Weird stuff from arouond the world.
PLEASANT GROVE, Utah -- Images of President Bush, top, and Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry, make up a corn maze. The maze will be open to the public on Sept. 24. The labyrinth is eight acres in size and has more than three miles of twists and turns. (09/20/04 AP photo)
OS ANGELES -- Gunther von Hagens, right, gestures towards a cadaver preserved through a process called "plastination" during a news conference as Jeffrey Rudolph, president and CEO of the California Science Center watches. Hagens' "Body Worlds: The Anatomical Exhibition of Real Human Bodies," opens Friday. (06/30/04 AP photo)
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LUGANO, Switzerland -- The world's most pierced woman, Elaine Davidson from Brazil, a resident in the Scottish city of Edinburgh, poses for a photographer during the 6th Ti-Tattoo Convention. Davidson claims to have upwards of 1,900 piercings, and has an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records. (08/27/04 AP photo)
MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- Louis Volpe, acting regional supervisor of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's safeguarding intervention and trade compliance program, holds two Giant African Land Snails in the USDA's Milwaukee office. Federal health officials have seized several of these dangerous pests from Wisconsin classrooms and have started a national search for the creatures. Many of the snails, which are illegal to possess in the United States, were being used as teaching tools in some classrooms where school officials don't know they are dangerous, said Willie Harris, eastern regional director of the USDA's intervention and trade compliance bureau. (04/21/04 AP photo)
WHISKEY FLATS, Texas -- A man stuffed the tails of nine live rattlesnakes in his mouth, besting his record of eight. "I have to break my own records. Heck, there's nobody else who can do it," said Jackie Bibby. "I think I could do 12 or 13, but probably no more. My mouth is only so big." (11/21/03 AP photo)
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