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Oddities News Archive - November 21, 2003

Villagers searching for a missing woman found her body swallowed headfirst up to the waist by a 10-foot-long python, police said Friday. Basanti Tripura, 38, was collecting wood in a forest when the python attacked her Tuesday in Rangamati district, police said.

Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.