How many times have you gone back home to check if you’ve locked the door? This is one of the many security concerns we all have from time to time and while it’s difficult to get rid of them, there are ways to help tone your anxiety down. That’s why we did a thorough research and found 15 products that will give you a peace of mind while you’re at home or travelling.
Pets are not just creatures we can cuddle with but also beings that relax us, understand us when we feel sad, and treat us like family. And they are our family since they sleep in our homes and eat from our hands. So it’s understandable that we want to offer them everything we can and buy them tools and toys to make their lives easier and better. Hopefully, these 11 products will bring even more joy and comfort to your pet and yourself.
From taking a massage to doing a facial to brewing your favorite coffee, taking care of yourself can be vital to your health. Experts say that just 10-15 minutes of a small daily task is a wonderful start to cementing a self-care routine. Thankfully, these 10 products we gathered for you might be able to fit in that time frame.
Whoosh — waaaa! You’ve just been pushed out of an airplane up high in the skies of Brazil, and there’s nothing but you, your parachute, and the ground far below you. And it’s getting closer by the second. Open, open, you useless backpack! Phew, finally. But you notice you’re now gliding straight...Oh no, you’re falling down into the Amazon River! There’s nowhere to escape now — splash! You’re in the water, covered by the heavy canvas. You push it aside, struggling for breath and trying to find your bearings. But as soon as you free yourself from the parachute trap, you notice some strange movements underwater.
Zzzzzz.... Hey, what’s that noise? How long have you been sleeping? You try to move your neck. It’s a little bit stiff. You’ve had a good nap but fell asleep in an uncomfortable position... In the movie theater! Oh, now you remember! The movie was really boring, you were tired after a long day at work, so you couldn’t help it. You look around — everyone’s out. You’re alone. Everything is clean, with no popcorn or soda cans on the floor. Weird.
You avoid crowds of people, try to go unseen. Every night you stay in different places. You see your face on posters all over the city. You’re everywhere, and they’re after you... No, you’re not some wanted fugitive. You’re loved by every person on the planet!
You can feel the waves brushing up against you. You wake up and see that you’re a giant standing up on 2 feet in the sea. So much water starts dripping down like rain. You’re way taller than the Statue of Liberty. You look at your hands and compare them to a small hot dog stand below you. You pick it up and fit it on the palm of your hand before crushing it by accident. Suddenly you feel a slight sting on your ankle. You look down and see that some people are shoving you away while most people are running away in fear. Some are taking pictures of you, while others are shouting at you to go away. You take a step to the main road and crush a car with no one inside.
Besides being a world-renowned singer, Céline Dion is also a movie star! At 55 and while coping with a rare and progressive neurological condition, Dion is acting for the first time on the big screen with a main part in the romantic comedy Love Again.
Well, it’s time to stretch your legs and take a walk in the park! The sun is shining, and you enjoy the weather and life on the whole. That’s when you spot a rapidly growing vertical cloud.Bright white at first, it’s approaching alarmingly fast, becoming dense and inky. The sky is darkening, and a gust of wind blows the hat off your head.And then, your hair starts to stand on end! That’s your cue to run for your life — you’re about to be hit by lightning! At this very moment, positive charges are rising through your body.They’re reaching toward the negatively charged part of the storm. If you don’t react fast, these charges will meet, and it’ll end badly for you.
Will Ferrell is one of the funniest actors in Hollywood, but when it comes to parenting, he doesn’t always crack jokes. The star of Elf has 3 sons with his wife of 16 years, Viveca Paulin. He revealed how challenging it is to raise the 3 boys and shared the unusual way he copes with parent-teacher meetings.
A scrunchie that doubles as a tiny purse, a door lock that you can take with you when traveling, or a gadget that can relieve insect bite pain may sound somewhat impossible. However, you can actually buy these novelty items that went viral on TikTok, and we found the sellers who offer them on Amazon to save you some time. We carefully studied the reviews, and it turns out that these quirky thingies work like charms and may come in handy in your everyday life.
Imagine you’re showing Planet Earth around to a visitor from outer space. How about we show them some of Earth’s majestic phenomena? First things first: the dancing Northern Lights. They’d probably think it’s a work of magic if science hadn’t been able to explain how on Earth these things work. It’s crazy that such a beautiful phenomenon can emerge from such a violent encounter. So how about we take a closer look into the process?
