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Tuesday June 27, 2017     10:00 AM EDT

Ellie's World Blogs
Bugging Out - Insect Bites Summer Fun With Matthew
The "Mitzvah Bus" and The Car Incident

A Cautious Supreme Court Sets a Modern Record for Consensus   New York Times - June 27, 2017

  US warns Syria over 'potential' plan for chemical attack   BBC - June 27, 2017

  Trump causes 'major' shift in global view of US: Pew   BBC - June 27, 2017

  In Memoriam: Watch Gabe Pressman's Memorial Service on Tuesday   NBC - June 27, 2017

  South Ferry Station Ready for Reopening After Being Damaged by Sandy   NBC - June 27, 2017

Lyme Disease: Inside America's Mysterious Epidemic - An unprecedented outbreak is expected this summer   Rolling Stone - June 27, 2017

New Zealand's Long-Lost Pink and White Terraces May Have Been Found   Live Science - June 27, 2017

Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes

June 27, 1975

Tobey Maguire

  Tobey Maguire Google Videos

Tobey Maguire is an award winning
American actor. Filmography

I believe in a higher force that is within me.

I am a blank slate - therefore I can create anything I want.

Tobey Maguire Quotes

June 27, 1974

Christian Kane

  Christian Kane Google Videos

Christian Kane is an American actor and singer,
songwriter of Native American descent. Filmography

"The Librarians" is Indiana Jones meets Angel.

Christian Kane Quotes

June 27, 1989

Matthew Lewis

  Matthew Lewis Google Videos

Matthew Lewis is an award winning
English actor. Filmography

I'm very self-conscious as an actor, with performances
and things, and I don't like watching my own stuff.

I don't feel hunky at all.

Matthew Lewis Quotes

June 27, 1966

J. J. Abrams

  J. J. Abrams Google Videos

J. J. Abrams is an award winning American film and
television producer, writer, actor, composer, director
founder of Bad Robot Productions. Filmography

I try to push ideas away, and the ones that will not leave
me alone are the ones that ultimately end up happening.

J. J. Abrams Quotes

June 27, 1955

Isabelle Adjani

  Isabelle Adjani Google Videos

Isabelle Adjani is an award winning French
film actress and singer. Filmography

I believe that when you work on yourself,
you are attracted by different, more positive beings.

Isabelle Adjani Quotes

June 27, 1949

Vera Wang

  Vera Wang Google Videos

Vera Wang is an award winning American fashion designer based
in New York City. She is known for her wedding gown collection.

Fashion is a metaphor for women's lives, their creativity.

Vera Wang Quotes

Monday June 26, 2017     8:00 PM EDT

The Second Amendment & the Right to Bear Arms   Live Science - June 26, 2017

  Supreme Court allows parts of travel ban to go into effect   CNN - June 26, 2017

  GOP senators call for more time to debate, change health care bill   CNN - June 26, 2017

  If Kennedy retires, Donald Trump's legacy is set   CNN - June 26, 2017

  SpaceX completes launch and landing double bill   BBC - June 26, 2017


  How Harry Potter enchanted the world   BBC - June 26, 2017

Facebook celebrates 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by animating posts about the landmark book using interactive spells   Daily Mail - June 26, 2017

'Harry Potter' turns 20   CNN - June 26, 2017


California's giant water tunnels win first crucial approval   PhysOrg - June 26, 2017

A Bizarre New Form of Liquid Water Is Discovered   Live Science - June 26, 2017

Flood Facts, Types of Flooding, Floods in History   Live Science - June 26, 2017

Monitoring changes in wetland extent can help predict the rate of climate change   PhysOrg - June 26, 2017


Study details evidence for past large earthquakes in the Eastern Tennessee seismic zone   PhysOrg - June 26, 2017

Laser ThatŐs a Billion Times Brighter Than the Sun Reveals New Behavior in Light   Seeker - June 26, 2017

Scientists find clever way to help you de-clutter your home   PhysOrg - June 26, 2017

Belief in free will predicts criminal punishment support, disapproval of unethical actions   PhysOrg - June 26, 2017

Could humans ever regenerate a heart? A new study suggests the answer is 'yes'   Science Daily - June 26, 2017

Beyond bananas: 'Mind reading' technology decodes complex thoughts   Science Daily - June 26, 2017

Insomnia medication may wake up some patients from vegetative state   Science Daily - June 26, 2017

Previously unknown extinction of marine megafauna discovered   Science Daily - June 26, 2017

System of quadcopters that fly and drive suggest another approach to developing flying cars   Science Daily - June 26, 2017

Drug May Help with Common Form of Vision Loss   Live Science - June 26, 2017

Babies Retain Their Early Exposure to Foreign Languages   Live Science - June 26, 2017

Builder discovers a medieval knight's incredibly well-preserved 13th century sword while draining a bog in Poland   Daily Mail - June 26, 2017

The shapes of galaxies   PhysOrg - June 26, 2017

Did early modern humans like bling? Shiny snail shell found in an Iraqi cave from 36,000 BC could have been used as a decorative ornament   Daily Mail - June 26, 2017

Archaeologists discover earliest monumental Egyptian hieroglyphs   PhysOrg - June 26, 2017

10 Amazing Things Scientists Just Did with CRISPR   Live Science - June 26, 2017

Storms caused massive Antarctic sea ice loss in 2016   PhysOrg - June 26, 2017

Why we desire partners who have had relationship experience   Medical Express - June 26, 2017

Injectable therapy blocks opioid euphoria, withdrawal symptoms in trial   Medical Express - June 26, 2017

The mere presence of your smartphone reduces brain power, study shows   Medical Express - June 26, 2017

  A Look at the Emoji, Everyone's Favorite Way to Text   NBC - June 26, 2017

Norway Vows To Catch The Jerk Who Chopped Off Its ÔPenis Rock'   Huffington Post - June 26, 2017

Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes

June 26, 1993

Ariana Grande

  Ariana Grande Google Videos

Ariana Grande is an award winning American
singer, songwriter, and actress. Discography

Ariana Grande Quotes

June 26, 1970

Sean Hayes

  Sean Hayes Google Videos

Sean Hayes is an award winning
American actor and comedian. Filmography

If the God of the Old Testament was vengeful, I play a humorous
deity given to horsing around and making wacky pronouncements

Sean Hayes Quotes

June 26, 1970

Chris O'Donnell

  Chris O'Donnell Google Videos

Chris O'Donnell is an award winning
American actor. Filmography

In this business, if you take too long, the landscape changes.

Chris O'Donnell Quotes

June 26, 1980

Jason Schwartzman

  Jason Schwartzman Google Videos

Jason Schwartzman is an award winning
American actor and musician. Filmography

The world is waiting for the next Albert Einstein as the secrets of reality unravel.

Jason Schwartzman Quotes 1

Jason Schwartzman Quotes 2