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Like son, like mother.

You may have heard of Alex Honnold, star of Free Solo, a documentary following his rope-free climb of El Capitan in Yosemite national park. Well, Deirdre Wolownick, his mother, started climbing at the age of 60 in order to be closer to her son. And she just scaled El Capitan for the second time at the age of 70.

If you ever felt like it was too late to learn a skill, that's proof enough there's always time.

Linked on the 6th of November, 2021 Details

The man who invented more than 800 iconic toys.

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Beautiful story of an inventor still busy at 98.

Added on the 1st of January, 2021 Details

What Do Famous People’s Bookshelves Reveal?

The New York Times takes a peek at background celebrity bookshelves as they get interviewed from home.

Linked on the 1st of May, 2020 Details

Lost wallets largely get returned.

A study finds that people generally return lost wallets when found. The rate even goes up if the amount inside is higher. Curiously, not in the Vatican.

Linked on the 22nd of June, 2019 Details

Death Metal Grandma

Death Metal Grandma follows the story of 96 year old Holocaust survivor, former WW2 spy and famous songwriter Inge Ginsberg as she decides to pursue a new career: Death Metal.

Published on the 31st of October, 2018 Read full post

Slomo: The man who skated right off the grid

Dr. John Kitchin quit a medical career to pursue his passion: skating along the boardwalk of San Diego’s Pacific Beach. He calls himself “Slomo.”

Published on the 13th of February, 2017 Read full post