Daily Archives: October 9, 2019

Horoscope♉: 10/09/2019


Horoscope♉:
10/09/2019

There’s a great deal of transforming energy in the air that you should harness and capitalize on. You may be a fan of the diet that you’ll start “tomorrow.” When tomorrow comes and there’s a huge meal of pizza, soda, and fries, suddenly the diet once again starts “tomorrow.” Use the powerful energy of today to break out of this habit and make a real change in your life.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Double Tenth Day


Today’s Holiday:
Double Tenth Day

Double Tenth Day is a national holiday in Taiwan to commemorate the Chinese Revolution of October 10, 1911. The revolt marked the end of the Ching, or Qing, Dynasty that had been established in 1644 by the Manchus, and it led to the founding of the Republic of China on January 1, 1912. For several weeks before Double Tenth Day, the plaza in front of the Presidential Office Building in Taipei is illuminated. Here there are massive parades and rallies on the holiday, displays of martial arts, folk dancing, and other cultural activities. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Thelonious Monk (1917)


Today’s Birthday:
Thelonious Monk (1917)

One of the key innovators of modern jazz, Monk worked as a pianist in the early 1940s at Minton’s Playhouse and other clubs where the rudiments of the new jazz style were being developed. Known for his highly idiosyncratic, percussive playing, he performed with many notable jazz musicians, including Dizzy Gillespie, before recording under his own name beginning in 1947. Monk is one of only five jazz musicians to have been featured on the cover of Time magazine. Who are the other four? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: United Air Lines Chesterton Crash (1933)


This Day in History:
United Air Lines Chesterton Crash (1933)

In 1933, a Boeing 247 operated by United Air Lines exploded mid-flight and crashed near Chesterton, Indiana. The crash killed all seven people aboard, including four passengers and three crew members. Investigators concluded that a bomb caused the explosion, making this the first proven act of air sabotage in the history of commercial aviation. No suspect has ever been identified or charged in the incident. How did investigators determine that a bomb caused the explosion? 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

The distinction between freedom and liberty is not accurately known; naturalists have never been able to find a living specimen of either. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Neopaganism


Article of the Day:
Neopaganism

Neopaganism is an umbrella term for a variety of modern religious movements, particularly those inspired by the pre-Christian traditions of the Egyptians, Greeks, Norse, and Celts. Neopagans fall into two broad categories, nature-oriented and magical groups, and often engage in arcane and elaborate rituals. Two of the movement’s most influential thinkers were Alphonse L. Constant and Gerard Encausse, who helped popularize the movement in the 19th century. What is the largest Neopagan religion? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: derring-do


Idiom of the Day:
derring-do

Heroic, brave, or daring deeds or spirit, especially when referring to swordplay or other action-adventure scenarios. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: petiole


Word of the Day:
petiole

Definition: (noun) The slender stem that supports the blade of a leaf.

Synonyms: leafstalk

Usage: Beth pruned her plants methodically, snipping dead leaves at their petioles and throwing them in the compost.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

ESL: TENSES EXPLAINED


ESL: TENSES EXPLAINED

ESL: TENSES EXPLAINED

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ESL: NUMBERS


ESL: NUMBERS

ESL: NUMBERS

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ESL: PHRASAL VERBS – TRAVEL


ESL: PHRASAL VERBS - TRAVEL

ESL: PHRASAL VERBS – TRAVEL

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