In my EMT course I took in the 90's, they taught us the best way to check if somebody was really unconscious or not was to grab a generous amount of skin in the armpit and give it a twist. Apparently you cannot resist reacting to that if you're conscious. » 10/31/14 3:06pm Today 3:06pm

Pssst...I have an iPod Nano, the original of which I bought ages ago. About 2 years ago, the battery started to die. I went to the Apple store to ask if there was anything I could do, and the guy there told me they have "warehouses" full of them. They replaced it with a brand-new one (even the same orange colour!),… » 10/30/14 3:44pm Yesterday 3:44pm

In my 20's, I had a pair of boots just like the ones in the first picture, only they look like they've been partly covered by silver spray paint. They were absolutely my favourite shoes to wear going out; even though I can't wear heels anymore, I just can't bring myself to part with them. » 10/30/14 10:38am Yesterday 10:38am

As somebody that has to deal with chronic fatigue (among other things), I can definitively say that the quality of the fatigue is different than just "being tired". Being tired or exhausted feels a particular way, as does the fatigue—you can feel the fact that you're completely drained of energy, without the ability… » 10/30/14 10:33am Yesterday 10:33am