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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
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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