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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - January 28, 2013

Ban On Game Consoles Could Be Lifted In China

Console makers have been trying for years to enter the Chinese market legally, but have had no success. According to a new report, authorities there will begin reviewing a ban against video game consoles set in place in the year 2000.

Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.