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Oddities News Archive - December 14, 2012

Insects Found To Have Similar Hearing System To That Of Dolphins

Scientists have discovered a hearing system component previously thought to be unique to toothed whales – such as dolphins – in insects.

Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.