In space, even the most mundane routines become elaborate tasks. Like cutting your nails: if you’re not careful, your fellow astronauts will have face full of clippings. Gross. Fortunately, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has taken time out to explain how the folks on the ISS cope.
It’s actually a simple idea: normal nail clippers, an air duct and — theoretically — you’re done. Sadly, Chris’s technique goes awry at times. Maybe the Canadian Space Agency needs to dream up a better solution? [YouTube]