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String Beans: The latest tool to smuggle cocaine.

String Beans: The latest tool to smuggle cocaine.

Friday, June 11, 2010 2:02 GMT

ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Who knew smuggling cocaine could look so healthy? Customs officers recently arrested a Dutchman for trying to smuggle 11.5 pounds of cocaine hidden in string beans. He was carrying the vegetables in his baggage, and each seemingly healthy sprout contained a plastic tube full of drugs worth about $240,000.

SOUTHAMPTON, England – It took seven firefighters and a team of medics to free an Englishman who got his penis stuck in a steel pipe. The man showed up at Southampton General Hospital with the pipe around his penis, which was fully erect due to restricted blood flow. Firefighters were called to the scene and they ended up using an industrial metal grinder to free the man’s member. The penis was left bruised and swollen, but otherwise fine. No word on how it got stuck in the pipe in the first place.

TRENTON, N.J. – A 42-year-old Internet model from New Jersey has a huge goal: To be the fattest woman in the world. Donna Simpson weighs more than 600 pounds and models for supersizedbombshells.com, but she’s not satisfied. She dreams of tipping the scales at 1,000 pounds so she can hold a Guinness World Record and adds, “The bigger your butt is, the sexier you are”

HUIZHOU, China – A three-year-old Chinese toddler who recently came out of a coma is now acting like she’s an adult. After being in a car accident, little Gao Wen is a totally different person. Her parents say she’s started behaving like an adult, taking up smoking and drinking beer. Gao smokes cigarettes daily and is known to guzzle up to three mugs of beer at a time without explanation.

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