The Second World War was a groundbreaking time in history for women. As men were being drafted into the military, thousands of essential jobs across all sectors were being vacated. Workplaces had to adapt fast to the changes with industrial factories, in particular, needing more personnel to cope with the rising demand of the military. At Popular Everything, we've collected the most sensational photos of the critical era. A time usually only seen in black-and-white, these color images capture the real "Rosie the Riveters" who stepped in to do a man's job.
The iconic purple and teal scribble known as "Jazz" has long become a staple for 90s fashion and culture. And although its cult following has grown through the years and kids from the decade have become increasingly nostalgic of the design, nobody really knows who was responsible for it. That is, until one Reddit user decided to get to the bottom of it. See how the online community got together in order to find the designer responsible.
We don't know about you, but we're a bit tired of seeing the Hollywood A-listers looking so polished and perfect. After all, they're people too - and thanks to the hordes of paparazzi, their more "human" moments are captured. Check out the funniest slips-ups happening at the most exclusive events in town. It was always going to catch up on them eventually - but don't take our word for it. Take a look at the red carpet mishaps that the papers miss out.
Over the millennia, humanity has come a long way in its quest to build stuff. From mud huts to skyscrapers, we've done well. Yet things are far from perfect, and here is the proof. In the coming pages, you will see some of the silliest, stupidest, most cringe-worthy, and most ridiculous construction fails we've ever come across. We guarantee you'll be left with lots of questions. Try not to scratch your head too hard.
Many of us have dreamt about seeing our beloved icons in person, but now, thanks to Madame Tussauds, we don't have to. There are over 21 Madame Tussauds locations worldwide, all showcasing some of Hollywood's most exceptional stars and cultural icons. Names like Ed Sheeran, Sofia Vergara, Jacky Chan, and Betty White have all debuted their doppelgängers at various museums, proving how hair-raising it is to meet waxworks of themselves. Luckily for us, it led to some pretty interesting photo ops. With some of these, you won't be able to tell who's wax and who's the real deal.
The future is almost upon us. Richard Branson's space enterprise initiative, Virgin Galactic, has released images of what to expect from the cabin interiors. Launched in 2004, Virgin Galactic is finally creeping closer to becoming the first spacecraft made available to buying customers. It comes at a pretty penny, however, with price estimates circulating around the $200,000 mark. Preparing the first-ever commercial spacecraft is no easy feat, so it's taking time to realize. But there's one clear goal in sight for Richard which, in his own words, is to see Virgin Galactic become the "Spaceline for Earth."
The rich and famous have edgy styles or luscious locks that most of us could only dream of. But, as we've recently come to realize, many of them have a natural hair color that is completely different from their trademark look. We've done some digging to find out exactly what the natural hair colors of stars are, and we've found some surprising results. From vintage icons to modern-day models, it appears everyone who's anyone in showbusiness is dramatically dying their hair.
The global pandemic we find ourselves in didn't stop Princess Beatrice for very long. She was originally planned to get married on 29th May this year but had to call it off in light of the restrictions on contact. But on the 17th July, she managed to pull it off in secret with most of her family in attendance. But the real surprise came in her choice of wedding dress. She opted for a gown belonging to Her Majesty herself.
We have all run into the issue of not having enough room in our home for the stuff we own. As our families grow, so does the amount of stuff that we accumulate without even realizing it. The answer to this can't always be to buy a bigger house or redesign your current home to make more space. A more practical solution of holding on to the stuff we aren’t willing to part with is to rent a self-storage unit. This is not only an easier option but a much cheaper one too. That way you can safely secure all your stuff, avoid cluttering your living space, and give your home a whole new revamp without the added costs.
Once New York City's Studio 54 opened its doors back in 1977 it quickly became one of the most talked-about and exclusive night clubs around. Throughout the 70s and early 80s, it was the hottest spot for people to let loose, and be themselves. Many celebrities became regulars of the scene and could be spotted amongst the sea of dancers and party-goers. The moments captured in these photos take us all the way back to the dance floor and show us just how Studio 54 earned its legendary status.
Last week, tragedy struck when Glee star Naya Rivera passed away in a fatal boating accident. As the world mourns the loss of the incredibly talented and charming actress, her family, friends, and Glee costars took to the internet to pay tribute to their friend and loved one.
Whereas most Hollywood romances are short-lived and often plagued by a host a problems, these couples stood strong against the relentless winds of time. Not only did their burning love keep them happily together, but it also slowed down their aging. This article will take you on a whirlwind tour of the longest-lasting and eternally youthful celebrity couples and their interesting histories.
With so much of our everyday lives changing lately, it's comforting to see that some food places are going the extra mile to stay open and safe. It's hardly an essential to eat out, but it's a feel-good luxury that isn't going down without a fight. They may be perfect solutions, but they are better than nothing. Take a look at our pick of the food services best solutions.
After escaping an abusive marriage, single mom of four, Cara Brookins was ready to do anything she could to piece her family back together.Cara knew what her family really needed was a safe place to call home however she did not have the means to buy one. As a solution, she decided to take matters into her own hands and build a house from the ground up.
Garage doors protect your vehicles, your belongings, and often the entrance to your home. But like any other system with moving parts, they are vulnerable to mechanical problems caused by wear and tear and the weather. Navigating the world of garage door repairs can be daunting. So don't call the repairmen until you read this! It will help you determine what the next step is in keeping your garage door in top shape.
Award-winning Netflix series The Crown has had us on the edge of our seats lately. From scandalous romances to stunning set designs, they've managed to bring Britain's rich royal history back to life. And it's in no small part due to their best efforts to replicate the people, costumes, and sets as faithfully as possible. Take a look and see how much of the show was true to real to life. You might find yourself surprised at just how painstakingly accurate they were.
Broadway has long been one of the most talked-about and sought after experiences that New York City has to offer. And while seeing the performers on stage is a captivating experience in itself, there is something particularly special about seeing them behind the scenes as they prepare to take the stage. See what the famed and historic Broadway theatres look like behind the curtain and get an exclusive sneak peek at what it's like to be in the dressing room of a Broadway star.
No matter what hurdles life throws our way, one thing stands true; we should always remain thankful for the roofs over our heads. Sometimes, however, as crucial as our roofs may be, we do tend to take their protection for granted. Mostly because when it comes to roof maintenance, most of us are a bit in over our heads (pun intended). That is why we need to rely on our local roof experts to swoop in and save the day.
We are in difficult times lately. First the coronavirus pandemic and then killing of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police, we are experiencing turbulent days. But among the social unrest, virus fears, and economic upheaval, life goes on. Just ask Dr.Kerry-Anne Perkins and Michael Gordon. They shared their first look at each other as a married couple amid a sea of protesters in Philadelphia.
Though Ancient Greece still hold a lot of mystery and many secrets, we know one thing for sure: they loved the theater. Satire, drama, and comedy all have their origins in the theater of Ancient Greece. Hollywood wouldn't be what it is today if the Greeks had not laid its foundations thousands of years ago. The vast body of writings and archaeological evidence they left behind enables us to understand how dear the theater and the performative arts were to them, and shows us the roots of one of our main sources of modern entertainment.
Brigitte Bardot has gone down in the history books as one of the most iconic actresses of all time. She was the golden child who was always destined for a life of fame and fortune, having had an early exposure to the fashion and entertainment industry. But there was more to her life than just her famous looks; she experienced an extremely eventful and extraordinary life. As the ultimate symbol of glamor and allure during the 50s and 60s, we've taken a deep dive into the mysterious side of Brigitte that everyone's less familiar with.