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selfPortrait Magazine: A New Site Celebrating Photographers in Front of the Lens
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
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24 Hours of New Year’s Eve: Your Pictures
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Michelle Weber
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Freer|Sackler
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Ben Huberman
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Getting Lost in the Magic of Maps: Three Stories
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Ben Huberman
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We often think of maps as utilitarian tools that help us get from A to B without too many detours. For many a cartophile, however, they’re at once a beautiful object, an inspiration for storytelling and adventure, and the product of incredible craft and care. Here are three stories from the Discover archives exploring the power of maps.

Adrian Daub, “Here at the End of All Things”

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In his recent Longreads essay, Adrian Daub weaves together the history of fantasy maps — the kind you encounter in Lord of the Rings and the Song of Ice and Fire series ...Read more

What To Cook Today
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Michelle Weber
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Writing to Help Others: Four Bloggers on What Pushes Them to Publish
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Ben Huberman
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People start blogs for many reasons — from promoting their business to documenting their travels. For some, blogging is a form of service: by sharing their stories, they hope to help others. Here, four bloggers reflect on what motivates them to inspire others through their writing.

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A Thought Process

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Every time I would put my pen to paper, I felt as if it allowed me to explore a new part of me. It allowed me to feel alive in a whole new sense.

There are so many people out there, and each of them has a ...Read more

The Mirror of Hate
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
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Reinforce Your Personal or Business Brand with a Site Logo
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Cheri Lucas Rowlands
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How I Went From Being An Apolitical to A Little More Political Asian
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Krista Stevens
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