Daily Archives: January 30, 2020

Horoscope♉: 01/30/2020


Love and romance are first and foremost on your agenda for today, Taurus. You and your romantic partner may leave a gathering of friends to be alone together and talk. You communicate well, and the intense feelings between you could be obvious to both of you, and embarrassingly, to everyone who knows you. If you’ve been together for a while, talk of commitment or a wedding could come up. Enjoy your day.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Nauru Independence Day

Today’s Holiday:
Nauru Independence Day

This island in the Pacific Ocean gained independence from Great Britain on January 31, 1968. It had been governed by Australia. Independence Day is a national holiday in Nauru. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Jack Roosevelt “Jackie” Robinson (1919)

Today’s Birthday:
Jack Roosevelt “Jackie” Robinson (1919)

Robinson, a vocal member of the Civil Rights movement, was the first African-American baseball player in the modern major leagues and the first African American to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. In 1949, he led the National League in both stolen bases and batting average and was named its most valuable player. In recognition of his accomplishments both on and off the field, Major League Baseball retired Robinson’s number in 1997. How many times did he “steal home” during his career? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: United States Launches Explorer I (1958)

This Day in History:
United States Launches Explorer I (1958)

Explorer I was the first American satellite. It was launched four months after the first artificial satellite, Sputnik I, was put into orbit by the Soviet Union, beginning the so-called space race. Although it carried a number of instruments, Explorer I was relatively small, weighing just 30 lbs (13 kg). It stopped transmission of data later in 1958, when its batteries died, but remained in orbit for more than 12 years. Where did it make its fiery reentry? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Charles Dickens

Quote of the Day:
Charles Dickens

He had but one eye, and the popular prejudice runs in favor of two. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Aerogel

Article of the Day:

An aerogel is a highly porous solid formed from a gel, such as silica gel, in which the liquid is replaced with a gas. The lightest is less than four times as dense as dry air. Silica-based aerogels are among the lightest, and some, nicknamed “solid smoke” or “frozen smoke,” are nearly transparent. Heavier aerogels were first developed in 1931 and have been used to detect high-energy particles emitted by particle accelerators. What are some other applications of aerogels in everyday products? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: get the gist

Idiom of the Day:
get the gist

To understand the central, essential, or general matter of something, such as an argument, speech, concept, process, etc., without being proficient in the more specific details. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: lineal

Word of the Day:

Definition: (adjective) In a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child.

Synonyms: direct

Usage: Du Bois, the present librarian of Ardis, is a lineal descendant of this revolutionary pair.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Mustard field in spring (013020)

Mustard field in spring (013020)

Mustard field in spring (013020)

My vase with flowers today (013020)

My vase with flowers today (013020)

My vase with flowers today (013020)

Forest neighbors (013020)

Forest neighbors (013020)

Forest neighbors (013020)