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International News Archive - June 26, 2012

Google TV Heads To The UK

After mixed results in the United States, Google TV is crossing the pond to take on the UK television market.

Seafood Being Sold Again In Japan

The first seafood caught off the Japanese coast of Fukushima since last year’s nuclear meltdown went on sale Monday — a sign the million-dollar fishing economy is on the mend.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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