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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.