A computer can overheat, buzz, and slow down since the internal parts are subjected to a heavy load. Turning it off helps to reduce this load. You can also use sleep mode. But, it all depends on the computer and the apps running on it. Some IT companies have computers that aren’t turned off for several months, and it’s okay. But let’s see what would happen to a computer that works endlessly.
There are tons of people outside! You’re making your way through the laughing, chatting, shouting, and constantly MOVING crowd. It’s a nice summer night, and it feels as if the entire city has gone for a walk. You decide to take a shortcut through the park. You’re already near the lake when you trip... and the next thing you know, you’re rolling downhill toward the water! Luckily, you stop in time not to get soaked through. Time to estimate the damage. A bump on your head, ice cream all over your clothes, hands, and face. Green spots left by grass on your sneakers. Oh, and dozens of people laughing at your clumsiness. Well, it could be worse!
It’s just a regular day. As usual, you’re taking a shower before starting to get ready for work. Everything is going as planned — until it isn’t. One clumsy move, some water spilled on the floor — and you’re flapping your arms in the air, your body nearing the floor with frightening speed. Everything goes black. The first thing you hear is a high-pitched whining in your head. Ouch, your head! Ugh. You carefully get up. There’s no blood — and that’s good. An even better thing is that the annoying noise stops abruptly. Holding your head, you leave the bathroom — and almost stumble over your cat Milo.
You’re traveling by train and hear the wheels banging against the tracks. But suddenly, the train rises and gains altitude. None of the passengers scream in panic because this is a regular thing now. Well, maybe not yet, but it might become our reality anytime soon! Akka Technologies company is developing such a project. Their goal is to reduce travel time and make trips more comfortable. To travel today, you need to get to the airport, spend a few hours there at the check-in and security check. And only after that can you board the plane. When the plane lands, you need to go through standard airport procedures again and then get to the city. Only after this, your trip is over. It means you use at least three different types of transport.
You’re sitting in the car, waiting for the traffic light to turn green. The temperature’s so high today it seems the city is about to melt. You look at the traffic light and notice it’s deforming. Drops are dripping down from it. You don’t believe this is really happening, so you’re rubbing your eyes with your palms and find your silver ring is slowly flowing down your finger. You scream in fear because you expect the molten metal to scorch your skin, but nothing happens. The traffic light completely drains down. You want to press the gas pedal, but there’s only some kind of liquid under your feet. The seat belt unfastens by itself, and the car slowly sags. You open the door, and it falls off.
Every second, around 4 babies are born around the world. When we become parents, we can’t believe we “made this baby.” Among feeling on top of the world and happy to get to know this sort of love, it can often lead to us feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. Whether you’re child-free or whether you already have kids, sooner or later, a friend of yours will give birth and they’ll need a shoulder to lean on.One Bright Side reader was invited to the home of new parents and is unsure about the etiquette and protocol for visiting their newborn. To help this reader and others in similar situations, we have compiled a list of the most frequent do’s and don’ts.
In the airport, they usually ask you to take your laptop out of your backpack and put it in a separate bin while going through the security check. Laptops are dense, and the x-ray can’t see through them, so you could be hiding something dangerous there. If it’s out and is on its own in a separate bin, it’s easier for the scanners to capture a prospective hazard.
Well, it’s time to stretch your legs and take a walk in the park! The sun is shining, and you enjoy the weather and life on the whole. That’s when you spot a rapidly growing vertical cloud.Bright white at first, it’s approaching alarmingly fast, becoming dense and inky. The sky is darkening, and a gust of wind blows the hat off your head.And then, your hair starts to stand on end! That’s your cue to run for your life — you’re about to be hit by lightning! At this very moment, positive charges are rising through your body.
Each country around the world has its share of laws that may seem absurd to people who don’t live there. Some of these laws are “out of this world”, but others abide by their unique cultural norms and customs. However, rules are the only way for each place to run smoothly, and when you want to travel the world and experience different cultures, it’s advisable to know how each principality works.
