Ben Huberman
Ben leads the Editorial team at WordPress.com / Automattic, and contributes to Longreads, Discover, and The Daily Post.
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  1. Tell Us How Your Site Is Adapting to COVID-19

    With a pandemic raging across the entire world, many are finding solace in their online communities.

    Current Events
  2. We Can’t Travel, But the World Is Still Ours to Explore

    With the coronavirus pandemic bringing global tourism to an abrupt halt, travel writer Shivya Nath shares her ideas for safe, responsible exploration.

    Current Events
  3. Memoir Mixtapes

    Music and memory are inextricably linked, and at Memoir Mixtapes, you’ll find creative nonfiction and poetry inspired by the ways music shapes the lives of listeners.

    Culture
  4. Culinary Backstreets

    Culinary Backstreets positions itself as “the global guide to local eats,” offering city guides, food tours, and stories on off-the-beaten-path eating destinations from Tokyo to Tbilisi.

    Business
  5. Artificial Intelligence Will Do What We Ask. That’s a Problem.

    By teaching machines to understand our true desires, one scientist hopes to avoid the potentially disastrous consequences of having them do what we command.

    Business
  6. Agbowó

    Based in Ibadan, Nigeria, Agbowó defines itself as an “afrocentric literary and arts community,” publishing original essays, fiction, poetry, and visual work.

    Art
    Photo by Michael Sean Gallagher (CC BY-SA 2.0)
  7. 23 Retellings of Classic Stories From Science Fiction

    From an Iraq-set Frankenstein to an uncanny rendition of The Wizard of Oz, the staff at Tor.com have gathered an intriguing reading list of remixed classics.

    Books
  8. Kate Pearce Vintage

    On Kate Pearce’s website, the vintage-obsessed interior stylist shares design and social media tips, sells a selection of carefully curated items, and offers generous doses of visual inspiration.

    Business
  9. Science Friday

    On Science Friday’s WordPress VIP site, you can listen to the popular radio show’s latest episodes, read engaging, accessible stories about science and technology, and find resources for teachers and parents.

    Education
  10. Runway Girl Network

    Runway Girl Network is a buzzing hub where a group of diverse aviation journalists share news, insight, and analysis for travelers and industry professionals alike.

    Business
  11. The English Language Is, and Was, Profoundly Multicultural

    At The Public Medievalist, Jocelyn Wogan-Browne dives deep into the diverse roots of the English language, which “has always been enriched by contact with other languages.”

    Commentary
  12. Which Comics Should You Read in 2020? Here Are Some Ideas.

    Comics and graphic-novels fans, rejoice! At The Drunken Odyssey, Drew Barth recommends some of the most anticipated titles of 2020 — the ones that will set the tone for an entire decade of visual storytelling.

    Art
    Cover of Umma's Table by Yeon-Sik Hong
  13. The Summer Australia Burned

    “My Christmas wish is for an end to these fires. For no more loss of life. And for rain.” As many in the Northern Hemisphere celebrate a white Christmas, Australia-based Lee Mylne mourns the devastation brought about by wildfires.

    Current Events
  14. AFROPUNK

    Celebrating Black culture from Brooklyn to Johannesburg, AFROPUNK covers music, activism, art, and more.

    Art
  15. Joy the Baker

    New Orleans-based author and baker Joy Wilson has been spreading her love of pastry for years through cookbooks, classes, and her WordPress-powered website.

    Cooking