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Oddities News Archive - September 04, 2012

Drunk? Thermal Imaging Can Tell!

Computers, machines and the technology which runs them can be powerful things. When designed and implemented in the right way, these machines can do many things ordinary humans can do.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'