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A Woman Who Was Left Drenched Wearing a “Waterproof” Jacket Gets EPIC Response From the Company

A Woman Who Was Left Drenched Wearing a “Waterproof” Jacket Gets EPIC Response From the Company
People
3 weeks ago

A woman went viral after sharing her disappointing hiking adventure on TikTok. In a humorous clip, she expressed her disappointment with a waterproof rain jacket she had purchased for her 30th birthday, anticipating heavy rain during the trek. However, she was still left soaking wet and she didn’t hold back in calling out the company, who replied to her complaint in epic fashion.

Parents Left in Shock After Their Son Who’s Been “Dead” for 6 Months Calls Them One Day

Parents Left in Shock After Their Son Who’s Been “Dead” for 6 Months Calls Them One Day
People
4 months ago

A man named Callum has recently experienced something that might be a good scenario for a movie. But his story is a real life happening, and it even has an unexpected plot twist. His poor parents thought he was dead for 6 months, when things suddenly took a quite unexpected turn both for them and for Callum. And this story can be really called an epitome of a happy end, but with one small detail that makes it even more crazy.

Tattoo Artist Reveals Why It is Important to Give Kids Sleeves Tattoos

Tattoo Artist Reveals Why It is Important to Give Kids Sleeves Tattoos
Family & kids
5 months ago

In the art and self-expression world, a tattoo artist is making waves with a unique and controversial mission that’s got everyone talking and debating around the globe. He’s tattooing kids and sharing it online, causing quite a stir and sparking many questions online. But what most people don’t realize is there’s a deeper, heartfelt reason behind his strong but beloved choice.

Why We Don’t Eat Ostrich Eggs

Why We Don’t Eat Ostrich Eggs
Cooking
7 months ago

Ostriches lay the biggest eggs on earth. Officially. On average, one ostrich egg is about 6 inches long and 5 inches wide and weighs roughly two times the weight of a Basketball. Yikes! Makes you wonder, does the Ostrich hen ever complain?

Plane Flew Around the World Trying to Get Home

Plane Flew Around the World Trying to Get Home
Curiosities
4 months ago

A plane with no identification marks is approaching the coast of Indonesia. It’s not the most peaceful of times, and the flight operator is alarmed. Two fighter jets take to the sky, about to take down the unidentified plane. It’s all about to end in a disaster, when the fighters notice one strange detail...

Secret Room Inside the Rock Where Ancient People Lived

Secret Room Inside the Rock Where Ancient People Lived
Curiosities
4 months ago

“A comfortable abode with a gorgeous view of the Mediterranean Sea will serve as a perfect rain shelter” — this is what a real estate advertisement might have looked like for Neanderthals 100,000 years ago. Welcome to weird and wonderful caves you could live in — or not. Of course, back then, neither real estate and advertising had been invented yet, never mind the fact that Neanderthals couldn’t build houses and often lived in caves. Yet, one of those caves looks an awful lot like a residential building. It’s situated inside a high limestone cape called the Rock of Gibraltar. If the Neanderthals had had an economy, the caves inside this rock would have cost a bundle.

This Scientist Made Labs Set on Fire, but How?

This Scientist Made Labs Set on Fire, but How?
Curiosities
4 months ago

Whenever this Nobel Prize winner entered a lab, equipment would break, electrical systems would malfunction and go out of control, and beakers would crack. Sometimes even fires would break out. The name of the scientist was Dr. Wolfgand Pauli, and even his colleagues believed all those incidents weren’t just a matter of bad luck. They called this phenomenon “the Pauli Effect.” No one can say the exact year and day when it came into force, but the effect would haunt the scientist forever.

Avoid These Roads If You’re Not a Skilled Driver

Avoid These Roads If You’re Not a Skilled Driver
Places
4 months ago

Better buckle up because you’re about to explore some of the world’s riskiest and nerve-racking roads. You’d better pack some water and snacks and prepare for exquisite views and extreme weather. And, most importantly, no matter what you do, don’t look down!

