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THE WEEK May 11: Iron crotch

Updated: 2012-05-11 18:25
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Martial artists feel no pain

When it comes to a person's physical abilities, martial artists are some of the most extraordinary people in the world. China is home to some of the most prestigious martial arts masters and a wide variety of different martial arts styles. But this style, called Tie Dang Gong (which translates to "Iron Crotch"), just became our favorite.

Grandma is a cheerleader

Last week, we heard the story of a 60-year-old pole dancer in China. This week, it's a 55-year-old woman who is trying out to become a professional cheerleader. While we encourage the elderly to stay active, we also warn against pushing yourself too hard.

Bringing sight to the blind

The latest major breakthrough in medical science is a device that allows blind people to see. It's the world's first bionic eye. It allows people who were formally blind to see the world around them. A truly incredible invention.

Rock out with Rakhee

This week, Rakhee Morzaria breaks down the best- and worst-dressed celebrities at the Met Ball at Manhattan's Metropolitan Museum of Art.

This wacky world!

A new study suggests that eating a lot of curry could reduce your chances of getting cancer.

A 13-year-old girl is the CEO of a company that developed a lollipop that cures hiccups. I usually just burp until they go away.

Scientists developed a type of mouth spray that gets users drunk with out quick spray. Each spray gets the user drunk for ten to 20 minutes, and there are 21 sprays in one bottle. That can't be safe.

A team of scientists has published findings on how to avoid spilling your coffee. Basically, don't fill your cup to the top and try not to bump into things. I wonder how they found someone to pay for that research.

THE WEEK May 11: Iron crotch

THE WEEK May 11: Iron crotch
Director: Lin Hanqing Graphic Design: Zhang Xiao
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THE WEEK May 11: Iron crotch
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