Daily Archives: August 17, 2019

Horoscope♉: 08/17/2019


Horoscope♉:
08/17/2019

You’d do well to discipline your actions today, Taurus, and keep a level head. Unexpected events may rise to challenge established authority. Don’t jump to any sweeping conclusions. Make sure you gather the facts before you act. Don’t simply recoil and shrink into a cave. If you don’t take action, you’ll be acted upon.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Mount Hagen Cultural Show


Today’s Holiday:
Mount Hagen Cultural Show

This gathering in Papua New Guinea, known as a sing-sing, provides an opportunity for outsiders to experience the ceremonial drumming, dancing, and other displays of tribal culture of hundreds of Western Highland clans. Performers wear their traditional tribal garb, often with body paint and an elaborate headdress made of feathers. The annual Mount Hagen show, staged more for tourists than for the locals, includes a competition that encourages decorative costumes and wild dancing to the accompaniment of nonstop drumming. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Meriwether Lewis (1774)


Today’s Birthday:
Meriwether Lewis (1774)

After serving as a captain in the US army, Lewis became secretary to President Thomas Jefferson. When Congress approved a plan to find a land route to the Pacific Ocean, Jefferson selected his trusted associate, along with William Clark, to head the expedition. In 1807, Lewis was made governor of the Louisiana Territory. His sudden death—either by murder or suicide—in 1809, while on his way to Washington, DC, is still the subject of controversy. Why have requests to exhume his body been denied? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: The Lost Colony: The Colony of Roanoke Is Found Deserted (1590)


This Day in History:
The Lost Colony: The Colony of Roanoke Is Found Deserted (1590)

Located off what is now the North Carolina coast, Roanoke Island was the site of the first English settlement in North America. Its original colonists, sent by Walter Raleigh, arrived in 1585 but stayed only a year. A second group led by John White arrived in 1587. Shortly thereafter, White returned to England for supplies. When he finally returned to the island, he found that all of the colonists had vanished. Their fate is still unknown. What possible clue was found carved into a tree there? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Jonathan Swift


Quote of the Day:
Jonathan Swift

The reason why so few marriages are happy is because young ladies spend their time in making nets, not in making cages. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Sacraments


Article of the Day:
Sacraments

A sacrament is a religious symbol or rite that is believed to transfer spiritual power to the participant. Today, sacraments are primarily associated with Christianity, which holds that they consist of visible signs of invisible grace and derive from practices instituted by Jesus. Christian churches, however, are divided with regard to the number and operation of sacraments. In most Protestant churches, only baptism and communion are recognized. What are the 7 sacraments of Roman Catholicism? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: alarm bell


Idiom of the Day:
alarm bell

A sudden warning or intimation of danger, risk, or ill fortune. (Often pluralized.) Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: harum-scarum


Word of the Day:
harum-scarum

Definition: (adjective) Cheerfully irresponsible.

Synonyms: devil-may-care, happy-go-lucky, slaphappy, freewheeling, carefree

Usage: I was a harum-scarum, reckless lad, and he had had an education, and was already marked for the sword-belt.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

ESL: ADJECTIVES & ADVERBS


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ESL: ADJECTIVES & ADVERBS

ESL: ADJECTIVES & ADVERBS

Benefits of Yoga


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Benefits of Yoga

Benefits of Yoga

ESL: 30 WAYS TO SAY “HELLO!”


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ESL: 30 WAYS TO SAY HELLO

ESL: 30 WAYS TO SAY “HELLO!”

How to tell time properly in English


How to tell time properly in English

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How to tell time properly in English

How to tell time properly in English

ESL: Time Expression


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ESL: Time Expression

ESL: Time Expression