Friday Inspiration 306

screen capture from ASCEND, Reframing Disability in the Outdoors

It’s ski film season again—this one will give you a little bit more to think about that just skiing, though (video)

 

It’s such a simple concept: Find photos of athletes, and then make the athletes smaller. But trust me.

This piece is from 2012, and it will not actually help you become a better writer (as the headline promises) but it will make you laugh

Why is contemporary fast-food restaurant architecture so … bland? Also: did you know there’s a Twitter account dedicated to photos of unique McDonald’s buildings?

Astronauts grew green chile on the International Space Station and made themselves space tacos

Could this mash-up of Leo Sayer’s disco hit “You Make Me Feel Like Dancing” and Metallica’s “Sad But True” work without the video? Yes. Does the video make it 300% better? I think so.

I normally shy away from sharing things like this because they’re kind of negative, and I also think we’re at the point (or have been there for several years now) when calling people stupid is peaking and obviously unproductive and harmful, but, man, this is really brilliant writing about “The Five Universal Laws of Human Stupidity.” Example: “Law 3. A stupid person is a person who causes losses to another person or to a group of persons while himself deriving no gain and even possibly incurring losses.”

—Brendan

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