Why Having an Older Brother Is One of the Best Things That Could Ever Happen to You

Those who have older brothers know that growing up with one is tough, but at the same time, it’s also one of the most blessed things that can happen to you. Sometimes he can drive you crazy and make you want to pull your hair out, but he will always love you unconditionally and there are a lot of reasons why we shouldn’t take their presence …

20+ People Who Absolutely Won Halloween

It’s hard to be original on Halloween, especially when you can buy everything on Amazon… Everything except ingenuity! Whether it’s a Royal Family family costume, It siblings, or Hogwarts students with a mandrake pot — these people absolutely rocked Halloween! Here at Bright Side we love this holiday and we adore creative people. And there`s nothing more exciting than when they`re combined! So scroll down for a peek at some …

10 Foods You Shouldn’t Give to Your Cat No Matter How Pitifully It Asks

Cats can’t taste sweet things. Also, some foods are not only tasteless to them, but are also very dangerous to their health. So while we think we are being good owners, we might actually be harming them. There are foods that are even poisonous to our cats and we need to pay attention to them because it is always better to be safe than sorry. Bright Side wishes your cats …

20 Women Who Showed Their Bodies After Pregnancy, and We’re Proud of Them

Stretch marks, saggy skin, and a jiggly belly — the real woman’s postpartum body doesn’t look as poetic as they might describe it in books. In reality, their bodies represent the amazing act of bringing new life into this world. And all of these difficulties and pain don’t matter anymore, when they see the face of their newborn. We at Bright Side admire mothers for their dedication …

13 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Favorite Halloween Characters

October is exciting because it gives you an excuse to wear ridiculous costumes, decorate your house with candle-lit pumpkins, and snuggle up to watch scary movies. Fans of horror movies are delighted as Halloween brings out the classic spooky movies. But there is so much that we do not know about some of the most well-known bad guys. The details about each of these personas can be pretty surprising since …

8 Reasons Why Each of Us Can’t Live Without Physical Touch

We’ve forgotten how to communicate through touch. Sure, we give others an occasional hug and a kiss on the cheek, but new technology has affected how we relate to people. We’re under the impression that we’re more connected to each other but it’s not true: a screen will never be able to replace a touch on the hand or a pat on the back. This is worrisome since touch is the first sense …

11 Powers of People Who Love Staying Single

Relationship patterns have changed: girls aren’t waiting for their Prince Charming anymore and men aren’t in a rush to settle down. More and more people deliberately decide to stay single and feel happy with this status. And psychologists say they’re not wrong: being single can bring numerous benefits from better health to feeling more fulfilled in life. Bright Side understands that …

20 Surprising Finds From Internet Users That Few People Know the Real Purpose Of

People talk about the harm of the internet all the time, but it is hard to ignore the positive things about it. On the internet, you can find the answers to millions of questions you are interested in. For example, you are walking in the park and find a weird thing that you don’t know the purpose of. You take a photo of it, upload it to the internet, and ask …

11 Tips for Removing Tonsil Stones That’ll Make You Sigh With Relief

Tonsil stones or tonsilloliths are the small, off-white waste that is normally found in the back of the throat. However, they’re often symptomless and cause minor difficulties such as painful swallowing, inflamed red tonsils, and bad breath which we all know and hate. In this article Bright Side wants to share with you some ways you can get rid of tonsil stones by yourself. We also …

12 Tricks That Help Celebrities Look Stunning in Photos, and You Can Use Them Too

Each actress, model, and person in the public eye has their own tricks that allow them to look good in photos. And it’s not just their best side that they turn to the camera or a winning angle they might use. There are many less obvious tricks that often contribute to their very dashing image. We at Bright Side discovered some tricks of posing for …

8 False Facts That Make Us Believe Dolphin Shows Are a Lot of Fun

The average life expectancy of dolphins in the wild is 20-30 years, and when they live in captivity, these numbers shrink by at least 2 times. And some animals can only live in a swimming pool for several years. Without making it public, dead dolphins are replaced with new ones. Because the show must go on, no matter what. A number of countries have passed laws that prohibit dolphin shows, …

