Author: Noa Kaufman

Around the World

Students in the Philippines Are Required to Plant 10 Trees Before They Can Graduate

In recognizing the importance of replenishing our earth's oxygen source and combating the continual global deforestation issue, the Phillippines government found a creative way to encourage all their citizens to lend a helping hand. The new law will require all students from elementary school, high school, and college to plant at least 10 trees in order to graduate.
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Celebrities

Where’s Jerry? A Look at What Jerry Seinfeld Has Been Up to Since The Sitcom Days

Anyone who's anyone will recognize Jerry Seinfeld for his NBC show, Seinfeld, that he created in 1988 alongside fellow comedian, Larry David. The show aired until 1998 and is considered one of the best sitcoms of all time still today. Following its historic final episode, Jerry decided to return to his stand up career, and his fans have seen less and less of him on TV and in movies. Popular Everything is diving into what the comedic genius has been up to and is here to give you the insight on where you can find him today.
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Animals & Nature

The Goat Yoga Fad Is as Strangely Adorable as It Sounds and Here Are the Photos to Prove It

If you haven't heard yet, we're here to introduce you to the recent fitness phenomenon that is goat yoga. And yes, it's exactly what it sounds like. Goat yoga involves the introduction of the adorable and curious farm animals into your regular yoga practice. While at first glance, this might seem a concept too strange to consider, thousands are signing up to try it out for themselves. Like most good ideas, goat yoga came to fruition from one person's ambitious project and has since grown into a social media craze.
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Tech & Innovation

Alexa Has Lost Her Voice and Amazon Has Recruited Samuel L. Jackson to Save the Day Once Again

Amazon is bringing one of Hollywoods most recognizable voices straight to a living room near you. No, we aren't talking about another action packed movie full of zingy catch phrases and iconic one liners. This past Wednesday, Amazon announced we will soon all have the honor of inviting the legendary Samuel L. Jackson to take over our Alexa devices. With Jackson being the first of many celebrities to lend their voice to this new feature, you smart home device is about to get so much more entertaining.
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Around the World

The Most Worthwhile Luxury Safari Destinations for the First Time Adventurer

So you've decided you want to go on a safari vacation but don't know where to go or where to start? Well, that is more than understandable. Safari in Swahili literally means "long journey" and it goes without saying that some of us don't have enough time to explore the entire length of this journey. Africa's wildlife is found in several of the continents beautiful countries and each has its own special appeal. Here we have narrowed down some of the most ideal places to make your individual African safari dreams come true.
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Around the World

The Most Rewarding World Travel Adventures to Take After Reaching Retirement

After years and years of hard work, your long-awaited retirement has finally arrived and the world is officially your oyster. There are so many new adventures that are waiting for you to uncover and you now have the time to make all your wanderlust dreams come true. Now the only question that remains is where should you go first and what journey most appeals to your individual tastes. Lucky for you, we at Popular Everything have done our research and narrowed down the options for you.
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Stories

Doctor Saves Lives Simply by Writing His Name on His Scrub Cap

During medical procedures and life-saving surgeries, there is no doubt that every second counts. The emergency room can make for a chaotic scene where the pressure is on and there is zero room for error. Unfortunately sometimes avoidable mistakes do happen, especially during some of the more time-sensitive procedures. Throughout his career, Sydney-based anesthetist Dr. Rob Hackett has seen these mistakes happen and has come up with a very simple solution.
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Celebrities

Celebrities Reveal Their Sensitive Sides with These Commemorative Tattoos

Tattoos are a perfect way to solidify a significant event or a fond memory. Granted, those tattoos might sometimes be regrettable years later but here's hoping that's not the case for most. Here's our list of celebrities who felt compelled to pay tribute to their own life events with a meaningful piece of body art. Whether they wanted to commemorate a career-changing role or have dedicated their body art to loved a one, these tattoos make celebrities as relatable as ever. Some of these might be more heartwarming than you expect.
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Entertainment

Back to Hogwarts: Behind the Scenes Magic from the Harry Potter Film Series

No matter how many years pass, the magical world of Harry Potter will always hold a special place in our hearts. Since the release of the first film in 2001, the world has watched as the young cast grew up on set and completely owned their breakthrough roles. Popular Everything has collected some behind the scenes photos offering a glimpse into life behind the magic and what it was like growing up within the corridors of Hogwarts.
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Stories