What’s Up With These Weird-Looking Mushrooms?

What’s Up With These Weird-Looking Mushrooms?
Curiosities
4 months ago

Did you know that the largest living creature on our planet is a mushroom? I know, your first thought was probably a whale or some large tree, like the Sequoia. Surprisingly, if we look at square footage, the largest single living organism is a species of mycelium called Armillaria Ostoyae or the honey mushroom. And you can find it in Oregon’s Malheur National Forest. It stretches across 3 square miles! Not only is it the largest, but it’s also thought to be the oldest organism as well, estimated to be around 8,000 years old! Some scientists believe that mushrooms are intelligent, too. Well, sort of — they don’t have emotions and aren’t actually capable of thinking. But they do have some of the most complex and extensive communication systems in the world.

Mars and Antarctica Are Warmer Than This City

Mars and Antarctica Are Warmer Than This City
Places
4 months ago

Our planet sure is full of mysterious, unbelievable places. But here’s a list of spots that look like they came straight out of a sci-fi movie. I bet you’ll be googling them later to see if they are truly real or not! If I asked you to think of the coldest place on Earth, you’d probably say it’s somewhere in Antarctica or the North Pole, right? But what if I asked you to name the coldest cities on Earth? One where people actually live. Well, think Winnipeg in Canada, which once got as cold as the uninhabited planet of Mars. It so happens that on one of its warmest days, Mars’ surface temperature reached a maximum of −20 F.

This 500-Year-Old Village Looks Frozen in Time

This 500-Year-Old Village Looks Frozen in Time
Places
4 months ago

This hidden village is called Aogashima. It’s located right in the middle of a volcanic crater! You can find it to the south of Japan, in northernmost Micronesia. The story goes that a volcano erupted in the Philippine Sea in the 1780s, causing a lot of harm to a nearby community. Half of the population managed to escape the massive eruption and came back years later to rebuild their village. At the moment, about 160 people are living there peacefully, even though the volcano is still considered to be active.

21 Travelers Who Encountered Eccentric Traditions Abroad

21 Travelers Who Encountered Eccentric Traditions Abroad
Curiosities
11 months ago

Traveling is an excellent means of immersing ourselves in another country’s customs and traditions. It enables us to gain valuable knowledge about how other cultures function, what they prioritize, and what makes them unique. Nevertheless, being in a foreign country is not always a smooth ride, and there may be times when we encounter unfamiliar and unexpected situations that can be way outside our comfort zone.

Scientists Claim That Mountains Buried 400 Miles Underground Could Be BIGGER Than Everest

Scientists Claim That Mountains Buried 400 Miles Underground Could Be BIGGER Than Everest
Curiosities
6 months ago

There are many miles of undiscovered areas beneath the crust we can’t even come close to. Scientists found what appears to be underground mountains buried inside the mantle. Our planet is divided into 3 layers — the crust, the mantle, and the core. The crust is where 8 billion people, trillions of trees, and millions of animals live and thrive. There are also different types of crusts in the land and the ocean. The oceanic crust contains unique rocks and is denser than the land crust. We all see how the Earth is divided and color-coded to show the crust, mantle, and core in textbooks. But there are also special layers in between that not everyone talks about.

9 Natural Wonders That Will Transport You to a Sci-Fi Dimension

9 Natural Wonders That Will Transport You to a Sci-Fi Dimension
Places
6 months ago

Planet Earth is full of wondrous phenomena. I mean, can you imagine going for a midnight swim and suddenly finding yourself surrounded by a glowing blue haze? As if there were huge pillars of light coming out of the seabed directly toward the surface! This experience is rare, but it sure is magical.

If You See This Bug One Day, Don’t Squish It!

