Sleepwalking—sleepdriving?—into a swamp
A New Hampshire woman spent three days lost in a swamp after driving there while asleep. Ellen Vincenti, 60, who has a history of sleepwalking, says she remembers kissing her husband good night, and “the next thing I knew it was 5:30 Sunday morning and I was in my car in the middle of the woods.’’ While trying to walk back, Vincenti got stuck on “a tiny piece of land’’ surrounded by water, where she spent two days screaming for help before rescuers finally found her.
Acne flare-up may change Katy Perry's wedding plans
Katy Perry may reschedule her wedding in response to an acne flare-up, says Britain’s Now Magazine. The 25-year-old singer will soon marry comedian Russell Brand, 35. But Perry, who admits she uses a lot of makeup to cover up a lot of zits, has been breaking out badly in reaction to stress, and is now considering “switching the wedding to the evening as the harsh daylight will expose her bad skin,’’ says a source. “She’s not joking.’’
Montana woman uses a zucchini to repel a black bear
A Montana woman used a zucchini to repel an attacking bear. The unnamed woman told police that when she spotted an adult black bear running toward her dog, Brin, in her yard, she yelled to attract its attention, kicked it in the foreleg, and then, as the bear turned back toward her dog, hurled a 14-inch-long zucchini at its head, causing the bear to lope away back into the wilderness. “You don’t think,’’ said the woman. “You do what you have to do.”