November 10, 2012

I weep for the future

I wasn't sure how to categorize this story. Suffice it to say that Darwin was horribly, horribly wrong.

Because We Can, That's Why: In September, the National Geographic cable TV show "Taboo" featured three young Tokyo partiers as examples of the "bagel head" craze in which fun-lovers inject saline just under the skin of the forehead to create a swelling and then pressure the center to achieve a donut look that lasts up to 24 hours before the saline is absorbed into the body. Some adventurers have injected other areas of the body -- even the scrotum. [Daily Mail (London), 9-25-2012]

Parts of my body are attempting to seek refuge inside the rest of my body after reading that last bit.

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