Word of the Day
|Definition:||(noun) A person given to clowning and joking.|
|Synonyms:||merry andrew, clown, goof, goofball|
|Usage:||At a country fair there was a buffoon who made all the people laugh by imitating the cries of various animals.|
Idiom of the Day
An extreme or acute sensation of fear, apprehension, worry, or anxiety. Often used with "get" or "give."
Margaret of Anjou (1430)
Margaret was queen consort of King Henry VI of England and ruled during her husband's frequent bouts of mental illness. With the king insane and childless, Richard, duke of York, was poised to inherit the throne. However, in 1453, Margaret gave birth to a son. The convoluted struggle over who would be king resulted in the War of the Roses, which, by 1471, had left most of those involved dead—except for Margaret.
Spider Venom May Offer Stroke TherapyA protein in spider venom may help protect the brain from injury after a stroke, according to research. Scientists found a single dose of the protein Hi1a worked on lab rats.
Spider venom may offer stroke therapy - BBC News
1490 - The first dated edition of Maimonides "Mishna Torah" was published.
1743 - Handel's "Messiah" was performed in London for the first time at the Covent Garden theatre. It was presented under the name "New Sacred Oratorio" until 1749.
1775 - American revolutionary Patrick Henry declared, "give me liberty, or give me death!"
1806 - Explorers Lewis and Clark, reached the Pacific coast, and began their return journey to the east.
1836 - The coin press was invented by Franklin Beale.
1839 - The first recorded printed use of "OK" [all correct] occurred in Boston's Morning Post.
1840 - The first successful photo of the Moon was taken.
E. V. Haughwout Building at 488 Broadway, New York, NY
1857 - Elisha Otis installed the first modern passenger elevator in a public building. It was at the corner of Broome Street and Broadway in New York City.
1868 - The University of California was founded in Oakland, CA.
1901 - Dame Nellie Melba, revealed the secret of her now famous toast.
1912 - The Dixie Cup was invented.
1950 - "Beat the Clock" premiered on CBS-TV.
1957 - The U.S. Army sold the last of its homing pigeons.
1965 - America's first two-person space flight took off from Cape Kennedy with astronauts Virgil I. Grissom and John W. Young aboard. The craft was the Gemini 3.
1972 - Evel Knievel broke 93 bones after successfully jumping 35 cars.
1973 - The last airing of "Concentration" took place. The show had been on NBC for 15 years.
1983 - Dr. Barney Clark died after 112 days with a permanent artificial heart.
1998 - The movie "Titanic" won 11 Oscars at the Academy Awards.
1999 - In Gibraltar, a set of postage stamps was released commemorating what would have been the 30th wedding anniversary of Yoko Ono and John Lennon.
Touring across Canada, in honor of Canada’s 150th birthday, “Rock the Nation” is a celebration of over thirty years of Canadian music. Songs that inspired us, songs that moved us, comforted us and challenged us. It’s the soundtrack to a generation and a musical reflection of a country that was coming of age. Experience it all live on stage, as we take a journey from the 60’s to the 80’s featuring the songs and music made famous by Paul Anka, The Guess Who, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, April Wine, Loverboy, K.D Lang, Tom Cochrane and so many more. Come see for yourself how our nation, our artists, and our music were influenced by the changing world.
further information: Enmax Centrium Upcoming Shows in Red Deer, Alberta
Apr 7-9, 2017
Santa Barbara, CA
About This Festival
Those who are loyal to Burning Man and Coachella should see familiar faces at Lucidity. This music-and-art festival, whose name refers to those dreams that are so vivid they feel real, is good at getting people in such trance like states that many leave this event feeling like their lives have been changed, or at least shifted, usually for the better.
The Gilt-bronze Maitreya in Meditation is a gilt-bronze statue of Maitreya seated in meditation. It measures 83.2 centimetres (32.8 in) in height and probably dates to the middle or late 6th century. One of the best known and regarded Korean Buddhist sculptures, it was designated as the 78th national treasure of Korea in 1962.
MUSEUM EXHIBIT FOR THE BLIND
ENCOURAGES PEOPLE TO TOUCH THE ARTWORKS
The Museo del Prado in Madrid launched its first exhibit for the visually impaired, 3D printing six of their most renowned artworks in their collection.
Morran mittens pattern by Lærke Roark
Garlic and Thyme Roasted Chicken With Crispy Drippings Croutons Recipe
Bright and Colorful Canisters
CHILDREN'S CORNER ... crafts
Paper Bag Dog
Sunset Biking Jigsaw Puzzle
WORD SEARCH (hint below)
The grid has under 100 letters but unfortunately for puzzle solvers all of the letters are either a ‘d’, ‘o’ or a ‘g’, making it especially tricky.
Don't Peak! lol
HINT: line 3 ('d' in 8th position)
There are plenty of DIY dog treat recipes out there for those who like to show their pooch a little loving from the oven! But, if you have a pet that needs daily medication, and you don’t want to spend money on store-bought pill pockets, you can make your own with this simple pill-pocket recipe. Depending on the size of your pill, you can also use frozen blackberries or blueberries if you want to give your pet another healthy anti-oxidant-rich alternative. Just run the berry under water to thaw, and push the pill in! Remember, not all berries are good for your dog to eat!
3 Types of berries dogs can eat!