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Key Takeaways: We never really like clutter in our inboxes and unwanted e-mails are just an addition to an overloaded inbox. However, some newsletters do bring valuable insights, new perspectives and interesting stories about the world around us. We bring you a curated list that is aimed to entertain, educate and enlighten.
If staying on top of key daily events around the world is important to you and you don't want to visit multiple news websites or social media feeds for your daily dose, then the following newsletters should be right up your alley.
The Skimm launched way back in 2012 by former NBC producers Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin is a great resource. Its quirky, informal but informative style appeals to both men and women spanning several generations and if you are looking for a newsletter with attitude, you don't have to look any further.
Also worth considering is NextDraft run by San Francisco based angel investor and writer Dave Pell who curates interesting news from over 50 different sources every morning.
If you are willing to pay for it, try The Economist's Expresso which brings to you key events of the day in its inimitable style and interprets it for you with insights and analysis.
Stay on top of India's business and financial scene with the Bloomberg Quint. From industry to personal finance, this magazine attracts a sophisticated audience.
From urban gardening to health and wellness, you can pick from the best lifestyle newsletters.
You can start with Alice Vincent's Noughticulture, where you can read about gardening in urban areas. She even adds a few stories on joyful living to make for an interesting read.
If health and wellness is your prerogative, subscribe to the Summer Tomato by Darya Rose. She talks about taking control of your health and how to lose weight without dieting.
If you love to read a bit about everything on a lovely Sunday morning, then subscribe to Brain Pickings. Maria Popova brings you carefully crafted stories on art, creativity, children's literature, philosophy, science, design and much more.
Whether you're an experienced chef or a seasoned food explorer, you'll still love these newsletters.
If you love to read about stories on recipes and farm produce, then Sally Posser's newsletter My Custard Pie is a wonderful addition to your inbox. Apart from recipes, she includes food-related events and tips on how to cook and eat responsibly.
If you're a budding food blogger, you can subscribe to Diane Jacob's Will Write for Food newsletter. She is considered a global authority on food writing and even conducts writer workshops.
For igniting the Francophile in you, David Lebovitz's newsletters are perfect. He writes extensively and shares recipes on his blog too.
For vegan food ideas, you can subscribe to Deb Perlman's SmittenKitchen newsletter. She intertwines her recipes with personal anecdotes, which make for good entertainment. She also posts images so you can see if you've got her methods right.
Although billed as an international sports newsletter, Sports Illustrated is mainly focused on American sports and it covers the US playing fields wonderfully well. But if it's cricket that bowls you over, head for ESPN CricInfo which has everything and more to do with the gentleman's game.
If you mean business, then Harvard Business Review has an extensive menu of newsletters – from leadership to strategy, technology to women at work, HBR has it covered. Try FastCompany to stay updated on all news about business, innovation and creativity.
If you are looking East, you can do no better than The Ken's excellent weekend read The NutGraf which gives a fresh perspective and joins the dots on the big business news of the week in the South Asian markets. While you are hitting subscribe to The NutGraf, you may also want to consider Beyond The First Order (BFO) which looks at second and third-order effects of big events such as a pandemic.
If you want the latest intelligence on emerging technology, then MIT Technology Review should be top of your list. It offers a big selection of newsletters covering topics such as AI, blockchain and space technology. Take your pick here.
Fully Charged from Bloomberg Tech is another good option. While MIT gives you a deeper perspective, Bloomberg Tech focuses more on news reportage and also covers personal technology.
Then there's Tedium which labels itself as a twice-a-week newsletter about "the dull side of the internet" but be warned, it's anything but dull.
CB Insights brings you very niche data on startups, trends, future industries, venture capital – all explained and presented with helpful charts, graphs and illustrations.
Do you want wonder in your inbox? Then the good folks at Atlas Obscura will help you discover unexpected stories, amazing places and extraordinary trips and experiences around the world without leaving your home.
If you want culture, science, sports, politics, business and more - all in a 5-minute read - you might want to subscribe to 1440 daily digest.
Final Note: Newsletters can grow on you and can be addictive over time. A good newsletter can help cut through the clutter of information and find some fresh perspectives and new insights into the world around you. The great thing about them is that they come to you delivered straight into your inbox. Time to hit the subscribe button?
*Disclaimer: The article is shared purely from an information perspective and we do not necessarily endorse any of the newsletters mentioned above.
*Disclaimer: This article has been shared purely from an information perspective and we recommend you conduct extensive research before proceeding.