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Tuesday October 17, 2017     10:30 AM EDT

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400 Mysterious Ancient Stone Structures Discovered in Saudi Arabia   Live Science - October 17, 2017

Gravitational waves are ripples in the curvature of spacetime that are generated in certain gravitational interactions and propagate as waves outward from their source at the speed of light.

EinsteinŐs waves detected in star smash   BBC - October 17, 2017

Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes

October 17, 1972


  Eminem Google Videos

Eminem is an award winning American rapper, record
producer, songwriter and actor. Filmography -- Discography

From Tipper to Trump, Eminem is no stranger to political polemics  
CNN - October 11, 2017

October 17, 1984

Chris Lowell

  Chris Lowell Google Videos

Chris Lowell is an award winning American
film and television actor. Filmography

I will always be the hopeless romantic.

Chris Lowell Quotes

October 17, 1947

Michael McKean

  Michael McKean Google Videos

Michael McKean is an award winning American actor,
comedian, writer, composer and musician. Filmography

It was fun appearing on X-Files switching consciousness with Fox Mulder in two
episodes patterned after the Philadelphia Experiment, called Dreamland I and II.

Michael McKean Quotes

Monday October 16, 2017     7:00 PM EDT

Ten Technologies That Will Change Our Lives, Soonish   Smithsonian - October 16, 2017

Are AI aliens watching Earth? An immortal machine civilization could already exist and may be billions of years old, leading expert claims   Daily Mail - October 16, 2017

Archaeologists are amazed to discover a 1,700-year-old Roman theatre at the base of a section of Jerusalem's Western Wall   Daily Mail - October 16, 2017

Lost temple of Ramses II is discovered in Giza: Incredible find sheds light on the ruler who fathered more children than any other pharaoh   Daily Mail - October 16, 2017

Great Pics: The sky over central London is turned orange as the remains of Hurricane Ophelia whips up dust from the Sahara desert   Daily Mail - October 16, 2017

Spacetime ripples from a stellar cataclysm in a distant galaxy help explain the cosmic origins of gold, and chart the course for a new age of multi-messenger astronomy   Scientific American - October 16, 2017

Astronomers strike cosmic gold, confirm origin of precious metals in neutron star mergers   Science Daily - October 16, 2017

'New chapter in astrophysics' as scientists detect gravitational waves created by a titanic gold-producing neutron star collision 130 million light years away   Daily Mail - October 16, 2017

Waves in lakes make waves in the Earth   PhysOrg - October 16, 2017

What It's Like To Be on the Dark Web   NBC - October 16, 2017

AI machines injected into our bodies could give us superhuman strength and let us control gadgets using the power of thought within 20 years   Daily Mail - October 16, 2017

Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes

October 16, 1977

John Mayer

  John Mayer Google Videos

John Mayer is an award winning American blues musician singer,
songwriter, recording artist, and music producer. Discography

Sometimes it feels like my life is just one long day.

John Mayer Quotes

October 16, 1975

Kellie Martin

  Kellie Martin Google Videos

Kellie Martin is an award winning
American actress. Filmography

I want to become a very good writer.

Kellie Martin Quotes

October 16, 1981

Caterina Scorsone

  Caterina Scorsone Google Videos

Caterina Scorsone is an award winning
Canadian television actress. Filmography

Humor is the key to healing.

Caterina Scorsone

October 16, 1946

Suzanne Somers

  Suzanne Somers Google Videos

Suzanne Somers is an American actress,
author and businesswoman. Filmography

Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself and others to help them heal.

Suzanne Somers Quotes

October 16, 1958

Tim Robbins

  Tim Robbins Google Videos

Tim Robbins is an award winning American actor, screenwriter,
director, producer, activist and musician. Filmography

American people are not evil. Given information, they will
do the right thing. But they're not given the information.

Tim Robbins Quotes

October 16, 1925

Angela Lansbury

  Angela Lansbury Google Videos

Angela Lansbury is an award winning English actress
and singer in theatre, television and film, whose
career has spanned eight decades. Filmography

Here I am, I still go on, you know, like the tides.

Angela Lansbury Quotes

October 16, 1926 - June 25, 1984

Michel Foucault

  Michel Foucault Google Videos

Michel Foucault was a French philosopher and historian.
In the early 1950s, Foucault came under the influence
of German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, who remained
a core influence on his work throughout his life.

As the archaeology of our thought easily shows, man is an
invention of recent date; and one perhaps nearing its end.

Michel Foucault Quotes 1

Michel Foucault Quotes 2

October 16, 1854 - November 30, 1900

Oscar Wilde

  Oscar Wilde Google Videos

Oscar Wilde was an Irish playwright, novelist,
poet, short story writer and Freemason.

To live is the rarest thing in the world.

Most people exist, that is all.

Oscar Wilde Quotes 1

Oscar Wilde Quotes 2