Daily Archives: August 30, 2019

Yoga: cobra, higher cobra and upward facing dog poses


Yoga: cobra, higher cobra and upward facing dog poses

Yoga: cobra, higher cobra and upward facing dog poses

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Yoga: how to cobra pose


Yoga: how to cobra pose

Yoga: how to cobra pose

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Yoga: how to eagle pose


Yoga: how to eagle pose

Yoga: how to eagle pose

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Common mistakes in performing three legged dog


Common mistakes in performing three legged dog

Common mistakes in performing three legged dog

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Horoscope♉: 08/30/2019


Horoscope♉:
08/30/2019

A delay in completing an important project could have you feeling irritated, frustrated, and inadequate, Taurus, even though you’ve done your best. The problem is probably beyond your control. There isn’t much you can do about this but wait. There are probably a lot of other important tasks waiting. Take care of them and get your mind off the other. It’ll get done eventually.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: National Championship Chuckwagon Races


Today’s Holiday:
National Championship Chuckwagon Races

The National Championship Chuckwagon Races take place at Dan Eoff’s “Bar Of” Ranch in Clinton, Arkansas, each Labor Day weekend from Friday through Sunday. About 150 teams consisting of a wagon and four horses compete in five divisions for the National Champion title. The races are for amateurs and open to all. In addition to chuckwagon racing, events include bronc fanning (so called because riders attempt to calm ornery mounts by fanning them with their cowboy hats) and the annual Snowy River Race. Live music and dances add to the weekend’s festivities. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Hermann von Helmholtz (1821)


Today’s Birthday:
Hermann von Helmholtz (1821)

Helmholtz was one of the greatest scientists of the 19th century. He made fundamental contributions to physiology, optics, electrodynamics, mathematics, acoustics, and meteorology, but he is best known for formulating the mathematical law of conservation of energy. His approach was strongly empirical at a time when many scientists embraced deductions from mental concepts. He described body heat and energy, nerve conduction, and the physiology of the eye. What medical instruments did he invent? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Death of Diana, Princess of Wales (1997)


This Day in History:
Death of Diana, Princess of Wales (1997)

Diana’s beauty and unprecedented popularity as a member of the royal family attracted intense press attention, and she became one of the most photographed women in the world. After her divorce from Prince Charles in 1996, she remained highly visible and continued her activities on behalf of numerous charities. In 1997, she was killed in a car crash in Paris, along with her companion, Dodi al-Fayed, and their driver. Who was blamed for the accident in subsequent investigations? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Francis Bacon


Quote of the Day:
Francis Bacon

A little philosophy inclineth man’s mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men’s minds about to religion. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Monopods


Article of the Day:
Monopods

Monopods are mythological dwarf-like creatures with a single leg and a large foot. They are found in many works of fiction dating back to ancient Greece. Monopods are even mentioned in Pliny the Elder’s Historia Naturalis (c. 77 CE), an encyclopedia of natural history. Twentieth-century writer C.S. Lewis also featured the one-legged creatures in his Chronicles of Narnia allegorical fantasy series. In both of these accounts, monopods are said to use their oversized feet for what purpose? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: bored to tears


Idiom of the Day:
bored to tears

Extremely bored to the point of distraction, frustration, or irritation. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: supplant


Word of the Day:
supplant

Definition: (verb) Take the place or move into the position of.

Synonyms: supersede, replace

Usage: The word processor has largely supplanted electric typewriters.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote by Henry Miller: “To walk in money through the night crowd, prote…” | Goodreads


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Quote by Henry Miller: “To walk in money through the night crowd, prote...” | Goodreads

How to do Ardha Matsyendrasana Pose


How to do Ardha Matsyendrasana Pose

How to do Ardha Matsyendrasana Pose

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Horoscope♉: 08/30/2019


Horoscope♉:
08/30/2019

A delay in completing an important project could have you feeling irritated, frustrated, and inadequate, Taurus, even though you’ve done your best. The problem is probably beyond your control. There isn’t much you can do about this but wait. There are probably a lot of other important tasks waiting. Take care of them and get your mind off the other. It’ll get done eventually.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Turkey Victory Day


Today’s Holiday:
Turkey Victory Day

Turkey Victory Day honors the founder of modern Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, and the military victory over the Greeks in 1922. It is celebrated throughout Turkey and on the island of Cyprus. The primary celebration is held at Atatürk’s Mausoleum in the city of Ankara. Leading military officials visit the tomb to lay a ceremonial wreath; wreaths are also placed on various statues of Atatürk found throughout the city. A ceremony including military and governmental officials is then held at the Atatürk Culture Center, and marches are held in major cities across the country. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Nancy Wake (1912)


Today’s Birthday:
Nancy Wake (1912)

Wake, who passed away weeks ago at the age of 98, was one of WWII’s most decorated servicewomen. A New Zealand native, she left home at 16 and eventually settled in Paris. When the Germans occupied France, Wake joined the resistance. Pursued by the Gestapo, she fled to Britain, where she joined the Special Operations Executive. In 1944, she parachuted back into France to help establish communications between the British military and French Resistance. What nickname did the Gestapo have for her? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Battle of Tannenberg Ends (1914)


This Day in History:
Battle of Tannenberg Ends (1914)

The Battle of Tannenberg was a decisive engagement between Russian and German forces in WWI. After invading German East Prussia, the Russian First and Second armies became separated. German forces then attacked one of the isolated armies and forced its retreat, killing and capturing tens of thousands in the process. Though disastrous for Russia, the battle forced Germany to divert troops from the Western Front during the first critical weeks of the war. Why was the battle named after Tannenberg? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Virginia Woolf


Quote of the Day:
Virginia Woolf

The older one grows, the more one likes indecency. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Tyrian Purple


Article of the Day:
Tyrian Purple

Tyrian purple is a purple-red natural dye that was highly prized in the ancient world because it did not fade from weathering and sunlight but instead became brighter and more intense. Excreted by the hypobranchial gland of certain mollusks of the genus Murex, Tyrian purple was expensive and a status symbol tightly controlled by sumptuary laws. In Byzantium, it was restricted to coloring silks for imperial use. How is the dye substance used by the sea snails that secrete it? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: boots and all


Idiom of the Day:
boots and all

With maximum effort or enthusiasm; completely and without restraint. Primarily heard in Australia, New Zealand. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: paragon


Word of the Day:
paragon

Definition: (noun) Model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal.

Synonyms: nonesuch, nonpareil, apotheosis, ideal, saint

Usage: Nowadays, with our modern mania for morality, everyone has to pose as a paragon of purity, incorruptibility, and all the other seven deadly virtues.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch