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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - October 04, 2003

By GREG SUKIENNIK BOSTON (AP) -- William Steig, an illustrator for The New Yorker who was known as the "King of Cartoons" for his award-winning, best-selling children's books including "Shrek," has died.

Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.