Wednesday, January 20, 2010

navel lint


An Australian man named Graham Baker collected and stored his bellybutton lint (shown above) for 25 years, which earned him a place in the Guinness Book of World Records. I'm fascinated by the color changes from the first jar to the last. According to a chemist from Vienna University, who spent 3 years analyzing his own navel lint, it is made up of cotton from clothing, dust, skin flecks, sweat and fat(?).

thanks Listverse

6 comments:

Tia said...

i just threw up in my mouth.
thanks.

CAPow! said...

that is kind of nasty, but hilarious. my bf's been threatening to do something like this...

drollgirl said...

oh how delicious!

Iva said...

so gross. and hilarious.

Clorivak said...

i betcha it just Reeks.

what's with men and belly button lint anyways? i don't think i've ever had it.

kdub said...

One thing the scientist from U of Vienna discovered is that if he shaved his stomach, he didn't get lint in his navel. Belly hair is required.