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2014-09-29 12:21:18

Funds to Support Efforts of Samaritan's Purse and UNICEF in West Africa NASHVILLE, Tenn. and TOKYO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bridgestone Group (Bridgestone) today announced it will donate one million dollars (USD) to critical efforts underway in Liberia and the region to combat the Ebola outbreak. Specifically, $500,000 will be paid to Samaritan's Purse by Bridgestone Americas, Inc. for work in Liberia, while Bridgestone Corporation will donate $500,000 (JPY 54 million) to...

2013-11-19 23:27:20

All American Chimney Service of Louisville KY released a new video describing its business and best industry practices recently. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 All American Chimney Service of Louisville KY released a new video describing its business and best industry practices recently. The video is meant to describe the business and industry best practices for Chimney Repair Louisville KY and Chimney Sweep Louisville KY. All American Chimney Service was started in 2006 when...

Global Slavery Index Finds 30 Million In Slavery
2013-10-18 08:49:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An estimated 30 million people around the world are living as slaves, according to a new Global Slavery Index study that ranks 162 countries on the number of people living in slavery, the risk of enslavement and the strength of government actions to combat the problem. The report, released Thursday by the anti-slavery charity Walk Free Foundation, is the first annual index to track slavery on a global basis, and reveals an...

Samsung Being Sued By Brazil Over Harsh Labor Practices
2013-08-14 11:11:53

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung is facing a lawsuit filed by Brazil over allegations of worker abuse at its largest plant in Latin America. The Brazilian Ministry of Labor alleges that the company is engaged in poor working conditions at a Brazilian-based assembly plant. The government claims it has discovered labor violations, including employees who work up to 27 days straight for more than 15 hours a day, often up to...

2013-06-18 23:23:23

Creating a culture free of slavery is more than fighting human trafficking. 200+ people came together around a single issue to learn more about what can be done to work to end it. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 A group of attendees and speakers were enjoying dinner on Saturday following the closing of the recent 3rd National Trafficking In America Conference appropriately themed, Creating a Culture Free of Slavery. Yvonne Williams, President of Trafficking In America Task Force...

2013-03-31 23:01:41

The importance of having your chimney inspected once per year is vital to your home's safety. Chim Chimney focuses caps and dampers, chimney repairs, inspections and sweeping and more. Your home's safety is Chim Chimney's priority. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 Chim Chimney, a leading Nashville Chimney Sweep services company, was recently featured on the Brentwood Home Page in their Business Spotlight. Locally owned and operated, Chim Chimney was founded in 2002, but Karen and Gene...

2013-03-07 23:02:42

While winter winds down, First Choice Chimney encourages homeowners to get their fireplaces and chimneys cleaned. Flower Mound, TX (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 While winter winds down, First Choice Chimney encourages homeowners to get their fireplaces and chimneys cleaned. For First Choice Chimney, this is a busy time of year for chimney cleaning. Spring weather in Texas can change; one day it's warm, and the next it's cool enough to light a fire. It´s also the time of year when a lot of...


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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