Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and Google+.
DID YOU KNOW?
The whole concept of giving a thumbs up or thumbs down to signal mercy or death in the Roman Coliseum is a complete mistranslation; Emperors would give a thumbs up to indicate death (because it looked like a draw sword) and a closed fist with the thumb pressed in to indicate mercy (to represent a sheathed sword).