Ben Huberman
Ben leads the Editorial team at WordPress.com / Automattic, and contributes to Longreads, Discover, and The Daily Post.
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  1. Environment
  2. Karen Gadient: Paint Slinger in Inner Space

    If your day could use a pop of color, head to Karen Gadient’s website, where the Arizona-based artist displays her abstract, mixed-media work.

    Art
  3. Little Grey Box

    Phoebe Lee and Matt Turk are the team behind Little Grey Box, a travel and lifestyle blog where they report back from their adventures — and give back to the community with resources and tips for new bloggers.

    Exploration
  4. haiku.blog

    Web developer Ben Dwyer has published a new haiku every day since March, 2015 — more than 1,000 days. Visit his archives at haiku.blog, where his march towards 2,000 haiku is already underway.

    Inspiration
  5. Global Catastrophe Is Just Two Melted Glaciers Away

    In a widely shared article, Grist writer and meteorologist Eric Holthaus warns about the rapid collapse of Antarctic glaciers and the devastating floods that could ensue.

    Current Events
  6. “WordPress and blogging gave me a voice, a voice that reached a vast amount of audience which otherwise would not have been possible.” — Designer Jan Cavan Boulas on the path that ultimately led to her work at Automattic.

    Business
  7. I Think, Therefore I Am Getting the Goddamned Epidural

    Western philosophy clashes with Rebecca Schuman’s birth plan in her hilarious, harrowing Longreads essay.

    Essay
    Illustration by Annelise Capossela
  8. Not Without Cake

    Rellie, a London, UK-based blogger, focuses on beautifully shot, vegetarian and plant-based recipes on her food-and-travel blog, the aptly named Not Without Cake.

    Cooking
  9. Food, Art, Memory: Yaansoon’s Mediterranean Fusion

    A spotlight on an illustration portfolio site that channels the textures and flavors of a colorful, diverse region.

    Art

    Images from the food illustration portfolio at Yaansoon Illustration + Art.

  10. Graphique Fantastique

    Natasha (Tasha) Nuttall is a graphic designer in London, UK, and on Graphique Fantastique she shares career advice for aspiring designers as well as snapshots of her work and the things that inspire her creative process.

    Art
  11. Liam Dobson Art

    Liam Dobson’s website showcases the painter’s work in all its versatility, with a focus on textured landscapes of Edinburgh, Scotland, where he is based.

    Art
  12. David Lebovitz’s Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

    If you’re celebrating Thanksgiving this week, don’t finalize your menu before you check out this roundup of favorite holiday recipes by pastry chef and food-blogger extraordinaire David Lebovitz.

    Cooking
  13. Animals
  14. The Shutterstock Blog

    The official blog of the world’s largest royalty-free image-subscription site provides inspiration, tutorials, and tips for anyone from business owners and designers to photobloggers.

    Business
  15. Exploring Colour

    A cross between a photography blog and a nature and gardening blog, Exploring Colour is where Liz, a New Zealand-based blogger, explores her passion for colorful textures and shares thoughts on beauty and art.

    Landscape