Friday Inspiration, Vol. 187

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Bread, wheat, and why Tucson isn’t running out of water (video):

 

How a janitor at Frito-Lay invented Flamin’ Hot Cheetos (“I didn’t know you weren’t supposed to call the CEO… I didn’t know the rules.”)

“If you’re scratching your head as to why people might pay hundreds of dollars for packets of unsweetened drink powder that still only cost about a quarter in the grocery store, continue on, because the vintage Kool-Aid packet collector community is a microcosm of broader dynamics of fan culture.

Walking is good, and brisk walkers live longer.

My friend Jason Tyler Burton just released a new song based on his dad’s memories of growing up in the coal country of Kentucky (video). You may have heard some of his stuff on The Dirtbag Diaries, but if you haven’t, you can check him out on Spotify here or Apple Music here.

Hi, this 7-year-old will tell you why you haven’t written your book yet

How to become rich without making more money

A post from the Semi-Rad archives this week: Out of Office AutoReply: I’m In Nature

—Brendan

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