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How to Not Be a Jerk When It’s Raining – Megan Garber – The Atlantic

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Umbrellas — like rain itself, like a two-lane highway, like a four-piece pizza at a table for five — tend to bring out the worst in us all. These made-for-one tools enforce, in spite of themselves, a terrible strain of meteorological Darwinism: they encourage us to prioritize ourselves over others in our effort to stay dry. Which leads to, among other things, The Awkward Umbrella Bump. And The Inadvertent-But-Still-Insulting Eye Poke. And The Escalator Cascade, when the umbrella of one person is perfectly angled to funnel rainwater onto the unfortunate rider below.

This stormy state of affairs, one entrepreneur believes, cannot stand.

via How to Not Be a Jerk When It’s Raining – Megan Garber – The Atlantic.

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Written by edparnell

October 27, 2013 at 11:31 am

Posted in Business, Interesting

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