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.


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
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.