Friday Inspiration, Vol. 11

This is a wonderful film about a kid in Uganda who worked his way up to being a whitewater raft guide on the Nile River.

When he was living out of his car trying to sell the script for the first Rocky movie, Sylvester Stallone was desperate enough for money that he sold his dog. But he got paid for the script, and he went and got his damn dog back.

Physicist Andreas Wahl takes one scary-ass non-climbing whipper in the name of science in this film clip.

“Narcissists don’t feel guilt, only shame. They’re all about appearances, right? If they believe something will hurt their reputation, they will think twice. ”
-Eric Barker, How To Deal With A Narcissist: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

Photos of an Ecuadorean police officer rescuing a sloth who’s terrified to cross the highway.

Finally, someone broke the 1983 speed record for boating through the Grand Canyon. Then, three days later, someone else broke the new record. Zak Podmore breaks it down here.

Whatever happened to just going for a walk to think?

“Mapbox’s Eric Fischer has been working on the ‘Geotaggers’ World Atlas’ for five years, using locations of photos uploaded on Flickr over a decade. In his city maps, which now span the world, he connects the dots between subsequent photos taken by a photographer—representing their path in sketchy lines that criss-cross across the city.”


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