1. Blackbird Cafe

    “My story is: I’m doing what I’ve always wanted to do – own a restaurant that has heart, in the heart of a great neighborhood.” Debbie’s website reflects her cozy restaurant with a blog, menus, and gallery of all the fascinating food — soy chorizo wrap anyone?

    Food
  2. 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
  3. Mutha Magazine

    Mutha Magazine — for moms, mothers, and muthas — explores real-life motherhood, from every angle, at every stage.

    Essay
  4. 1,000 True Fans? Try 100.

    “I believe that creators need to amass only 100 True Fans—not 1,000—paying them $1,000 a year, not $100.” On the blog of Andreessen Horowitz, Li Jin explains how today’s creators can effectively make more money off of fewer fans.

    Business
    Photo by Lex Photography / Pexels
  5. This female founder is equity crowdfunding her cannabis company

    The team at hey hello high interviews cannabis entrepreneur Jane West: “Venture capital in the cannabis industry is just so predatory. It’s very Caucasian male-dominated, and it’s not a friendly place for new businesses.”

    Business
  6. 15 Unusual Animal Friendships That Will Melt Your Heart

    This Valentine’s Day we are celebrating with a heartwarming post from the boredpanda blog proving that even the most unlikely pairs can find love.

    Animals
  7. 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)
  8. Aquaculture Stewardship Council

    Is your sushi sustainably produced? The Aquaculture Stewardship Council uses globally applicable standards to recognize seafood farms that care for the environment, their workers, and the communities in which they operate.

    Animals
  9. Why I Needed Parasite

    J.S. Park on Academy Award-winning film Parasite: “But more than that, a good story, like the one in Parasite, makes us more human. Hearing more stories makes us better, more whole, more gracious. We need diverse stories, and good ones.”

    Diversity
  10. The Most Loved and Hated Classic Novels According to Goodreads Users

    Is a novel “great” just because a lot of people read it?

    Books