Daily Archives: July 4, 2019

Horoscope ♉: 07/04/2019

Horoscope ♉:

Taurus, you will have the opportunity to set the record straight with some of your relatives. Sometimes some of them take advantage of your kindness, and you serve without even a thought for yourself. The day will may be stressful and you may be irritable. Try to use the day to your advantage and get your life back in order.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: African/Caribbean International Festival of Life

Today’s Holiday:
African/Caribbean International Festival of Life

The African/Caribbean International Festival of Life (IFOL) is a music and culture celebration held in Washington Park in Chicago over a four-day period extending from Thursday through Sunday of Independence Day weekend. IFOL showcases reggae, calypso, world beat, R&B, hip-hop, jazz, blues, and Latin music. In addition, it features dance performances, food, clothing, arts, crafts, and a variety of activities and games designed for family entertainment. IFOL organizers sponsor the event to promote peace, love, and unity among nations. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Georges Jean Raymond Pompidou (1911)

Today’s Birthday:
Georges Jean Raymond Pompidou (1911)

Pompidou was premier of France from 1962 to 1968 and president from 1969 to 1974. As Charles de Gaulle’s chief aide from 1958 to 1959, he helped draft the constitution of the Fifth Republic. He secretly negotiated a cease-fire in the Algerian War in 1961 and was appointed premier the following year. In 1968, he skillfully negotiated an end to the French student-worker strikes. Elected president in 1969, he continued de Gaulle’s policies. What job did Pompidou hold before he entered politics? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Dolly, the First Cloned Sheep, Is Born (1996)

This Day in History:
Dolly, the First Cloned Sheep, Is Born (1996)

Perhaps the most famous sheep in history, Dolly was the first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell through the somatic cell nuclear transfer technique, in which the nucleus of an egg cell is replaced by the nucleus of a cell from the organism to be cloned. In successful cases, the egg cell develops into a healthy fetus, but the success rate of cloning has been low. Of 277 eggs, only 29 created viable embryos, and Dolly was the only one to survive to adulthood. How did she get her name? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Hans Christian Andersen

Quote of the Day:
Hans Christian Andersen

Every tale must end at last. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: The Augsburg Confession

Article of the Day:
The Augsburg Confession

The Augsburg Confession is the basic doctrinal statement of Lutheranism, written primarily by German theologian Philipp Melanchthon, a close friend and defender of Martin Luther. It was intended as a working document for negotiations aimed at reconciliation between Lutherans and Catholics. It came, however, to be seen as the crucial expression of Lutheran beliefs. It was presented to Holy Roman Emperor Charles V at the Diet of Augsburg in 1530, at a time when he was facing what military threat? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: flap (one’s) gums

Idiom of the Day:
flap (one’s) gums

To chatter or blather. Watch the video: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: skullduggery

Word of the Day:

Definition: (noun) Crafty deception or trickery or an instance of it.

Synonyms: hanky panky, hocus-pocus, jiggery-pokery, slickness, trickery

Usage: No one trusted Glenn enough to invest in his new business venture, as he had a history of skullduggery.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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