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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - May 30, 2012

Microsoft Xbox: 67 Million Sold

Just in time for next week’s E3 conference in Los Angeles, Microsoft has announced some pretty impressive numbers where their Xbox and Kinect systems are concerned.

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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