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Oddities News Archive - February 23, 2004

Al Nix has designed a lot of jewelry in the last 25 years, but nothing compares with the project Michael Burton handed him - a glass eye to be refitted into a ring. Burton has had a glass eye for 35 years because of an industrial accident.

Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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