In Sudan, Rediscovering Ancient Nubia Before It’s Too Late
At Undark, Amy Maxmen follows the archaeologists and scientists who are racing to document what’s left of the ancient African civilization of Nubia.
Lovers of all things postal, rejoice! At Philately. Lately., Poland-based blogger Octavian shares treasures from his vast stamp collection, one post (no pun intended. Maybe.) at a time.
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Bloggers
Cristian Mihai has been a prolific blogger for years; in this post, he shares his hard-earned insight into the things that can help people build — and maintain — a blogging rhythm and an audience.
Popula, part of the Civil network, is “a journalist-owned, journalist-run, ad-free publication with nobody to answer to, except you.” Browse their growing archives for fresh, timely writing and art.
What Is the Most Nostalgic Song of All Time?
“A simple question, posed at eight o’clock on a Saturday night. I got 5,000 comments back.” At the Village Voice, Mikel Jollett writes on music’s power to evoke memory and a sense of loss.
The multitalented Najwa Kronfel is a food photographer, illustrator, and French Culinary Institute-trained recipe writer. On Delicious Shots, she combines her visual and culinary skills into one flavorful mix.
The Country Where Fútbol Comes First
If you love soccer, you probably enjoy a good underdog story. Here’s Uruguay’s: a small country with a rich World Cup legacy, which Candace Rose Rardon lovingly retells in her illustrated essay on Longreads.
Marwin Brown, the creator of Food Fidelity, shares modern, health-conscious soul-food recipes inspired by his love of music and informed by African diaspora culinary traditions.
Specializing in flash fiction, flash nonfiction, and prose poetry under 1,000 words, Lost Balloon, a literary journal based in Chicago, shows good things can come in very small packages.
Redefining the Hero: The Extrapolated Costume Design of Wonder Woman
Wonder Woman was filled with beautiful, powerful costuming, and a rich, detailed culture for the Amazons — and it all came from Lynda Carter and her 1970’s leotard.
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