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Oddities News Archive - August 20, 2006

The new World Strip Poker Champion who beat nearly 200 other players celebrated winning the 10,000 pounds ($18,860) prize by removing his remaining clothes, thus securing a further 10,000 pounds for charity.

Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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