Daily Archives: March 11, 2020

Horoscope♉: 03/11/2020


In some ways, today could seem like a day of reckoning for you, Taurus. You might look in the mirror and see things that you really aren’t very happy with. Perhaps you harbor a sense of shame based on past events that still linger in your mind. Don’t let this shadow of insecurity continue to dwell in your life. Work through these feelings and identify the root of the problem.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Mauritius Independence Day

Today’s Holiday:
Mauritius Independence Day

This national holiday commemorates the day in 1968 when Mauritius gained independence from Britain, after being under its rule since the early 19th century. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Vaslav Nijinsky (1890)

Today’s Birthday:
Vaslav Nijinsky (1890)

Nijinsky was a ballet dancer and ballet’s first modernist choreographer. One of the greatest dancers of the 20th century, he performed spectacular leaps with unrivaled grace. During his career, his innovations were considered both scandalous and revolutionary. He had a romantic relationship with his mentor, Sergey Diaghilev, who dismissed him from the Ballets Russes when he married a Hungarian countess. A few years later, acute schizophrenia ended his career. Did he and Diaghilev ever reconcile? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: First “Fireside Chat” by US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1933)

This Day in History:
First “Fireside Chat” by US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1933)

The “fireside chats” were a series of informal radio speeches delivered by president Roosevelt beginning in 1933, when the US was in the midst of the Great Depression and a third of Americans were unemployed. With his calm manner and simple way of explaining issues, Roosevelt discussed such issues as the banking crisis, the New Deal program, and the drought. During WWII, he reported on the progress of the war and discussed national defense. How many fireside chats did he deliver in all? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: William Shakespeare

Quote of the Day:
William Shakespeare

Love comforteth like sunshine after rain. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: The Gundestrup Cauldron

Article of the Day:
The Gundestrup Cauldron

The Gundestrup Cauldron is a silver religious vessel from the 1st century BCE that was found in 1891 in a peat bog in Denmark. At 2.3 ft (69 cm) in diameter and 1.4 ft (42 cm) in height, it is the largest European example of Iron Age silverwork ever found. The way that the lavishly decorated artifact had been dismantled and stacked suggests that it had been hidden, not lost. There are differing theories as to its origin because the style and workmanship are Thracian, yet the imagery is what? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: have a few

Idiom of the Day:
have a few

To have multiple alcoholic drinks, especially to the point of becoming mildly intoxicated. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: barbate

Word of the Day:

Definition: (adjective) Having hair on the cheeks and chin.

Synonyms: bearded, whiskered

Usage: I returned from the camping trip malodorous and barbate, in desperate need of a shower and a shave.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch