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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - February 13, 2009

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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
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.