What lengths will people go to get close to the perfect pair of pins? Almost any it would seem, after auctioneers Phillips, a razor manufacturer and a lucky underwriter hatched a plan to insure model Heidi Klum's legs. The plan came about as the supermodel is to appear in a series of advertisements for a razor maker.

But why insure her legs? Does the company fear a shark attack or is it, perhaps, that they don't trust their own product not to lacerate the lovely limbs during filming?