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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - June 19, 2005

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Batman was powerful enough to rule the box office, but the superhero was unable to pull Hollywood out of its worst slump in 20 years. The top 12 movies took in $128.5 million, down 1.6 percent from the same weekend in 2004, according to studio estimates Sunday.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]