Daily Archives: March 3, 2019

Horoscope ♉: 03/03/2019

Horoscope ♉:

You may find that your instincts are right, Taurus, particularly where other people are concerned. You and a friend could come up with the same words at the same time, which might be a little disconcerting for both of you. Still, this increased intuition is likely to help your understanding of those close to you more than you ever expected. Make the most of it, and remember what you learn.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Eight-Hour Day (Western Australia)

Today’s Holiday:
Eight-Hour Day (Western Australia)

Each of Australia’s states celebrates the improvements that have been made in working conditions with its own Labor Day. In Western Australia it is celebrated on the first Monday in March. The Eight-Hour Day holiday is marked with parades and celebrations to commemorate trade union efforts to limit working hours. In many places, people still chant the unions’ slogan: “Eight hours’ labor, eight hours’ recreation, and eight hours’ rest!” More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Chicago Is Incorporated as a City (1837)

This Day in History:
Chicago Is Incorporated as a City (1837)

In 1803, the US Army built Fort Dearborn on a tract of land along the Chicago River that had been acquired from the Native Americans after the Northwest Indian War. Over time, the settlement that grew up around the fort was incorporated as a city. A major port and the commercial, financial, industrial, and cultural center of the Midwest, Chicago is now the third-largest city in the US. Its name is derived from the Native American word shikaakwa, meaning “onion field,” a reference to what? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Quote of the Day:
Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Audiences are always better pleased with a smart retort, some joke or epigram, than with any amount of reasoning. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Biofeedback

Article of the Day:

In 1961, experimental psychologist Neal Miller suggested that autonomic nervous system responses, such as heart rate or blood pressure, could be placed under voluntary control. Miller’s work led to the creation of biofeedback therapy, a patient-guided treatment that teaches an individual to control bodily functions through relaxation, visualization, and other cognitive control techniques. How does the process work? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: arm’s length

Idiom of the Day:
arm’s length

A distance intentionally kept from something or between something, equal (literally or figuratively) to an arm’s span. Typically used in the phrase “keep at an arm’s length.” Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: moonstruck

Word of the Day:

Definition: (adjective) Insane and believed to be affected by the phases of the moon.

Synonyms: lunatic

Usage: You are the first Avonlea girl who has ever gone to college; and you know that all pioneers are considered to be afflicted with moonstruck madness.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch