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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - April 03, 2006

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The animated sequel "Ice Age: The Meltdown" froze out its rivals at the box office, selling about $114 million worth of tickets in North America and a slew of foreign territories during its first three days of release, distributor 20th Century Fox said on Sunday.

German film director Uwe Boll has something of a reputation to overcome. One critic calls him "a master of bad taste" and another says he is fast becoming "one of the worst directors on the planet."

Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.