Honolulu (HawaiiNewsNow) - Japanese pro eater Kobayashi actually did his own little eating demonstration at the same time as the Nathan's hot dog contest yesterday. He's banned from pro eating because of a contract dispute. But he apparently wolfed down 69 hot dogs and beat Chestnut.
If you find yourself wearing flip-flops around a pool this weekend, consider this: You may already come equipped with skid-resistant footwear, thanks to evolution. New research suggests that our toes and fingers prune up when they're exposed to water because that temporarily gives us the equivalent of treaded all-weather tires.