"Things You Wouldn't Know If We Didn't Blog Intermittently."
Oh my lord, the zoom... the zoom!! I'm itching all over now.
Ack, I'm glad I live in Texas, where one merely has to contend with flying cockroaches. Usually I think bugs are cool, but this is too much.
Bon appétit. By the way, you'll never guess what my word verification for this comment was... Couldn't be better, I swear.
I refuse to look and spoil my day!Le Loup.
I'm not looking at this either!
Oh that was nasty. I was on my lunch/google reader break when I saw this too... :P But the pictures from the snopes link are maybe 2-3x worse than the vid. I could stomach the vid, but the worm in the eye... EW. (reaction possibly due to the color red :0)
This reminded me of Dracunculus medinensis, a parasite that is extracted from the vein in the leg by slowly wrapping it around a stick. Some say it is the origin of the medical emblem (Rod of Asclepius).
Been there. Done that.