Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - May 08, 2008
The release of â€œGrand Theft Auto IVâ€ exceeded sales expectations, reaching more than $500 million in first week sales, and topping week one sales of Microsoft Corp.â€™s â€œHalo 3â€ on opening day alone.
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.