Wednesday, August 06, 2008

In Keeping with the Olympic Spirit

One cannot help hear of the controversies concerning censorship, human rights violations, end environmental nightmares concerning the host city for the 2008 Olympics.  At least we can find humor in some corners.

CHINESE acupuncturist stuck 205 needles into his face, head and body to celebrate Beijing hosting the Olympic games.

Wei Shengchu, attached flags to each needle to represent all the countries participating in the games.

He said: “We are used to seeing people with flags painted on their faces so I thought, why not just put them into your head?”

The self-taught doctor of traditional Chinese medicine inserted the needles one-by-one while spectators took photos and looked on in wonder.

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