Daily Archives: April 19, 2019

Watch “20 Things Proving That Japan Lives In 3018” on YouTube


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SCHUBERT: The Trout – SoundCloud


Listen to SCHUBERT: The Trout by Ole Georg #np on #SoundCloud

SCHUBERT: The Trout – SoundCloud


Listen to SCHUBERT: The Trout by Ole Georg #np on #SoundCloud

Horoscope ♉: 04/19/2019


Horoscope ♉:
04/19/2019

Has someone given you a chore to do and then taken off without giving you any instructions? It’s no wonder you feel confused and frustrated! If there is no manual, and if no one else knows what’s up, don’t feel bad about letting it go until you’re given proper coaching. It’s more prudent to wait than do it wrong and have to do it again. Better safe than sorry.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Sámi Easter Festival


Today’s Holiday:
Sámi Easter Festival

The Sámi Easter Festival takes place annually during Easter in Kautokeino, Norway. The Sámi people are the indigenous people of the northernmost Nordic regions, including northern Norway. Festival activities include tours by reindeer-drawn sleigh, ice fishing, and snowmobiling. There are art exhibitions and concerts, with some featuring traditional yoik, as well as modern music of the Sámis. The festival is also host to the annual reindeer-racing world-cup race. A film festival runs every year in conjunction with the Sámi festival, with a variety of films on offer for viewing indoors or out. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: David Ricardo (1772)


Today’s Birthday:
David Ricardo (1772)

Ricardo was a British economist who made a fortune in the stock market before turning to the study of political economy, publishing his major work, The Principles of Political Economy and Taxation, in 1817. According to his labor theory of value, the value of almost any good is a function of the labor needed to produce it; thus, a $10 watch requires ten times more labor than a $1 pencil. According to his “iron law of wages,” what keeps wages stabilized around the subsistence level? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Battles of Lexington and Concord (1775)


This Day in History:
Battles of Lexington and Concord (1775)

The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the opening engagements of the American Revolution. While marching from Boston to Concord to seize colonists’ military stores, a British force of 700 was met at Lexington by 77 local minutemen. After a brief exchange of shots, the outnumbered colonists fell back. The British continued on to Concord, where they were defeated by a militia of about 500. Who had been sent to warn the people of the Massachusetts countryside about the impending British attack? 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

Those who prepared for all the emergencies of life beforehand may equip themselves at the expense of joy. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: The Loquat


Article of the Day:
The Loquat

The loquat is a small ornamental evergreen tree that belongs to the rose family and is related to the apple and other temperate-zone fruit trees. It bears yellowish, oval-shaped fruits that grow in clusters and taste similar to mildly tart apples or pears. Probably indigenous to China, it has been grown from antiquity in Japan and northern India and is also cultivated in Indochina, the Mediterranean region, and New World subtropics. What deadly poison is found in the fruit’s seeds? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: collect (one’s) thoughts


Idiom of the Day:
collect (one’s) thoughts

To pause and think before speaking or taking action. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: calque


Word of the Day:
calque

Definition: (noun) An expression introduced into one language by translating it from another language.

Synonyms: loan translation

Usage: “Superman” is a calque for the German “Ubermensch.”: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch