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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - July 16, 2009

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the sixth film in the iconic film franchise, conjured up $22.2 million from US midnight screenings Wednesday.

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Scientists at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center have found that playing active video games can be as effective for children as moderate exercise.

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.'