Oddities News Archive - April 13, 2006
Alarmed by its sliding birth rate and rapidly aging population, Japan is hoping the prospect of lower shopping bills will encourage couples to go for bigger families.
A controversial Texas program to send undercover agents into bars to arrest drunks has been halted after a firestorm of protest from the public.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.