1. 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
  2. British Journal of Photography

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

    Jetpack
  3. 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
  4. “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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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)
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. “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
  16. Curating punk rock

    Can and should punk rock memorabilia be on display in museums — or does that defeat the purpose of punk’s ethos in the first place? Aging punk Matthew Barlow explores the question.

    Art
    Image by tigga666 (CC BY-SA 2.0)
  17. Whose Strike?

    There have been calls for Trump opponents in the US to stage a general strike — but what does that mean, and what does it risk? A look at the often-violent history of American labor relations.

    Current Events
  18. Give Me Meatloaf

    Annie loves meat, beer, and the Barefoot Contessa, and churns out classic comfort foods from her Chicago kitchen.

    Cooking
  19. The Online Issue

    Self-proclaimed online shopping addict Bridie started her lifestyle blog to share her personal style, favorite looks, online shopping tips, and anything else that inspires her from the worlds of fashion and beauty.

    Fashion
  20. Watercolor Reportage: The Women’s March in Paris

    Jessie Kanelos Weiner attended the Women’s March in Paris, France, and reported back — in beautiful watercolor paintings.

    Art
    By Jessie Kanelos Weiner
  21. What It’s Like to Lose Your Short-Term Memory

    Christine Hyung-Oak Lee had a stroke at age 33. Read an excerpt from her new memoir: “But my stroke would teach me things too, among them the value of taking a break from the unending pressure to be perfect.”

    Authors
  22. Cooking
  23. Symbols of Love at the Manchester Museum

    Did you know that “two mandarin ducks playing in water” is a Chinese metaphor for loving couples? Discover objects of love, old and new, at the Manchester Museum.

    Animals
    Francis C. Franklin
  24. December 16

    “What do you say to a man who is dying?” The mundanity of the weather forecast butts up against the profundity of a man’s final moments in this spare but evocative poem.

    Death
  25. Winnipeg Love Hate

    Photographer Bryan Scott documents the beauty and decay of Winnipeg, Manitoba, in equal measure at Winnipeg Love Hate.

    Art
    Photo by Bryan Scott