Oddities News Archive - April 19, 2010
A new study suggests that jewel scarab beetles find each otherâ€”and hide from their enemiesâ€”using the same technology that creates the 3D effects for the blockbuster movie Avatar.
Word of the Day
- 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.'