Daily Archives: June 24, 2019

Horoscope ♉: 06/24/2019


Horoscope ♉:
06/24/2019

Keep your cool if something goes wrong today, Taurus. Don’t be so impatient about fixing a problem that you end up doing something rash. You may do more damage than you would if you just let things sit for a couple days. Mull over the situation, talk it out with others, and approach the issue at another time with a different frame of mind.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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Today’s Holiday: Croatia Statehood Day


Today’s Holiday:
Croatia Statehood Day

Croatians mark this national holiday to commemorate the country’s declaration of independence from Yugoslavia on June 25, 1991. This holiday is distinct from the country’s Independence Day on October 8, when the implementation of the declaration went into effect. Offices, businesses, and schools are closed in Croatia on Statehood Day. Wreaths are laid and candles lit at sites of fallen soldiers, including the graves of national heroes. Past celebrations have included a ceremonial line-up of military troops in the central square of the country’s capital, Zagreb, and speeches by the country’s leaders. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Sidney Lumet (1924)


Today’s Birthday:
Sidney Lumet (1924)

Lumet was an American film and television director with over 50 films to his name, three of which received Academy Award nominations for Best Director. He began acting as a child, appearing in Yiddish productions and on Broadway. After serving in WWII, he began directing plays and teaching acting. He directed more than 200 television dramas before making his debut as a movie director in 1957 with the acclaimed Twelve Angry Men. For what did Lumet receive an Academy Award in 2005? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Korean War Begins (1950)


This Day in History:
Korean War Begins (1950)

After WWII, Korea was divided at the 38th parallel, with Soviet forces occupying the north and US forces occupying the south. Negotiations to reunify the two zones failed, and in 1950 the North invaded the South. US President Harry Truman ordered troops to assist South Korea, and the UN backed the mission. As UN troops advanced across North Korea, the People’s Republic of China intervened, pushing them back to the original boundary at the 38th parallel. How many people were killed in the war? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Sophocles


Quote of the Day:
Sophocles

How dreadful it is when the right judge judges wrong. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: The Discovery Expedition


Article of the Day:
The Discovery Expedition

In 1901, the Royal Geographical Society and the Royal Society organized a British expedition to Antarctica aboard the Discovery. The voyage was led by Robert Falcon Scott and its purpose was to allow for the study and exploration of the continent, which was then largely untouched. The expedition yielded several discoveries, such as an emperor penguin colony at Cape Crozier and King Edward VII Land, but it has been asserted that its main failure was its inability to master what technique? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: not say boo to a goose


Idiom of the Day:
not say boo to a goose

To be particularly shy, diffident, or timid by nature. Primarily heard in UK. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: deface


Word of the Day:
deface

Definition: (verb) Mar or spoil the appearance of.

Synonyms: blemish, disfigure

Usage: The vandals defaced the statue by drawing a mustache on it.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Several yoga poses and how to accomplish them


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Virabhadrasana I (Warrior I)


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Virabhadrasana I (Warrior I)

Virabhadrasana I (Warrior I)