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Technology News Archive - September 24, 2006

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For anyone who's ever clicked the TV remote thinking there must be something better on another channel, it's a dream come true. Researchers have built a room where hundreds of programs appear on a large, wraparound screen.

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'.