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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - March 06, 2006

The power of the Japan market for Hollywood films was amply demonstrated last weekend as "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe" propelled itself back into the No. 1 position at the international box office on the strength of its debut there.

Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.