Maybe I'm too cynical, but I'm a little bored of the over-dramatizations of training for and running a marathon. I'm glad you found existential truth, overcame genetics, and faced your biggest fears, but get over yourself. And this is coming from a runner. Just keep it to yourself. This whole thing reeks of humblebrag. … » 4/08/14 8:06pm 4/08/14 8:06pm

I blame today's "job market" industry that inundates what are basically children with advice but no context. How can you blame a kid that's been told to follow up, ask questions, show interest and initiative? Nobody ever told him that hiring partners don't have time for this minutiae. If you don't tell him, he doesn't… » 3/24/14 3:24pm 3/24/14 3:24pm

I came here to say the exact same thing. But since I don't have kids yet maybe I don't understand the dynamics/frustration of this situation (is it easy for them to initially lunge/reach for the water but difficult to continue that same reach for extended periods of time needed to wash hands?) » 2/27/14 1:21pm 2/27/14 1:21pm

Second that. And even after a month they don't even smell or look bad. I know that's not the only criteria, but is there a little bit of germophobia involved in washing them once a week? I mean, I wash my bathroom towels once every 2-3 weeks... » 2/11/14 10:15am 2/11/14 10:15am

I agree with you but this is Lifehacker, not "manufacturing marvels". It's maddening working in manufacturing when the world is only focused on finished consumer goods, but you'll learn to get by. Just watch a lot of "How It's Made" and all the spin-offs. » 2/11/14 1:05pm 2/11/14 1:05pm

What does the medical field have to say about this? I'm tired of listening to cutesy fine-arts majors telling me about how much cysteine is in eggs when they have no idea whether consumption of eggs during or after alcohol consumption actually speeds metabolism of ethanol or its byproducts enough to reduce symptoms.… » 2/11/14 9:56am 2/11/14 9:56am