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  • What If You Order 1,000 Food Deliveries at the Same Time
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    What If You Order 1,000 Food Deliveries at the Same Time

    I’ll never forget that day. The whole street was plunged into chaos. City transport stopped, the police – powerless. That smell – hundreds of different flavors! – spread throughout the block. It all began when someone called 1,000 deliveries to the same address at the same time. Requesting 1,000 pizzas from the same pizza place […] More

  • What Would Happen If You Stop Walking Upright
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    What Would Happen If You Stop Walking Upright

    When did humans start walking upright? Are we supposed to walk on all fours? And what would our world look like if we still walked on all fours? There are a lot of theories that attempt to explain why humans started to walk on two legs. By the way, this ability is called bipedalism and […] More

  • Would You Survive If You Fell into a Volcano
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    Would You Survive If You Fell into a Volcano

    Volcanos are essentially hollow mountains filled with toxic gas and hot molten rock. They’re just as rocky and shelfy on the inside as they are on the outside. Temperatures inside a volcano can top 2,000°F. That means pretty much anything but titanium or platinum, which won’t melt until they hit a toasty 3,000°F, will drip-drip-drip […] More

  • What If the Earth Was Flat?
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    What If the Earth Was Flat?

    There will always be things in this world that you never imagined even existed. That’s why we at Bright Side would like to share the following curious and fascinating facts about seemingly ordinary things. What would happen if… Do you ever get lost in thought with “What if…” questions? “What if I change my job?” […] More

  • What If We Move the Earth to a New Orbit
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    What If We Move the Earth to a New Orbit

    Did you know that the Earth’s orbit isn’t a circle, but an oval-shaped ellipse? And the length of the day is actually not 24 but 23.93 hours. We, humans, take these facts for granted. But what if one day, we had to move the entire planet to a completely new orbit and change the existing […] More

  • What If a Rusty Nail Poked Your Foot?
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    What If a Rusty Nail Poked Your Foot?

    What if a rusty nail poked your foot? You’ve probably heard by now that getting injured by any rusty object can lead to tetanus. Tetanus is caused by bacteria known as Clostridium tetani, which is commonly found in soil, dust, and animal feces – all ideal places for rusty objects to be found. Anyway, if […] More

  • What If You Lived Online for a Month
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    What If You Lived Online for a Month

    How to survive one month without home internet? Nah, it’s not a very live issue right now. Let’s talk about what would happen if you lived on the internet for a month! What would be it like to live completely online? So, imagine. Midnight. You’ve been lying in bed, scrolling your feed for the last […] More

  • What If You Swallowed a Jellyfish
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    What If You Swallowed a Jellyfish

    All over the world, but especially in Asia, jellyfish are a popular food. In fact, so many people swallow jellyfish — on purpose — that the world harvests almost 354,000 tons of them every year! In China, they even raise baby jellyfish in ponds and then move them to the ocean to increase the jellyfish […] More

  • What If Earth's Age Was Just 1 Day
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    What If Earth's Age Was Just 1 Day

    Hey guys! How about a quick 24-hour trip through the history of our planet? That’s right – 4.5 billion years in just 1 day! In real time, the magnetic poles switch places every 250,000 years. Yep, North becomes South, and South is the new North – magnetically, at least! But on this 1-day-old planet, they’re […] More

  • What If You Had No Fingerprints
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    What If You Had No Fingerprints

    What role do fingerprints play in our lives? Yes, detective movies give a clear answer to this question. Also, scientists have only recently found out that fingerprints serve a person as the main mechanism of touch. Without them, it’d be difficult for you to read information and interact with whatever you’re touching or holding in […] More

  • What If All Whales Disappeared on Earth
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    What If All Whales Disappeared on Earth

    Whales are the biggest creatures in the history of our planet. Their influence on not only nature but also humanity and our culture is equally as huge. You wouldn’t think their existence would affect our life, but let’s see what the world would look like if there were no whales! In ancient times, they gave […] More