You check into your hotel room, connect to Wi-Fi, jump on the bed, and post 15 photos of your new window view. When the initial surge of excitement is gone, you notice a suspicious blinking light on your big TV. Could it be that someone is watching you, or have you just seen too many spy movies?
To cook a stunning dinner, you need a sharp knife, a good frying pan, and nothing else, according to the kitchen conservatives among us. But we have to admit: we love kitchen gadgets that do all the work for us! We see no reason not to rejoice at the inventions of progress that simplify the process and boost the taste of homemade dishes to restaurant level at the touch of a button.
A good office chair is more than just a comfy seat. The right chair can help those of us who are glued to monitors all day long, eliminate back and neck pain, promote good posture, and even increase productivity. Choosing the right one can be pretty challenging as there are tons of offers on the market, and you may not even know what features to look for. We surfed tons of websites to decide what features are crucial, and here are the top of them: adjustability, comfort, support, and ease of assembly. Now we’re ready to dive into the analysis with you!
Unsuccessful efforts to find a comfortable pose for sleeping, screaming kids, stomach issues due to the food consumed onboard — these are just some of the difficulties we face during flights. All these result in us feeling devastated after landing and having a lack of energy to enjoy the new place we are at.
Our world is diverse and complicated, which is why it’s impossible to know about everything. We can be wrong about some things, which oftentimes causes feelings of confusion, especially when it comes to the simple stuff. That’s why they say, “Live and learn,” because even at 50, one might change their understanding of life, turning things upside down.
Sometimes it seems to us that the differences between countries have become almost invisible due to globalization. We buy the same gadgets, use the same brands, buy products in the same-chain supermarkets, etc. Nevertheless, if we dive into the details, we will find out that the residents of each country have customs and traditions that only they can understand.
Encountering wild animals in a big city is perhaps only possible in a zoo, however, exceptions can still apply anywhere. Sometimes animals run away from their careless owners and roam around the city. But usually meeting wild animals face-to-face happens in forests where people go to pick mushrooms and berries, or simply go for a picnic. It’s good if a person meets a nice squirrel, but what if a bear, a wolf, or a wild boar appears in the field where you’re going to pick blackberries?
Whether it gives us a chance to hear our children better or to let fresh air in, leaving the bedroom door open has proven to not be the best choice. There are a few reasons why we should make closing the door at night a habit, the most important being that it can jeopardize our safety.
We often take beds for granted, but the fact remains that we spend about 27 years using them if you add up all the average hours of which a person sleeps. Only when a bed is not available do you notice how important it actually is. Yes, it’s lovely to sleep in a comfortable, warm bed, but if you’re far from one, there are a few things you can do to avoid waking up all sore and in a bad mood, no matter where — or on what — you’re sleeping.
Cats are, indeed, mysterious creatures. Many cat owners notice that sometimes they stare at a specific place and can’t understand why. There are some strange theories about the supernatural powers of cats, however, it’s always better to stick to science.
A sociologist from the University of Maryland, Steve Martin, found out that almost every 3rd woman between the ages of 35 to 45 has 2, or sometimes even 3, children. There used to be an opinion that only housewives have big families, but that situation is changing. Martin discovered that almost all women over 30 with a higher education and career have at least 2-3 children.
Good sleep is critical for your baby’s developing brain, and not enough sleep can lead to language and reading problems and ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). Some parents like to take their babies to sleep in their beds, hoping to make the parent-child bond stronger. Not only is it confusing for the child, but it can also be dangerous for them! And that’s not the only thing you shouldn’t do if you want your child’s sleep to be healthy.
Flight attendants tend to greet every passenger with a wide smile every time they step onboard. We wonder how they don’t get tired of greeting hundreds of people at a time. Turns out, flight attendants have serious reasons why they do this and they’ve finally decided to tell us about it.
Scientists assume that most modern grandparents don’t upgrade or renew their knowledge on how to take care of children. They only rely on their personal experience and give advice that may be obsolete in today’s world. And some of this advice could even be unsafe or dangerous.
Nothing superfluous, not too many details. Just silence, calm, peace. It’s the sheer minimalism of the following photographs which impresses the most — their ability to capture the essence of things and ignore all the irritating and distracting ’noise’ of the world around us. Sometimes, the crazy rhythm of this life makes you long for something simple and clear — exactly like the landscapes in these shots.