BETELNUT GIRLS - MORE LINKS According to Wikipedia, Betelnut beauties are "scantily-clad young women selling betel nut on roadside kiosks in Taiwan. A uniquely Taiwanese phenomenon, they are named after the legendary beauty Xi Shi from the Spring and Autumn Period of ancient China".
quote [It's a seed that you mix with a little lime powder (calcium carbonate) and wrap in a leaf. Then you stuff the quid between your lip and gum. I didn't detect any psychoactive effects from the stuff, but it did turn my saliva a pretty red color].
(via Boing Boing)