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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
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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