Monthly Archives: March 2011

Things I came across: Week of March 28, 2011

I’m going to start keeping track of cool, fun, interesting, terrifying and/or random things I come across and posting them on a regular basis. Here’s the first collection. An eight-year-long thread (and still going strong) of ER docs, nurses, students, paramedics … Continue reading

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Fire in Detroit

Woke up this morning to see a plume of smoke stretching across my entire view: Apparently it’s a plastics-recycling warehouse on fire in Detroit. That would account for the thick black smoke. As I write, it’s been burning for four … Continue reading

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The cutting edge of beer technology

Guinness drinkers who drink at home will be familiar with the little plastic ball that rattles around in the can after you crack it open and pour out a pint of dark creamy goodness. If you’ve ever wondered what that … Continue reading

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To knock some sense into them

Here’s a nice little meme from the past couple of weeks: Motorists, who feel their progress is being hindered by non-motorists, taking matters into their own hands and plowing into crowds of people. That’s the corner of Tulip and Iris … Continue reading

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