This Welsh man’s true passion is walking around in a six-foot rabbit suit… and he’s shelling out some major cash to do it.
Adrian “Keel” James may be a mechanic, but on weekends, you’ll find him hopping around the streets of Pembrokeshire, Wales… literally. You see, James has spent $12-grand on six-foot rabbit fursuits to become his alter bunny ego.
“I know typical mechanics don’t go home and dress up as a big furry bunny rabbit,” he says. "But it’s my favorite thing to do." James explains that his obsession with bunnies started when he was young and had some rabbit stuffed animals, and he hasn’t shaken it since. He says he gets some criticism from people, but other times people love it and want to take pictures with him – most importantly, his family accepts his lifestyle.
“When I go to events with other friends who also dress up, I feel like we’re part of a tight-knit community and I feel really confident,” he adds. The hobby may make him happy but it doesn’t come cheap. When it comes to shelling out extra cash for fursuits and other rabbit merchandise, James says “there’s no limit on how much I’ll spend on my obsession.”
He used to not even be able to draw simple shapes, but now Wayne Sheppard is making hundreds off of his original artwork after waking up from a stroke with the talent.
One Londoner went from scribbles to Picasso after waking up in the hospital from a stroke. Wayne Sheppard says he couldn’t even draw basic shapes before the event – now he’s selling canvas after canvas of original artwork!
According to experts, strokes can cause brain damage that can actually have a positive effect on someone’s creativity, but usually, it's not as dramatic as Sheppard’s case. “I remember waking up in the hospital the next morning with this sudden urge to draw,” Sheppard recalls. “For the first three days out of hospital, I just started sketching non-stop. I was never able to draw before.”
But now? People from around the world are shelling out hundreds of dollars for his pieces. Sheppard says his newfound hobby is helping him cope with his health problems, including being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer Stage 4 non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Wanna see? CLICK HERE
Source: NY Post
WARNING: Read this before you pop another pimple on your face!!
When you get a zit slap bang in the middle of your face, your reaction is usually to squeeze it immediately. But health experts have warned picking or popping pimples in this area could have potentially fatal consequences.
According to The Daily Mail, the “triangle of death” — also known as the “danger triangle” — stretches from the top of the nose to a point on either side of the lips, roughly where dimples usually appear.
So why is this a risky zone?
Jeremy Brauer, clinical professor of dermatology at NYU Langone Medical Center, explains that the veins here lead back to the “cavernous sinus” located in the brain.
Squeezing a pimple can create an open wound, which can become infected by dirt from our hands and airborne bacteria.
The veins can then form clots to contain infections, which puts pressure on the brain, leading to partial or full paralysis and, in some cases death. Left untreated an infection of the sinus cavity can also cause a total loss of vision, brain abscesses and meningitis.
Dr. Sandra Lee – aka Dr. Pimple Popper – adds that if inflammation from a pimple spreads to the inner part of the brain, there’s potential for blindness and a massive stroke.
The condition, known as Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis, kills 30 percent of those who contract it.