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An Austrian scientist says he has discovered a type of body hair that traps stray pieces of lint and draws them into the navel. Chemist Georg Steinhauser made his discovery by studying 503 pieces of lint from his own belly button, the Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. The newspaper reported that chemical analysis revealed the pieces of lint contained not only cotton from clothing, but also flecks of dead skin, fat, sweat and dust. The Vienna University of Technology chemist wrote in the...
Surgery Karolina Kurkova had as an infant was responsible for the absence of her bellybutton, a representative for the Czech model said. The unidentified representative was responding to recent rumors regarding the Victoria Secret model's apparent lack of a noticeable bellybutton at a Miami fashion show, the New York Daily News reported Saturday. She had an operation when she was an infant, the representative told the newspaper. It's a fact and just thank God she's healthy. The rumors came...
- A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
- A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
- In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
- The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
- A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.