Technology News Archive - April 22, 2007

The Taliban have released a videotape that shows a boy of around 12 beheading a suspected spy with a knife in Afghanistan. Part of the video was shown on the al-Arabiya Network, which is based in Dubai, the BBC reported.

Word of the Day
  • 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.