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

Violent Video Games Leads To Cumulative Violence

A new Ohio State University study is the first to provide evidence that the negative side effects from playing video games can actually build and grow over time.

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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