Magdalena Rokosz

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Space Saving Solutions for Every Room in Your House

When you first moved in, you had good intentions: You bought a filing cabinet, carefully folded your clothes into closets and bureaus, and vowed that your kitchen countertops would never be (too) cluttered. But before you knew it (or had even finished moving in), life happened: Opened letters and …

Your Creative Calendar: 91 Things To Do, See, And Hear This June

Wherever there’s a flock of velociraptors, you’ll be there. Whenever women bond in jail, you’ll bond too. Our entertainment picks for June.<p>It used to be that summer TV was a fallow garden of reruns and unwatchable eye-garbage, leaving movies to reign supreme over the season. Not anymore! Now, even …

This Is How You Turn Around a Bad First Impression | Inc.com

There's plenty of science around first impressions and most of it is scary. Research shows people's initial judgements of each other are lightning fast and incredibly sticky. The negative opinions generated by a less than stellar initial meeting really can be hard to counteract.<p>But hard is not …

Psychology

15 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world

That's why we've rounded up 15 books by self-made billionaires. Learn how these masters of industry achieved the impossible, in their own words.

Ralph Lauren

These Photos Tackle An Uncomfortable Question: What If There Are Just Too Many People On Earth?

Population control is taboo. But it wasn’t always that way–and a new book, showing images ranging from a mall on Black Friday to a shepherd in Mongolia, could open up the conversation.<p>In the world of solutions to environmental problems, one topic rarely gets any discussion: Birth control. By 2050, …

Dark chocolate and green tea is the perfect concentration combination

A new study, the first of its kind, has found that dark chocolate and green tea could be the ideal combination to tackle that mid-afternoon slump<p>Need an afternoon pick-me-up? Step away from the coffee.<p>Dark chocolate and green tea could be the best combination for an energy boost, a new study has …

Britain's new £20 note will feature a visual artist

Feel like your graduate art show went pretty well and want to get your name out there? Why not submit yourself as the next person to grace Britain's £20 note? The Bank of England has announced plans for an artist to grace the new note, and it's throwing ideas open to the public.<p>The Bank is calling …

The Highest-Paying Jobs Of The Future Will Eat Your Life

In the future, highly skilled people will be bringing home fatter paychecks, but they’ll rarely be home long enough to spend them.<p>For a glimpse of the future of work, especially the high-paying kind, look at finance and high-tech companies. Some of the biggest offer high employee salaries combined …

Social Security

Stunning photos from the new One World Observatory that sits a quarter mile above Manhattan

A group of people were invited to check out the One World Observatory inside the brand new Freedom Tower in New York. The site, which spans the 100th, 101st and 102nd floors offers some expansive views above the Manhattan skyline, stretching as far as 50 miles on a clear day, according to a …

World Trade Center

Could a 'super-Earth' be even more habitable than our own planet?

There's reason to believe that other planets might be better for supporting life as we know it, and they might not even be that far off, cosmically speaking.<p>It's popular to talk about how wonderful, beautiful and rare a treasure our planet is; I certainly say such things all the time, and many …

Universe

How Hollywood Taught Rebel Wilson To Lie About Her Age

Rebel Wilson isn't the first Hollywood star to fabricate details of her past. But the reason she did so speaks volumes of the industry's logic concerning what sort of bodies should appear on-screen.<p>In the wake of <i>Pitch Perfect 2</i>’s record-breaking weekend, Rebel Wilson has been caught in a very …

Walt Disney Company

Map: As Ireland prepares to approve gay marriage, here is where the whole world stands

The Republic of Ireland is holding a nationwide referendum today, May 22, to decide whether to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples. This could make Ireland the first country in the world to legalize gay marriage via popular vote. A recent poll indicates that upwards of 78% of the population …

LGBTQI

16 Travel Blogs That Will Make You Want to Pack Your Bags

You guys, we’ve been hit hard by the travel bug here at Brit + Co. Traveling has been proven to make you more creative, and who doesn’t love trying out new foods, experiencing new cultures and exploring new cities? We already gave you a dose of inspiration with our fave female travelers on …

Costa Rica

See How What Makes Us Happy Has Changed Over the Past 80 Years

Psychologists from the University of Bolton in the U.K. have re-created a famous study conducted in the same town almost eight decades ago that …

Happiness

Here Are All The IMDB Top 250 Movies Currently Available On Netflix Streaming

We’re regularly outlining the best of Netflix’s ever-changing streaming options around here, because let’s face it: the Netflix “recommended” list might as well be your mom filling out an old Columbia House order form for you.<p>Well, one Redditor had the brilliant idea to cross-reference all of …

Here's Your First Look at Amy Adams in Tim Burton's 'Big Eyes'

It's been a while since Tim Burton has done a smaller, more personal film. Over the last decade, Burton has been unreasonably productive, but the projects are typically large-scale studio projects or brands that originated elsewhere that Burton is able to put his distinctive stamp on -- everything …