. The captain of the San José knew they were in for some trouble, as English ships were lurking in that area. He knew that they would be after the treasure loaded on the ships. The price of the treasure from the New World was so astronomical that it could turn the course of historical events in Europe upside down.

17 Celebrities That Are Smarter Than Great Scientists

17 Celebrities That Are Smarter Than Great Scientists
People
10 months ago

Famous Colombian singer, Shakira, was only 4 years old when she wrote her first poem. At the age of 13, she already had her first album. The average IQ is 100, and Shakira has 140, enough for her to get an invitation to Mensa, the world’s oldest high IQ society.Any IQ score that goes over 140 is considered as entering a genius territory. She never went to college, but she had a dream of becoming an anthropologist, a person who studies people within the present and past societies. Shakira speaks Spanish, English, French, Arabic, Portuguese, and Italian.

What If You Woke Up in Anime Series?

What If You Woke Up in Anime Series?
Curiosities
11 months ago

What’s going on? Everything’s blurry. You don’t remember what happened the night before. All you can recall is falling asleep on your couch after a hectic day at work. You rub the sleep from your eyes, get up, and look around. You’re in a tiny studio filled with different trinkets and weird objects. There’s a kitchenette next to the door and a small bathroom. You go to wash your face, and when you look in the mirror, you start screaming. Realizing you’re being too loud, you immediately cover your mouth with your hands. Your eyes in the mirror are unnaturally large, and your skin and hair are perfect. You touch your face to check if this is real.

Why Lollipop Sticks Have Holes + 20 Sweet Facts

Why Lollipop Sticks Have Holes + 20 Sweet Facts
Cooking
11 months ago

People come up with the craziest ideas, don’t they? I mean, candies on a stick? How did we even get there, and why? And how about the name “lollipop”? Let’s look at some of the history and facts of the popular treat.

They Found the Treasure That Everyone Thought Was a Myth

They Found the Treasure That Everyone Thought Was a Myth
Curiosities
10 months ago

It all happened in 1708. On June 8, the Spanish galleon San José [Ho-SE] was going back home to Spain from the Caribbean. In total, there were 17 ships. The captain of the San José knew they were in for some trouble, as English ships were lurking in that area. He knew that they would be after the treasure loaded on the ships. The price of the treasure from the New World was so astronomical that it could turn the course of historical events in Europe upside down.

6 Valuable Wrecks Still Waiting to Be Found

6 Valuable Wrecks Still Waiting to Be Found
Curiosities
10 months ago

In 2015, an ROV [Remotely Operated Vehicle] descended into the depths of the Caribbean Sea. It belonged to Columbia, and it was searching for a long-lost treasure ship. At the depth of 9,000 feet, the operators could see their goal, a Spanish galleon [San José] that sank in 1708. The rumor has it that the ship was transporting 200 tons of treasure onboard. For more than three hundred years, no one knew its exact location. Yes, in the 21st century, we are still finding lost treasure ships.

20+ Movie Clichés That Make Us Wanna Go, “Oh, Come On!”

20+ Movie Clichés That Make Us Wanna Go, “Oh, Come On!”
Films
year ago

There are so many films now that it’s hard to come up with something new, so movie creators often use the same tricks. They end up becoming clichés that annoy viewers. For example, a girl walking in a winter forest wearing a light coat. Or a woman in labor screaming as if she’s giving birth to an alien.

10 Celebrities Who Grew Up Very Poor, and Are Now Committed to Helping Others

10 Celebrities Who Grew Up Very Poor, and Are Now Committed to Helping Others
People
year ago

Growing up with very little money certainly shapes our future and the way we view things. And it might create a stronger motivation to succeed in life and reinforce our determination and focus to achieve bigger goals. And when we look at people who came from nothing and made it big, we notice that most of them never forgot their past and are always ready to support others. Because no one knows the way to fight poverty better than someone who has experienced it firsthand.

15 Teachers Who Are As Hard to Find As a Gold Nugget

15 Teachers Who Are As Hard to Find As a Gold Nugget
People
2 years ago

Being a teacher is like playing the lottery — you never know what students you’re going to get. Some are restless, diligent, or funny, while others can be quite unpredictable. Finding the right approach to each and every one of them is a tough challenge, but these 15 teachers totally nailed it.

