Daily Archives: January 21, 2020

Horoscope♉: 01/21/2020


Horoscope♉:
01/21/2020

Your level of imagination and inspiration should be operating at a very high level today, Taurus, so if you’ve been planning to start a new artistic project, this is the day to do it. You’re also likely to be feeling quite intuitive, so don’t be surprised if you find yourself tuning acutely in to the thoughts, feelings, needs, and desires of others, even strangers. Your higher mind is very close to your conscious mind. Make the most of it!: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Australian Open Tennis


Today’s Holiday:
Australian Open Tennis

The Australian Open is the year’s first event in the Grand Slam of tennis. It is played on synthetic hard courts in Melbourne, Australia, and known officially as the Australian Championships. The championship for men began in 1905, and the women’s championship in 1922. The matches became an “open” (to both amateurs and professionals) in 1969. Margaret Smith Court, an Australian known for her powerful serve and volley, is the all-time champion in the women’s division of the open; she won the title 11 times between 1960 and 1973. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Johan August Strindberg (1849)


Today’s Birthday:
Johan August Strindberg (1849)

Strindberg was a master of the Swedish language and an innovator of dramatic and literary styles. He achieved renown with the novel The Red Room, in which he satirized hypocrisy in Swedish life. It helped initiate Swedish realism and revealed his remarkable style, which he developed in an impressive assortment of novels, plays, stories, histories, and poems. Which of Strindberg’s plays, now considered the first modern Swedish drama, was originally rejected by the national theater? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: The January Uprising Begins (1863)


This Day in History:
The January Uprising Begins (1863)

The January Uprising began as a spontaneous rebellion of young Poles in Russian Poland against conscription into the Imperial Russian Army. They were soon joined by Lithuanians living in the territory, but they were severely outnumbered and isolated, and they failed to win any major victories or capture any major cities. The Russians crushed the uprising and began an intensive program of Russification. During the uprising, Russian soldiers are said to have defenestrated what composer’s piano? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Edwin Abbott


Quote of the Day:
Edwin Abbott

Few are the hearts whose happy lot it is at once to recognize in each other’s voices the partner intended for them by Providence. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Birdsongs


Article of the Day:
Birdsongs

Birds sing using the syrinx, the avian vocal organ. Singing is usually confined to males and is at its height during the breeding season, when it is used to attract a mate. Birdsongs are usually more complex and longer than birdcalls. There is evidence that songs are learned, while certain calls are inherited. A male chaffinch hatchling, for example, sings a “subsong” but only learns the true song by hearing and imitating adult males. Deaf birds sing, but their songs are different in what way? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: happen by


Idiom of the Day:
happen by

To appear, arrive, pass, or come upon casually or by chance. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: dupery


Word of the Day:
dupery

Definition: (noun) Something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage.

Synonyms: hoax, put-on, humbug, fraudulence

Usage: Even the most intelligent among us may be tempted by the dupery of Internet con artists if we are not careful.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch