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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Greetings fellow Bizarros:

China has been home to invention and innovation for thousands of years. The Chinese invented fireworks, noodles, and kung fu, but they probably should have stopped before inventing the corn-on-the-cob eating drill.

I think the woman who lost her hair testing it would likely agree.

The video has been making its way around the Internet and it's worth a look if you can find it.

The video shows the woman holding the corn on the cob that was impaled on a drill bit. She then tried to bite off the corn as the drill rotated.

However, her hair got caught in the device, and a large patch of hair came out of her scalp. The horrified woman reached up to feel the large bald patch on her head as the long strands of her dark hair still rotated on the drill in front of her.

The woman also recorded her visit to a doctor, who told her that the hair will grow back with time.

The dangerous stunt, known as the "corn on the cob challenge," was started by food blogger Eater Yang, who became famous when a video of him eating corn on the cob with a drill went viral. I think we can safely say she failed the challenge.

The moral of the story is; don't try everything you see on the Internet.


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LEWIS; The story about Chinese female broadcasters banned from "seductively eating bananas" reminds me of a most memorable 1970s incident on The Gong Show when 2 young gals identified as The Popsicle Twins came onstage and their act was seductively licking popsicles. When it came time to judge them Phyllis Diller gave them 0 points, Jamie Farr gave them 1 point and Jaye P. Morgan said "I give them a 10 because that's how I got started in show business!"

Lewis, are you sure the guy who was arrested for speeding with a monkey in his car wasn't Clint Eastwood? No one knows whatever happed to that orangutan from the 'Any Which Way' movies.
[I think he ate it.]

Today it's bananas, tomorrow it's gonna be hotdogs. Before long cucumbers, corn on the cob and churros are all going to be banned. When is it going to stop? You know what kind of foods are shaped like dicks? All the best ones!

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