1. The Scott Brothers

    Known for their HGTV home improvement and lifestyle shows, the Scott Brothers — identical twins Drew and Jonathan and older brother J.D. — produce real estate and construction-focused entertainment across multiple platforms.

    Business
  2. Avidly

    Avidly, a channel of the Los Angeles Review of Books, is a weekly publication that specializes in short-form critical essays devoted to thinking and feeling about culture.

    Culture
    Photo by Roger W. CCB-BY SA 2.0
  3. documenting the obvious

    Peter, a Berlin-based photoblogger, shares his atmospheric shots of urban landscapes, musical performances, and odd objects on his site, .documenting.the.obvious.

    Art
  4. Our World In Data

    Explore empirical data that charts the history and development of human civilization at Max Roser’s site, Our World in Data.

    Data
    Image by dirkcuys CC-BY SA 2.0
  5. Robert M. Ball

    Robert M. Ball is an illustrator, designer, and comic artist who creates an array of work for clients, from book covers to calendars to posters. He has a knack for producing images in popular culture, from his Beautiful Death series and Game of Thrones commissions.

    Art
  6. Travels with My Art

    Art, sketches, and images by Ali Dunnell, an artist, photographer, and teacher living in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

    Art
  7. The Baseline Scenario

    Launched in 2008, The Baseline Scenario explains the key issues in the global economy and develops concrete policy proposals. Authored by Peter Boone, Simon Johnson, and James Kwak, the blog has been cited by every major publication covering economics and finance.

    Business
  8. Women’s Wear Daily

    Women’s Wear Daily, a WordPress.com VIP partner, is a century-old publication covering the business and culture of fashion, from breaking news and trends to Fashion Week updates.

    Business
  9. OpenTable Blog

    The blog of the online restaurant reservation service delivers stories, trends, and tips from the frontlines of the food world.

    Food
  10. The Perimeter

    The Perimeter is a photography project by Quintin Lake, who is walking 10,000 kilometers — the entire coast of England, Wales, and Scotland — with camera in hand.

    Photo Essay
    Stevenson fish packing plant I, Newlyn Harbour, Cornwall.
  11. André Mangabeira Art Blog

    André Mangabeira’s beautiful, dark paintings and sketches are accompanied by narratives in English and Brazilian Portuguese.

    Art
    By André Mangabeira.
  12. for the love of climbing

    Kathy Karlo chronicles a life spent moving ever upward: “Climbing has brought me closer to more successes and failures than anything else in my life. It’s a life journey that forever tests the limits of possibility.”

    Sports
  13. A Half Baked Idea

    Blogger Livvy’s recipes and posts tell “the story of how I patched up a mummy-shaped hole in my heart with pastry, bread dough and icing.” She pairs photos and recipes with quirky, candid, relatable stories about life and love.

    Food
  14. Nature’s Place

    Get to know the habits of insects — up close and personal — via Mark Berkery’s macro photography.

    Animals
    Photo by Mark Berkery
  15. Photography in Oman

    On his blog, film photographer David A. Lockwood shares striking images of landscapes — both natural and urban — in Oman’s deserts.

    Architecture
  16. The Girl on the Piccadilly Line

    Amsterdam-based Zoë, an award-winning blogger and freelance writer, is originally from the UK. She publishes on education, politics, travel, and other topics.

    Commentary
  17. The Falconers

    In this “open air IP development project,” game writer Edwin McRae collaborates with Chris Kluwe and others on a serialized novel about 19th century monster-hunters, publishing the story along with posts on planning, research, and the creative process.

    Fiction
  18. When the Girls Rule

    Over 40? At When the Girls Rule, Julia can help you learn how to dress for your age, body, style, budget, and comfort.

    Fashion
  19. David Griffen

    David Griffen, a UK-based food photographer, shares shots of gorgeously plated dishes from his travels and culinary adventures.

    Cooking
  20. Urban Kultur Blog

    Steven, the award-winning blogger, vlogger, and podcaster behind Urban Kultur Blog, focuses on street art, dance music, and other aspects of underground culture in the UK (and beyond).

    Art
  21. Rachael Ray

    The official website of culinary TV personality and author Rachael Ray — home to over 5,000 recipes.

    Authors
  22. Futurism

    A leading web destination for the latest news, infographics, and videos on the science and technology that are shaping our future, from artificial intelligence and robotics to virtual reality.

    Culture
  23. Four Pounds Flour

    Author and historic gastronomist Sarah Lohman writes about the fascinating and complicated history of food and flavor in America, with a particular interest in immigrant food cultures.

    Cooking
  24. Lovecraft eZine

    The Lovecraft eZine, founded and managed by editor Mike Davis, focuses on weird fiction, cosmic horror, and the Cthulhu Mythos.

    Books
  25. 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