Daily Archives: November 1, 2019

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Horoscope♉: 11/01/2019


Horoscope♉:
11/01/2019

You may have a lot of professional or personal calls to make today. emails could flood your inbox. A lot of people could vie for your attention. Your ego will receive a much-needed boost from all the acknowledgment. Don’t be embarrassed or guilty. Everyone needs a pat on the back now and then. Relax and enjoy the spotlight!: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Voodoo Music Experience


Today’s Holiday:
Voodoo Music Experience

The Voodoo Music Experience is an annual music festival that takes place in New Orleans, Louisiana, over a three-day weekend in late October. The event debuted in 1999 with the aim of showcasing the verve and diversity of New Orleans’ renowned music scene, as well as bringing famed acts to the city. Performers are grouped into three categories: “Le Ritual” for established musicians; “Le Flambeau” for artists who reflect New Orleans’ musical history and traditions; and “Le Carnival” for musicians and performance artists from New Orleans’ underground art and bohemian scene. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Warren G. Harding (1865)


Today’s Birthday:
Warren G. Harding (1865)

With promises to the war-weary American public of a “return to normalcy” in the wake of WWI, Harding was elected 29th president of the US. However, his administration soon earned a reputation for corruption. As an investigation into what proved to be the Teapot Dome scandal began, he traveled to Alaska, where he was informed of the corruption about to be exposed. While en route home, he became mysteriously ill, allegedly from food poisoning, and suddenly died. What caused his death? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: The Balfour Declaration (1917)


This Day in History:
The Balfour Declaration (1917)

The Balfour Declaration was a British government statement promising the establishment of a homeland for the Jewish people in Palestine that would not disturb non-Jews already living there. The British anticipated gaining a mandate over Palestine after WWI and hoped to win over Jewish public opinion for the Allies. They also hoped that pro-British settlers would help protect the approaches to the Suez Canal, a vital link to Britain’s South Asian possessions. Who actually wrote the declaration? 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

He that hath a satirical vein, as he maketh others afraid of his wit, so he had need be afraid of others’ memory. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: The Suda


Article of the Day:
The Suda

The Suda is a Greek lexicon-encyclopedia that includes texts from classical Greek works and commentaries. Compiled in the 10th century during the Byzantine Empire, it contains approximately 30,000 entries. Although it is mostly derived from late and corrupt sources, it preserves much information about Greek literature that would otherwise be lost. Instead of using a purely alphabetical system, the lexicon’s compiler arranged its entries using what organizational structure? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: fair-weather fan


Idiom of the Day:
fair-weather fan

A person who is supportive of and enthusiastic about a sports team only when that team is performing well. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: off-guard


Word of the Day:
off-guard

Definition: (adjective) Not prepared or vigilant.

Synonyms: napping

Usage: The burglar caught our security personnel off-guard and escaped the facility before they had even sounded the alarm.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

PACIFIC COAST HWAY (PCH) AQUARELLE (© by GeorgeB @ euzicasa)


PACIFIC COAST HWAY (PCH) AQUARELLE

PACIFIC COAST HWAY (PCH) AQUARELLE

(© by GeorgeB @ euzicasa)

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