A Caring Man Adopts 7 Teens, Giving Them All a Second Chance in Life

60-year-old Joe Toles, has dedicated the past ten years of his life to providing teenage boys, with rough childhoods a second chance. As a former guidance counselor from Queens, New York, Toles was more than aware of the many children and young adults out there who were struggling for a chance to live a happy and healthy life. Not only this, but Joe was already familiar with what it is like growing up in the system. He did not have a secure home growing up and is able to relate to the struggles that young teenagers growing up in similar situations can face.
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Stories

The Story of How Stefan Mandel Beat the System and Won the Lottery 14 Times

We all wish we could be one of the lucky few that wins the lottery. How great would it be if we could purchase that winning ticket? Unfortunately, we are one in a million with this dream, and the chances that it will come true are basically slim to none. One man, by the name of Stefan Mandel, was not willing to accept that reality and found a way to guarantee not one, but 14 lottery jackpots. Popular Everything has done the research and we are here to tell you all you need to know about Mandel's fascinating story and the details of his simple yet effective winning lottery strategy.
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Entertainment

Why Star Wars Will Never Be the Same Without Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher, known to the world as Princess Leia sadly passed away in December 2016 but her legacy lives on in the Star Wars universe, both as a memory and an ongoing presence. As the teaser trailer for the latest movie, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker revealed, Fisher will still appear in the film, even two years after her passing. It seems filmmaker, J.J. Abrams does not yet see a universe without its rebellious Princess.
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Celebrities

Can You Name These Celebrities Based off Their Adorable Throwback Photos?

Sometimes we forget the fact that even the most A-list, red carpet celebrities once lived a normal life just like us. They each have their own story from their childhood that somehow brought them the success that they achieved later in life. Take a look at our collection of celebrity childhood photos and see if you can guess who they belong to. Some of these might be harder than you would expect.
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Tech & Innovation

Instagram Makes Changes to Platform in Hopes to Initiate Social Change

In today's world of tech reliance, and social media hype, people are becoming more and more obsessed with collecting “likes” and impressing their peers. The digital popularity contest continues to grow and negative psychological effects are beginning to surface. It seems that Instagram has intentions to make certain changes in order to lighten the societal pressures that result from its current platform. Find out what those changes will entail.
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Entertainment

Real-Life Locations Featured in Television and Movies That You Can Actually Visit

Every once in a while, while kicking back and enjoying our favorite series or movie, we can't help but recognize a specific vista, coffee shop or frequented beachfront. Our team of movie buffs has collected some of the most iconic scenes in entertainment history and have scoured the earth to find their real-life filming locations. Take a look at these incredible side-by-side comparisons and find out where you need to travel in order to see for yourself.
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Stories

Homeless Man Returns Engagement Ring to Its Owner. What She Does in Return Proves Karma is Real

Sometimes acts of kindness come from the most unexpected places. People every day can surprise us with good deeds, as long as we open our minds and allow them to rectify common misconceptions. Such was the case for Missouri woman, Sarah Darling, and her chance encounter with a homeless stranger named Billy Ray Harris. After offering a small donation to the homeless man begging on the street, Sarah was shocked to find out that her engagement ring had gone missing. When she returned to confront the man, Sarah immediately understood that this was just the beginning of a life-changing story.
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Entertainment

Australian Comedian, Celeste Barber is the Ultimate Instagram Troll

Celeste Barber does not hold back when it comes to pointing out just how ridiculous our social media habits and mainstream beauty standards are today. Celeste gained world wide fame through her long-running Instagram series, #CelesteChallengeAccepted. Barber posts side-by-side photos of herself imitating pictures of celebrities, models and the like. She now has a whopping 5.7 million followers and continues to take the comedy world by storm.
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Entertainment

Behind the Scenes Moments from Some of the Best Movies in Cinema History

As audiences, we tend to forget how much work is really put into some of our favorite Hollywood masterpieces. We are so wrapped up in the world that these dedicated individuals have created for us, that we forget about the real men and women behind the scenes. Here we take a look at those rare moments where actors and filmmakers are captured on set and doing what they do best from a whole new perspective.
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Entertainment

20+ Electrifying Facts behind the Making of the Movie Grease

Grease the movie, released on June 16, 1978, not only became the highest-grossing film of that year but also the highest grossing live-action movie musical of all time. Generations of music and movie lovers continue to fall in love with the quirky characters and sing along to the upbeat songs. There are many interesting stories behind the making of the movies most memorable scenes that even the most die-hard fans might not have heard. Well, we've got the facts that you want. Take a step back in time to poodle skirts and leather jackets and find out all you need to know about the making of Grease.
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