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Oddities News Archive - March 06, 2003

Man Uses Airport X-Ray Photos in Exhibit source: Associated Press Strange News By KARL RITTER, Associated Press WriterSTOCKHOLM, Sweden - An art exhibit with X-ray pictures taken by airport security equipment has irked Swedish aviation authorities, who say workers cannot breach security guidelines for the sake of art.

Word of the Day
omphalos
  • 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.
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