The convenience store clerk, Ms. Falguni Patel, was giving testimony in the trial of Morgan Armstrong (charged with robbing her in Hudson, Fla., in 2009) when she began shaking and then passed out while seated in the witness box.
A relative of Patel’s approached, removed her sneaker and held it to Patel’s face, without success. The relative explained that Patel was subject to such blackouts and that sniffing the sneaker often revives her.
After paramedics attended to her, Patel took the rest of the day off and went back to court the next morning.
Mr. Ed did this
Earlier this year, Marion Laval-Jeantet won a notable Prix Ars Electronica award for her “hybrid” work that, she said, intends to blur the boundaries between species.
Laval-Jeantet stepped onstage in Ljubljana, Slovenia, as a horse-human, having earlier injected herself with horse blood (after prepping her body for several months with different horse immunoglobulins).
She also walked with stilts that had “hooves” affixed to the bottom.
She capped the show by extracting some of her own presumably-hybrid blood, to be frozen and stored for future research.
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