Daily Archives: August 8, 2019

Horoscope♉: 08/08/2019


It’s very possible that the best solution today is to simply give up control, Taurus. When it comes to matters of the heart, other people may be in a whirl of turmoil. Trying to figure out their state of mind will be impossible so don’t even try. You may just want to let things ride and see where you end up tomorrow before making any major moves.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: League of New Hampshire

Today’s Holiday:
League of New Hampshire

Craftsmen’s Fair
Although craft fairs can be found all over New England during the summer months, the Craftsmen’s Fair at Mt. Sunapee Resort in Newbury, New Hampshire, is considered to be the oldest that is continuously held, dating back to 1934. The fair features more than 200 craftspeople who sell their work and display their skills through demonstrations in such diverse areas as decoy carving, printmaking, weaving and spinning, basket making, embroidering, pipe making, and blacksmithing. Visitors to the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen’s Fair can buy just about any other craft they can imagine. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Esther Hobart Morris (1814)

Today’s Birthday:
Esther Hobart Morris (1814)

Morris was the first female justice of the peace in the US. A mother of three, she began her tenure as justice in 1870, after the previous justice resigned in protest of Wyoming’s passage of the women’s suffrage amendment. She attracted national attention and tried some 70 cases, becoming a legendary figure in the suffrage movement. The state of Wyoming officially commemorated her role as a leading suffragist in 1890. Why then is the extent of her contribution to the suffrage movement debated? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: 8888 Popular Uprising (1988)

This Day in History:
8888 Popular Uprising (1988)

In the early 1970s, various insurgent groups controlled about one third of Burma. Economic strife and ethnic tensions throughout the 1970s and 80s led to antigovernment riots that began on August 8, 1988—08-08-88—and led to the resignation of President Ne Win. Succeeding governments failed to restore order, and the military seized control under the name of the State Law and Order Restoration Council. In 1989, the military government officially changed the name of the country from Burma to what? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Oscar Wilde

Quote of the Day:
Oscar Wilde

When a man is old enough to do wrong he should be old enough to do right also. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Nereus

Article of the Day:

Nereus is a remotely operated underwater vehicle built by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. It was designed to operate at depths of up to 36,000 feet (11,000 m), primarily so that it could explore the Challenger Deep, the deepest point in the Mariana Trench, which itself is the deepest known depression on the surface of the Earth. The craft reached the bottom of Challenger Deep in May 2009, having descended approximately 6.8 miles (11 km). After what mythological figure was Nereus named? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: a fine state of affairs

Idiom of the Day:
a fine state of affairs

A situation that has gone wrong and is very problematic. The term is an instance of irony or sarcasm. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: chopine

Word of the Day:

Definition: (noun) A woman’s shoe with a very high thick sole.

Synonyms: platform

Usage: In centuries past, some women wore chopines so large that they had difficulty maintaining their balance without assistance.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch