Iraqi artist Wafaa Bilal had a camera surgically planted in his head so that he could explore the "unseen" is in his life. It was turned on for 24/7 and streamed live. Turns out his life had few surprises.
Wafaa Bilal began creating political abstract art as a student in Baghdad during Saddam Hussein's rule. When he began to fear for his life, Wafaa fled his homeland and ended up in a refugee camp in Saudia Arabia. Rather than losing hope, Wafaa continued painting, turning tents into canvases and paying drivers for supplies.
Every time he steps on an ant - or more often, saves one - guest host Sean Cole thinks about the time he spent with Stefan Cover. Stefan is an ant researcher and curator who oversees a massive ant collection at Harvard University.
Three years ago, Fatima Abdul Razaq and her husband were on their way to a family event in their town in Iraq when they stopped near an American convoy. As far as she knows, it was a soldier in the turret of a humvee who aimed his rifle at her and shot her in the face.Also: an update on our story with Captain Shannon Meehan. And: This Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year. Joyce Wadler recently investigated an item that marketers hope someone will buy: a $50,000 mattress.
Tomorrow, Tony Blair is set to speak to Britain's Iraq Inquiry, which has been set up to review Britain's policies before and after the war. Sir Christopher Meyer will likely be following the hearing intently. He was the U.K.'s Ambassador to the U.S. when planes slammed into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.