If You See This Bug One Day, Don’t Squish It!
Animals
7 months ago

So you’re at home, enjoying your evening tea under a warm blanket, when all of a sudden you see a huge — no, enormous! — mosquito. Its long and gangling legs have a span of your palm, and it clumsily bumps into all the obstacles it meets. Despite its awkward appearance, it’s still terrifying!What if it carries malaria? What if it eats you alive in your sleep?! Slowly, not to draw the monster’s attention to yourself, you get out from your soft chair and run for it into the bathroom, lock yourself in there and open the browser on your phone. After a few seconds, you draw a ragged breath of relief.

A Teacher Creates Monster Toys for Kids Based on Their Drawings and Warms the Hearts of Thousands

A Teacher Creates Monster Toys for Kids Based on Their Drawings and Warms the Hearts of Thousands

It’s hard to overestimate a school teacher’s role in a kid’s life. Together with parents, they shape their young personalities and help kids achieve something great. Teachers are the builders of a better tomorrow, and some even go the extra mile for their students and fill their school life with incredible adventures, just like today’s heroine, a woman from Melbourne, who turned ordinary schooling into a heartfelt experience for her class.

A Woman Who Survived a Volcanic Eruption Shares Her Recovery Journey and Garners Support From Millions

A Woman Who Survived a Volcanic Eruption Shares Her Recovery Journey and Garners Support From Millions
People
year ago

Stephanie Coral Browitt was only 23 years old when a family trip to an island changed her life forever. Although left with severe burns and having to deal with the loss of 2 beloved family members after a volcanic eruption, Browitt realized that giving up was never an option. She went on to share her inspiring recovery journey with millions of people while advocating for other burn survivors.

What If All Oceans Became Lava Suddenly

What If All Oceans Became Lava Suddenly
Curiosities
7 months ago

The ocean is turning red-hot! You try to get closer for a better look, but you start feeling the air getting hotter and hotter like reaching into an oven! And the sand is so hot that your rubber slippers start melting! The ocean’s somehow turned into steamy hot gooey lava! You start running inland and see a frenzy of people running wild. See in reality, lava is made of molten rocks from below the earth’s surface. Deep inside our planet, like the distance between New York and Philadelphia deep, the underground heat from the core melts rocks the same way the sun melts ice cream. When these rocks melt, their temperatures can reach around 2,200 °F! [(1,200 °C)]

16 Unusual Beauty Practices From Different Countries That Make Our World More Colorful

16 Unusual Beauty Practices From Different Countries That Make Our World More Colorful
Places
year ago

Although the idea of beauty is universal, it can appear in many shapes and forms. Its definition has often changed through history, and its standards can vary drastically across cultures and countries. In Western countries, straight white teeth, plump lips, and long hair have been the epitome of beauty for a long time. But there are groups of people and ancient tribes across the globe who redefine beauty norms. Using various inventive techniques, they break the mold and create their own rules. And quite often, their inventiveness becomes an inspiration for the rest of the world too.

9 Cool Facts About Everyday Things That You Don’t Learn in School

9 Cool Facts About Everyday Things That You Don’t Learn in School
Curiosities
year ago

School is undoubtedly one of the places that mark our existence. In it, we learn much of the knowledge that guides our lives. However, if we wanted to learn everything that exists in this world, we would need a lifetime in the classroom. The world is so vast and enigmatic that even when we think we know everything, there are 10 more things that we had no idea about.We at Bright Side were able to collect curious and interesting facts that you probably weren’t aware of. So we want you to put your intellect to the test with this list and tell us at the end how many of these cool facts blew your mind.

8 Times Royals Proved to Have a Keen Sense of Humor

8 Times Royals Proved to Have a Keen Sense of Humor
People
year ago

The royal family might seem extra serious at first, but they all have a funny and not so serious side as well. After all, we’re all human. Over the years, they surprised us many times with random jokes and giggles. But thanks to their keen sense of humor, it’s safe to say that they also like being on the receiving end.

