Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - July 16, 2010
Market researcher NPD Group reported this week that US retail sales of hardware, software and accessories for the video game industry dropped 6 percent from last year.
Word of the Day
- The navel or umbilicus.
- In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
- A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.