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Oddities News Archive - February 10, 2012

Is This Really A Woolly Mammoth?

A strangely out-of-focus video was released by The Sun this week that shows a lumbering animal walking across a river in Siberia.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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