Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - July 11, 2012
Russia and Eastern Europe have been the backdrop and setting for many computer war games and simulations.This is expected as the region has seen conquerors and would-be conquerors march over the lands from both directions.
Word of the Day
- The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
- A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.