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Girl’s hand grafted on to her leg

A nine-year-old whose hand was severed in an accident had it surgically attached to her leg. The move was designed to keep the hand alive until it cou…

6 of the Worst Car Accidents in Recent U.S. History

I suffer from dystychiphobia, the fear of accidents. It’s pretty intense. FIve years ago, while staying in Arizona one Spring, I witnessed a horrifying accident that to this day keeps me up at night. Still, I can’t help reading and being slightly obsessed with accident reports. Here are six recent-ish ones that are pretty awful. [...]

Quadruple Amputee Swims Across the English Channel

Philippe Croizon, 42, lost his arms and legs in an electrical accident 16 years ago. But that hasn’t stopped him from swimming across the English Channel in 13 and a half hours: He had set off at 6.30am, expecting to spend up to 24 hours in the water. The swim was, he explained, “a symbol of [...]

World First Full Face Transplant Man

Oscar Gun accident victim shows off world’s first full facial transplantThe first man ever to have a full face transplant appeared in public yesterday.As he returned home from hospital four months after his ground-breaking surgery, the 31-year-old bravely showed his new face to photographers.The Spanish farmer, known only as Oscar, had been horribly disfigured five [...]

Armless & Legless Man Swims 22 Miles

A Frenchman who lost all his arms and legs in a freak accident is preparing to swim cross the English Channel.Philippe Croizon will instantly earn himself a place in the record books if his 22 miles crossing from Folkestone, Kent, to Cap-Gris-Nez, near Calais, is successful.He has flippers connected to his specially designed swimsuit and [...]

Dead boy has "miraculous powers"

The parents of a 17-year-old boy who died in a car accident 3 years ago say that a mysterious oil that is weeping from the walls of his bedroom ha…

Why Are People So Interested in This Tiger Woods Thing?

So. Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you know by now that Tiger Woods got into a car accident on Friday morning. A media frenzy followed, fueled by a rumor of Tiger’s infidelity and his silence over the whole thing. Today, he announced that he wouldn’t play in his own golf tournament. Talking heads proclaim [...]