Daily Archives: April 10, 2020

Horoscope♉: 04/10/2020


Are you considering moving to a new residence, redecorating, or making some home improvements, Taurus? If so, this is a good time to do it. These types of projects promise to go well, so don’t let doubt get in your way. Explore every possibility, consider all the pros and cons, and then if it looks like it’s going to work, go for it!: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Holiday: Caitra Parb

Today’s Holiday:
Caitra Parb

In the Hindu festival of Caitra Parb, held in Orissa, India, people fast, dance, and hunt. Heads of the families pay homage to their forefathers in the presence of the village priest, or Jani, and family members put on festive new costumes. Animal sacrifice plays a prominent part in the celebration, which also signals the beginning of the mango season. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Today’s Birthday: Charles Evans Hughes, Sr. (1862)

Today’s Birthday:
Charles Evans Hughes, Sr. (1862)

Hughes was an American statesman and jurist. He served as governor of New York and as a Supreme Court justice before losing the 1916 presidential race, one of the closest in US history. It has been reported that, on the night of the election, Hughes went to bed believing he had won. According to the story, a reporter later called and was told that “the president is asleep,” to which he responded, “When he wakes up, tell him he isn’t the president.” What did Hughes do after losing the election? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

This Day in History: Buchenwald Concentration Camp Liberated by American Troops (1945)

This Day in History:
Buchenwald Concentration Camp Liberated by American Troops (1945)

Buchenwald was one of the first and largest concentration camps in Nazi Germany. As US forces closed in on the camp near the end of WWII, the Nazis began evacuating its prisoners, forcing them on “death marches” during which an estimated 13,500 were killed. On April 9, inmates at the camp used a makeshift radio transmitter to inform the Allies about the evacuations and beg for help. What did the prisoners do when they received word that the Americans were coming to liberate them? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Quote of the Day: Herman Melville

Quote of the Day:
Herman Melville

No man can ever feel his own identity aright except his eyes be closed; as if darkness were indeed the proper element of our essences, though light be more congenial to our clayey part. More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Article of the Day: Operation Gladio

Article of the Day:
Operation Gladio

In 1990, Italian Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti exposed a clandestine NATO “stay-behind” initiative in which cells of agents secretly remained in various nations after WWII, purportedly to conduct sabotage and organize and arm resistance groups in the event of a Soviet invasion. Implicated in multiple bombings, murders, and false-flag operations across Europe, the CIA-backed Operation Gladio was condemned by European Parliament and disbanded. What activities may have been sponsored by Gladio? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Idiom of the Day: get (one’s) ears lowered

Idiom of the Day:
get (one’s) ears lowered

To get a haircut, especially to a length that reveals one’s ears. Watch the video…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

Word of the Day: soothsayer

Word of the Day:

Definition: (noun) One who claims to be able to foretell events or predict the future; a seer.

Synonyms: forecaster, predictor, prognosticator

Usage: My mother does indeed sometimes send for a soothsayer and question him, but I give his prophesying no heed.: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch