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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - June 07, 2012

Famous Science Fiction-Fantasy Writer Ray Bradbury Dies At 91

The master of science fiction-fantasy, Ray Bradbury, passed away at the age of 91 on Tuesday, after spending a lifetime of churning out literary masterpieces like "Fahrenheit 451."

Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.