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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - August 30, 2010

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Move over, Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo--it looks like a new player is about to enter the video game hardware market, as Chinese IT manufacturer Lenovo has announced plans to launch a new gaming console by the end of the year.

Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]