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APRIL 2017
April 1 - April Fool's Day
April 2 - World Awareness Autism Day
April 2 - Academy of Country Music Awards
April 5 - National Walking Day
April 7 - World Health Day
April 8 - MTV Movie Awards
April 9 - May 3 Mercury Retrograde
April 9 - Palm Sunday
April 10-18 - Passover
April 13 - Holy Thursday
April 14 - Good Friday
April 14-23 - New York International Auto Show
April 16-26 - Lyrid Meteor Showers
April 16 - Easter Sunday
April 17 - US Income Tax Day
April 17 - Boston Marathon
April 19-30 - TriBeCa Film Festival
April 22 - Earth Day
April 20 - Sun in Taurus
April 20 - 420 - 4/20 Weed Day
April 27 - Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
April 29 - White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

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Ellie's 2017 Video Blogs

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Tuesday March 28, 2017     8:00 AM EST

Ellie's World Blogs
Sudden Death Syndrome in Adults
This Week in the Matrix

Cyclone Debbie: 'Monster' storm batters Australia   BBC - March 28, 2017

  In executive order, Trump to dramatically change US approach to climate change - March 28, 2017

SpaceX Test-Fires Used Rocket Ahead of Historic Thursday Launch   CNN - March 28, 2017

Tomb Raider: First pic of Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft released   BBC - March 28, 2017

Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes

March 28, 2017

New Moon 7° Aries

March 28, 1986

Lady Gaga

  Lady Gaga Google Videos

Lady Gaga (born Stefani Germanotta) is an award winning
American singer, songwriter, fashion designer, pianist and
performance artist. Discography

Whether I'm wearing lots of makeup or no makeup,
I'm always the same person inside.

Lady Gaga Quotes

March 28, 1955

Reba McEntire

  Reba McEntire Google Videos

Reba McEntire is an award winning
American country music artist.
Discography -- Filmography

Singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation.

It gets the hurt out in the open into the light,
out of the darkness.

Reba McEntire Quotes

March 28, 1970

Vince Vaughn

  Vince Vaughn Google Videos

Vince Vaughn is an award winning American
film actor, producer and comedian. Filmography

Whenever you're scared of something, don't let that define you.
We all feel it, just step up.

Vince Vaughn Quotes

March 28, 1948

Dianne Wiest

  Dianne Wiest Google Videos

Dianne Wiest is an award winning American
stage, television, and film, actress. Filmography

Sweet things happen. They still do.

Dianne Wiest Quotes

March 28, 1981

Julia Stiles

  Julia Stiles Google Videos

Julia Stiles is an award winning
American actress. Filmography

I like analyzing human behavior. It's complex. That's what keeps me going.

Julia Stiles Quotes

March 28, 1961

Orla Brady

  Orla Brady Google Videos

Orla Brady is an award winning
Irish actress. Filmography

Girls pour their insecurities into their looks.

Orla Brady Quotes

Monday March 27, 2017     8:00 PM EST

Jenna Cook: The adopted girl claimed by 50 birth families   BBC - March 27, 2017
When Jenna Cook went back to China at the age of 20 to search for her birth parents, she knew she was unlikely to succeed. What she didn't expect was that she would meet dozens of families who desperately hoped she was their lost child.

NASA Uses AI to Detect and Snap Images of Volcanic Eruptions - March 27, 2017

  Samsung Galaxy Note 7 may make a comeback, but not in the US   c/net - March 27, 2017

Elon Musk launches Neuralink, a venture to merge the human brain with AI   The Verge - March 27, 2017

Stars born in winds from supermassive black holes   Science Daily - March 27, 2017

The grains that cover Saturn's moon act like clingy packing peanuts   Science Daily - March 27, 2017

Improving memory with magnets   Medical Express - March 27, 2017

Longer telomeres protect against diseases of aging: A tale of mice and men   Medical Express - March 27, 2017

This Skyscraper Could Ruin New York's Skyline - The proposed "Big Bend" - the world's longest building - would straddle Billionaires' Row   Architectural Digest - March 27, 2017

Night-time loo trips 'linked to salt in diet'   BBC - March 27, 2017

Foundations singer Clem Curtis dies aged 76   BBC - March 27, 2017

Antonio Banderas 56: I had a heart attack   BBC - March 27, 2017

Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas: Relocation approved by NFL club owners   BBC - March 27, 2017

