BIZARRE BUT TRUE!
MIRACLES do happen! Paula Stanton, 60, lost her wedding band while cleaning a toilet at her Somers Point, N.J., home nine years ago — and got it back when local sanitation worker Ted Gogol found it in a sewer line while inspecting a manhole 400 feet away from her house!
GREG PHILLPOTTS ruined a holiday celebration when fluid from his nose dripped into a turkey dinner he was preparing. Deciding enough was enough after suffering a runny nose for five years, Greg saw a doctor, which saved his life. Turns out the snot was fluid leaking from his brain! Surgeons closed the hole and all is well!
KRISTEN YALDOR’S dream African safari turned into a nightmare when her canoe was attacked — and capsized — by a mother hippo in Zimbabwe! Once Kristen hit the water, the enraged 3,000-pound beast grabbed her right leg and pulled the Florida tourist into the river’s depths. She managed to escape and swim to safety with a broken femur.
THE Ohio Pork Council went whole hog by installing a bacon vending machine at Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. The contraption sells ready-to-eat strips for $1 each. The proceeds are going to the school’s meat science program.