Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - January 05, 2006


Warner Bros. Pictures started out 2005 with Oscar gold as "Million Dollar Baby" was crowned best picture, and it finished the year with plenty of hard cash thanks to "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," "Batman Begins" and "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory."

Microsoft Corp. expects to ship as many as 5.5 million units of its Xbox 360 video game console worldwide by the end of June 2006, Chairman and co-founder Bill Gates said on Wednesday.

Word of the Day
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'