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105+ Best Valentine’s Day Quotes to Celebrate the Loving Day

105+ Best Valentine’s Day Quotes to Celebrate the Loving Day
Relationships
2 weeks ago

Valentine’s Day offers a beautiful opportunity to express love and warmth to our nearest and dearest. Elevating the essence of this special day, we’ve thoughtfully curated a delightful selection of 105+ heartwarming Valentine’s Day quotes. Whether you’re crafting a tender card, planning an intimate dinner, or simply seeking to convey a sweet message to your loved ones, our carefully chosen quotes serve as the perfect expression of your deepest emotions. Embracing a spectrum from timeless sentiments to contemporary expressions of love, this compilation is crafted to inspire and elevate the romantic atmosphere on this joyous occasion.

The Crown Season 5: Small Details You May Have Missed

The Crown Season 5: Small Details You May Have Missed
Films
month ago

The Crown Season 5 unfolds with riveting tales that delve deep into the annals of the royal family’s history, shedding light on some of the most scandalous events that have captivated the world. As the widely acclaimed series continues its exploration of the British monarchy, viewers are invited to witness a dramatic portrayal of the intricacies, controversies, and behind-the-scenes revelations that have shaped the course of regal history. Join us as we investigate the details of the most scandalous episodes, providing insights into the impeccable storytelling that continues to make The Crown a compelling and iconic portrayal of royal life.

That’s Why Bees Can Only Sting Once

That’s Why Bees Can Only Sting Once
Animals
7 months ago

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.

10+ Things We Honestly Didn’t Notice While Watching Our Favorite Movies

10+ Things We Honestly Didn’t Notice While Watching Our Favorite Movies
Films
9 months ago

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.

Where Is the Real FIFA World Cup Trophy Now?

Where Is the Real FIFA World Cup Trophy Now?
Curiosities
4 months ago

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.

Selena Gomez Proves She’s a Natural Beauty With Stunning Makeup-Free Selfies

Selena Gomez Proves She’s a Natural Beauty With Stunning Makeup-Free Selfies
People
11 months ago

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.

The Only Place in the World With No Mosquitoes

The Only Place in the World With No Mosquitoes
Places
5 months ago

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.

Most Incredible Ways Animals Give Birth

Most Incredible Ways Animals Give Birth
Animals
6 months ago

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.

10 Dinner Rules the Royal Family Must Abide By

10 Dinner Rules the Royal Family Must Abide By
People
year ago

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.

How Freddie Mercury Was Ridiculed Because of His Teeth, Who His Lovers Were, and How He Spent His Final Days

How Freddie Mercury Was Ridiculed Because of His Teeth, Who His Lovers Were, and How He Spent His Final Days
People
3 months ago

On September 5, 1946, Farrokh Bulsara was born. 77 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.

19 Items From the Past That Have a Fascinating Backstory

19 Items From the Past That Have a Fascinating Backstory
Curiosities
year ago

Family jewels, vintage trinkets, or household items found at a flea market or thrift shop may hold many mysteries. They are not just a piece of bygone history. Sometimes, after cleaning the metal, you can find a rare stamp or engraving on something. Or it just so happens that the former owner of the item left a secret message or a clue that can hint at the origin of the item.

8 History Making Album Covers That Were Recreated as Cartoon Characters

8 History Making Album Covers That Were Recreated as Cartoon Characters
Art
year ago

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.

15 Royal Hats That Are So Creatively Designed, We Admired Them for Hours

15 Royal Hats That Are So Creatively Designed, We Admired Them for Hours
Design
2 years ago

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.

15 Celebrities That Are Descendants of Great Historical Figures

15 Celebrities That Are Descendants of Great Historical Figures
People
6 months ago

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.

A 58-Year-Old Lady Creates Magical Costumes That Can Transport You to Another World

A 58-Year-Old Lady Creates Magical Costumes That Can Transport You to Another World
Photography
year ago

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.

Find Out the Meaning of Each of the Royal and Noble Titles

Find Out the Meaning of Each of the Royal and Noble Titles
Curiosities
3 years ago

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.

If You Face a Challenging Situation, Think Like a Bee

If You Face a Challenging Situation, Think Like a Bee

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.

15+ Differences Between the “Game of Thrones” Series and the Books That Show the Author’s Ideas From Another Side

15+ Differences Between the “Game of Thrones” Series and the Books That Show the Author’s Ideas From Another Side
Films
5 months ago

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.

A Story of the Only Woman Freddie Mercury Loved for His Entire Life

A Story of the Only Woman Freddie Mercury Loved for His Entire Life
People
4 years ago

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.

13 Eye-Opening Facts About Bohemian Rhapsody That’ll Make You Want to See This Movie Again

13 Eye-Opening Facts About Bohemian Rhapsody That’ll Make You Want to See This Movie Again
Films
year ago

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.

5 Royal Rules That Meghan Markle Has Violated

5 Royal Rules That Meghan Markle Has Violated
People
3 years ago

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.

10 Weird Things Prohibited Around the World

10 Weird Things Prohibited Around the World
Curiosities
5 months ago

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.

20 Movies That Every Woman Should Watch

20 Movies That Every Woman Should Watch
Films
5 months ago

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.