A “Howard Hughes”-Like Moment

Well, I originally intended a bit more for this post, starting from a recount on how I recently finished watching The Big Bang Theory and a tentative remark on how perhaps it is so popular in China and other markets thanks the translators who would put up on-screen footnotes for all those vague pop culture … Continue reading A “Howard Hughes”-Like Moment

PSA: In an Emergency Civilian Aircraft Landing, Do Not Take Belongings

The May 5th Crash-Landing and fire of Aeroflot SU1492, a Sukhoi Superjet 100, is upsetting news. To me, it is especially so after further reports arrived. I read of passengers sitting on front rows stopping to open their baggage cases before evacuating, perhaps indirectly leading to an increase in the death toll, 41 on-board passengers … Continue reading PSA: In an Emergency Civilian Aircraft Landing, Do Not Take Belongings