1. Atlas Minor

    The website of author James A. Reeves features thoughtful blog posts and longform essays on topics that range from philosophy and art to health and family.

    Authors
  2. The Rumpus Interview with George Saunders

    The Rumpus interviews George Saunders on grief, writing about Donald Trump, and the creative process for his new novel, Lincoln in the Bardo.

    Authors
  3. Places Journal

    Places is a journal that publishes narrative journalism, essays, criticism, and photography on contemporary architecture, the landscape, and urbanism.

    Architecture
  4. Top Shelf

    Danny Gregory remembers his grandparents’ home in Lahore, Pakistan, with love: “The brown office was a dark and cozy study that smelled of the tobacco he kept in a glass caddy and his row of burled oak pipes.”

    Books
  5. Music
  6. Illustration
  7. What’s the Secret to Making New Dad Mates?

    Making friends as a 36-year-old with an 11-month-old baby isn’t quite the same as making friends as a 26-year-old single guy. One new dad shares his hard-won tips.

    Family
  8. It’s safe to hate on Uber, because we know they are evil. The challenge is not tweeting something supportive when it happens at a company you hate. It’s how you react when it happens in a company that you’re invested in, to someone sitting right next to you.

    Gender
  9. Maybe You Are Actually Something Special

    Med student (soon-to-be-doctor) James Munro reflects on self-doubt, impostor syndrome, and discovering that sometimes, who you want to be is the person you already are.

    Education
  10. Ruffwear Explored

    “Every dog is an explorer.” Ruffwear produces a line of performance dog gear. The company blog, Ruffwear Explored, publishes stories that inspire exploration for outdoor adventurers and their human companions.

    Animals
  11. Awesome Sports Project

    The Awesome Sports Project, created by the nonprofit Basketball Education in Action, is an online literary journal committed to inspiring girls and women’s voices in sports.

    Sports
  12. British Journal of Photography

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

    Jetpack
  13. Rockwell Redux: An Interview with Maggie Meiners

    At the literate lens, Sarah Coleman interviews artist Maggie Meiners on her stunning, modern recreations of classic Norman Rockwell paintings.

    Art
    by Maggie Meiners
  14. “You are a decent-looking nice lady — there’s nothing wrong with your bait,” he declared. “Clearly, there’s something wrong with your hook.”

    Personal Musings
  15. Reflecting on one very, very strange year at Uber

    Susan J. Fowler on what it was like to work at Uber: “And when I think about the things I’ve recounted in the paragraphs above, I feel a lot of sadness, but I can’t help but laugh at how ridiculous everything was. Such a strange experience.”

    Business
  16. Jeanette Winterson

    Explore the official website of Jeanette Winterson, author of Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit and winner of the 1985 Whitbread Prize for first novel.

    Authors
  17. The Deal of the Art

    A busy physician goes to a gallery on her day off and finds that art is precisely what that doctor ordered: “I no longer wanted to escape the world.”

    Art
  18. George Lakoff

    The blog of George Lakoff, professor of cognitive science and linguistics at the University of California at Berkeley and author of the influential book on how language influences public policy, Don’t Think of an Elephant.

    Culture
    By Benh Lieu Song (CC BY-SA 2.0)
  19. 15-Minute Kimchi Fried Rice

    Kellie’s love letter to kimchee will set your tastebuds on fire: “Spicy, pungent and fermented, this Korean condiment/side dish/vegetable dish will make any savoury recipe to which it is added explode with added umami and interest.”

    Cooking
  20. belisssle

    Michel Belisle, a Quebec-based multimedia artist, created belisssle as a space to share his work — from layered digital images to haunting collages.

    Art
  21. The Darkest Town in America

    “Hundreds of miles from anywhere else I’d ever been lies one of the darkest places in the country, tucked away from the bleeding glow of civilization.” A FiveThirtyEight writer visits Gerlach, Nevada, one of the few areas in the US mostly untouched from light pollution.

    Essay
  22. If I had a boat…

    Immerse yourself in the beauty of John’s watercolor paintings and learn a little about his thinking and his process.

    Art
  23. 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
  24. Back to Spain

    “Grade A Spanophile” Caitlin is a New Yorker who fell in love with Spanish food. At Back to Spain, she interviews chefs, shares recipes, and posts gorgeous photos of her dishes.

    Cooking
  25. “So those who hold the privilege and control the decision-making process need to push until they’re bordering on discomfort, and then they will know they’re headed in the right direction.”

    Commentary