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For our latest mission, over 3,500 people downloaded an MP3 file and pressed play simultaneously. The event began at sunset in two starting points by the Hudson River. The masses converged on Nelson Rockefeller Park as twilight ended and participated in a series of synchronized activities involving flashlights, camera flashes, glow sticks, and masks.
Lily Allen proudly showed hers off on television, Mark Wahlberg’s famous for his and just last week, Zac Efron was forced to deny he has two.
But a 22-year-old woman has trumped them all – by growing a full-sized extra nipple on the sole of her foot.
Although one in 50 women and one in 100 men have extra nipples, according to the California-based Dermatology Journal it’s the first time one has ever been discovered so far down somebody’s body.
The woman told doctors she had had the unusual growth – which is almost two inches wide – all her life, and it had never caused her any pain.
Between one and five per cent of the population have the condition, known as supernumerary breast tissue.
The year was 1944 and WWII pilot Maj. Claude Hensinger narrowly escaped death when he jumped out of an enflamed B-29 bomber plane. He used his parachute as a pillow and to keep warm while he was waiting to be rescued. Just a few years later in 1947, Hensinger proposed to girlfriend Ruth and offered up the life-saving parachute keepsake as the fabric to create her wedding gown. Inspired by the costume dresses from Gone With the Wind, Ruth and a local seamstress created this striking wedding gown that has now earned a spot in the prestigious Smithsonian National Museum of American History collection.
As we ponder the age-old question, “Who killed Kenny?” once again, it’s only fitting that South Park’s favorite kill-off character come back to “life” as a vinyl art toy through a collaborative effort between the folks at South Park and Kidrobot. This 3-inch Mini Dead Kenny figure wears the many scars of his continual departures from this earth with a cracked skull, black and blues, scratches and an arm ripped off to the bone.
The South Park Dead Kenny figure will be available to purchase on July 21, 2011 from Kidrobot for $10.95.