6 Things Your Swollen Feet and Ankles Are Trying to Tell You About Your Health

Swollen feet and ankles are frequent symptoms for many of us. This unpleasant condition is usually caused by prolonged standing or walking, wearing uncomfortable shoes, or pregnancy. But in some cases puffy feet and ankles are a red flag for more serious health issues, which shouldn’t be ignored. Here at Bright Side we’ve taken a closer look at underlying health problems that can cause feet and …

10 Reactions That Reveal a Lot About Your Dog

Imagine how much easier our life would be if we didn’t have a language barrier with our dogs. We would not have to guess what their behavior meant and we could react faster if they needed help. But all we can do now is to watch how they stare at us when they’re pooping and wonder if they need personal space or if there’s a problem. Their behavior is the only way they …

19 Heart-Stirring Photos That Can Brighten a Cloudy Day

Kindness is all around us — in a stranger’s smile, in our kids’ eyes, and even in the paws of our pets. And although sometimes we might feel down, we need to remember that there’s always a silver lining for every cloudy day. Bright Side put together 19 touching photos that will make your day a little brighter and give you some inspiration to do good deeds. And don’t miss our …

12 Poignant Illustrations That Show Our World Has Gone a Little Bit Too Far

Our world is not perfect and there are many things that need changing. We should probably start with ourselves because understanding our problems is the first step toward solving them. Today’s illustrations will reveal a harsh truth about the modern world, but Bright Side believes that each of us is capable of making our lives better. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. …

“There Is a Woman: 30, No Children.” A Staggering Article About How Blind We Can Be to Other’s Feelings

Sometimes, we say words to other people that don’t mean much to us, just to avoid an awkward silence. Just to say something. And we have no idea how people will react to these words. Writer Nadirah Angail published a moving entry in her blog about how easy it is to hurt other people and not even notice it. She wants to make us more attentive and sensitive. Bright Side wants to share …

I Spent a Month at a French Chateau for Free and Then Ran Away to Never Come Back

About six months ago, I began to feel stuck in my life. My boring, meaningless, 9 to 5 job wasn’t bringing me any satisfaction. Then, one day, I suddenly remembered something called a Gap Year. Unlike in the West, in my part of the world, it’s much less common for school graduates to take a year off before university to relax, travel, and generally decide on which career path to choose. Still, I realized that this …

12 Simple Materials That Can Help Us Save Our Planet From an Ecological Disaster

Everyone knows that plastic bottles and bags have a negative effect on the planet. And the worst thing is, we’re used to using these items. Meanwhile, there are lots of great solutions that most of us simply don’t know about. Bright Side has figured out which substances and items could soon conquer the world and replace the harmful materials that are …

25 Photos of Irish Wolfhounds Proving That These Giants Are Fluffy Angels

Have you ever thought about getting an Irish Wolfhound? We are sure that many people will say “no” to this question. This breed is not as popular as a Husky or a Labrador Retriever. It also requires a lot of space. But a big dog means a big friend you’ll never feel bored with. At Bright Side, we’re not encouraging you to go out and get an Irish Wolfhound right away. But who …

This Kitty Is Constantly Embarrased And No One Knows Why

Have you ever caught yourself thinking about some random embarrassing moment from your past and you just couldn’t help but want to vanish from the surface of the earth? Maisey has. The Adorable Scottish Fold kitten looks like she’s always in a deep regret about past events. This true Californian girl wins thousands of hearts …

Tell Us Which Pen You Like and We’ll Show You the Hidden Power of Your Personality

There are more than 7 billion people in the world today and each of us is unique, marvelous, and exceptional. Though sometimes it might seem that we have many similarities with other people, there are still no 2 people on this planet that are the same. Bright Side has prepared a test for you to understand which personality you have and what its strengths are. What …