Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - February 13, 2009
Video game maker Midway Games Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Thursday because it is unable to pay back a debt owed after Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone sold its majority stake.
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.