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Oddities News Archive - June 24, 2008

MORE UFO sightings were reported across Wales after a mystery craft threatened a police helicopter over Cardiff this week. The UFO zoomed straight at the chopper as the three-man cop crew prepared to land - and the pilot veered sharply to avoid being hit.

By Elizabeth Deornellas, Winston-Salem Journal, N.C. Jun. 20--Joey and Erin Maynard's family got a lot bigger this week.

AN AMERICAN hiker stranded in the Bavarian Alps for nearly three days was rescued after using her sports bra as a signal, police in southern Germany said.

Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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