Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - October 29, 2008


Hollywood actor Robert Downey Jr has signed on to play Tony Stark in two "Iron Man" sequels, as well as in the superhero ensemble film "The Avengers."

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.