Daily Archives: July 29, 2019

Wheel Pose (CHAKRĀSANA): right and wrong


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Wheel Pose (Chakrāsana): right and wrong

Wheel Pose (Chakrāsana): right and wrong

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Main Asanas of Yoga


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Main Asanas of Yoga

Main Asanas of Yoga

Horoscope ♉: 07/29/2019


Horoscope ♉:
07/29/2019

There’s little comfort in your emotions today, Taurus. You may want to stick to business. Concentrate on getting things done in your regular routine. Create a plan and stick to it. This isn’t a day to deviate from the norm, nor is it a time in which you will find much sympathy from others. Stick close to home and take care of your personal business. Time is precious. Don’t waste it.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: National Balloon Classic


Today’s Holiday:
National Balloon Classic

The National Balloon Classic takes place from a launch field just outside Indianola, Iowa. When the event was first held in 1970, only 11 balloonists participated, but by 2001 there were close to 100 pilots and as many as 250,000 spectators. There are several flights or “tasks” involved in each race, designed to test the pilot’s skill in handling their balloon. New tasks are added regularly to make the sport more demanding. As a result of the races, Indianola has come to be known as the Balloon Capital of the nation. The city is also the home of the National Balloon Museum. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Emily Brontë (1818)


Today’s Birthday:
Emily Brontë (1818)

Sister of writers Charlotte and Anne Brontë, Emily Brontë was an English author who is most famous for her novel Wuthering Heights, a highly imaginative story of passion and hatred set on the Yorkshire moors. Emily’s unusual character and intellect seem to have been unrecognized by her family until quite late in her short life—she died at 30 of tuberculosis—but Charlotte was astonished by her poetry and regarded her work as unparalleled. Emily originally published under what pen name? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: WWI: Black Tom Explosion (1916)


This Day in History:
WWI: Black Tom Explosion (1916)

In the midst of WWI, German saboteurs demolished a US munitions stockpile in the Black Tom section of Jersey City, New Jersey. The series of massive explosions killed a few, injured hundreds, damaged all sorts of structures, including the Statue of Liberty, and was heard hundreds of miles away. Sued by the US government in 1922 but vindicated in 1930 by an international claims commission, the German government was ultimately ordered to pay $50 million in damages. When was the final payment made? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Ambrose Bierce


Quote of the Day:
Ambrose Bierce

Backbite, v.t.: To speak of a man as you find him when he can’t find you. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: The He Shi Bi


Article of the Day:
The He Shi Bi

The He Shi Bi is a piece of jade that features prominently in Chinese history. According to legend, a man named Bian He found a large stone that he believed contained jade in the hills of Chu. He presented it to the king and later to his successor, but they disbelieved the man’s claims and had his legs cut off as punishment. Finally, he presented it to a third king, who recognized the stone’s potential and had it sculpted into an incomparable disk of jade. What was the disk made into in 221 BCE? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: bald-faced lie


Idiom of the Day:
bald-faced lie

A blatantly obvious and/or impudent untruth, one in which the liar does not attempt to disguise his or her mendacity. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: hullabaloo


Word of the Day:
hullabaloo

Definition: (noun) Disturbance usually in protest.

Synonyms: turmoil, upheaval, agitation, excitement

Usage: In the morning Joan was roused by a great row and hullabaloo.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch