Most like to insist that original motion pictures are always better than their remakes. That being said, once in a while, a movie comes out that defies the odds and proves this assertion wrong. In fact, it could be the case that your favorite film is not an original at all but rather a remake from a lesser-known movie from way back when. To put this age-old argument to rest, let's take a look at some of the most famous movie remakes to date and compare them to their predecessors.
Being a celebrity chef means a lot more today than it used to. Making it in the food industry is no longer limited to receiving good reviews from the hottest critic or opening a successful restaurant in one of the biggest cities in the world. For these culinary gods and goddesses, their efforts did not just stop at making good quality meals. In that regard, we take a look at some of the biggest names in the business to see how they harnessed their own personal quirks, life stories and ambitions to achieve greatness in and out of the kitchen.
Selecting the right product and caring for your skin the right way is important at any age and even more so as we begin to grow older. The best way to do so is by knowing exactly which ingredients to look for when choosing what to include in your daily routine. Time and time again, dermatologists have recommended natural ingredients that are free of artificial chemicals. They are not only safer than the alternatives but also visibly effective in reducing signs of aging. To help you narrow down your choices, here are some of the key, dermatologist-recommended ingredients that our lovely mother nature has to offer.
Whether or not you're a fan of NPR (National Public Radio) or not, chances are you've heard about their intimate and authentic Tiny Desk Concerts. Tiny Desk is a series of live concerts hosted by NPR Music, in their Washington, D.C. office. As the name suggests, the performances are all held behind an actual desk, more specifically behind the desk of "All Songs Considered" host Bob Boilen. The concerts have gathered quite a large following since its conception in 2008 and once you tune in for yourself, you'll understand why.
If we think back to Christmas time from our childhood, we are sure to feel a sense of warm nostalgia from memories gone by and history in the making. In honor of this sentiment, we take a step back into time to remember what Christmas was all about through the years. Remember these important moments that helped shape our holiday cheer and use it as inspiration to embrace the holiday merriment that's to come.
In honor of the holidays quickly approaching, we take a moment to revisit those priceless moments from years gone by. Take a step down memory lane and under the tree of Christmas past with these vintage colorized photos. You never know, nostalgia might just get you in the spirit to start decorating early this year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
While most of us spent our preteen and teenage years trying to pass mandatory creative writing classes and learning hot cross buns on the recorder, these musical prodigies were busy creating chart-topping hits. Proving age is just a number, here is a list of artists that you would never have guessed wrote their hit songs before they even reached their 20s.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.