Issue: 5/05

PME may be the only engineering publication in the world with a sense of humor. I'm referring to the "Take a Break"

Lowbrow Humor

I'll tell you the kind of joking around I don't appreciate, though. It's lowbrow potty humor, especially coming from outsiders. Our industry caught a load of it late last year when the news media got wind of the Singapore-based World Toilet Organization (WTO) holding a conference in Beijing. The mere mention of the word "toilet"

Standing Ovations

While we're at it, let's applaud Tamim Ansary.

Who's he? Tamim is a writer, quite a good one, whose article, "The 10 Greatest Inventions,"