Daily Archives: June 15, 2019

Horoscope ♉: 06/15/2019

Horoscope ♉:

Try not to get too worked up over other people’s actions that don’t concern you, Taurus. Recent events may have triggered responses from others that now have a serious effect on you. Take some time to really think about what part you wish to play in this drama. Is it in your best interests to get involved? It’s undoubtedly time to distance yourself from the situation.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Father’s Day

Today’s Holiday:
Father’s Day

Sonora Louise Smart Dodd from Spokane, Washington, suggested to her minister in 1910 that a day be set aside for honoring fathers. The Ministerial Association and the Spokane YMCA picked up on the idea, and in 1924 Father’s Day received the support of President Calvin Coolidge. But it wasn’t until 1966 that a presidential proclamation established Father’s Day as the third Sunday in June. Although it began as a religious celebration, today it is primarily an occasion for showing appreciation through gift-giving. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: George Gaylord Simpson (1902)

Today’s Birthday:
George Gaylord Simpson (1902)

Simpson, an American paleontologist, helped develop the modern biological theory of evolution, drawing on paleontology, genetics, ecology, and natural selection. His contributions to evolutionary theory include a detailed classification of mammals, which is still the standard, and the discovery of the migratory and evolutionary patterns of the prehistoric fauna of the Americas, from which he deduced that species reached adaptive peaks and suffered accidental dispersal. What word did he coin? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova Becomes First Woman in Space (1963)

This Day in History:
Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova Becomes First Woman in Space (1963)

Tereshkova was a Soviet cosmonaut who became the first woman to fly in space. In 1963, she was the solo pilot of a three-day flight aboard Vostok 6, orbiting the Earth 48 times. Her flight was her only experience in space, and she left the Soviet space program soon after and married cosmonaut Andriyan Nikolayev. Their daughter, Elena, born a year later, was the first child of parents who had both been in space. What was Tereshkova’s job before she was recruited as a cosmonaut? 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

Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence in society. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Polychaetes

Article of the Day:

About 5,400 species of often brightly colored marine worms are included in the annelid class Polychaeta. Worms of this class have a head with short sensory projections and tentacles and a segmented body covered with many setae, or bristles. They range in length from less than 1 inch (2.5 cm) to approximately 10 ft (3 m) long. Found worldwide, polychaetes perform the important function of turning over sediment on the ocean floor. What is the deepest point at which polychaetes have been observed? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: pop into (someone’s) head

Idiom of the Day:
pop into (someone’s) head

To occur or form suddenly in someone’s mind, as a thought, idea, or revelation. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: denude

Word of the Day:

Definition: (verb) To divest of covering; make bare.

Synonyms: strip

Usage: Rake in hand, Flora set out to denude her lawn of fallen leaves.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Rose windows survived Notre Dame fire–Aleteia