Daily Archives: March 8, 2020

Horoscope♉: 03/08/2020


Communication with a significant other might hit a brick wall, and you may not be able to get through. Money could be coming in the mail, Taurus, but probably won’t arrive today. This could be a day full of frustrations, but the evening should make up for it. Love and romance look great right now. This is a wonderful day to schedule an evening with your partner – or to look for one. Enjoy!: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Magha Puja

Today’s Holiday:
Magha Puja

This important Buddhist holy day is celebrated in India, Laos, and Thailand, where it is a national holiday. The day commemorates the occasion when 1,250 followers ordained by the Buddha arrived by coincidence at Veluvan Monastery in Rajagriha, Bihar, India, to hear him lay down monastic regulations and predict his own death and entry with Nirvana. On this day there are sermons in the temples throughout the day, and monks spend the day chanting. Each person carries flowers, glowing incense, and a lighted candle in homage to the Buddha. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Vita Sackville-West (1892)

Today’s Birthday:
Vita Sackville-West (1892)

Sackville-West was an aristocratic English writer and gardener who married the diplomat and author Harold Nicolson in 1913. Their complicated relationship is chronicled in Portrait of a Marriage, a biography inspired by her journals and written by their son Nigel. The gardens at Sissinghurst Castle, which she designed, are among the most visited in England. However, she is perhaps best remembered for her love affair with author Virginia Woolf, which inspired which of Woolf’s novels? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Edward R. Murrow’s See It Now Airs McCarthyism Episode (1954)

This Day in History:
Edward R. Murrow’s See It Now Airs McCarthyism Episode (1954)

In the early 1950s, US Senator Joseph McCarthy persecuted scores of people he deemed subversive in a series of widely-publicized hearings that whipped the public into an anti-Communist frenzy. In 1954, journalist Edward R. Murrow produced an episode of his TV show See It Now that criticized the Red Scare and turned public opinion against McCarthy using the senator’s own words. Murrow later invited McCarthy to respond. What happened when the senator accepted? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: L. Frank Baum

Quote of the Day:
L. Frank Baum

Modern education includes morality; therefore the modern child seeks only entertainment in its wonder tales and gladly dispenses with all disagreeable incident. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Neolithic Revolution

Article of the Day:
Neolithic Revolution

The Neolithic Revolution was humanity’s ground-breaking transition from a nomadic hunter-gatherer lifestyle to a more settled one based on farming and raising livestock. It began roughly 11,000 years ago, as the last ice age ended and weather became more stable. At this time, people began to build permanent dwellings and founded the first cities. They invented tools for farming and storing food and developed specialized labor, manufacturing, and trade. What were the first cultivated crops? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: toss (one’s) hat in(to) the ring

Idiom of the Day:
toss (one’s) hat in(to) the ring

To announce or make known one’s intention to compete against others for something, especially in a political race. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: chummy

Word of the Day:

Definition: (adjective) (Used informally) Associated on close terms.

Synonyms: buddy-buddy, thick

Usage: The bartender is chummy with his regular customers.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

From the time of the corona virus pandemic: Watch “Greek Zorba Alexis Zorbas” on YouTube

From the time of the corona virus pandemic: Watch “Greek Zorba Alexis Zorbas” on YouTube