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Oddities News Archive - March 08, 2006

The son and nephew of reputed Colombian drug lords Miguel and Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela agreed on Wednesday to testify against them in U.S. court, in a deal that authorities said would strike a final blow to the once-powerful Cali cartel kingpins.

By Brooks Boliek WASHINGTON (Hollywood Reporter) - The U.S. House of Representatives has approved child-safety legislation that includes a provision bringing some legitimate film and TV productions under the same federal-reporting requirements as X-rated films.

Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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