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Technology News Archive - July 15, 2005

Jul. 15--"Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas" has taken having a cup o' joe to a whole new level.

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A new documentary television series "Hooking Up" follows 11 New York women navigating the pitfalls of online dating in a show that one reviewer calls "hard-core voyeurism."

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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