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  1. Native Appropriations

    Adrian Keene, the writer behind Native Appropriations, focuses on current events and popular culture through the lens of Native American representation.

    Commentary
  2. Belly Over Mind

    Ankiet’s Saveur award-nominated recipe blog pushes the boundaries of what a home cook can do with local and seasonal produce.

    Food
  3. Displaced Housewife

    When urban Rebecca Firth moved from the swarming metropolis of Bejing to a quiet town on the Central California coast, she wasn’t sure what she’d do there. Turns out it was garden, tend her three kids and five chickens, and do lots and lots of delicious baking.

    Food
  4. Head Inside the Head

    Hedia Anvar writes of Rome(ance) and the end of love: “You’ll always return to Rome like an addict, except on the Vespa, it’s you flowing through Rome’s arteries.”

    Jetpack
  5. Love, Tokyo

    Writer Bron reflects on leaving her home and job and South Africa to move to Tokyo, Japan. “Here I am neither an insider nor an outsider, still foreign, but not out of place.”

    Jetpack
    Kumi Obata, Refreshing dream, etching (2007)
  6. The Knockout Project

    Through personal stories, The Knockout Project aims to raise awareness about the dangers of concussion.

    Health
  7. Best Street Style Looks of Milan Fashion Week

    “What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear Milan and fashion in the same sentence? While for most people it’s heritage or leather or stuff like that, for me it’s always PRINTS. Followed by COLOR.” Elif Filyos Tezer at The Fashion Medley selects her favorite street style picks of Milan Fashion Week.

    Fashion
  8. Proximity Magazine

    Proximity “is a quarterly collection of true stories exploring place, space, and connections in the modern age,” featuring solid writing and a weekly blog post to help ease the wait between issues.

    Essay
  9. Tin House

    Tin House offers an artful and irreverent array of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and interviews and covers both established authors and undiscovered writers.

    Books
  10. Clive Thompson

    Clive Thompson, a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine and Wired, writes about how technology affects everyday life. On his blog, he shares short posts compiling links to interesting reads about current topics.

    Authors
  11. The Public Medievalist

    From Game of Thrones to white-supremacist imagery, echoes of medieval culture are part of the current moment. The Public Medievalist is a webzine that explores the intersection of medieval history and modern politics and culture.

    Art
  12. Finding Fossils with a Legendary Dinosaur Hunter

    “Wendy is more Mad Max than the nerd with a fondness for fossils I’d expected. A living legend, known the world over for her sixth sense. A celebrated dinosaur hunter. And a real badass.” Photographer Susan Portnoy explores the Canadian Badlands of southern Alberta with Wendy Sloboda.

    Exploration
    Photo by Susan Portnoy
  13. Salt & Lavender

    At Salt & Lavender, it’s all about easy recipes using fresh ingredients, made from scratch.

    Cooking
  14. Let’s Taco Bout It

    At Let’s Taco Bout It, combine your love for food and literature. Each month, Charlotte and Mica feature a book and create recipes inspired by it. (It’s fitting for home cooks — no special equipment or hard-to-find ingredients here!)

    Books
  15. Stereogum

    A major hub for music lovers since 2002, Stereogum is a destination for discovering new songs, videos, and artists, and staying updated on industry news.

    Culture