Entertainment

Celebrities Get Starstruck Too: Photos of Famous People Fangirling Hard When They Met Their Idols

Famous people usually run in famous circles, rubbing shoulders with other elite stars of film, TV, and music. That's why it's especially unusual to see these A-listers freaking out when they run into their celebrity idols. Luckily, these rare moments were captured on camera for us to see just how awkward they can be too. We have no doubt that some of these unlikely fangirls will take you by surprise! Check out Hollywood heavyweights losing their cool around their celebrity crushes and icons.
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Lifestyle

Start Your New Year off Right: The Ted Talks You Need to See Before 2020

Another year down and not a lot to show for it. Whether you're already committed to your self-improvement or you've been turning a blind eye - the start of a new year is a great time to commit to developing those personality traits you'd much rather ignore. But don't worry; we've done the hard work for you. Find below our favorite inspiring TED Talks that make us feel personally attacked. Whatever you have planned to make 2020 your year, just make sure you don't sleep on these inspiring short talks - all under 15 minutes - that'll get you in the right mindset.
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Art & Fashion

Male Polish: Famous Men Have Been Painting Their Nails and Its Been Going Unnoticed

It's not anything new, but it is making a public comeback - more and more men are proudly painting their nails. Whether it's keeping up with the fashion or defiant self-expression, nail art is no longer exclusive to feminine identity. Actors, rappers, and rockstars alike are donning a fresh set. It's hard to deny that male nail art is resurging. Just look at the Met Gala this year, where mainstream celebrities like Harry Styles donned a turquoise and black gel mani. Or Jared Leto's frequent paparazzi sightings catch him with varying bright licks of a coat. Take a look at the men who are defying double standards, and how they're going about enamel art.
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Art & Fashion

Fast Fashion Is Out: How the Rise of Resale Culture Is Paving the Way for Ethical Fashion

The rise of thrifting; we've all been witness to it. What was once a shameful secret is now a booming business with a considerable future. Buying second hand-clothes has been a way to repurpose someone's unwanted items where they are new and interesting to another. Thrifting also allows you to discover the original vintage items you would otherwise try to raid your mom's closet for. Online consignment and thrift store ThredUp predicts that the sector could swell up to $51 billion by 2023, over double than its worth in 2018. And this popularity surge in used clothes is good news for the planet, as less demand for new and "fast" fashion means a reduction in the environmental impact.
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Around the World

Only in New York: Unusual Big Apple Moments That Perfectly Capture Why We All Love NYC

You can be sure that weird things happen all the time in the city that never sleeps. Luckily for us, some of those moments have been captured by locals and tourists alike. Take a look at some of the funny and unique occurrences that take place in the Big City. One thing's for sure - expect the unexpected. Whether you've only encountered New York through Film and TV or you're a neighborhood local, these instances are sure to leave you scratching your head. But that's all part of the charm behind the Big Apple. Feel the spirit of NYC and find out what makes this place so one of a kind.
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History

Revisit Holiday Cheer From Years Gone by in Vintage Photos of Christmas Past

There's nothing like looking through old photos to rekindle all those fond Christmas memories. Considered to be the most magical time of year, we gather with our loved ones to enjoy some quality time, good food, and gifts. But how were we celebrating before smart TVs and Alexa? Take a look at vintage photos of how we used to enjoy the Yuletide season. Without the distraction of modern technology, we're seeing if Christmas past is beyond comparison to today's world.
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Art & Fashion

Seek Truth From Facts: After Months of Protests in Hong Kong, Take a Look at the Art Emerging From the Tension in China

In light of much political and social unrest in Hong Kong, visual art is acting as an outlet for expression and a force for uniting a community. "Seek truth from facts;" once a Chinese philosophical statement, it was adopted by Mao as he encouraged the nation to "emancipate" their minds. Its relevance has circled back around amidst mass dissatisfaction in the country, as the public come together to protest undemocratic practices. "Recent incidences have really demonstrated the amazing tenacity, unity, and integrity of the Hong Kong people, and I have never been so proud to count myself as one of them," claims artist Oliver Chang. While a large proportion of Hong Kong's citizens fight for their freedoms and rights, there is a solace to be found in the voice of the community. Take a look at some of the visual art coming out of the rebellion movement.
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Art & Fashion

Hard to Believe Hyper-Realistic Sculptures That Will Leave You Questioning Everything You Thought Was Real

The term "hyper-realism" emerged in the '70s as a descriptive for the super-realistic works of art and sculpture that was growing in resurgence. Today, hyper-realistic artists are using their jaw-dropping skills to create works of art that supersede details seen by the naked eye. There are a few sculptors that have been pushing the boundaries of what can be achieved, using a variety of materials and a boat-load of patience to execute their ideas flawlessly. Take a look at the must-know contemporary artists that are challenging people's perception of reality with their exceptional talent.
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Lifestyle

How the Other Half Celebrates Christmas: Take a Look at What Rich Instagram Kids Get up to Over the Festive Season

Christmas brings to mind quality family time, gifts from loved ones, and good food. But for some living on the other end of the spectrum, the festive season brings more than a stuffed stocking. Some of the wealthiest young people in the world have taken to social media to show off their indulgent and extravagant holiday celebrations. For whatever reason they found themselves in the coveted position, we at least get to peek inside their life during a time of celebration. And, perhaps expectedly, these youngsters just don't know when to call it quits. Take a look at the excessive things rich youngsters get up to and decide for yourself whether or not their festivities are all style and no substance.
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Art & Fashion

Yeezy 2020: The Hottest Footwear We’re Anticipating From Kanye and Adidas Next Year

Kanye's certainly created something of a running meme with his controversial fashion line Yeezy, and his footwear collaboration with Adidas has been no exception to public scrutiny. In light of Paris Fashion Week, people are ever-more curious as to what lies in store for his line. You'll be all too familiar with the Adidas Yeezy Boost sneaker and it's signature textile fit, but you'll likely not be aware of the leaked information about what's to come! At Popular Everything, we're bringing you the 2020 prospective for Yeezy footwear - sure to be accompanied by a hefty price tag!
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