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  1. “A Door to Iteration, Innovation, and Constant Progress”: What Is Open Source?

    What is open source? Here’s a primer with article, video, and podcast recommendations to learn more.

    Design
  2. Gratitude Revealed

    Filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg’s TEDx talk on gratitude was a viral sensation. On his site, Moving Art, explore more what gratitude is, why it’s important, and what you can do to live a more gracious life.

    Exploration
    Image via Moving Art
  3. Adventurous Kate

    In 2010, Kate McCulley quit her job to travel in Southeast Asia for six months. Six months turned into seven years across 77 countries and seven continents. Her blog, Adventurous Kate, focuses on solo female travel.

    Exploration
  4. Primitive Technology

    John Plant, the Australia-based blogger and YouTube producer behind Primitive Technology, is documenting his journey into the distant technological past, “making stuff from scratch in the wild.”

    Architecture
  5. The era of blind faith in big data must end

    Longtime WordPress.com blogger Cathy O’Neil advocates for morality in algorithms in her new TED Talk, “The era of blind faith in big data must end.”

    Academia
  6. Use Video Content to Enhance Your Front Page

    Considering video content? These sites use video to draw their readers in.

    Business
  7. Get Started on WordPress.com with Video Tutorials

    Browse our library of video tutorials to help you get going on WordPress.com.

    Video
  8. America’s extreme vetting

    Michael Hobbes on refugees in America: “‘They need our help,’ she said. . . . I remember being struck by that, the simplicity of it, the clarity of genuine, actual, real-world grace being defined in four words right in front of me.”

    Political Commentary
  9. Camino Sketchbook Review

    Allow the girl with the blue hair to take you on a 40-day tour of the Camino de Santiago via her watercolor sketchbook video.

    Art
  10. The Northern Sessions

    Fill your ears at The Northern Sessions, a site showcasing over 50 live performance videos geared to promoting the music of artists in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

    Music
  11. Brood: A Video Word Review

    “Brood” gets a ten out of ten from James Harbeck in this video word review. “Brooding is the yeast in the bread of discontent.”

    Language
    Video by James Harbeck
  12. Tucson, After the Monsoon

    Drone videographer Garrett Brown shares dramatic aerial views of the desert around Tucson, Arizona, following the summer monsoon season.

    Exploration
  13. The Taj Mahal in Negative Space

    In this meditative demonstration, Anne-Laure Jacquart deftly conjures the Taj Mahal in negative space, using watercolor.

    Art
  14. What Second Life Means to Me

    Virtual novelist, poet, and photographer Huckleberry Hax celebrates Second Life with a video based on his experiences in the far reaches of the online virtual world.

    Identity
  15. 19F — The Night Venezuela Finally Imploded

    “But of course, this is no war zone: in a war zone you have two sides shooting at each other. Tonight one side is doing all the shooting, the other side is doing all the being shot at.” Caracas Chronicles captures an explosive night of violence in February 2014.

    Current Events