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Celebrity Body Parts and Other Wacky Insurance Policies

Dolly Parton's boobs are insured for a cool $600K

(Newser) - Health insurance may be the topic of the day, but it's so boring. The Business Insider takes a look at the wacky side of the industry, which mainly includes celebs insuring their body parts for millions of dollars. And some extraterrestrial stuff. Here goes:
  1. Heidi Klum's legs: The model's right
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UK Billionaires' Ranks Halved in Downturn

Wealthiest lose collective $228B

(Newser) - The number of UK billionaires has been almost cut in half by economic woes, from 75 to 43, with the country’s wealthiest having lost a collective $228 billion, the Times of London reports. The hardest-hit was steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal, who remains Britain’s richest man despite having lost... More »

Tongues to Chest Hair, Stars Insure Prized Parts

Dolly Parton's chest worth $11K per inch

(Newser) - Celebrities are known for insuring their most famous body parts, but now other types are getting into the practice. This week, a coffee taster’s tongue was insured for $13.8 million, making it the most valuable in the world. To mark the occasion, the Mirror lists some of the... More »

Winehouse Inspires Tom Jones Comeback

Crooner to release first US album in 15 years

(Newser) - Amy Winehouse's retro stylings have inspired an old pussycat to make a new album. Tom Jones, 68, is releasing his first new album in the US in November. It was listening to his fellow Brit's Back to Black that gave him ideas for the right sound for his famous voice,... More »

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