Oddities News Archive - July 25, 2006
The longest foot race in the world is 3,100 miles, long enough to stretch from New York to Los Angeles. Those who run it choose a different route, however: they circle one city block in Queens; for two months straight.
A militant Islamic group has filed a police report against Indonesia's Miss Universe candidate accusing her of indecency, a lawyer for the organization said on Tuesday.
- A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.