Oddities News Archive - June 07, 2003

By DAVID SHARP PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (AP) -- Zipping along U.S. 1, it's easy to overlook planet Mars.

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'