HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem undecimum Kalendas Februarias: Ludi Palatini.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Orpheus and the Animals, and there are more images here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY MOTTOES: Today's tiny motto is: Veritas superabit (English: The truth will triumph ... a proverb we shall see tested in the next four years!).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Scientia sol mentis (English: Knowledge is the sun of the mind)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Optimus magister bonus liber (English: The best teacher is a good book). To read a brief essay about this proverb and to listen to the audio, visit the Latin Via Proverbs blog.
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Ars multa vulpi, ast una echino maxima (English: The fox has many a trick, but the hedgehog has just one big trick; from Adagia 1.5.18).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Fortuna Vocor. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
You are trying to count the waves.
Difficile est se noscere.
It is a hard thing to know oneself.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Carbonarius et Fullo, a fable of incompatibility (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Satyrus et Viator, a fable for winter.
Freebookapalooza: Classics. Here is today's free book online: Unpublished Legends of Virgil by Charles Godfrey Leland.