Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - June 04, 2005


Police have arrested two men suspected of trying to sell stolen copies of the upcoming Harry Potter novel. Police in Kettering, 80 miles north of London, arrested a 37-year-old and 19-year-old Friday on suspicion of theft and firearms offenses.


The planned world premiere in Tokyo of Steven Spielberg's new film "War of the Worlds" has been canceled because of concerns about providing security for Tom Cruise and other stars and preventing bootleg recording of the film, its distributor said Saturday.


"Fathom," a new NBC series starring Lake Bell, will be filmed in Wilmington.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.