Friday Inspiration, Vol. 173

screen capture from Speak to Me Softly

Super cool, honest climbing film from Henna Taylor and Jenny Abegg (video)

The Dalai Lama and Arthur C. Brooks on how to break the contemporary cycle of hatred

Even if you don’t want to watch this entire 18-minute film about Rickey Gates running every street in San Francisco, you can at least fast-forward to the 8:15 mark to see the map animation to get a sense of what he did last year.

If you want to improve your relationship with your spouse, wash (or at least help wash) the dishes.

“Simply panicking about the ‘death’ of rural America gives those of us who care about and live in these places very little to learn or build on. Is there another way to think about it?

A 72-year-old grandfather taught himself to make trap beats—and they’re good

Famously Scathing Reviews of Classic Books From The New York Times’s Archive

A history of the oldest ice climbing festival in the U.S.

A post from the Semi-Rad archives this week: Sometimes You Get A High-Five From The Universe

—Brendan

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