Oddities News Archive - October 11, 2011

World’s Oldest Running Car Sells For $4.6 Million At Auction

The world’s oldest running car was sold for $4.6 million at a Pennsylvania auction late Friday, a price nearly twice as high as many expected.

Word of the Day
  • 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.'