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Oddities News Archive - June 02, 2007

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They spin on their heads, twist their bodies like pretzels and flip effortlessly through the air. They are South Korea's B-boys, hip hop-loving breakdancers who have become the country's hot cultural export decades after the original American dance craze.

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.