Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - November 14, 2005

"Flightplan" gained altitude at the foreign box office last weekend, selling $15.2 million worth of tickets from from 39 markets.

Sri Lanka awarded long-term resident and British science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke its highest civilian award on Monday for his contributions to science and technology and his commitment to his adopted country.


Electronic Arts Inc., the world's biggest video game publisher, has reduced prices on some titles by 20 percent to spur sales and thwart competition, an analyst said on Monday.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.