I’m a bit too tired for posting, so I’m taking a break that I hope won’t last long.

News of this beer rescue operation has long ceased to be news, but note the divers were not from the Army but from the Russian Ministry for Emergencies. Right, emergencies happen with such regularity in Russia that a large semi-military government agency is charged only with handling them. Well, not only with that: whether ten tons of beer remaining in ice-cold water qualified as an emergency is debatable.

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