Life’s more fun when you live it flavorfully—that’s why we pepper our days with dynamic reads, inspired adventures, brain-feeding podcasts, and recipes we’ll cook up as soon as we have the time. Here’s our Friday roundup of the five things we’re into and up to this week:


1. Recognizing | TED
How Artists Can (Finally) Get Paid in the Digital Age
The internet: our greatest resource for sharing unique, creative ideas and our greatest obstacle in protecting them. Jack Conte breaks how we can help artists thrive, build a culture of support for art, and inspire a new generation of creators in the age of the internet.

2. Moderating | Well + Good
Why Your Healthy Diet Could Be Making You Exhausted
Cutting out all carbs? That could explain your constant yawning and caffeine-resistant daze. The solution? Try finding complex carbs (hello, sweet potatoes) to sub in when you’re feeling a lag. A reminder that side pitas aren’t a sin is just what we needed.

3. Trekking | Huckberry
Summer on the Coldest Mountain in North America
While we were all dreaming of beachside cocktails and closets full of flip flops, Cody Townsend, a professional skier, was off somewhere with more frostbite vibes. This adventure junkie endured North America’s finest and most frozen and confirms that the view from the top was definitely worth the climb.

4. Nibbling | For Those Who Savor
Harissa-Roasted and Tzatziki-Roasted Chickpeas
Back to the grind. This healthy bite is exactly what you need to push past a post-summer lull. Grab your olive oil, salt, Harissa, and Tzatziki – your office snack is about to get a makeover.

5. Learning | Thrillist
What Frequent Flyers Know About Getting Free Stuff From Airlines
Last name, Travel. First name, Let’s. These tips will get you off the couch and to your dream destination quicker than you can say Crazy Feta. It’s all about learning from the pros and understanding the system. BRB, Googling flights now.