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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 66

“Browsing on the internet I found a few people that are keeping themselves busy with personal projects on a daily…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 65

Take 97 seconds and enjoy this: Good news for the environment, terrible news for the 935 Navajo Nation jobs that…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 63

It’s OK to want to go skiing: Illustrator Toby Morris covers 11 species of “Creatures of the Comments.” Check out…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 59

“A lot of other professional ultrarunners are a little more scientific with what they put in their bodies, but if…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 56

At the top of a 50-foot-tall human tower comprised of nearly 100 people is a brave four- or five-year-old. Your…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 55

Alex Honnold has fun re-creating Dan Osman’s legendary solo of Bear’s Reach on Lover’s Leap. This story about the early…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 54

Happy Friday from the Avalanches: I believe these light paintings of dinosaurs could make you happy. An ode to zip-off…

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Friday Inspiration, Vol. 53

A good time to listen to John Muir (featuring Alastair Humphreys): A German coffee shop has an interesting idea to…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 51

2 1/2 wonderful minutes of Arctic scenery: Kelly Cordes continues to be one of the most inspiring adventure writers of…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 49

Erik Gordon is a good dude who understands the importance of coffee: This guy says a pool noodle, although not…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 48

Paul’s Boots is live! “While antisocial personality traits do play a role, what really influences trolling behaviour is the social…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 47

Know your history: If you’ve always wondered what doing Nolan’s 14 feels like but never wanted to actually try it…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 45

Wally Hesseltine is just your average 72-year-old trying to run the Western States 100 in 30 hours (thanks, Al). “Just…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 43

600 miles of running, from Missoula to Banff: A great piece of Kyle Dempster’s writing from a climb that ended…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 42

My girlfriend said this is every woman ever, and I said it was Christopher Walken in “Weapon of Choice” times…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 41

“How’s your day?” “Pretty good, yours?” “Eh, up and down.” My friend Sarah Uhl designed these kick-ass U.S. maps, and…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 38

Give this some thought before you walk away from your next campfire: Here is a collection of photos of politicians…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 36

“Dogs don’t need that much to be happy. They need food and love, right? That’s something I’ve always aspired to…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 35

Congratulations to Tyrone “Baybe Champ” Stevenson, who just opened Oakland’s only youth-run bike shop—after almost 10 years after founding the…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 34

A tribute to the late Doug Tompkins: There’s something, I don’t know, calming about these photos of highway rest stops…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 33

I’m just saying that award-winning filmmaker Jen Randall’s film based on Andy Kirkpatrick’s award-winning book will probably be pretty goddamn…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 32

“I’ve had some cry when they realize that I’m just there to help them. I’ve had grown men cry.” “The…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 31

“2015 was probably our biggest year, and this year is without question on target for exceeding it.” —Robert Coverston, Chief…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 27

Anson Fogel did a wonderful job with a complicated subject—this one premiered at the 5Point Adventure Film Festival a couple…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 26

Mt. Fuji + traditional Japanese guitars + “drone ballet” = “A good run can sometimes make you feel like a…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 25

If you have any interest in hip hop (or music) at all, this joy-filled documentary about a late-night New York…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 24

I saw Andy Maser’s film about Joe Riis at the 5Point Film Festival last weekend—a great glimpse into a wildlife…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 23

Not new, but still not getting old for me yet on the fifth play: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWwlxxaQIso This quick blog post might…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 22

Is there a Grammy for Funnest Rap Video? I can’t do better than this TGR headline: “Gaper Day Snowbladers Are…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 21

Four minutes of Japan to get your wanderlust up: “It’s called ‘anxiety reappraisal,’ and it boils down to telling yourself…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 19

This is super-fun (even if your ski season is ending): “The point is, the industry portrays mountain bikers one way,…

Friday Inspiration, Vol. 18

Watch China’s 2,073-foot-tall Shanghai Tower get built in less than three minutes. This guy saved a penguin’s life, and every…