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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - July 25, 2011

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Rovio, the maker of the hugely popular Angry Birds app, is being sued by a tiny American company which claims it owns the patents on the method used to buy new levels for the game.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'