While I'm sure there's an infinite number of things I've never in my life considered, I'd like to point out that staging a protest involving turning women upside down and using their legs as a slingshot is probably right up there at the top of the list. Never would've thunk it, wouldn't have thought about doing it, and certainly never expected to see it be done.
Leave it to the ever-zany attention-seeking women of FEMEN to think of the unthinkable yet again. These nutty girls continue to prove beyond any shadow of a doubt that there's something in the water over there in Kiev -- and I'm betting there's a fantastic business opportunity out there for anyone who wants to try bottling it.
Activists from the Ukrainian women's rights group Femen launch projectiles at an image of Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko using their bodies as catapults during a protest against the political trials going on in Belarus, in central Kiev May 11, 2011. Two Belarussian activists who ran against Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko in an election last year went on trial on Wednesday on charges of organising mass unrest, part of a crackdown by the authorities on the opposition. Nikolai Statkevich and Dmitry Uss face up to 15 years jail if found guilty of the charge which relates to a rally in the capital Minsk on December 19, 2010 when thousands of people protested against Lukashenko's re-election. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich (UKRAINE - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PS: Good to see that FEMEN might have finally moved beyond removing their tops to get attention.
PPS: Zaniness aside, Lukashenko deserves whatever it is he's got coming to him, so on this one topic, FEMEN and I can finally agree.
PPPS: Given that FEMEN is a "feminist" organization, does it count as "objectifying" women to turn them into literal (hilarious) slingshots?