General News Archive - March 09, 2009


A 13-year-old boy was caught driving almost 85 mph while his father slept in the passenger's seat, officials in New Zealand said.

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.