Surgeon General News

Antonia Novello was the Surgeon General of the United States from 1990 to 1993. She was instrumental in bringing sanctions against tobacco companies. Her brother-in-law, Don Novello, was better known as the chain smoking Father Guido Sarducci on Saturday Night Live. – New York Daily News, 1/27/09

That’s a fancy road.

It’s estimated that the cost of one project for the Sochi Olympics (a 31 mile road/train system) was 8.7 billion dollars. An article in Russian Esquire estimated that for the sum the government spent on the road, it could have been paved entirely with a centimeter-thick coating of beluga caviar. – Business Week, 1/2/14