Cameron Diaz just turned 51, and her husband, Benji Madden, 44, was there to celebrate her in the most precious way possible. The tribute that the musician posted for his wife of 8 years made our hearts melt, and Cameron’s response proves that this pair is a match made in heaven.
Rihanna refuses to wear special maternity clothes because dressing up is “too much fun”. The star rocks stylish cropped tops and bras and confidently shows off her baby bump. Most fans love her maternity style, however, some disapprove of her outfit choices, calling them too “revealing” and “inappropriate”.
Zzzzzzzzz doink! What was that on your arm? A bee, great. Not exactly a pleasant feeling. Painful, itchy, annoying, scary. We’ve all been there before. So, that happens because the bee jabs its barbed stinger into your skin and releases some venom. That venom contains proteins that cause pain and can affect your immune system and skin cells.
Selena Gomez proved once again that she is the Queen of body positivity. Her recent post showing her soaking up the sun in an eye-catching swimsuit has certainly excited everyone. And Selena also shared a jaw-dropping secret about her Instagram page that made us admire her honesty.
This husband had the most unhinged reaction when his wife didn’t get crowned in a beauty competition. The man’s uncontrolled moves and brutal acts as he got up on stage left everyone in utter disbelief, and what he did to the winner’s crown turned this peaceful beauty competition into an unforgettable night.
Seems like Cher’s biggest wish on her birthday is to turn back time. It’s truly hard to believe that the legendary singer is approaching her 80s, and she’s having a hard time wrapping her head around it too. Luckily, her fans came to the rescue and reminded her how special her big day is.
From Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody to Virginia Woolf in The Hours, practical effects and makeup have been pivotal in bringing beloved movie characters to life. These transformations have often gone unnoticed, blurring the lines between fiction and reality on the silver screen. Here are 14 remarkable instances where actors underwent stunning makeovers to portray their iconic roles.
On July 30, 1930, thousands of fans were watching the first ever FIFA World Cup final in Montevideo, Uruguay. 13 nations participated in the championship. Finally, the hosts defeated its neighbors, Argentina, with a score of 4-2. That day, team Uruguay lifted the FIFA main trophy for the first time in history.
Dermatologists claim that going makeup-free can make your skin more oily and your pores more clogged. However, it’s only a temporary state, as your skin is recalibrating and getting used to a new life. Selena Gomez is an example of a woman who’s not afraid to wipe off all that concealer, eyeshadow, mascara, and glitter to reveal her true and natural self. And she’s getting the highest praise for this both from her fans and colleagues who have already prepared a bunch of compliments for her sweet look.
Arrgh, they keep coming out of nowhere. Mosquitoes are among the most common insects globally, with over 2,500 species buzzing, annoying and biting people. It seems like you can’t escape their silent presence, and their incognito nibbles wherever you go. However, there is one place you can go where you don’t have to sleep under a protective net or keep bug spray next to you. Drum roll, please.... Ta-da! Iceland.
The Seahorse is an unusual fish. Normally, female animals carry a child, but seahorses do it the other way around. For 9 to 45 days the future father carries the eggs inside a special pouch until the birth process begins. Then, the male opens his brood pouch, and squeezes out the children. The female anaconda finds the deepest puddle and spends her pregnancy in it. She will starve for about seven months while pregnant! Then she will give birth to 40 children that make up 30% of her body weight. Her babies are completely independent and will explore the world around them.
Being in the royal family certainly has its rules when being in public. You have to behave in a certain manner in order to keep the reputation clean. But it turns out that the rules apply behind the scenes too. Even at dinner, there are certain things the royal family must and mustn’t do.
On September 5, 1946, Farrokh Bulsara was born. 76 years later, he remains an iconic rock legend that not only was a phenomenon while he was alive but left a legacy for generations to come. As we celebrate this milestone, 3 quarters of a century since he came to be, let’s dive a bit deeper into how he became Freddie Mercury, who he loved, and how he spent his final days.Bright Side believes some people were born to make history; let’s see how Freddie did it and uncover some little-known facts about him.
Parenting can be humiliating at times, as toddlers will do all the awful things in public that once horrified us before having kids, and the royal family is no exception. However, this is also humanizing, and moments like these help us realize that no parent or kid is perfect and that every single one of us has our low moments.
Linda Bouderbala is an illustrator from France who discovered her love for art from a really young age. Scrolling through her art, you will notice that the colors she uses are very vibrant and the people she draws are expressive. One of her projects involves recreating famous album covers as if they were part of a cartoon world.
