Daily Archives: May 15, 2019

Horoscope ♉: 05/15/2019

Horoscope ♉:

This isn’t the time to make any more of a commitment to your relationship, Taurus. You aren’t satisfied with your attitude toward things lately. Don’t forget that your partner’s characteristics may have something to do with it! You have two months to take care of things. Take advantage of this reevaluation period. It doesn’t happen that often.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: St. Brendan’s Day

Today’s Holiday:
St. Brendan’s Day

This is the feast day of St. Brendan, a popular sixth-century Irish saint alleged to be the author of Navigatio Brendani (the story of his journey to a land across the ocean). No one, including St. Brendan, knew where he had been, but a number of legends developed over the centuries. In 1977, Tim Severin built a boat out of leather as described in Navigatio and set out to follow St. Brendan’s instructions. He ended up in Newfoundland, giving credence to the theory that St. Brendan reached America 1,000 years before Columbus. More…

Today’s Birthday: Wladziu Valentino Liberace (1919)

Today’s Birthday:
Wladziu Valentino Liberace (1919)

Liberace began playing piano at the age of 4, and by 16, he had appeared as a soloist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He soon began giving concerts in flamboyant costumes with ornate pianos, and though he occasionally performed with symphony orchestras, he built his career primarily upon popular music. Hugely successful, he hosted a television variety series, and, in later years, performed frequently in Las Vegas. During what decades was he said to be the world’s highest paid entertainer? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: 16 May 1877 Crisis (1877)

This Day in History:
16 May 1877 Crisis (1877)

On May 16, 1877—le Seize Mai—French Republic president Marie MacMahon, a monarchist, attempted to rescue the monarchical cause by dismissing the republican prime minister and replacing him with a monarchist leader and cabinet. When the Chamber of Deputies rejected the new government, MacMahon dissolved parliament and ordered new elections, precipitating a crisis. His efforts spectacularly backfired, however, when the republicans triumphantly returned to government through what means? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day Ralph Waldo Emerson

Quote of the Day:
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons. More…

Article of the Day:

Shinto, Japan’s indigenous religion, cannot be traced to its beginnings because until the 5th century—when Chinese writing was introduced into Japan—the myths and rituals were transmitted orally. Although Shinto has no founder and no official scripture, its mythology and ancient beliefs and customs are collected in the Kojiki—”Record of Ancient Matters.” Prepared under imperial order in the early 8th century, it is the oldest extant chronicle in Japan. What myths does it include? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: bossyboots

Idiom of the Day:

Someone who is bossy or controlling. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: well-timed

Word of the Day:

Definition: (adjective) Done or happening at the appropriate or proper time.

Synonyms: seasonable, timely

Usage: When there were quarrels, his kindly smile and well-timed jests reconciled the antagonists.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch