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General News Archive - October 23, 2012

Electronic Devices Should Be Taken Out Of Kids Rooms

A study by researchers from the University of Alberta has found that children lose sleep and develop bad lifestyle habits when there are electronic devices in the bedroom.

Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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