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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - June 16, 2006

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While four wide releases hit theaters on Friday, the weekend movie scene is shaping up as one for car enthusiasts of all ages with two racing-themed films likely parked among the top box-office slots when the dust settles.

Tom Cruise is hoping to impress his Japanese audience by chartering an entire 1,300-seater high speed "bullet" train to take 150 fans on a trip from Tokyo to Osaka on Wednesday.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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