Spain

A Spanish Artist Draws Before and After Pics to Show Situations We’ve All Been In

A Spanish Artist Draws Before and After Pics to Show Situations We’ve All Been In
Art
4 years ago

An illustrator from Spain, Nacho Diaz Arjona, has the unique ability to show the everyday situations we all encounter with an exceptional sense of humor, and his collection of before-after pics is just more proof of that. More than 500,000 followers have already fallen in love with his simple, but interesting drawings that hit you right in the heart. Naolito (that’s the nickname he uses) also has his own site, where he offers his followers the chance to buy various products with his sweet characters on them.

17 Most Charming Royal Men, Ranked by Ordinary People

17 Most Charming Royal Men, Ranked by Ordinary People
People
4 months ago

In fairy tales, some dashing princes are infinitely handsome and brave. Well, it turns out, that real-life royal men can be just as charming! From Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece, to Felipe VI, King of Spain of Spain, and of course, Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, there’s no shortage of royals to capture our hearts.

A Stab Right in the Heart

A Stab Right in the Heart
Family & kids
4 months ago

We can never predict the deepest secrets people hold, even those closest to us. Sally, a 41-year-old woman, watched her world crumble when she stumbled upon an old photograph. It was like opening Pandora’s box, revealing heartbreaking secrets connecting her husband Jim and her sister Emily.

Sofía Vergara Emotionally Reveals Her Frustrations While Trying to Lose Her Latina Accent

Sofía Vergara Emotionally Reveals Her Frustrations While Trying to Lose Her Latina Accent
People
5 months ago

In a recent interview, Sofía Vergara candidly discussed the challenges her accent has posed throughout her Hollywood career. Born and raised in Colombia, the 51-year-old actress has made a name for herself with her iconic role as Gloria Pritchett on Modern Family. However, despite her success, Sofía revealed that her accent has, at times, limited her acting opportunities in the industry.

Who Is Millie Bobby Brown Dating: Meet Jake Bongiovi — a Relationship Timeline

Who Is Millie Bobby Brown Dating: Meet Jake Bongiovi — a Relationship Timeline
Relationships
6 months ago

Millie Bobby Brown is a notable personality among Hollywood’s Generation Z stars, gaining recognition through her performance in the well-received Netflix science fiction series, Stranger Things, and the establishment of her own clean beauty line, Florence By Mills, among other notable accomplishments. Given her ongoing visibility in the public sphere, it’s understandable that fans are curious about who Millie Bobby Brown is dating.

12 Unsettling Secrets People Realized Only Later On

12 Unsettling Secrets People Realized Only Later On
People
7 months ago

Understanding reality often takes time, particularly during childhood when our brains interpret experiences differently than reality. As we mature, memories can resurface, providing a clearer picture of past events. These revelations may be unsettling, even chilling, leaving us in a state of shock, just like the brave people whose stories we’re sharing today.

Something’s Blinking on the Moon but Nobody Knows What

Something’s Blinking on the Moon but Nobody Knows What
Curiosities
year ago

The NASA hotline is ringing off the hook! The call center operator is all sweaty from stress. They barely have time to answer the phone, and all the messages they get say the same thing. There’s something glowing on the Moon. Indeed, hundreds and thousands of amateur astronomers were watching the Moon that night. And suddenly, there was a bright light on it. As if someone had lit a powerful spotlight on the surface. Scientists immediately began to look for an explanation to this phenomenon. They first thought it was simply the glow of an airplane flying between the observers and the Moon. But then it wouldn’t have been seen by so many people from different parts of the world at the same time.

This Place Is Full of Pirate Gold, Why Can’t No One Find It?

This Place Is Full of Pirate Gold, Why Can’t No One Find It?
Curiosities
8 months ago

They say this place is swarming with money. It has been stored there for centuries, but no one managed to take it away from this island. Treasure hunters have been bewitched with this place since 1795. Many people have tried their luck looking for the treasure that could be hidden there by the Spanish pirates or even by the Knights Templar.

