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Are you an Aretha fan? If you missed David Remnick’s in-depth profile of Aretha Franklin, it is a must read. It was published in the New Yorker on April 4th, 2016.
Conor Friedersdorf is a staff writer at The Atlantic who writes a weekly newsletter called The Best of Journalism. The newsletter highlights the best nonfiction articles from around the web. For the past several years he has posted the roughly 100 best articles from all those articles for anyone interested, not just the subscribers to his newsletter. Here is his curated list from 2017 and I’m looking forward to the 2018 list.
Trivia question: Do you really know how large Africa is?
It is the size of the continental U.S., China, most of India and all of Europe put together. This map above of the aforementioned area makes it easier to comprehend.
The Business Insider has put together a list of their top travel destination recommendations for 2019. They have compiled a travel guide with three top destinations for each month of 2019.