Friday, March 03, 2006

Weird News of the Day

20-Foot 'Super Colon' Visits Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio, Mar. 2, 2006
(AP) Could you call it the colon that ate Columbus? A giant organ that is a natural target for wisecracks is making a stop downtown as part of its four-city tour.A 20-foot long "Super Colon," on display to promote National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, is big enough to let visitors walk through and look at the inside.The giant inflated tube, brought by The Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation, is meant to remind visitors of the dangers of colorectal cancer and other ailments that strike the lower digestive tract.One tourist from Michigan wondered if you'd move through it faster if you ate chocolate.

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