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Oddities News Archive - February 04, 2010

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Insects, a popular delicacy in many parts of the world, are getting a culinary makeover in one Central American city, where scientists are ‘growing’ insects that will be tailored for human consumption.

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Police said Wednesday that a women viewing a tourist webcam in northern Germany spotted a man that was lost on the frozen North Sea and probably saved his life by alerting authorities.

Word of the Day
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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