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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - April 13, 2005

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For some viewers, NBC's miniseries based on the Book of Revelation may seem the latest signpost on the road to Armageddon. But thankfully, this is television, not an omen of the End Times. Revelations doesn't preach or bore. Instead, it makes for great popcorn fare.

Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.