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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - January 26, 2006

A six-year-old girl was strangled on Tuesday when her 70-pound (32 kg) golden retriever took the girl's scarf in its mouth and dragged her around the backyard of the family home, police said on Thursday.

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In a sign that video games are becoming more popular as family entertainment, a national survey released Thursday indicates joysticks aren't just for kids.

Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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