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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - July 04, 2006

The sparks were flying at the box-office this Fourth of July holiday as Warner Bros. Pictures' "Superman Returns" avoided the kryptonite of overhype and muscled its way to an estimated gross of $106 million in its first seven days of release.

Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin