I build copper and brass starburst clocks that glow in the dark. I know that does not seem like too horribly manly of a pursuit, but it has many manly elements. I get cut a lot, I solder, drill holes in stuff, and measure a lot. I also can make a lot of the stuff I give for Christmas...
""Nowhere else in the western world takes 39-week-old "fetuses", delivers them sufficiently to preserve the commercially valuable parts and then crushes the non-sellable parts in order to preserve a technical denial of…"
"The unwritten curriculum is just as important as the written curriculum. That unwritten curriculum is the whole reason that many employers do not care WHAT the degree was in, only that the person has a degree.
The unwritten curriculum is powerful."
"You do realize, while it's not the BEST way to do this, jumping through said hoops and all helps to teach the unwritten curriculum which is just as critical. It teaches how to navigate through bureaucratic systems (which are evil, but…"