Oddities News Archive - March 17, 2006
Singapore police briefly detained an Australian animal activist dressed in a bear suit on Friday after she staged a protest during the Queen's official visit to the city-state.
Some call it sport, some call it fun, others swear by its health benefits, rattling off a list that would make a snake-oil salesman blush.
Thousands of teenagers and students swarmed onto Spanish streets on Friday for mass drinking sessions, defying legislation introduced to stop the binges known as "botellones."
- an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
- In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.