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Oddities News Archive - April 19, 2010

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A new study suggests that jewel scarab beetles find each other—and hide from their enemies—using the same technology that creates the 3D effects for the blockbuster movie Avatar.

Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.