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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - January 10, 2012

Sony Gaming Systems Posts Strong Holiday Sales

Strong holiday sales are being reported by Sony for its range of PlayStation gaming platforms with a total of 6.5 million PlayStation 2/3/PSP/Vita units sold worldwide.

Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.