Oddities News Archive - November 17, 2012
Researchers are studying the mechanics behind the way that a Venus fly trap snaps its leaves in order to trap and feed upon insects, and how that process could one day be used to improve upon a plethora of different products.
Word of the Day
- A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
- A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.