HODIE (Roman Calendar): antediem septimum Idus Ianuarias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Arachne; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY MOTTOES: Today's tiny motto is: Venit hora (English: The hour is coming).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Otium pulvinar diaboli (English: Leisure is the devil's cushion).
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Animum debes mutare, non caelum (English: You should change your state of mind, not the sky). To read a brief essay about this proverb and to listen to the audio, visit the Latin Via Proverbs blog.
PUBLILIUS SYRUS: Today's proverb from Publilius Syrus is: Post calamitatem memoria alia est calamitas (English: After disaster the memory of it is yet another disaster).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Hydram secas (English: You're slashing a hydra, from Adagia 1.10.9 ... of course, the heads just keep growing back!).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Nunc Dormire, Nunc Vigilare. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Libens, volens, potens.
Ready, willing, able.
Anxia divitiarum cura.
Concern for wealth is anxiety-producing.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Cancer et Filius Eius, a story about parenthood (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Rana et Leo, a story about how appearances can be deceiving.
Amy Burvall's History for Music Lovers. Here is today's video: Hannibal ("Sixteen Tons" by Anna Domino), which you can watch at YouTube also.