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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - May 07, 2005

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Video gaming is more popular than ever -- an estimated eight games were sold every second in 2004, according to industry experts. But with that increased interest in flashy graphics and button-mashing comes increased health concerns.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.