Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - August 08, 2005


In any other summer, "The Island" and "Stealth" might have struck box office gold because they represent the kind of fare that has come to define the lucrative moviegoing season.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.