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War Hotels (Al Jazeera Documentary)

Preparing for my trip to the Middle East, I stumbled upon the AlJazeera documentary on War Hotels. I can only highly recommend this fantastic and eerie series about how architecture (particularly of hotels) becomes so important from so many vantage points, even in times of crisis. War Hotels – Al Jazeera English

How the Mom Internet became a spotless, sponsored void

Some bloggers use social networks to push people to their websites, but more and more, Instagram or Facebook is the destination. Mom bloggers “used to be able to easily reach their audience through search, RSS feeds or newsletter updates,” notes Elizabeth Tenety, a former Washington Post colleague who co-founded the website Motherly, “but now that their […]