St. Cecilia’s Day
According to her apocryphal acts, which date from the fifth century, St. Cecilia was a Roman from a noble family who was put to death for her Christian beliefs; how she became the patron saint of music and musicians is not exactly known. In 1683, a musical society was formed in London especially for the celebration of St. Cecilia’s Day. It held a festival each year at which a special ode was sung. The poet John Dryden composed his “A Song for St. Cecilia’s Day” in 1687 for this purpose. There are still many choirs and musical societies that bear her name today. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch
André Gide (1869)
A prolific and unconventional French writer, Gide was controversial for his confessional works, his frank defense of homosexuality, and his espousal of Communism—and subsequent disavowal of it after a visit to the Soviet Union. A champion of society’s victims, he spurred reform of French colonial policy in Africa with books such as Travels in the Congo. In one of his most famous quotes, Gide advised that one should believe those who seek the truth and reserve doubt for whom? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch
This Day in History:
Toy Story, First Feature-Length Computer-Generated Film, Is Released (1995)
Released to universal acclaim, Toy Story was the first feature-length computer-generated film, as well as the first such film from Pixar Studios. Steve Jobs had purchased Pixar in 1986, but the company had yet to find its niche. When its 1988 short film Tin Toy won an Oscar, Disney took notice, and the two companies soon formed a partnership that would prove to be extremely successful, beginning with the release of Toy Story. What popular toy was cut from the original plot? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch
Quote of the Day:
Congratulation, n.: The civility of envy. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch
Article of the Day:
James was an outlaw who became a legendary figure in American folklore. After the Civil War, he and a number of other former Confederate guerillas banded together to rob banks, trains, and stagecoaches across several states. He was later betrayed by fellow bandit Robert Ford, who shot him in 1882 in order to receive a $10,000 reward. Despite the fact that James is thought to have shot 15 people, his exploits led to a number of romanticized legends, including rumors that he survived until when? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch
Idiom of the Day:
in no circumstances
Never; in no case or situation; irrespective of events or conditions. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch
Word of the Day:
Definition: (verb) Form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case.
Synonyms: conceive of, envisage, imagine
Usage: Such characters represent a grotesquely blown-up aspect of an ideal man … if not realizable, capable of being ideated.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch
Teniamo quello che vale la pena di tenere e poi, con il fiato della gentilezza soffiamo via il resto.
Portal de Molina, Albarracín, Teruel Spain
Chateau des Dames – Gueux, France (photo by Lymatly Photos)
How to Disable Cortana After Windows 10 Creators Update
Whether your using a Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro version you can still completely disable Cortana.
There is two methods one is using the registry and the other is using group policy editor.
How to Disable Cortana After Windows 10 Creators Update version 1703
How to disable Cortana on Windows 10 Home
This needs the Windows Registry Editor. I suggest taking a backup of your computer before you continue, or create a restore point.
In search box type regedit, and open it.
Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Windows Search
Right-click the Windows directory, and choose New \ Key. Type in Windows Search, and hit enter.
Select Windows Search. In the right-hand side pane, right-click in the empty area and choose New \ DWORD (32bit) Value.(even if your computer is 64bit) Next type AllowCortana, and hit enter.
Double-click AllowCortana, and type in 0 under Value Data. Reboot your computer system to take affect.
How to disable Cortana on Windows 10 Pro
Press the Start key, search for gpedit.msc and open Edit group policy.
Navigate to Computer Configuration \ Administrative Templates \ Windows Components \ Search.
Find Allow Cortana, and double-click to open it.
Click Disabled, and then hit OK.