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Oddities News Archive - October 31, 2005

SALVO, North Carolina (Reuters) - A spectator ran on to the field and stole the ball from Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre during the Cincinnati Bengals' home victory on Sunday. Security officials tackled the man and he was arrested and charged with criminal trespass while intoxicated.

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.