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2014-04-21 12:21:44

Jenkins and Butterworth explain why public transport is a lucrative target SAN JOSE, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the morning rush hour on April 14, a car bomb containing an estimated 500-800 pounds of explosives blew up at the Nyanya District bus station on the outskirts of Abuja, Nigeria. Brian Michael Jenkins and Bruce R. Butterworth, terrorism experts from the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI), explained its significance for the rest of the world...

2014-01-27 23:04:29

San Francisco based tie designer and retailer, Bows-N-Ties.com, has just raised $10,000 for Stop Soldier Suicide by creating a limited tie collection for each of the four Military branches San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 San Francisco-based tie designer and online retailer Bows-N-Ties.com raises $10,000 for Stop Soldier Suicide with their limited military necktie collection. The retailer collaborated with US Marine and menswear blogger Antonio Centeno to design a special...

2014-01-07 16:20:33

Brian Michael Jenkins and Bruce R. Butterworth of the Mineta Transportation Institute offer insights about the attacks SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As reported worldwide, terrorists detonated two bombs in the Russian city of Volgograd last month. Is this part of an emerging pattern in Russia and elsewhere? Does it indicate that the upcoming Olympic Games are increasingly vulnerable? Brian Michael Jenkins and Bruce R. Butterworth of the Mineta...

2012-08-20 23:02:42

A famous director´s suicide raises awareness about the dangers of suicidal thoughts for celebrities and non-celebrities alike, says faith-based website, followme.org. (PRWEB) August 20, 2012 Celebrities and non-celebrities alike are prone to suicide in a “moment of weakness.” The faith-based website, followme.org, issued that statement today in response to the news that Hollywood director, Tony Scott, apparently committed suicide yesterday. Scott, who was 68 years old,...

2012-08-18 23:01:35

The Army reported more suicides within its ranks in July than in any month since 9/11; faith-based website, followme.org, says community organizations need to reach out to returning soldiers. (PRWEB) August 18, 2012 Community organizations, churches, and non-profits can make a big difference in the military´s war on suicide, says faith-based website, followme.org. That statement came today as the military last week released a startling statistic: that the number of suicides by American...

2012-05-18 12:50:03

Across history and cultures, religion increases trust within groups but also may increase conflict with other groups, according to an article in a special issue of Science. "Moralizing gods, emerging over the last few millennia, have enabled large-scale cooperation and sociopolitical conquest even without war," says University of Michigan anthropologist Scott Atran, lead author of the article with Jeremy Ginges of the New School for Social Research. "Sacred values sustain intractable...

2011-06-06 19:51:13

New study argues that female suicide bombing is a political and military tactic, not a religious act Terrorist groups bend the rules of 'true' Islam to justify the use of female suicide bombers, according to Margaret Gonzalez-Perez from Southeastern Louisiana University in the US. Her paper traces the development of radical Islamic doctrine over time, highlights how it deviates from mainstream Islam, and identifies the building blocks that have culminated in Jihadi female suicide bombers....


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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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