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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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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