Here at Task & Purpose, we consider our regular commenters some of the most incisive, thoughtful, and authentic folks on the Internet, which is really saying something considering that all social media is basically political fights and outrage all day long. But more importantly, T&P; readers often make us laugh until our sides hurt and our muscles are flooded with fatigue toxins.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
We've been obsessivelytracking the Army's work on the "third arm" exoskeleton due to its delightful resemblance to the mechanical harness for the M56A2 Smart Gun from Aliens, and lo, our patience has paid off: After months of tweaks by the Army Research Lab, soldiers are finally giving the lightweight appendage a workout.