HODIE (Roman Calendar): pridie Kalendas Augustas, the day before the Kalends of August.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Hylas and the Nymphs; 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: Herostrati gloria (English: The glory of Herostratus... which is more fame than infamy; you can read about Herostatus at Wikipedia).
3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word verb-less motto is Paulatim, sed firmiter (English: Slowly but surely).
ANIMAL PROVERBS: Today's animal proverb is Aliena capella distentius uber habet (English: The neighbor's goat has a more bursting udder... like "the grass is always greener").
POLYDORUS: Today's proverb from Polydorus is: Dum tempus habemus, operemur bonum (English: While we have time, let us do good).
PROPER NAME PROVERBS: Today's proper name proverb from Erasmus is Pasetis semiobolus (English: The half-penny of Pases; from Adagia 2.7.31 - Pases was a famous magician who would pay for his purchases and would then use a conjuring trick so that the coins ended up back in his own pocket.).
GREEK PROVERBS: Today's proverb is Ἅπαντα σοφοῖς ῥᾷστα (English: All things are easy for those who are wise).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Vita Aliena Magistra. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Aut mors aut victoria!
Either death or victory!
Nil melius laetam quam semper ducere vitam.
Nothing is better than to lead a happy life always.
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Puer et Paedagogus, a funny story about an unhelpful teacher.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Sol et Ventus, a story about persuasion (this fable has a vocabulary list).
And now Enzo, the Latin LOLBaby, has a Pinterest Board! And Enzo's dad is planning a special series for the Rio Olympics...