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  1. British Journal of Photography

    BJP is the world’s longest-running photography magazine, established in 1854 for every photographer, amateur or serious.

    Jetpack
  2. I Hate Running

    “I have three different pairs of shoes I hate running in. Every time I run, I pick one pair, and I go out and run in them, and I enjoy it about as much as I enjoy brushing my teeth in the morning, except running lasts way longer.”

    Health
  3. Now that the war and theft is speeding up and spreading outward, it is catching up many more people, including many of the white middle class people who used to think that they were safe from all that kind of thing. The big question will be: what will we middle class white people do?

    Current Events
  4. New England Review

    New England Review is a quarterly literary magazine devoted to fiction, nonfiction, long and short poems, translations, and criticism.

    Fiction
    By Liz Shaw
  5. Mer Mag

    At Mer Mag, illustrator and dollmaker Merrilee Liddiard spreads her love for crafts and kid-friendly DIY projects, from whimsical costumes to homemade party decorations.

    Crafts
  6. NOS Magazine

    NOS Magazine is a news and commentary source for thought and analysis about neurodiversity culture and representation. Explore longform journalism, reviews of pop culture, and more.

    Autism
  7. A Dash of Color: Four Crafts and DIY Blogs to Explore

    From homemade toys to party decorations, these sites inspire visitors to add a touch of whimsy (and good design) to their everyday lives.

    Art

    No-sew masks by Flax & Twine.

  8. Avidly

    Avidly, a channel of the Los Angeles Review of Books, is a weekly publication that specializes in short-form critical essays devoted to thinking and feeling about culture.

    Culture
    Photo by Roger W. CCB-BY SA 2.0
  9. Thoughts on Belonging

    Writer and educator Monna McDiarmid, a Canadian based in Yokohama, Japan, reflects on her shifting sense of belonging to the various places she’s lived in.

    Culture
  10. Authors Talk: Randon Billings Noble

    In this podcast, author Randon Billings Noble discusses her essay “The Sparkling Future, the Eternal Present” and how older work can continue to have value for readers. “The writer might no longer be the same person by the time the writing is published, but its message can still be relevant to those who read it.”

    Authors
  11. OpenTable Blog

    The blog of the online restaurant reservation service delivers stories, trends, and tips from the frontlines of the food world.

    Food
  12. Big Night

    Jill Sisson Quinn’s essay, “Big Night” — on the process of adopting a child and her fascination with salamanders — was recently selected for the “Best American Essays 2016” anthology.

    Essay
    Illustration by Phillip Taylor
  13. A Half Baked Idea

    Blogger Livvy’s recipes and posts tell “the story of how I patched up a mummy-shaped hole in my heart with pastry, bread dough and icing.” She pairs photos and recipes with quirky, candid, relatable stories about life and love.

    Food
  14. Life in a Forgotten Corner of Europe

    When your country’s border is perpetually redrawn: “Katija’s sister lives less than a mile away, in what is now Belarus. Despite the short distance, Katija has to make an almost 90-mile round trip in order to reach a border crossing.”

    Commentary
    Photo by Aleksander Klug
  15. When the Girls Rule

    Over 40? At When the Girls Rule, Julia can help you learn how to dress for your age, body, style, budget, and comfort.

    Fashion