HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem sextum Kalendas Maias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Achilles at Skyros; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY PROVERBS: Today's tiny proverb is: Medium certum (English: The middle way is certain).
3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word verb-less motto is Ars gratia artis (English: Art for art's sake).
ANIMAL PROVERBS: Today's animal proverb is Horrescit gelidas felis adustus aquas (English: The cat once burnt shudders at cold water).
POLYDORUS: Today's proverb from Polydorus is: Hylam vocat (English: He's calling for Hylas, alluding to Hercules who called out for his beloved Hylas in vain after the nymphs had stolen him away).
PROPER NAME PROVERBS: Today's proper name proverb from Erasmus is Indoctior Philonide (English: Stupider than Philonides; from Adagia 2.6.30 - Philonides was a proverbial figure for being all brawn and no brains).
GREEK PROVERBS: Today's proverb is Ὀυδὲ Ἡρακλῆς πρὸς δύο (English: Not even Hercules against two - that is, even Hercules does not fight two opponents at once).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Tempus. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Pastor et Canis Molossus, in which a shepherd economizes foolishly.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Asinus Leonis Pelle Indutus, the famous fable of the donkey in the lion's skin (this fable has a vocabulary list).
Words from Mythology. For more about GEOLOGY and GAIA, see this blog post.