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Feb
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comment How can I keep my feet cool and dry?
Followup: I bought some 70% merino wool socks a couple months ago. I paid $5 for two pairs. They seem to help keep my feet dry; I plan to buy more.
Feb
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revised How can I keep my feet cool and dry?
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Jan
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Jan
15
answered How can I stop sweaty hands?
Jan
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revised How can I keep my feet cool and dry?
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Jan
15
comment How do I avoid stench with my Vibram Five Fingers?
@MattChan: Please also note that there exist $20 antiperspirants labeled for use on the feet. The inactive ingredients might differ from those of underarm antiperspirant; I haven't researched the matter. The active ingredient is likely to be an aluminum compound which is either identical or related to the aluminum compounds found in underarm antiperspirants.
Jan
15
comment How do I avoid stench with my Vibram Five Fingers?
@MattChan: Please note that having stinky feet and shoes can reduce quality-of-life for you and others. As well, moisture can lead to blisters. I'm not sure, but I suspect that moisture may also increase your risk of toenail fungus (which is difficult or impossible to cure). Darrigrand et al. found that antiperspirant on the feet reduces blisters. But because the effect didn't reach statistical significance, what they saw may have been caused by random chance.
Jan
15
comment How do I avoid stench with my Vibram Five Fingers?
@MattChan: Visit "How can I keep my feet cool and dry?". Take a look at the question. In the question, the words "on the soles of my feet" contain a link. Click the link. :) Also read freiheit's answer there for a tip on wool socks. Maybe you could cut toe holes in some wool socks, or maybe you could use a stitch remover to open up the socks' toe seam?
Jan
15
comment How do I avoid stench with my Vibram Five Fingers?
Related: "How can I keep my feet cool and dry?"
Dec
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Dec
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revised Exercises for a programmer sitting by the PC all day
Copyediting. This includes removing non-crucial exclamation marks. I believe writers should normally use no more than one exclamation mark per 1000 words or so. Check your favorite style guide for details.
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Dec
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asked Wool socks are absorbent, but do they smell like the classic wet-wool smell when wet?
Dec
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answered Wool socks are absorbent, but do they smell like the classic wet-wool smell when wet?
Dec
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revised How can I keep my feet cool and dry?
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Dec
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revised How can I keep my feet cool and dry?
Improving link: the source didn't mention soles.
Dec
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revised How can I keep my feet cool and dry?
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Dec
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revised How can I keep my feet cool and dry?
Copyediting. Adding a tag. Fixing spelling.