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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - January 06, 2010

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Sony Computer Entertainment Inc today announced that the holiday season retail sales of PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems during the five weeks following the last week of November 2009 exceeded 3.8 million units worldwide.

Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.