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Oddities News Archive - April 12, 2006

About 300 hard-line Indonesian Muslims vandalized a building housing the office of Playboy magazine on Wednesday in a protest against its publication in the world's most populous Muslim nation.

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - An Indonesian maid posed in her underwear for pictures her female employer promised would appear in the Indonesian version of Playboy, but complained after receiving no payment, a Malaysian social group said on Wednesday.

It took two weeks to discover the body of the 43-year-old who killed himself in an Amsterdam attic, leaving a note to say he couldn't take any more.

Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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