Oddities News Archive - August 28, 2006
Tokyo's subway allowed a publisher to display posters of a nude and heavily pregnant Britney Spears on Monday, overturning a decision to cover up part of the image for being "too stimulating" for young people.
Turns out finding money to make movies was an easy mission for Tom Cruise.
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.