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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - April 07, 2009

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Video killed the radio star, the old song goes — but violent video games, a new Tel Aviv University study finds, can also improve the real-world vision of teens who play them.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'