Retrospectacle: A Neuroscience Blog

Archives for July, 2007

Happy 4th of July, however you’ll be spending it. I’ll be watching the hotdog-eating contest on TV, going to get a couple Coney dogs myself, and then fireworks of course! I gotta say that the hot dog eating contest just won’t be the same without Takeru “Tsunami” Kobayashi, who is suffering from jaw arthritis. Maybe…

After an uneventful and Ambien-laden flight to Shanghai, I arrived at Pudong Airport more than a bit physically tired and quite a bit psychologically wired. “Three weeks off–Hooray!” kept scrolling across my mind like a stock ticker. As Darren was already there, we headed over to a sketchy (and none too cheap) bar called ‘Red…