Saturday, July 14, 2012

Link roundup

1. Hero:

U.S. Air Force doctor Jeremy Kilburn suffered a painful broken leg in a hiking accident last week in a Northern California forest and needed medical care and evacuation. But he quickly turned from the rescued to the rescuer.

Kilburn is credited with helping to save the life of a California Highway Patrol paramedic who had helicoptered in to aid him. The officer, Tony Stanley, was accidentally hit in the head by the aircraft’s rotor blades, knocking him unconscious and causing severe bleeding.
2. "Spain's ghost airport: The €1BILLION transport hub closed after just three years that's now falling into rack and ruin." Via.

3. "Apparently in many parts of Central America, expensive soda drinks like Coca-Cola are served up in plastic Ziploc bags—instead of glass or plastic bottles—so they're more affordable. And so the iconic and highly recognizable shape of the Coke bottle isn't lost, the sugar water maker has created these Coca-Cola bags as a low-cost alternative to its traditional packaging."

4. For locals, is this the man who keeps shooting out storefront windows on Ventura Blvd?