Odd News – Monthly Newsletter January 2011

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Alive Mice Found in the Chinese Noodles!!!

ESSEX (Gaeatimes.com) — Watch out! Your favorite Chinese noodle might have a mouse in it. And it might be ALIVE!!
Food hygiene inspectors have found LIVE mice in the food of Dragon Palace in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex. The rodents were spotted when the inspectors made a routine visit and heard a rustling sound coming from a …. Source  : Alive Mice Found in the Chinese Noodles!!!.

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 >>>.

2,400-year-old ’soup’ Discovered by Chinese Archaeologists near Xian

SHAANXI, CHINA (GaeaTimes.com) — According to State Media reports, Chinese archaeologists have discovered what they believe is a 2,400 year old pot of ’soup’ within a sealed bronze cooking vessel. The vessel has been discovered in a tomb near the ancient capital of Xian (home to the country’s famed terracotta warriors).
The scientists from the … Read more »».

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