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Oddities News Archive - December 02, 2005

The dark streaks like bloody tears that have drawn believers to a Virgin Mary statue here in recent weeks follow a long tradition of Catholic apparitions around the world which often provide solace to the faithful.

Playboy model-turned-TV personality Anna Nicole Smith turned up drunk and too scantily clad to a Live 8 concert, damaging the reputation of the international charity benefit, a lawsuit filed against a company affiliated with the actress claims.

Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.