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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
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'.