Drinking and Smoking Animal Edition

Recently there have been some somewhat humorous, one perhaps concerning, events involving the animal kingdom and some human vices. The first case is a drunk elk in Sweden. This one got stuck in a tree after stuffing itself with fermented apples. It took neighbours, a hunter and the fire brigade to pull him out. It […]

Killer Cucumbers and Global Food

There is a latest wave of preoccupation in Europe, as in Germany there have been 10 people killed and many more sick by cucumbers believed to be imported from Spain. The cucumbers are believed to be infected with E.coli, which leaves people with hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS). As the BBC article explains: Most of the cases have […]