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Oddities News Archive - August 27, 2012

Venezuelan Poodle Moth: Is It Real Or Photoshop?

Most moths can be easily identified when you look at them, however some have dazzling features that could make even the most well-trained eye do a double take.

Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.