Everyone loves a dramatic home transformation story. There's nothing more motivational than seeing creative people with a vision, breathe fresh life into the most tired, ordinary or shabbiest houses. It's also a great way to add instant value and drama to your home without moving. So, we've compiled a list of the most inspirational, dramatic, creative, unique and Pinterest-worthy home renovation stories from around the world.
Last Friday millions of children around the world skipped school... for a worthy cause. That cause was the latest global youth-run climate strike, organized by the FridaysForFuture movement. It says something about our world when our school kids have to skip class to school politicians about the planet. Alas, this is exactly what they did. From Afghanistan and Japan to Chile, these activists put their differences aside to unite for a common cause. So we've rounded up the most powerful, iconic images and impossibly clever signs from the streets.
Renee Zellweger is no stranger to the idea of extreme and dramatic transformations for her craft. She infamously put her body through the motions three times to get into the psyche of an overweight thirty-something for Brigitte Jones' Diary. Now, while she is back to he slender self once again, Renee traveled over the rainbow for her wildest transformation yet; for the upcoming Judy Garland biopic, dubbed Judy.
While Hurricane Dorian has been wreaking havoc across the East coast and leaving a trail of destruction; it's also left behind a trail of hope. That hope came in the form of a young seven-year-old from Florida, Jermaine Bell. A few weeks ago, Jermaine caused a media storm when he selflessly announced that he would give up his dream of going on his dream birthday trip to Disney World. Instead he committed an act of kindness. While he was praised for his efforts, he didn't expect that he would be rewarded in the most magical way possible.
Friends is a timeless TV sitcom that never seems to go out of style. And Jennifer Anniston's alter ego, Rachel Green will forever be remembered as the timeless style icon of the show. We couldn't think of a better way to honor the 25th year anniversary of the show's pilot episode, than with a Rachel Green inspired fashion collection. Luckily, Ralph Lauren himself beat us to the punch!
Let's face it. For most parents, it was a long summer. We're sure some were happy to spend precious moments with their little ones. Others were just exhausted. Finally, when that big day arrived, parents worldwide got swept up with the tradition of back to school photos. Some got a little more creative. So let's take a look at the mom's who won the internet and hilariously trolled their kids on their first day back to school.
In NYC, "bag dogs" are fast becoming the latest must-have accessory. The pup trend began in 2016 after NYC City enforced a new rule banning dogs on the subway unless they are in a bag. Well, New York dog owners love a good loophole. Ever since the law has been set in motion, commuters have been wowing us with a series of ingenious, stylish and fabulous ways to push the law to the limits. So let's take a glimpse at the most creative "bag dogs" to ever grace the NYC Subway.
When Joaquin Phoenix first landed the role of the twisted supervillain in the latest DC Comics The Joker movie, it sent shocks through Hollywood. Many hailed Joaquin as a "wild card" choice. Joaquin does seem to have spent a lifetime shunning mainstream blockbusters. However, he prolific actor has also proved time and time again that he can transform into any role. He's often seen as Hollywood's most underrated actor. So let's glimpse at his journey to stardom, and see why reprising the role of the Joker, was a long time coming for Joaquin Phoenix.
Serena Williams is unstoppable on the court and has dominated the world of tennis for around 20 years. However, when Serena entered motherhood, she soon faced her greatest challenge of all. Serena's touching new advertising campaign for a sponsor of the U.S. Open 2019, dubbed, "This Mama Keeps Going" is just everything. Here's why...
Ever since Meghan Markle shot to the spotlight as Harry's fiance, the world has watched the couple with bated breath. While we all got swept up with Meghan and Harry fever, we followed their footsteps every stage of the way. In May, Meghan and Harry welcomed their new bundle of joy into the world, and Meghan has taken a noticeable step away from the limelight. She began her maternity leave, stepped away from many royal engagements, and has kept more of a low-key profile. So let's take a glimpse at what the family have really been up to since the birth.
Since 2015, Brad Ryan and his 89- year old grandma Joy have been taking the nation by storm and capturing the imagination of strangers across the world. When Joy said she had one regret in life, that she had never seen "the ocean or mountains," Brad took her on her first hike. This then spiraled into an epic road trip across the country. It also sent them both on a life-changing personal journey like no other.
Some celebrities found success at a young age and had it all figured out. Still, life's not a race. It might surprise you that many modern-day role models were actually late bloomers. They reached the peak of success and fame later in life. So, check out these inspiring humans that won later in life. These icons prove you should never let age or obstacles get in the way of your dreams.
Some actors find their Hollywood niche and just embrace it. And we can't blame them. Why take a risk. Some of our favorite actors may not even realize that they're playing the same role in every movie. So we're here to remind you of the greatest typecasts Hollywood has produced.
Actors, they're just like us. Well, some are a little more dramatic than us. Others are a little more extreme. These 'method' actors will go to extraordinary lengths to immerse themselves into a role. Some become so entwined with their character that you start to believe they just woke up like that. So, we're paying kudos to these fearless actors who went through dramatic changes for their craft. Here are some of the wildest character transformations we've ever seen.
Floyd Martin is no ordinary mailman. He's a hometown hero on wheels. Known for his contagious personality, he delivered mail to the same families for over 35 years. Floyd really became the heart and soul of his community in his small town in Atlanta. Still, it was only when he made the life-changing decision to retire, that he realized just how attached his community was to him too.
Not all superheroes wear capes. But there are plenty of real-life heroes around the world that swoop in to save the day in the most unexpected ways. These awe-inspiring acts often come from the unlikeliest places and often don’t get the recognition they deserve. We've compiled a list of the most inspirational tales and magical moments ever captured. Some may even surprise you, some might warm your heart, and others might just help restore your faith in humanity.