HODIE (Roman Calendar): pridie Idus Maias, the day before the Ides of May.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Heracles and the Mares of Diomedes; 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: Omnia praetereunt (English: All things pass away).
3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word verb-less motto is Ex sudore vultus (English: By the sweat of my brow).
ANIMAL PROVERBS: Today's animal proverb is Non missura cutem nisi plena cruoris hirudo (English: The leech will not let go of the skin unless it's full of blood).
POLYDORUS: Today's proverb from Polydorus is: Sufficit sua diei malitia (English: Sufficient unto the day are its own troubles).
PROPER NAME PROVERBS: Today's proper name proverb from Erasmus is Fuimus Troes (English: We were the Trojans; from Adagia 1.9.50, sad words from Book II of Vergil's Aeneid).
GREEK PROVERBS: Today's proverb is Μὴ παιδὶ μάχαιραν (English: [Give] not a sword to a child).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Gloria Umbra Virtutis. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Divitiae meae sunt, tu autem divitiarum es.
My wealth belongs to me, but you belong to your wealth.
Non sine umbra corpus.
There is no body without a shadow.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Tubicen Captus, a fable about the plight of non-combatants in a war (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Vulpecula et Tintinnabulum, a story about how you can't believe everything you hear.
Latin Sundials. Below you will find an image of a sundial, and for detailed information about the Latin motto see this blog post: NIL SINE NOBIS.