Oddities News Archive - October 02, 2008

ORANGE Ketchup caper could mean jail An Orange school board trustee known for his dark glasses, knit cap and rants at meetings is now suspected of condiment kidnapping.


The world's most obese man is getting hitched.

Grandma, 92, to be matron of honor SAGINAW TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Many brides-to-be pick best friends to serve as their maids or matrons of honor. That's the case for Erica Schultz. But the Saginaw Township woman's best buddy isn't a high school or college pal. It's her 92-year-old grandmother.

Word of the Day
  • 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.