Deplane

When you first witness a passenger get deplaned from a flight, it is an interesting experience. When it happens on two different flights on the same day, you start to wonder if you are possibly a bad luck charm.

Mask

“A face without movement is a mask.”

BM

Private screening

When you own an Audi, you get invited to private pre-screenings of upcoming movies that use their cars extensively as a promotion.

Anaphylaxis

It is no fun to experience your first–or any–anaphylactic reaction to a drug. I’m not sure what was worse, the watery eyes and sensation of impending tracheal tightening from the reaction, or the palpitations and jitters from the two rounds of epinephrine.

Warren Buffet

When Warren Buffet first invested in Berkshire Hathaway in 1962, it was a struggling textile company; today, it’s a $360 billion empire.

Z-plasty

First described by Horner in 1837, he Z-plasty was the first flap introduced with an emphasis on a mathematical approach to solve a skin problem.

Seed bank

Possibly the most interesting place on earth, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway is built in a mountain to withstand any natural or man-made disaster. It was created to preserve worldwide plant seeds in case of a worldwide catastrophe, and is free for any country to deposit or store its fauna. Check out the official website here.

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