Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - June 22, 2006

Sometimes art does imitate life, and the stars of the new movie "Click" opening this Friday, Adam Sandler and Kate Beckinsale, ought to know.

A musical version of "The Lord of the Rings" is to open in London next year but the production has been reworked and cut after its world premiere in Toronto received some damning reviews.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.