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Oddities News Archive - April 21, 2010

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A Denver, Colorado man lost more than a popular new gadget as he walked out of a store last week, when he lost part of his pinky finger as a thief lunged for his bag carrying the new iPad he had just bought.

Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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