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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - August 21, 2012

2012 Robot Hall Of Fame – Vote Now!

Let’s admit it, we all have a thing for robots. As such, it’s only fair to give them their due and honor them in an annual, vote-based popularity contest.

Nintendo3DSXL

Nintendo is releasing their 3DS XL handheld gaming console. This new unit is approximately 90% larger than its smaller sibling, the Nintendo 3DS.

Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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