Daily Archives: February 4, 2019

Horoscope ♉: 02/04/2019


Horoscope ♉:
02/04/2019

A quick survey of the financial news might reveal that your investments, particularly those involving property, might be worth far more than you thought, Taurus. This might make you wonder if you should sit back and let it all mount up or actively put it to work for you. Consult a professional before taking any immediate action. You will want to be sure you’re doing the right thing.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Pakistan Kashmir Solidarity Day


Today’s Holiday:
Pakistan Kashmir Solidarity Day

On February 5, 1990, Pakistanis protested against Indian rule in an armed uprising. More than 80,000 Kashmiris lost their lives during the demonstrations. Pakistan People’s Party Government leader Benazir Bhutto responded by declaring the day a public holiday. Along many of the major roads in the capital city, banners are displayed to show Pakistan’s solidarity with the Kashmirs. A five-minute period of silence is observed to remember those who were killed in the uprising. In addition, every province plans their own events, including rallies or processions, seminars, and speeches. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Adlai Ewing Stevenson (1900)


Today’s Birthday:
Adlai Ewing Stevenson (1900)

Stevenson was an American politician and lawyer. After serving as assistant to the Secretary of the Navy during WWII and as a member of the US mission to the UN, he was elected governor of Illinois in 1949. Later in his career, he served as ambassador to the UN. Noted for his eloquence and wit, he was the Democratic candidate for president in 1952 and 1956 but lost to Eisenhower both times by a large margin. His grandfather of the same name served as vice president during whose administration? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Royal Greenwich Observatory Begins Broadcasting Hourly Time Signals (1924)


This Day in History:
Royal Greenwich Observatory Begins Broadcasting Hourly Time Signals (1924)

The Greenwich Time Signal, popularly known as “the pips,” is a series of six short tones broadcast by many BBC radio stations at the end of each hour to mark the precise start of the following hour. Devised by Astronomer Royal Frank Dyson in 1924, the signal consists of six pips that occur on the five seconds leading up to the hour, with the beginning of the sixth pip marking the actual moment when the hour changes. After nearly 90 years of marking time, why might the pips soon be silenced? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: E. M. Forster


Quote of the Day:
E. M. Forster

Towns are excrescences, gray fluxions, where men, hurrying to find one another, have lost themselves. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Entropy


Article of the Day:
Entropy

In popular, nontechnical use, entropy is regarded as a measure of the chaos or randomness of a system. In thermodynamics, it is the measure of a system’s energy that is unavailable for work or of the degree of a system’s disorder. Entropy increases during irreversible processes, such as the spontaneous mixing of hot and cold gases. The concept, first proposed in 1850 by the German physicist Rudolf Clausius, is sometimes presented as the second law of thermodynamics, which states what? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: Were you born in a tent?


Idiom of the Day:
Were you born in a tent?

Have you no basic manners? (Usually said after someone has left open a door to the outside.) Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: discourtesy


Word of the Day:
discourtesy

Definition: (noun) A lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others.

Synonyms: offense

Usage: Over-much civility is sometimes no better than over-much discourtesy, for, as the saying is, one can choke a guest with curds.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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