Archive for June, 2014

Kids these days

“Other than drugs, alcohol, and narcotics, what are some of the things you do around here for fun?”

Incoming intern, to a panel of residents

Citi Price Rewind

Certain Citibank cards come with a pretty neat feature called Price Rewind, where they will search for an item you paid for with their card and if it finds a better deal for the exact same item by at least $25, they will refund you the difference.

Vascular anomalies

Vascular anomalies were named after terms for colored edibles (i.e. strawberry hemangioma) based on the folk who believed that a pregnant mother’s emotion could imprint her fetus.

Motion sickness

There exist neurological disorders where time may appear to an individual to slow down, as in akinetopsia, or speed up, as in the Zeitraffer phenomenon. Article here.

Breakfast rounds

When your team has no inpatients in the hospital, it’s never a mistake to meet at a restaurant for breakfast.

Double dragon

Doing a double dragon is when one is sick enough–or so inebriated–that s/he vomits and defecates simultaneously. I will spare you an actual  image.

First class

They still feed you generously on U.S. domestic flights when traveling in first class.

They still feed you generously on U.S. domestic flights when traveling in first class.

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