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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - November 03, 2008

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force has today announced a partnership with Microsoft to promote the Xbox LIVE "Horror Meets Comedy" original short film series that will premiere exclusively on Xbox LIVE this November 19th.

Word of the Day
pawl
  • 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'.
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