Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - August 19, 2009


Sony announced on Tuesday that it will be selling a slimmer, cheaper version of its PlayStation 3 game console next month.

Word of the Day
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.