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Tim Urban is the founder of cult-favorite blog Wait But Why, where he does deep dives into big life topics—like how to pick your life partner and religion for the nonreligious. His musings on why procrastinators procrastinate resulted in a TED talk (complete with Tim's hilarious stick-figure illustrations), which Sheryl Sandberg said “just might be the funniest TED talk I have ever seen.” Tim has lived with his tortoise Winston for the last 11 years and doesn’t know why everyone else doesn’t have a pet tortoise.

4 things Tim loves:
HOME/FURNITURE
"Muji furniture. My apartment has both a Muji beanbag chair and a little Muji pillow and they're both amazing. Beanbag chairs are highly underrated."
 
FOOD
"Cotton Candy Grapes. These are weirdly unbelievable and actually taste like candy."
APP
"The Mac app Flycut. Allows you to keep multiple copied things on your clipboard at the same time for later pasting. I use this 40 times a day and I feel like no one else has heard of it."
 
EVENT
"Burning Man. This is kind of a weird one, but I spent most of my life thinking Burning Man was annoying and that people who loved Burning Man were annoying, and then I finally gave it a try this year and it was the most fun thing ever and not at all what I thought it was. Who knew?"
Follow Tim:
Twitter: @waitbutwhy // Instagram: @waitbutwhy
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Tim Urban photo courtesy of Urban. Burning man photo by Peter Ruprecht.

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