The importance of small pleasures One of the greatest gifts a children’s book can give you is to add future nostalgia to the small pleasures that will get you through the hard times when you’re older.
For a decade now, Google's enormous project to create a massive digital library of books has been embroiled in litigation with a group of writers who say it's costing them a lot of money in lost revenue.
Artist, urban planner, and Chicago resident Theaster Gates can easily add “progressive thinker” to his list of credits–after all, only someone with a clear, forward-thinking vision could look beyond the
The famous ape has a sign-language vocabulary of more than 1,000 words. Updated: Oct. 16, 2015. No one can resist a box full of kittens -- not even a gorilla. Koko, the famous gorilla who can "speak" a
Wonderfully weird and profoundly witty, Australian writer Dovey (Blood Kin, 2008) recounts a history of 20th-century human catastrophe in 10 short stories, each told by an animal who was there. Originally
The avocado toast craze isn’t slowing down anytime soon. The totally trendy snack item has not only taken over the food scene, but has also taken over everyone’sInstagram feed. Yes, we’re aware that this
May is just a few days away, and that means we’re starting to think about Mother’s Day at Brit + Co HQ. Moms deserve the best. They work hard, they deal with teenagers that think everything is “soooo (come
Let’s be real. Sometimes shopping is the last thing you want to do on your Sunday Funday. But if you’re still looking to up your wardrobe game and are dreading that trip to the mall, we have the perfect
We’ve mentioned Tommy Perez before. He’s the dad/graphic designer who taught his daughter Zoë her ABCs using beautiful typography formed out of various types of food. (Think, W is for Wonton and K is Kale.)
You might not be headed for the coast this spring, but with summer just around the corner, there’s no better time to start scoping out some fabulous swimwear. So grab your beach towel, these 21 suits have
Sure, your wedding photos may look great now, but will you cringe when you look at them in 5, 10 or 25 years? As you research photographers for your big day and start to think through what you want in
Your winged liner is about to match the other eye perfectly! Cosmopolitan.com went backstage at Fashion Week and compiled the most surprising tips from experts making up models for the runway. Here are
Sometimes you don't need to hire a pro. Sometimes you don't need to hire a pro. In her new book, DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It-Yourself Projects, Sarah Berry provides a step-by-step home improvement guide
From leading decorators and design firms. Some of today's leading decorators and design firms have just published lush tomes chronicling their work. Here, snippets of their collective wisdom, in their
Dream kitchen alert! After white, blue is probably one of the most popular kitchen colors. It's classic, calming, and adds color without feeling too in-your-face. Whether it's the backsplash or the cabinets,
Don't settle for a basic bathroom. It's easy to look at a builder-grade bathroom and feel defeated: That bland rectangular mirror, boring beige walls, simple countertop, and honey-colored wood. But instead