Friday Inspiration, Vol. 28

If you’re interested in the science behind what makes a great hip hop verse a great hip hop verse, Estelle Caswell will make all your dreams come true in a few short minutes:

This chart is from 2013, but is a great illustration of how deadly Mt. Everest really is compared to other 8000-meter peaks.

“You can say a lot of things about Voodoo, but they aren’t derivative. Unless I’m missing something, Voodoo was definitely the first place ever to hang its hat on dick donuts.”
—John, In Defense of Voodoo Doughnut

Cool, but maybe depressing: You can, at your own risk, watch a GIF representation of any commute in the United States.

An analysis of 8,000 screenplays to determine who has more dialogue in movies: men or women.

An infographic revealing how much time you actually spend working when you’re at work.

If you haven’t read this incredibly comprehensive feature on Lake Powell, Lake Mead, and water in the West, it’s worth your time if you’d like to understand why those reservoirs are there and why there’s a debate about removing them.