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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - July 17, 2008

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"Some men," observes the unflappable butler Alfred (Michael Caine), "just want to watch the world burn." In "The Dark Knight," the latest masterful chapter in Christopher Nolan's Batman franchise, just such a man is introduced to us.

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With the major success of music genre games like “Guitar Hero” and “Rock Band” sweeping the world, a whole slew of imitators have begun popping up to compete in the console wars.

Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.