Kimberley fossil tracks are Australia's 'Jurassic Park'   BBC - March 27, 2017

World's biggest dinosaur footprint as large as a man is found in 140 million-year-old rock in 'Australia's Jurassic Park'   Daily Mail - March 27, 2017

Why Do We Cry?   Scientific American - March 27, 2017

One Reason Young People Don't Go Into Science? We Don't Fail Well   Scientific American - March 27, 2017

Evolution Is Slower Than It Looks and Faster Than You Think   Wired - March 27, 2017

A Russian Volcano Just Erupted for the First Time in Centuries   Wired - March 27, 2017

Scientists Hack a Human Cell and Reprogram It Like a Computer   Wired - March 27, 2017

What's Next for the Keystone XL Pipeline   Atlantic - March 27, 2017

Researchers are using eye-tracking technology to learn more about children afflicted with specific language impairment   Scientific American - March 27, 2017

Air Force's mysterious X-37B space plane reaches a record 677 days in orbit (but we still don't know its mission)   Daily Mail - March 27, 2017

Would you take this Italian UFO for a spin? Concept 2-seater flies like a drone and hit speeds of 120mph   Daily Mail - March 27, 2017

Jared Kushner to be questioned over alleged Trump-Russia ties   BBC - March 27, 2017

  Kushner to lead 'American Innovation' office at White House   CNN - March 27, 2017

'Fake research' comes under scrutiny   BBC - March 27, 2017
March 27

How Did Celibacy Become Mandatory for Priests?   Live Science - March 27, 2017

Can Water Naturally Flow Uphill?   Live Science - March 27, 2017

'Unparalleled' number of dinosaur tracks found in Australia   PhysOrg - March 27, 2017

Harry's in a hurry to move Meghan into his new home: Prince will live in new Kensington Palace apartment with his girlfriend once renovations are complete   Daily Mail - March 27, 2017

Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes

March 27, 1970

Mariah Carey

  Mariah Carey Google Videos

Mariah Carey is an award winning
American singer and actress.
Filmography -- Discography

My children mean everything.

Mariah Carey Quotes 1

Mariah Carey Quotes 2

March 27, 1975


  Fergie Google Videos

Fergie, is an award winning American singer, songwriter,
fashion designer, actress, and television host.
Filmography - Discography

When you respect yourself, others will too.

Fergie Quotes 1

March 27, 1971

Nathan Fillion

  Nathan Fillion Google Videos

Nathan Fillion is an award winning
Canadian actor. Filmography

I like to say there's certain things you can't take back.
One of them is 'I love you,' and the other is bullets.

Nathan Fillion Quotes

March 27, 1969

Pauley Perrette

  Pauley Perrette Google Videos

Pauley Perrette is an American actress.
2003-present: NCIS -- Filmography

I was a criminal science fanatic studying it in college which I think helped me on NCIS.

Pauley Perrette Quotes

March 27, 1970

Elizabeth Mitchell

  Elizabeth Mitchell Google Videos

Elizabeth Mitchell is an award winning
American actress. Filmography

A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.

Elizabeth Mitchell Quotes

March 27, 1969

Kevin Corrigan

  Kevin Corrigan Google Videos

Kevin Corrigan is an award winning
American actor. Filmography

Actors have good and bad sides.
Nothing is black and white anymore.

Kevin Corrigan Quotes

March 27, 1942

Michael York

  Michael York Google Videos

Michael York is an English actor. Filmography

Michael York Quotes

March 27, 1901 - August 25, 2000

Carl Barks

  Carl Barks Google Videos

Carl Barks was an award winning Disney Studio illustrator and comic book
creator who created Donald Duck among other characters.

I always felt myself to be like Donald Duck - victim of circumstances.

Yet there isn't a person in the United States who couldn't identify with him.
He is everything, he is everybody. He makes the same mistakes we all do.

Carl Barks Quotes

March 27, 1886 - August 17, 1969

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

  Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Google Videos

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was an award winning
German-American architect widely regarded as one
of the pioneering masters of modern architecture.

Less is more. God is in the details.

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Quotes 1

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Quotes 2