Daily Archives: September 5, 2019

Horoscope♉: 09/05/2019


Horoscope♉:
09/05/2019

You might have to make a choice between telling the truth and a lie. Sometimes this can be a difficult choice, especially if you’re afraid you’ll hurt someone’s feelings. However, a lie can take far more energy than the truth. Consider what you’d want the other person to do in your place. Stick to your ethics, even of it’s tough.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Aloha Festivals


Today’s Holiday:
Aloha Festivals

Aloha Festivals is a celebration of Hawaiian culture. Once a week-long event called Aloha Week, it’s now a two-month affair with 300 events that starts in Honolulu in early September and runs through the end of October, with a week of festivities on every island of Hawaii. The celebrations include canoe races between the islands of Molokai and Oahu, coronations of royal courts as commemorations of the former Hawaiian monarchy, street parties, cultural events, parades, and pageantry. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Jane Addams (1860)


Today’s Birthday:
Jane Addams (1860)

In 1889, with Ellen Gates Starr, Addams founded Hull House in Chicago, one of the first social settlements in the US. Based on the settlements begun in England by Samuel Barnett, Hull House served as a community center for the poor and as a center for social reform, and influenced the settlement movement throughout the country. An active reformer throughout her career, Addams was a leader in the women’s suffrage and pacifist movements. With whom did she share the 1931 Nobel Peace Prize? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Leningrad’s Name Reverts to Saint Petersburg (1991)


This Day in History:
Leningrad’s Name Reverts to Saint Petersburg (1991)

Russia’s second largest city, Saint Petersburg is a major seaport, rail junction, and industrial, cultural, and scientific center. The city was built in 1703 by Peter the Great, who sought an outlet to the sea and a port for trade through the Baltic. It was the capital of the Russian Empire from 1712 to 1917. The city’s name was changed to Petrograd in 1914 and Leningrad in 1924. The city’s original name, Saint Petersburg, was restored in 1991. Who made the decision to restore the original name? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: George Eliot


Quote of the Day:
George Eliot

Conscience is harder than our enemies,
Knows more, accuses with more nicety. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: The Byford Dolphin


Article of the Day:
The Byford Dolphin

The Byford Dolphin is a drilling rig operating in the North Sea. It is known for having suffered several serious accidents, most notably an explosive decompression that killed five workers in Norwegian waters in 1983. The incident eventually led to a lawsuit against the Norwegian government, which compensated the families of the divers 26 years after the tragedy, after a report blaming the accident on faulty equipment surfaced. What other accidents have occurred aboard the rig? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: cloud the issue


Idiom of the Day:
cloud the issue

To obfuscate or distract from the topic at hand by introducing irrelevant and/or misleading information. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: farinaceous


Word of the Day:
farinaceous

Definition: (adjective) Composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency.

Synonyms: grainy, granular, gritty, coarse-grained, mealy

Usage: My husband’s cooking efforts have left a farinaceous residue in my frying pan that I do not look forward to cleaning.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Testing for lumbar nerve root compromise


Testing for lumbar nerve root  compromise

Testing for lumbar nerve root compromise

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Critical Thinking


Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking

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