Friday Inspiration 278

screen capture from Etisalat - Moonwalk

I have watched this 1-minute commercial three times in a row trying to figure out exactly why it’s so funny, and all I can say is that most of the accidents in it are extremely relatable—but also the editing is genius (video)

A web page where you can draw an iceberg and see how it will float (thanks, Anna)

Daryl “Stretch” Murphy is running a 5K every day to raise money to build 10 Little Free Libraries in communities of need—he has enough support to build six so far and if you want to help, you can do so here

This is the first installment of ToonStack, a newsletter featuring cartoons by New Yorker cartoonists, and I am excited for it

OK this indeed seems like the best explanation of cryptocurrency yet

I am pretty late to the party on this but I’ve been enjoying Smartless, a podcast by Jason Bateman, Sean Hayes, and Will Arnett, in which they spend about 50 percent of the time interviewing a guest and the other 50 percent giving each other shit (thanks, Ed)

Ed Roberson does a great interview with American Alpine Club CEO Mitsu Iwasaki about the future of the AAC, growing up in Japan, working on Alaskan fishing boats, and making a career of adventure (podcast)

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—Brendan

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