Robert Pattinson’s Unusual Stalker Solution: A Dinner Date

Robert Pattinson’s Unusual Stalker Solution: A Dinner Date
People
year ago

While celebrities spend most of their lives under the spotlight, they’re bound to experience the less-than-positive things that come with the Hollywood package. Like many famous names, Robert Pattinson experienced the unwanted attention of a — luckily — inoffensive stalker. The way he handled it could be considered surprising to say the least, and here’s the story behind it.

What If Columbus Never Reached the Americas

What If Columbus Never Reached the Americas
Curiosities
8 months ago

It was hot in the tropics. A type of heat unknown to the men aboard the Ninã, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria ships, led by Italian explorer Christopher Columbus. It had been months since these men left their home cities in Europe. And until then, Europe was all they knew. They were given a difficult and even dangerous task. Spain hired Columbus to find a New Western Route to Asia. They needed new routes for trading and buying spices. But it was far from a simple job.I mean, crossing the ocean never is. Little did those sailors know that their lives were about to change forever! “Land in sight!”, someone must have shouted on board. But when they finally stepped on that new foreign land, they discovered they were not in Asia. They had landed in the Americas.

People Claimed to Have Seen This City, but No One Can Find It

People Claimed to Have Seen This City, but No One Can Find It
Places
9 months ago

I bet you’ve never heard of the legendary oasis of Zerzura [zerzu·ra]. This ancient city is said to be hidden somewhere deep in the Sahara desert, and its discovery could mean unimaginable riches and untold secrets. According to an anonymous 15th-century Arabic guide, the key to unlocking the city lies in the beak of a bird carved on the city gate! Zerzura might not be as popular as Machu Picchu or the pyramids, but that just makes it more mysterious. Legend has it that Zerzura is built around this big oasis somewhere in the desert west of the Nile. Apparently, it’s made out of white stone and has all these luxurious houses and gold decorations.

If You See This Spiky Tree, Get Away Immediately

If You See This Spiky Tree, Get Away Immediately
Curiosities
10 months ago

This spiky tree knows how to shoot, so you’d better stay away from it! It’s called a Sandbox tree, and you can find it in Amazonia. Initially, its seeds are formed in the shape of a small pumpkin. As time goes by, they harden and mature. But here comes the fun part: just as they reach peak maturity, the seeds pop and shoot out at a speed of 150 miles per hour! They can even reach distances of 60 feet. That’s what makes it so risky to be in their way during the blast process. Not to mention the seeds are poisonous too! Hey, it’s a two-fer!

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.

Antonio Banderas and His Girlfriend Prove That Love Knows No Age, Distance or Nationality

Antonio Banderas and His Girlfriend Prove That Love Knows No Age, Distance or Nationality

Antonio Banderas is undoubtedly one of the most famous and charismatic Spanish actors. And while he made lots of people sight over the years, it was the beautiful Nicole Kimpel who managed to conquer his heart.At 62, the actor confesses to being in love and happy with his partner. But so far, we haven’t had the opportunity to know much about her. That’s until now. And we’re so glad to know her better because she’s super charming.

9 Unusual Traditions That Are Considered Normal in Other Countries

9 Unusual Traditions That Are Considered Normal in Other Countries
Curiosities
year ago

We’re all different because of our diverse cultures, and it’s a big part of the fun of traveling to discover things about a place that aren’t as common or exist in your home country. But if you know these things, your trip will be more leisurely, and you can avoid embarrassing or funny situations.Bright Side has always been amazed by how various ethnicities are, so we’d like to give you a few tips to help you get the most out of your journey.

9 Iconic Places From Our Favorite Movies and Series That We Can Actually Visit

9 Iconic Places From Our Favorite Movies and Series That We Can Actually Visit
Films
2 years ago

Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey, Bridgerton, Twilight, and other popular movies and shows have instantly made their filming locations hits among tourists. Fans love walking down the streets where their favorite actors were doing their epic dialogues, and taking photos where their favorite scenes were filmed. Stay with us if you want to visit the filming locations of your favorite movies and shows, and we’ll tell you where to go.

