Daily sites?
July 21, 2011 8:46 AM   Subscribe

I very much enjoy my daily word and poem sites. What other daily life-enriching, mind-expanding sites (or email lists or similar) exist?
posted by jsturgill to Education (11 answers total) 24 users marked this as a favorite
DailyLit will email (or RSS) a chapter (or more, or less) a day of a book.
posted by griphus at 8:51 AM on July 21, 2011

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Varia, although it hasnt been updated in a month.

wood s lot

posted by villanelles at dawn at 9:07 AM on July 21, 2011

I like GOOD; they have an email newsletter as well, once or twice a day about awesome things (bike vending machines! California taking steps to outlaw styrofoam! guerrilla pie charts!).
posted by mlle valentine at 9:07 AM on July 21, 2011

My fave is KEXP's Song of the Day - free .mp3 download on a cool and (to me, ususally) new band. KEXP is the way I discover new music so I can use those brain cycles for something else.
posted by cross_impact at 9:33 AM on July 21, 2011

Definite the Astronomy Picture of the Day!!!
posted by Chocolate Pickle at 10:12 AM on July 21, 2011

Daily Zen.
posted by NoraCharles at 10:25 AM on July 21, 2011

I like Library Link of the Day. If you're vaguely interested in libraries but don't really follow any library blogs or that sort of thing, it's a one-link daily thing you might be interested in. I read a bunch of other library sites, but this one has been consistently good for almost a decade. Also +1 to KEXP and APOD both of which are consistently good.
posted by jessamyn at 10:29 AM on July 21, 2011

Writer's Almanac. Every day is 5 minutes of a poem and some information about mostly literary events tied to the date.
posted by jander03 at 12:58 PM on July 21, 2011 [1 favorite]

I like Futility Closet for a miscellanea of odd but interesting items
posted by ninazer0 at 7:05 PM on July 21, 2011

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