Aug 10 2012

Spider in Your Ear

Spider lives in Chinese woman's ear for five days before doctors flush it out. CBS NEWS 

A woman reportedly checked into a Chinese hospital because of an itchy ear that had bothered her for almost a week, only to find out a spider had taken up residence in her ear canal.

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Aug 10 2012

Just Keep Moving Forward

US runner breaks leg, finishes. The Journal Gazette

Manteo Mitchell felt the pop in his leg and knew it wasn’t good. “It felt like somebody literally just snapped my leg in half,” he said.

The American sprinter had half a lap to go in the first leg of the 1,600-meter relay preliminaries Thursday and a choice to make: keep running or stop and lose the race. To him, it was never much of a choice.

He finished the lap and limped to the side to watch the Americans finish the race and qualify easily for the final. A few hours later, doctors confirmed what he suspected: He had run the last 200 meters with a broken left fibula.

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Aug 10 2012

National S'mores Day

Happy National S'mores Day: 17 Gooey Marshmallow Desserts. abc News 

Isn't everything better with bacon? Gaijin Noodle + Sake House uses bacon covered in chocolate, toasted marshmallows and graham crackers in their popular dessert.

Yum! Celebrate National S'mores Day. abc15

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