Friday, September 01, 2006

Friday Shorts

Crop circles, are some of them from an unknown origin? We know many are man made.
Circular Sightings Tough to Explain
A Swath of Crop Circles Leaves Experts Pondering Their Cause

(Sept. 1) - For centuries they've puzzled people by their curious appearance.
They crop up in fields across the globe, in patterns ranging from the simple circle to the DNA double helix.
This year they're popping up all over the Midwest, with recent sightings in Geneseo, Ill.; Sandyville, Ohio; and Huntingburg, Ind.
"But the real question that comes up is, what exactly are they?" said Stan Friedman, a nuclear physicist and author of the book "Crash at Corona: The Definitive Study of the Roswell Incident."
That's the question that always has everyone talking.
From crop circle designers and top-level researchers to the baffled farmers who usually find them, nobody really knows the origin of crop circles. Read the rest.

This must have been a hard decision. Man with 2 working Penises has one removed! Yikes
Are you SURE you want to remove that?
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An Indian businessman born with two penises wants one of them removed surgically as he wants to marry and lead a normal sexual life, a newspaper report said Saturday.
The 24-year-old man from the northern state of Uttar Pradesh admitted himself to a New Delhi hospital this week with an extremely rare medical condition called penile duplication or diphallus, the Times of India said.
"Two fully functional penes is unheard of even in medical literature. In the more common form of diphallus, one organ is rudimentary," the newspaper quoted a surgeon as saying. Read the rest.

This is spooky and a little gross.
'O Brother, Where Art Thou?' Takes On a Whole New Meaning
Monday, August 28, 2006
O Brother, Where Art Thou? Oh wait, there you are...
Imagine having a twin brother you never knew existed. Growing up without him, it would maybe feel like a part of you was missing.
Well, what if it turned out you were carrying that missing part with you all along … in your own stomach?
Sanju Bhagat was always self-conscious about his big belly, which earned him the nickname of "pregnant man" in his village of Nagpur, India. But he could always chalk it up to a little overzealousness at the dinner table, or so he thought. Read the rest.


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