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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - November 21, 2005

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Domestic champ "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" enchanted foreign moviegoers, selling about $80 million worth of tickets in 19 territories over the weekend and setting several records in the process.

Sony Corp., the maker of Playstation game consoles, may lose its iron grip on the market for game machines as rival Microsoft Corp. launches a new model just in time for the holiday season.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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