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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - June 03, 2005

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Studios are pumping out TV-DVD packages faster, and more furiously, than ever. Virtually no Tuesday goes by without a handful of complete-season TV sets arriving in stores.

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A man dressed like Spider-Man climbed atop a giant TV screen in downtown Hong Kong on Friday and unfurled a huge banner protesting China's bloody crackdown on the Tiananmen Square democracy protests on June 4, 1989.

Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.