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Oddities News Archive - December 23, 2010

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Trousers and hats made from dog fur are just a few of the many items being sold on China's largest retail website, Taobao, sparking outrage among animal lovers.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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