Oddities News Archive - October 26, 2012
The paranormal is a popular and enduring theme in the media. One researcher was intrigued by the omnipresence of paranormal entertainment and wondered what makes viewers believe or not believe what they see on the screen.
Word of the Day
- Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
- The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".