Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - January 10, 2006

Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling decided to kill off the parents of her fictional boy wizard after she suffered the trauma of losing her own mother, the author said in a rare interview on Tuesday.


Lingering holidays in many parts of the world kept the foreign box office buzzing during the first full weekend of the new year.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.