Odd News – Weekly Newsletter for December 6-13, 2010

Monday, December 13, 2010

Man Changes Name from ‘Smith’ to ‘Captain Awesome’!!

EUGENE, OREGON (GaeaTimes.com) — We have all heard of those people who are not satisfied with their name given by their parents. Later on, some of them even adopt a new name which they think are better. But when an Oregon man named Douglas Allen Smith Jr. decided to change his name, he did …. Source article  : Man Changes Name from ‘Smith’ to ‘Captain Awesome’!!.

Africa’s ‘Terrible Hairy Fly’ now Discovered in Kenya

KENYA (GaeaTimes.com) — “Terrible Hairy Fly”, a rare and odd looking fly which was earlier thought to be a species from Africa, has been recently discovered by scientists in Kenya.
The Mormotomyia hirsuta or “Terrible hair fly” was first reported around year 1933 and then was seen in 1948. But after a half a dozen … Read more >>>.

Filed under: Odd News, Odd News Weekly
Copyright© 2010 Gaea Times