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That is completely awesome. Please hire a better UI/design guy.

mitzy  ·  2643 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What's your far-fetched dream?

Not having panic attacks every day.

And being able to eat whatever I want and not get fat.

mitzy  ·  2669 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Does anyone have more information on Kratom, its legality, etc? What are your thoughts?

Thank you! I don't think I'll be trying it, but good to have the info and the link.

mitzy  ·  2669 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Goalsetting: The Dark Side

Agreed. We set goals without realizing it every day.

"I'm going to get the laundry done by 5 so I can watch [insert tv show/sports game/whatever] and not feel guilty."

"I'm going to go to the next PTA meeting, so I can be more involved."

"I'm going to go to work tomorrow so I can feed my family."

mitzy  ·  2670 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Goalsetting: The Dark Side

I think it's healthy to view it both ways. The journey is important, but so is the goal. It's wise to keep your eye on the end result, while still living in the moment as you venture down the path towards it.

mitzy  ·  2675 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What is your favorite state in the US, and why?

I never can understand all the hate for Florida. What's the deal?

mitzy  ·  2979 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Ze Frank is back?
Thanks! There goes my afternoon :)
mitzy  ·  2979 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How “The Atlantic” successfully spammed Reddit
There must be more to the story. Reddit has plenty of users who submit their own content (some even do so exclusively) who aren't banned and generally liked by the community. I won't name names, but it just makes me think that there's something else to this that we don't know.
mitzy  ·  2979 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Ze Frank is back?
I only know of him from his vblog "shows" on YouTube, which I haven't watched in years! This must be his effort at a comeback. He is just a candidly funny, satirical, intelligent, unblinking dude who makes me laugh. Look him up, "The Show with Ze Frank".
mitzy  ·  2979 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Ze Frank is back?
> Life isn't just a sequence of things waiting to be done.

So very true. I tend to think of each day as something I have to "get through" instead of learn from and enjoy. Thanks, Ze Frank, you weird freakish beautiful man, for reminding me of this today.

mitzy  ·  2983 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Top 10 Items Washing up on Our Shores
I saw the same baggies of water in Haiti. They must be easier to transport, or cheaper, or have some government mandate for use for their own privilege. Or all three.

Also, I don't think I ever saw a happier child than when I gave a Haitian boy one of my bottles of water. It was like a kid here in America receiving a Game Boy. Really makes you think.

mitzy  ·  3015 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Boy Who Heard Too Much
I love radiolabs, but it's unfortunate that this article was a much more interesting story than the boy they chose to talk about on the show. Not their fault, of course.
mitzy  ·  3015 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: AskHubski: How would you describe Hubski in one sentence?
I'm new here, but I've really started to enjoy this place. Great content and I'm seeing familiar faces already in the comment threads.
mitzy  ·  3015 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Can you build a human body?
mitzy  ·  3015 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I wonder if it tastes as good as it looks
It's probably not warm caramel that they use, but some other type of candy that hardens when exposed to air/cold/some other environmental stimulus.
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mitzy  ·  3018 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Boy Who Heard Too Much
I listened to only the first story of that episode yesterday (about the man who escaped from jail many times), and while reading this article kept thinking how perfect of a story it would be for "Escape". Now I'm even more excited to listen to the rest, and another story about another phreak. Very interesting phenomenon that I was completely unaware of.
mitzy  ·  3021 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: An awful moral dilemma.
I wouldn't be able to smother it, but I would ask someone else to do it. That might make me an even more awful person, I'm not really sure, but I don't think I'd be able to do it myself.