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Oddities News Archive - June 13, 2007

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The theft of a 4-foot statue of Ronald McDonald was probably a prank, police said - but people at the home for sick children it was stolen from aren't laughing.

Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.