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

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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
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.