Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Man With His Head Pierced 800 Needles

More than 800 acupuncture needles were pierced on the head of Wei Shengchu, a Chinese medicine doctor from Guang Xi, Southwern China on January 9 . Dr. Wei was invited to Chongqing Municipality for the shooting of an adventure programme by Tokyo TV Station. He once won a Guinness World Record for piercing 1790 needles his his body in 2004. He said that his main purpose of self-piercings is to promote China's traditional acupuncture. He plans to pierce 2oo8 needles in his body as a special gift to Beijing Olympics in 2008, for which he has already reserved a hotel room in Beijing. Link (in Chinese)

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