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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - September 01, 2011

Germany Lifts Ban Against Classic Doom Game

Germany has decided to lift a ban against a classic video game being sold to teenagers after 17 years.

Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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