Saturday, July 3, 2010

Wet & Wild

How do you take your coffee? No, this is not a mass coffee spill: Singapore's had a few floods lately, after which our local paper published the following picture:Whoa, back-up the truck, the article nonchalantly just mentioned terrifying poisonous snakes. Is this not, um, scarier than floods? I guess the answer depends on whether you're one of these drowning cars' owners.These clever people seek higher ground. They will later likely seek anti-fungal cream.
The apparent cause of flooding was a blockage in one of the city's many drainage canals. We did some investigative journalism to see what might get stuck in drains here. And, well, we found a few things.