Oddities News Archive - June 22, 2005

The first study of physician religious beliefs has found that 76 percent of doctors believe in God and 59 percent believe in some sort of afterlife.

CARLISLE, Pa. - Former hardware store owner Dennis Gotthard said he has found a new niche dealing in hundreds of mannequins and mannequin parts.

Word of the Day
  • 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'.