Daily Archives: September 8, 2017

Universitatea din Cernăuți în topul celor mai frumoase universități din lume.

Universitatea din Cernăuți în topul celor mai frumoase universități din lume.

Universitatea din Cernăuți în topul celor mai frumoase universități din lume.

Clădirea universitatii, „bijuterie arhitecturală” din secolul al XIX-lea, a fost inclusă pe lista Patrimoniului Mondial UNESCO

3D+1 Vintage sketch

3D+1 Vintage sketch

3D+1 Vintage sketch

Today’s Holiday: Andorra National Day

Today’s Holiday:
Andorra National Day

The Principality of Andorra, located in the Pyrénées Mountains between France and Spain, was founded by the Emperor Charlemagne. The people of Andorra celebrate their National Day by honoring Jungfrau von Meritxell, their patron saint. Pilgrims climb to her hilltop sanctuary near the villages of Encamp and Canillo, where her statue was found by a shepherd under an almond tree blooming out of season. The pilgrims stop to refresh themselves with drinks that have been cooled in the nearby springs, and after the sermon they celebrate by dancing and eating lamb grilled on slabs of slate. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Alfred Jarry (1873)

Today’s Birthday:
Alfred Jarry (1873)

Jarry was a French writer. After exhausting the inheritance that had allowed him to move to Paris at 18, he led a life of calculated buffoonery. His 1896 farce, Ubu Roi, is considered a forerunner of theatre of the absurd and of Surrealism. It featured the grotesque Père Ubu, a repulsive and cowardly hero based on one of his former teachers. The brilliant imagery and wit of his works usually lapse into unintelligible symbolism. A heavy drinker, he died at 34. What was his last request? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Star Trek Premieres (1966)

This Day in History:
Star Trek Premieres (1966)

Though the original Star Trek series was cancelled in its third season, the groundbreaking show—in which William Shatner’s memorable Captain Kirk leads the crew of the starship Enterprise—developed a cult following of “Trekkies.” Over the next four decades, the influential science-fiction franchise spawned five more Star Trek series, more than 10 feature films, and myriad conventions. Its motto, “to boldly go where no man has gone before,” may have been partially copied from what source? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: George Bernard Shaw

Quote of the Day:
George Bernard Shaw

What is the matter with the poor is poverty; what is the matter with the rich is uselessness. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump

Article of the Day:
An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump

Considered a masterpiece of British art, An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump is a 1768 oil-on-canvas painting by Joseph Wright. Portraying a scientific subject in the reverential manner formerly reserved for historical or religious scenes, the painting depicts a natural philosopher—a forerunner of the modern scientist—recreating an experiment in which a bird is deprived of oxygen before a group of onlookers. How does Wright effectively draw the viewer into the scene? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: laughing in the aisles

Idiom of the Day:
laughing in the aisles

Laughing uproariously or hysterically. (Used especially in the phrase “have someone laughing in the aisles.”) Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: jiggle

Word of the Day:

Definition: (verb) To move or rock lightly up and down or to and fro in an unsteady, jerky manner.
Synonyms: joggle, wiggle
Usage: He jiggled the worn key in the lock and finally got the door open.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Everliving music : Watch “Beethoven “Symphony No 3″ Karajan” on YouTube

Everliving music : Watch “Tchaikovsky : Overture 1812 (Full, Choral) (Sure, best version ever) – Ashkenazy*” on YouTube

Biserica Evanghelică Magdalena, Mediaș, România

Biserica Evanghelică Magdalena, Mediaș, România

Biserica Evanghelică Magdalena, Mediaș, România

Watch “BOB DYLAN – All Along the Watchtower” on YouTube

“All Along The Watchtower”

“There must be some way out of here” said the joker to the thief
“There’s too much confusion”, I can’t get no relief
Businessmen, they drink my wine, plowmen dig my earth
None of them along the line know what any of it is worth.

“No reason to get excited”, the thief he kindly spoke
“There are many here among us who feel that life is but a joke
But you and I, we’ve been through that, and this is not our fate
So let us not talk falsely now, the hour is getting late”.

All along the watchtower, princes kept the view
While all the women came and went, barefoot servants, too.

Outside in the distance a wildcat did growl
Two riders were approaching, the wind began to howl