Throughout history, royal women wouldn’t be caught without a hat, as it’s considered improper to show their hair in public. But in the 1950s, this tradition changed, and hats are now reserved for more formal events. Today, these royal headpieces have been stealing the spotlight from their blue-blooded owners. Bright Side curated some of the most memorable royal headwear in recent years. Read till the end because our bonus pick may not be from a royal family, but she’s a true queen in our book.
Families can be a bit confusing. And not just when it comes to behavior and relationships, but also when it comes to bloodlines. Today, many companies use genetics to trace your ancestors, all the way back to many generations. These very companies have researched famous celebrities and found out some surprising facts about their antecedents.
At the age of 95, Her Majesty The Queen seems to have found the secret to a long life. She leads a healthy lifestyle, gets regular medical screenings, and tries to stay mentally sharp. And, if the other royals follow in the queen’s steps, they might also live as long.
Meet Marina Badianova, a 58-year-old from St. Petersburg, Russia, who’s turned her life into a fantasy in the most literal sense. She sews life into numerous characters, both from existing works of fiction and from creations of her own imagination. So if you’re looking for a role model who refuses to let her own senior years be boring, she’s your lady for sure.
At first, the idea of living in a palace together with royals seems like a fairytale. However, the Royal Staff wouldn’t actually agree with us. Even though they see it as an honor, the hardship and the weird rules that they have to follow will sound unreal to most of us.
When reading the news or novels or watching movies or series like The Crown, it is common to see princesses, duchesses, counts, and marquises. These distinctions were made in the past, and unlike today, they actually came with a certain amount of legal and fiscal privileges. In modern times, their meaning has evolved into something more discreet. Nowadays, being the bearer of one of these titles does not necessarily imply having special privileges or even land, it’s just meant to be merely an honorary and symbolic distinction.
It’s hard to imagine a cozy evening without a good conversation, a tasty dinner, and, of course, an interesting film. And when you are ready to spend some time alone or with your family, you might not know what to watch.
Whether we’re trying to stop climate change or just want to cope with a hard project at work, it’s easy to lose motivation. No matter how many sleepless nights we devote to reaching our goals, our efforts seem to be nothing more than a drop in the bucket. But as it turns out, we may be able to learn a little something about patience from humble bumblebees.
Cinema is a magical world where there is not always a place for reality. It’s easy to make mistakes, even while creating documentaries. What if these gaps in narration are not mistakes, but tricks that prompt viewers to pay attention to something important?
By the final season of Game of Thrones, the differences between George Martin’s saga and HBO’s TV series have become incredibly big. In the books, there are characters we’ve never heard of. In the show, some characters are dead but they are still alive in the books. It is impossible to guess how the fight for the Iron Throne will end in the books.
The whole world knows Freddie Mercury as a bright and self-confident artist. However, there is only one woman who knew him when the surname Mercury was still unknown. She was also the one who stayed by his side when his illness defeated him. Mary Austin was Freddie Mercury’s common-law wife and his only friend.
On the 2nd of November, 2018, the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody was released in the US. Many people were very impressed by this film. However, some things shown in the movie differ from the truth. Avid fans immediately noticed which facts had been changed, while those who joined the army of fans only after watching the movie ended up having a not-so-correct idea about their story. But still, some of these falsehoods haven’t been noticed by even the biggest fans.
If you ever thought to yourself that corgis are pretty magical, you were not far off. "Corgi" literally means "dog of dwarfs" and in old English legends fairies would ride them into battle. Today, they are known to have an absolutely magical ability to make us laugh.
The wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry is definitely one of the brightest events of this year. People started to discuss the couple long before the wedding itself. There had even been talk about their relationship before they announced their official engagement. However, the Prince's bride has turned out to be a rebel because she hasn't strictly followed all the traditions of the royal family.
We rarely learn much about the laws of the countries we visit as tourists, yet sometimes having knowledge of this kind may prevent unpleasant eventualities. In addition, some of these laws are so unusual we struggle to actually believe them. We at Bright Side found 10 of the most extraordinary things people in various countries aren’t allowed to do according to the law.
Some movies make you think for a long time. Others, you can just watch once and forget about them straightaway. And then there are films appreciated most of all by the fairer sex. You might not believe us, but the latter are not always just about love. Like women themselves, they can be multifaceted and unpredictable.