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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - July 16, 2010

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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
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin