Oddities News Archive - February 04, 2012
Blue balls that fell from the sky and pelted a UK residence last week led to wild speculation, but scientists on Friday announced that they had determined the origins of the marble-like objects, and they are disappointingly mundane.
Word of the Day
- An evil spirit; a devil.
- A nightmare.
- In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'