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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - March 27, 2012

Ten Million Angry Birds!

After flinging onto the pop culture landscape in 2009, Rovio's Angry Birds are now going where no digital avian has gone before. Rovio’s “Angry Birds Space” game was downloaded over 10 million times during the first three days of its release.

Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.