Archive for June, 2015

Riches

The world’s 400 richest people lost a combined estimated $70 billion yesterday, as the world stock market climate was in a downward trend.

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London Heathrow terminal 1

The last flight to take off from Terminal 1 at London Heathrow Airport, BA970, departed earlier today, headed for Hanover, Germany. After 47 years of operation, LHR Terminal 1 will eventually be demolished to make room for an expansion of Terminal 2 and wider runways to accommodate the Airbus A380s. It is a bit strange to have four terminals remaining named 2-5, so perhaps a renaming/renumbering is in order.

Venous thromboembolism

The risk of venous thromboembolism in cancer patients does not disappear with cure or remission.

Master of ceremonies

The word MC, or emcee, stands for Master of Ceremonies.

Same-sex marriage

Today, after a long battle between liberals and conservatives, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled by a 5-4 vote to allow same-sex marriage as a constitutional right.

Hematoma

It does not bode well for a patient when your patient has 3 operations within 36 hours of each other, two of which are for the same cause: a hematoma.

Michelin star

While restaurant Michelin ratings are highly respected–and certainly well-deserved–some 1-star restaurants can out-do higher-end ones. Not shockingly, a meal at a 3-star restaurant can cost upwards of $400 per person.

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