THE DYSFUNCTION OF FOOD

Kim Foster's James Beard Award-winning essay weaves together the themes of family, addiction, and fast food into a beautiful narrative.

BARTON GELLMAN

Check out the personal site of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Barton Gellman, most recently the author of Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden...

 
 
 

THE ENDURING CITY: JAKARTA, INDONESIA

Drivers wave a 2,000 rupiah note out the window, and the self-appointed guard wades out into the busy road, arms outstretched. He uses...

EARLY WINTER

“I want for this type of springtime but right now, the meadow has been cut down and the only way for me to accept this is to pretend...

 
 
 

BLUE HOUSE ORGANICS

Blue House Organics is a 20-acre organic vegetable farm that offers harvest boxes online.

GARDENISTA

From the practical to the aspirational, Gardenista - an offshoot of popular design hub Remodelista - offers garden tours, hardscape...

 
 
 

WHAT I WANT TO KNOW OF KINDNESS

As Devin Kelly recalls the death of his friend's mom and how that spurred him to reconnect with his own mother, he reconsiders masculinity...

HOW TO BECOME A FOSSIL

“What future race of ant people or anemones will dust you off and wonder what you are? You have to discard the question. You shouldn't...

 
 
 

THE FRUGAL FILM PROJECT

The Frugal Film Project is a collective of photographers challenged to produce content using cameras that cost less than $50 USD.

VAN MAGAZINE

Named after Ludwig van Beethoven, VAN is an online classical music magazine, reporting with passion and deep knowledge on a vibrant...

 
 
 

LAND LINES PROJECT

Land Lines was a research project that explored British nature writing from the late eighteenth century to the present. Check out their...

68 BITS OF UNSOLICITED ADVICE

“Show up. Keep showing up. Somebody successful said: 99% of success is just showing up.” On his 68th birthday, Kevin Kelly shares 68...

 
 
 

MOTHER'S DAY FLOWER EXCHANGE. 💐

“I thought since I'm not able to celebrate Mother's Day with my friends this year, why not still make it memorable by exchanging garden...

50 TOP PIZZA

We might not be able to travel very far these days, but nothing should stop us from living vicariously through 50 Top Pizza , where...

 
 
 

AMERICAN LITERARY REVIEW

American Literary Review is published by the Department of English at the University of North Texas. Since 1990, they've published...

OPEN WE STAND

OpenWeStand is a resource for small business owners, connecting them to other entrepreneurs and inspiring them with creative solutions...

 
 
 

THANK YOU, DISCOVER PROMPT PARTICIPANTS!

Last week saw the end of our monthlong Discover Prompts event , and we wanted to express our gratitude to the WordPress.com blogging...

ASTEROID 1998 OR2 MAKES A CLOSE PASS OF EARTH

Happy National Space Day in the US! Asteroid 1998 OR2 came within several million kilometers of Earth this week (but don't worry -...

 
 
 

YOU NEED A BUDGET

On their blog, the You Need a Budget team shares posts full of practical information around personal finance and budgeting, with a...

An Astronaut's Guide to Self-Isolation

AN ASTRONAUT'S GUIDE TO SELF-ISOLATION

Friday, May 1, is National Space Day in the US, a day dedicated to extraordinary achievements in the exploration of space. To mark...

 
 
 



Police officer Derek Chauvin charged with third degree murder of George Floyd

Police officer Derek Chauvin charged with third degree murder of George Floyd

Mr Floyd died on Monday after the officer was filmed pushing his knee down on his neck, in spite of the victim's pleas that he could not breathe. Authorities have today... Read more ...

Coronavirus: What changes have been announced to the furlough scheme and...

Coronavirus: What changes have been announced to the furlough scheme and self-employed support?

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced new changes to the terms of the UK Government's support for workers and businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. We have taken a closer... Read more ...

Niall Horan slams Trump for calling protesters 'thugs' after George Floyd death

Niall Horan slams Trump for calling protesters 'thugs' after George Floyd death

US President Donald Trump has sparked outrage for calling protesters 'thugs' and saying they may be shot if they continued to loot Read more ...

Husband of train worker who died after being spat at reacts as police drop case

Husband of train worker who died after being spat at reacts as police drop case

Heartbroken Lusamba Gode Katalay, whose rail worker wife Belly Mujinga died of coronavirus after being spat at, has spoken out after police said today they would be taking no... Read more ...

Taylor Swift accuses Trump of 'stoking the fires of white supremacy his...

Taylor Swift accuses Trump of 'stoking the fires of white supremacy his entire presidency'

Taylor Swift fired a tweet at President Donald Trump over his rhetoric in tweeted remarks after violence erupted over the police-related slaying of George Floyd in Minneapolis... Read more ...

Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich Separating After Nearly 3 Years of Marriage

Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich Separating After Nearly 3 Years of Marriage

Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich's marriage is over. The Dancing With the Stars champ and professional hockey player are going their separate ways. The duo announced the news on... Read more ...

Kylie Jenner slams Forbes for 'inaccurate statements'

Kylie Jenner slams Forbes for 'inaccurate statements'

Kylie Jenner has slammed Forbes after it published a bombshell report on Friday accusing the Jenner family of inflating figures and 'forging' tax returns for the makeup mogul's... Read more ...

'This shouldnt be "normal" in 2020 America': Obama reacts to George Floyd's...

'This shouldnt be "normal" in 2020 America': Obama reacts to George Floyd's death

Barack Obama has called for justice to be done, and called for an end to racial inequality - which remains 'tragically, painfully and maddeningly "normal"' for millions of... Read more ...

Questions raised over timing of decision to ease lockdown restrictions

Questions raised over timing of decision to ease lockdown restrictions

One police chief has suggested it was ‘rushed forward to help ministers in a difficult position' Boris Johnson 's announcement that lockdown measures will begin to be lifted... Read more ...

Newcastle takeover: Premier League chief provides update as Mike Ashley...

Newcastle takeover: Premier League chief provides update as Mike Ashley sweats on deal

Premier League chief executive Richard Masters has spoken about Newcastle's potential takeover. Read more ...