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Errant Drone Cuts Toddler's Eyeball in Half

Mom says injury was 'the worst thing I've ever seen'

(Newser) - A toddler has lost an eye in an awful accident with an errant drone in the UK. Sixteen-month-old Oscar Webb was outside his family's home in Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire, while a family friend was flying a drone seven weeks ago. "It was up for about 60 seconds," Simon... More »

Jail Inmate Pulls Eye Out of Its Socket

Colin Corkhill, 26, started by punching himself in the face

(Newser) - A jail inmate in Arizona is hospitalized after authorities say he pulled one of his eyeballs out of its socket. Sheriff's officials in Pinal County, just southeast of Phoenix, say Colin Corkhill, of Scottsdale, was booked into jail Wednesday on suspicion of attempted murder, auto theft, aggravated assault, and... More »

Baby Born With No Eyeballs

Expanders are sutured into his eye sockets so that one day he may get a transplant

(Newser) - When Kelly Lopez gave birth to a baby boy three months ago in Mesa, Ariz., she didn't think much of the fact that her newborn wasn't opening his eyes until hours went by. By 13 days of age, Richie Lopez had an MRI, and the family was shocked... More »

New Japanese Fad: Eyeball Licking

Not only gross—it also spreads pinkeye

(Newser) - The hot new thing amongst Japanese teens? Licking each others' eyeballs. Also known as "oculolinctus" and "worming," it's a sexual thing, and was probably inspired by a music video clip (it's at 3:30; you know you want to look), reports ABC News . Apparently, an... More »

Cause of Mistrial: Fallen Eyeball

Glass eye pops out during emotional testimony

(Newser) - A witness in a Pennsylvania courtroom was relating the tragedy of his lost eye when out it popped, forcing the trial to shut down. John Huttick caught the glass eyeball as shocked jurors looked on, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. "I couldn't believe it just came out," Huttick... More »

Source of Huge Eyeball on Fla. Beach ID'd

Probably came from a swordfish

(Newser) - The softball-sized eyeball that washed up on a Florida beach last week probably belonged to a swordfish, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says. "Experts on site and remotely have viewed and analyzed the eye, and based on its color, size and structure, along with the presence of... More »

Weird Beach Find: A Giant Eyeball

From a whale maybe? Florida officials trying to figure it out

(Newser) - It's not that body parts never wash ashore on Florida beaches. But usually it's not an eye the size of a softball. State wildlife officials are trying to determine the species of a blue eyeball found by a man at Pompano Beach, north of Fort Lauderdale. They put... More »

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