fri 19 aug 2011 07:44:01 witte de withstraat
a new brain-eating amoeba
there's a new brain-eating amoeba that lives in three states, as amoeba, as flagellate, and as cyst, depending on the situation. it lives in fresh water, and if you get it up your nose it will eat your brain cells and kill you in three weeks.
that's right up there with 'collar bomb hoax girl' of recent australian news fame.