13 Celebrities Who Have the Looks as Well as a Brilliant Mind

13 Celebrities Who Have the Looks as Well as a Brilliant Mind
People
2 years ago

Hollywood is full of heartthrobs we all admire for their talent in portraying different characters. But they are also highly intelligent people. Many of these actors went to the best universities in the world, learned several languages, devoted themselves to science and even worked their heads off doing their thesis.

10 Cultural Tips You Need to Be Aware of Before Traveling to India

10 Cultural Tips You Need to Be Aware of Before Traveling to India
Places
year ago

There are some traditions that have not gotten lost in time and are still respected. Every country and culture is different from one another, and India is a great example of this. People behave, eat, and even dress differently. They have their own traditions and customs, and as tourists, these need to be honored. And this is exactly what we’d like to bring forth in this article.

21 People Shared Their Witty Comebacks That Made Us Believe in Instant Karma

21 People Shared Their Witty Comebacks That Made Us Believe in Instant Karma
People
3 years ago

The typical sayings, “loose lips sink ships,” or “listen before you speak,” are perfectly adapted to those who are willing to talk about everything, even though they don’t know much about anything. And the fact is when people think they know it all, it can be really difficult to make them come down from the clouds and step on solid ground, especially when they’re wrong. Indignant at having gone through such moments, many users in a Reddit thread recounted their experiences with people who were willing to give them advice, correct them, or laugh at them with no basis in fact.

15+ Alumni Shared Stories About the Special Teachers They Will Never Forget

15+ Alumni Shared Stories About the Special Teachers They Will Never Forget
People
2 years ago

When we are kids we all complain about having to go to school. This is classic. But later on, when we grow up, we remember it fondly, and at the same time with a certain melancholy. An important part of these memories is linked to those people who helped us gain more knowledge: our teachers. There are all kinds: serious, funny, demanding, relaxed, friendly, and so on. This becomes clear when we see a large number of stories from former students where they tell some of the anecdotes they experienced with their teachers.

14 Celebrities With an Academic Background That Goes Beyond Acting

14 Celebrities With an Academic Background That Goes Beyond Acting
People
3 years ago

Most people may think that if you’re famous, there is no need to study anything else — you’re a celebrity, so you’ve made it. However, there are some celebrities who think just the opposite, and for them, professional growth doesn’t end with acting. Many have gone onto getting PhDs in various fields, and some have even graduated magna cum laude from Harvard.

20 Bright Siders Shared Their Unusual Trip Memories That Most People Wouldn’t Dare to Reveal

20 Bright Siders Shared Their Unusual Trip Memories That Most People Wouldn’t Dare to Reveal
People
3 years ago

Many people dream of traveling to other countries around the world. However, to do so, you need to take into consideration all of the things you’ll need in the countries you’re visiting. We’re talking about simple things like your passport, maybe a visa (if necessary), and why not a dictionary to be able to communicate with the locals in case you don’t speak their language. But there’s more to traveling than that. Sometimes, you can prepare for everything, but still end up in some strange and funny situation because of a misunderstanding. And that’s where the most fun memories on trips are created, as these 20 Bright Siders showed us.

20+ Celebrities Whose Background Is an Unbelievable Cocktail of Different Nations

20+ Celebrities Whose Background Is an Unbelievable Cocktail of Different Nations
People
11 months ago

The world of show business is abundant with bright and complex faces. But these people are bright, not only thanks to their amazing outfits and hairstyles, but they can also boast of their naturally unique beauty. And many of these celebs come from surprisingly complicated, international origins, considering both their ancestry and where they were born or grew up.

25 Things You See Every Day but Don’t Know Their Names

25 Things You See Every Day but Don’t Know Their Names
Curiosities
3 years ago

At this point, it’s almost impossible to count the total number of words in English, considering all the loanwords, internet slang, and whatnot. While the Oxford English dictionary settles on 600,000, and Google and Harvard researchers — on one million, we can still find gaps in the language. Yet, that thingy, that we might see or experience but don’t have a word for, likely already has a name.

15+ Mixed-Race Men Who Can Make You Go Weak in the Knees

15+ Mixed-Race Men Who Can Make You Go Weak in the Knees
People
2 years ago

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