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
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.