Oddities News Archive - July 15, 2006

The Comedy Central network has decided that Scientology and movie star Tom Cruise are once again fair game for the cartoon satire of "South Park," but the Prophet Mohammad remains off-limits -- sometimes.

Berlin's "Love Parade" returned on Saturday with around half a million revelers attending the gigantic techno-music party on the streets of the German capital a mere one week after the end of the soccer World Cup.

Word of the Day
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.