Daily Archives: December 12, 2019

Horoscope♉: 12/12/2019


Horoscope♉:
12/12/2019

The day ahead looks promising. Your energy is gradually returning, and you’re beginning to feel more enterprising about your domestic life. No doubt today you’ll be called on to settle some financial questions related to your domestic needs. While a substantial gift of money or raise would be welcome, you begin to see other ways of making the cash flow rather than trickle.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Malta Republic Day


Today’s Holiday:
Malta Republic Day

On September 21, 1964, Malta was granted its independence from Britain. According to its constitution, Queen Elizabeth II would initially serve as the supreme leader of Malta. On December 13, 1974, Malta became a republic within the Commonwealth, with the President as head of state. To commemorate this day, December 13 has been declared Republic Day in Malta. A big feast is held and Malta’s National Anthem is played and/or sung at the end of all masses. In addition, the President of Malta presents national awards, namely the Order of Merit and Gieh ir-Repubblika. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Talcott Parsons (1902)


Today’s Birthday:
Talcott Parsons (1902)

From 1927 until his retirement in 1974, Parsons, an American sociologist, trained three generations of students at Harvard University. He was known for his attempt to construct a single theoretical framework within which general and specific characteristics of societies could be systematically classified and was largely responsible for introducing the work of Émile Durkheim and Max Weber to American sociologists. Why was Parsons considered one of the most controversial sociologists in the world? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Sir Francis Drake Begins Circumnavigation of the Globe (1577)


This Day in History:
Sir Francis Drake Begins Circumnavigation of the Globe (1577)

Drake, an English buccaneer and navigator, set out in 1577 with five ships to raid Spanish holdings on the Pacific coast of the New World. After abandoning two ships, he navigated the Straits of Magellan with the remaining three, becoming the first Englishman to do so. Another ship was destroyed in a storm, and a fourth returned to England, but Drake continued alone up the coast of S America, crossed the Pacific, rounded the Cape of Good Hope, and arrived in England in 1580. How was he rewarded? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Miguel de Cervantes


Quote of the Day:
Miguel de Cervantes

It is impossible for good or evil to last for ever; and hence it follows that the evil having lasted long, the good must be now nigh at hand. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Ocher


Article of the Day:
Ocher

Among the earliest pigments used by mankind, ocher has a yellow-orange to orange color and is made of varying proportions of iron oxide and clay. The world’s first known works of art, found in South Africa’s Blombos Cave and dated to 75,000 years ago, consist of ocher pieces engraved with abstract designs, and Cro-Magnon artists living about 10,000 to 40,000 years ago used ocher in their cave paintings. The 2nd-century BCE Egyptian Ebers Papyrus lists what non-artistic use for ocher? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: go off in a huff


Idiom of the Day:
go off in a huff

To leave in an angry, belligerent, or vexed mood. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: ballyhoo


Word of the Day:
ballyhoo

Definition: (noun) Blatant or sensational promotion.

Synonyms: hoopla, hype, plug

Usage: The ballyhoo that accompanied Kyle’s campaign for student council was ultimately unnecessary, as no one chose to run against him.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Medical Library: Stroke Warning Signs


Medical Library: Stroke Warning Signs

Medical Library: Stroke Warning Signs

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Quote: Cares melt when you kneel in your garden


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Quote: Jenny Uglow (about gardens)


Quote: Jenny Uglow (about gardens)

Quote: Jenny Uglow (about gardens)

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Quote: razor blade v Axe


Quote: razor blade v Axe

Quote: razor blade v Axe

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