Kw-logo-smaller

Hornets for Your Health

Naoko Takahashi
Naoko Takahashi

Want to run faster? Then why not try eating hornets. Even better, giant killer hornets. That's right - grab one, kill it and suck out its stomach guts.

Sound crazy? Well, the stomach juice of Giant Hornets can actually improve your body's efficiency and stop your muscles from getting tired. Naoko Takahashi definitely got an extra buzz from the juice. She drank this strange drink before and during the Olympic marathon in Sydney - and she went on to win the race!

Japanese scientists discovered that the stomach juice of Giant Hornets helps them fly more than 50 miles in search of food. And it has a similar effect on humans. The scientists persuaded Naoko to try the drink - after chugging the brew, she became the first Japanese woman to win a gold medal in running!

 
Related Stories
>
>

readers voted!

Comments

sillypants934

sillypants934 wrote:

weird....but i'll try it!!!! jk
commented: Tue Jun 25, 2013

donteatcarrots
Yucky!
commented: Sun Jun 23, 2013

brunostar

brunostar wrote:

ewww XD
commented: Sun Jun 23, 2013

there are 5 more comments

Please login or register to add comments


like this article?
Sign up now to get more just like!

latest videos

Poll

What Keeps the Doctor Away?

  • A scary mask.
  • An apple a day.
  • A bag of potato chips.
  • A note from your mom.

related stories

Sports in the forums

Gotta-love-me-123
I love basketball it is the best sport ever made in the history of man kind:D
reply about 19 hours
arthi
arthi posted in Dance:
ME!! :D HIS MOVES ARE A 'DELIGHT' TO LOOK AT :D
reply 1 day
arthi
arthi posted in Dance:
Both are amazing dance forms and unique in their own way but I prefer ballet but hip-hop is great too :)
reply 1 day
Team Audi #46
Auto Racing. And not NASCAR. 
reply 3 days
-Gwen42--
RACING!!!
reply 3 days

play online games

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

157262_(2)

When you go back to Candyland, you’ll wonder why you ever left in the first plac...

100x100_ra_logo_girl

Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

_thumb_100x100

Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...