Daily Archives: March 20, 2019

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Horoscope ♉: 03/20/2019


Horoscope ♉:
03/20/2019

You’re gifted in ways you don’t even know about, Taurus. Today you may uncover that gift unexpectedly. Perhaps you doodle a silly drawing in the margin of a note to a friend. Studying it reveals an idea that would be good for a children’s book illustration. Perhaps there are other things you could do with your life. Research other possibilities online.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Phagwa


Today’s Holiday:
Phagwa

The Hindu festival of Phagwa celebrates the Vernal Equinox and the start of the Hindu New Year. In Trinidad and Tobago, a Carnival spirit has pervaded the festivities, which now combine both secular and religious elements and are no longer confined to Hindus. The celebration includes bonfires (to symbolize the destruction of Holika, the evil sister of King Hiranya Kashipu) and Chowtal-singing competitions, which mix religious and secular music and are heavily influenced by calypso. The spraying of Abeer powder, a red vegetable dye, gives everyone’s hair and skin a tie-dyed effect. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Joseph Fourier (1768)


Today’s Birthday:
Joseph Fourier (1768)

Fourier was a French mathematician and Egyptologist. As an engineer on the Egyptian expedition led by Napoleon—who later made him a baron—he conducted anthropological investigations and wrote the preface to the monumental Description de l’Égypte, whose publication he oversaw. In mathematics, he is primarily known for his work in heat conduction, for his use of the Fourier series to solve differential equations, and for the related concept of the Fourier transform, which is what? More…
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This Day in History: Bahá’í Calendar Begins (1844)


This Day in History:
Bahá’í Calendar Begins (1844)

Founded in Iran in the mid-19th century by Baha’ Ullah, Bahá’í is a religion based on the unity of all faiths. Adherents pray daily, fast 19 days a year, and follow a strict ethical code. Because of the religion’s 19 initial disciples, the number 19 is considered sacred, and the Bahá’í calendar, which began in 1844, consists of 19 months of 19 days, with four additional “intercalary” days. Today is the first day of the 168th year of the Bahá’í Era. On what day does the Bahá’í week begin? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Mark Twain


Quote of the Day:
Mark Twain

A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Genius


Article of the Day:
Genius

In Roman mythology, a genius was the guardian spirit of a man, an institution, a city, a state, or a large family unit known as a gens. As the guardian spirit of an individual, the genius was largely the force of one’s natural desires. An individual’s notable achievements or intellectual prowess was attributed to his genius, and, eventually, a high achiever was said to have genius or be a genius. Today, by contrast, a genius is considered a person with an intelligence quotient of what? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: bone-idle


Idiom of the Day:
bone-idle

Extremely lazy. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: corpuscle


Word of the Day:
corpuscle

Definition: (noun) (Nontechnical usage) A tiny piece of anything.

Synonyms: mote, particle, speck, atom, molecule

Usage: I would not touch one corpuscle of that germ-ridden filth.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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