10 Rules We Never Thought Could Exist in Other Countries

10 Rules We Never Thought Could Exist in Other Countries
Places
year ago

As someone living in a time when information travels faster than ever, I’m constantly bombarded with news from all over the world. It’s very easy to get discouraged by this flood of information, but sometimes I come across some welcome news, like, for example, new laws aimed at positive changes from all around the world that I often wish my country would adopt.

14 Facts About “House of the Dragon” That You Probably Missed the First Time

14 Facts About “House of the Dragon” That You Probably Missed the First Time
Films
year ago

In May 2019, people watched the last episode of the iconic Game of Thrones TV series. However, fans were not fond of the series finale: more than 1.7 million people signed a petition demanding to reshoot the eighth season. But HBO didn’t yield to these demands and decided that George R. R. Martin’s universe had many other fascinating stories. Therefore, HBO created a Game of Thrones prequel called House of the Dragon.

19 Restaurants That Beat Their Competition in a Unique Way

19 Restaurants That Beat Their Competition in a Unique Way
Curiosities
2 years ago

Restaurants are one of the most common business activities around the world, with Spain leading as the country with more establishments per person: 1 for every 175 inhabitants. Since there are so many places out there where you can go and try something new, restaurant owners make sure to add some details to either the menu or the venue that will help their place to stand out.

14 Clichés About Countries That Are Far From the Truth

14 Clichés About Countries That Are Far From the Truth
Places
2 years ago

Researchers claim that the closer 2 countries are to each other, the more stereotypes they develop about one another. The fact that it seems as if we’ve acquired some sort of expectation about virtually every nation out there is probably telling how interconnected the world around us is. We hear those clichés so often that we eventually stop questioning them.

20 Oddly-Shaped Objects That Were a Mystery Until Redditors Came to the Rescue

20 Oddly-Shaped Objects That Were a Mystery Until Redditors Came to the Rescue
Curiosities
3 years ago

We’re pretty sure while doing one of those thorough spring cleanings at home, when you were going through your stuff and checking to see what you can get rid of, that you’ve suddenly found something weird. You stumbled upon a strange object whose function nobody could figure out. You probably got the same feeling that you’d have if you came across a beautiful object at a second-hand shop and, because you liked it, you took it home, even though you have no idea what it was. Then it’s just there, mysterious, waiting for its real function to be discovered.

20+ Customs and Traditions From Different Countries That’ve Shocked Foreigners

20+ Customs and Traditions From Different Countries That’ve Shocked Foreigners
Places
3 years ago

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.

The Story of the First Same-Sex Marriage: Women Who Ditched Stereotypes to Be Happy

The Story of the First Same-Sex Marriage: Women Who Ditched Stereotypes to Be Happy
People
3 years ago

About a century before same-sex marriage became legal in several countries, 2 women followed their hearts and tied the knot. Marcela Gracia Ibeas and Elisa Sánchez Loriga were desperately in love and all they wanted was to be together. Their love was shunned because they were both women but this didn’t stop them from risking a lot for their relationship. They traveled from state to state and even had to change their identity just to make their union possible. We at Bright Side are seriously impressed by these women’s courage and are delighted to share this heartwarming story of love, devotion, and pure girl power.

The Story About the First Person in Europe With Down Syndrome Who Managed to Get an Education and Find a Job

The Story About the First Person in Europe With Down Syndrome Who Managed to Get an Education and Find a Job
People
4 years ago

In 2009, the Spanish film Me, Too was released. The main character of the film is a guy with Down syndrome. This disease did not prevent him from becoming a college graduate, a teacher, and a fan of art. The movie is fictional, but it could easily be a documentary. The thing is, the main part in the film about the only person in Europe with Down Syndrome that managed to get a college degree and find a job is really played by the only European man with Down syndrome and a college degree — Pablo Pineda.

15 Messy Festivals That Are Worth Visiting at Least Once in Your Lifetime

15 Messy Festivals That Are Worth Visiting at Least Once in Your Lifetime
Places
10 months ago

Festivals seem to be the coolest way to take a break and step out of your normal life. Do you know any other places where you can smash a stranger with a pillow or hurl a squashed tomato into someone’s face without being fined? These opportunities attract millions of people, and in some cases, these battles are not only full of fun, but also full of messiness.