Daily Archives: March 2, 2020

Horoscope♉: 03/02/2020


Horoscope♉:
03/02/2020

You’re asked to spring into action today, Taurus, so don’t resist it. Be aware of the fact that things may not be as they seem. There could be a strange façade over the situation that you should be aware of before you act. Your head may seem a bit clouded. Your fantasy world is especially active today, so you might feel the urge to run away and never come back. That might not be a bad idea.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo


Today’s Holiday:
Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

The nation’s largest livestock show, with more than 35,000 entries, is held in the famous Astrodome of Houston, Texas. The show is a reminder of the 19th-century days when Houston’s shipping trade was based on timber, cotton, and cattle. Things get under way with a downtown parade, and the agenda then includes celebrity entertainers, pig races, and a chili cookoff. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: George Mortimer Pullman (1831)


Today’s Birthday:
George Mortimer Pullman (1831)

Pullman was a successful American industrialist and the inventor of the railroad sleeping car. In 1893, he built a company town for his workers in Illinois, and it was showcased in the World’s Fair as a grand social experiment. The next year, the town of Pullman was the scene of a violent workers’ strike that nearly halted US rail traffic. When Pullman died in 1897, he had to be buried in a massive steel-and-concrete vault to keep activists from disinterring his body. What happened to his town? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: George Bizet’s Carmen Premieres in Paris (1875)


This Day in History:
George Bizet’s Carmen Premieres in Paris (1875)

Though it is today one of the most popular operas ever written, Carmen was initially met with such scathing reviews that the opera house had to give away tickets to get people to see it. Shortly after its disastrous premiere, its author, Bizet, died of a heart attack and the director of the struggling opera house resigned. Later that year, however, Carmen opened in Vienna to wide acclaim. Why did critics initially hate Bizet’s story of a soldier’s doomed love for a wild Gypsy girl? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: John Milton


Quote of the Day:
John Milton

How gladly would I meet
Mortality my sentence, and be earth
Insensible! how glad would lay me down
As in my mother’s lap! More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Count Alessandro di Cagliostro


Article of the Day:
Count Alessandro di Cagliostro

Born Giuseppe Balsamo, Cagliostro was an 18th-century charlatan and adventurer. He roamed Europe posing as a physician, alchemist, mesmerist, necromancer, and Freemason and claimed to know the secrets of the philosopher’s stone and other potions. Once well-regarded in the court of King Louis XVI, he was banished following a scandal and returned to his native Italy. There, the Inquisition charged him with heresy and sorcery and imprisoned him for life. What had led to his banishment from France? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: hard on the eyes


Idiom of the Day:
hard on the eyes

Unattractive; ugly. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: flagellation


Word of the Day:
flagellation

Definition: (noun) Beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment.

Synonyms: flogging, lashing, tanning

Usage: The poor servant boy bore the scars of flagellation, which was his master’s preferred punishment for nearly any infraction.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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Medical library: to remember immunoglobulins


Medical library: to remember immunoglobulins

Medical library: to remember immunoglobulins

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Medical Library: Immune System


Medical Library: Immune System

Medical Library: Immune System

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Quote: Do not correct a fool…


Quote: Do not correct a fool...

Quote: Do not correct a fool…

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