An Artist Creates Furniture That Could Come Straight Out of Alice in Wonderland

An Artist Creates Furniture That Could Come Straight Out of Alice in Wonderland
Art
2 years ago

With so many fantasy movies and books around, it’s virtually impossible to stop imagining worlds full of magic all the time. Henk is the perfect example of that. He’s almost 70-year-old, but he has always loved to make furniture with unique and special features. While at first glance you might think they are broken or that they came straight out of a fairy tale, these pieces are fully functional, and their flaws are small details that turn these objects into something truly amazing.

14 Actors From the Series About Xena and Hercules Who Haven’t Lost Their Charm Even 20 Years Later

14 Actors From the Series About Xena and Hercules Who Haven’t Lost Their Charm Even 20 Years Later
Films
year ago

Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess and Young Hercules are TV series that were based on the tales of Greek Mythology and all filmed in New Zealand over 20 years ago. We watched the adventures of Hercules and his companion Iolaus our entire childhood. And when the series about the warrior princess Xena came out, everyone started dreaming about the magical chakram which helped the princess fight her enemies.

15+ Meaningful Brooches That Have Graced the Chests of Royal Ladies

15+ Meaningful Brooches That Have Graced the Chests of Royal Ladies
Curiosities
2 years ago

If there is something that distinguishes the members of the British royal family it is the way they use luxurious and shiny accessories as part of their daily attire. On many occasions, it is thought that the jewelry that the royal ladies carry with them is only meant to embellish their outfits, but that is definitely not the case when it comes to brooches. They go beyond being a simple adornment, as these objects have a meaning or origin that can be as important as the title held by the royals or the obligations they have to society.

13 Royals Whose Stories Made It to the Big Screen and What They Looked Like in Real Life

13 Royals Whose Stories Made It to the Big Screen and What They Looked Like in Real Life
Films
6 months ago

Over the course of history, we’ve gotten to know many rulers that became popular for different reasons, and in many cases, thanks to their bad qualities as well. These rulers have transcended their time thanks to works of art, novels, theater, and, in recent years, cinema and television. Today, many celebrities are proud to bring to your screen the stories of these famous rulers, in order to inspire you and the rest of the public to learn more about humanity’s past.

28 People Spilled About Culture Shocks That Made Them Feel Like They Were in a Whole Different World

28 People Spilled About Culture Shocks That Made Them Feel Like They Were in a Whole Different World
Places
3 years ago

Traveling to another country isn’t just about taking selfies in front of monuments and other touristy things. It’s not even just about getting used to different weather or hearing people speak a completely different language. Sometimes, things that seem normal for locals are so strange for foreigners, they might even ask themselves if they made it to the right place or if their plane landed on a completely different planet.

15 Photos That Show Each Country Has Its Own Kind of “Pigeons”

15 Photos That Show Each Country Has Its Own Kind of “Pigeons”
Curiosities
3 years ago

They roam free through the parks, approaching anyone who has a small delicacy to share. Although an iguana has nothing to do with a pigeon, in the parks of Ecuador, they are the ones who eat the bread around the benches. Although it might seem difficult, these birds have some fierce competitors around that captivate visitors’ attention in some countries.

20+ Movie-Making Secrets Behind Iconic Films That Were Ahead of Their Time

20+ Movie-Making Secrets Behind Iconic Films That Were Ahead of Their Time
Films
6 months ago

There are movies that we are ready to watch over and over again, just because of their high-quality. We empathize with the characters, follow the storyline, and don’t even think about how all the events are staged. But it can take many days of filming and months of preparation to shoot a single scene, and a beautiful picture often hides years of painstaking work.

An Artist From New Zealand Shows the Little Things Most Loving Couples Do, and They Look So Familiar

An Artist From New Zealand Shows the Little Things Most Loving Couples Do, and They Look So Familiar
Relationships
4 years ago

A Korean artist who lives in Auckland, New Zealand has already melted the hearts of 100,000 followers with her bright illustrations. The artist knows well what true love is all about and moreover, she knows how to depict it. She has the unique ability to notice and show those little, sweet nothings that most couples who are in love do. LYNN CHOI posts her works on her Instagram account and we bet her followers can’t wait to see another illustration by her.