This is quite the lede: “The longtime head of spine surgery at Boston Medical Center has been reprimanded by state regulators and fined $5,000 for leaving an operating room before the start of an emergency ankle surgery to go eat in his parked car, where he fell asleep and missed the procedure.” (In fairness, lunch does the same thing to me every day.)

+ Alligator crawls out of storm drain at Mobile apartment complex.

+ You know those times that you’ve been in an especially bad mood and you took it out on some service workers who were just doing their job? Well, you’re not so bad. “A resident of a high-rise condominium in Thailand cut the support rope for two painters, apparently angry she wasn’t told they would be doing work, and left them hanging above the 26th floor until a couple rescued them.” (“Next time I say I want the matte paint you’ll use the goddamn matte paint!”)