Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - September 23, 2005

The Jodie Foster thriller "Flightplan" and the animated "Tim Burton's Corpse Bride" will battle for honors at the weekend box office, with each projected to earn in the $22 million-$24 million range for the three days beginning Friday, according to the latest industry tracking.

Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. on Friday said it would resume sales of "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas" in October, two months after the violent game was pulled from store shelves because of hidden sex scenes.

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.