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A lesson in hip-hop history from Dwandalyn R. Reece, Curator of Music and Performing Arts at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Sundance-winning filmmaker Jim Cummings shares a cornucopia of links to delight your eyes and ears.
Artist and designer Adam J. Kurtz shares a page from his new book and some solicited advice.
Luka Hrgović and Dino Julius recreated the world of Blade Runner in their garage.
Allen Hemberger on the people and publications that inspire him.
Aloe founder Amber Discko recommends some soul-soothing books, videos, and self-care strategies.
"We need to provide kids with the skills to customize and work with tech, as opposed to merely consuming it."
Digital artist Jenny Odell reveals highlights from her online explorations.
The game designers behind Beasts of Balance offer their predictions for the future of tabletop gaming.
Thimbleweed Park creator Ron Gilbert talks about the cultural influences that shaped his point-and-click adventure game.
How Alex Daly carved out a unique career in crowdfunding.
LinYee Yuan, the founder of MOLD magazine, shares her predictions for the future of food.
The Radiotopia team offers pro podcasting tips and mind-expanding recommendations.
Comic book writer Tee Franklin on her journey to creating the Queer Black graphic novella Bingo Love.
"I couldn’t find anything out there that was engaging or interesting for [kids], so I decided to create it myself."
The journalist turned her fascination with Soviet-era medical spas into a collaborative work of photojournalism.
Through its print magazine and forthcoming residency, Hello Mr. offers “a new understanding about what it means to be a gay man.”
Francesca Cavallo and Elena Favilli are on a mission to inspire and empower girls the world over.
On making STEM education entertaining and accessible for young children.
The graphic designer and self-described “reluctant artist” shares the creative maxims that keep him motivated.
Karyn Parsons' new film, The Bessie Coleman Story, will recount the life of the first African-American woman to become a pilot.
The performer and choreographer reinterprets classical ballet to include queer and trans people and their stories.
Nicholas Palumbo and Simon Thomas on taking the long road and refusing to compromise their values.
Celebrating global cuisines through travel, cooking, and art.
The artist turns lists of objects into illustrated ephemera.
Design duo CW&T have a simple philosophy for deciding what to pursue: “We make stuff we want for ourselves."
"They come for the atheism — they stay for the shoe."
The father-son design duo creates products that solve problems.
Drawing inspiration from origami, designer Anton Willis created a portable kayak that folds up into a carrying case the size of a large backpack.
Craighton Berman designs products that invite you to slow down and smell the coffee. They’ll also help you brew that coffee any way you like.