Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - March 15, 2006

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka should ditch a plan to permanently turn its clocks back 30 minutes in April because the move could push up the island's energy bill and ward off investors, resident science fiction guru Arthur C. Clarke has warned.

Movie theater owners gave an enthusiastic reception to Pixar Animation Studios Inc.'s film "Cars" at its first public screening at a Las Vegas trade show late on Tuesday.

"Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" was the runaway top DVD seller its first week in stores, according to data issued Wednesday.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.