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Monday July 25, 2016     11:00 AM ET

Ellie's World Blogs
Today's Themes ... The Games We Play
Score 1 for Team Brooklyn
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Why Do People Hate the Sound of Their Own Voices?   Live Science - July 25, 2016
f you've ever listened to a recording of your voice and thought to yourself, "Do I really sound like that?!" you're hardly the only one. People hear themselves talk all the time, so why do they sometimes think that recordings of their voices sound so strange? Here's the simple answer: what you hear when you speak is not the same as what others perceive, said Dr. Yale Cohen, director of the Hearing Sciences Center at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine.

  Donald Trump bounces into the lead   CNN - July 25, 2016
Donald Trump comes out of his convention ahead of Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House, topping her 44% to 39% in a four-way matchup including Gary Johnson (9%) and Jill Stein (3%) and by three points in a two-way head-to-head, 48% to 45%. That latter finding represents a 6-point convention bounce for Trump, which are traditionally measured in two-way matchups. Check out the demographics

  Pokemon Go got Brooklyn man going, he says he got 'em all   CNN - July 25, 2016
Pokemon Go is the video game that has everyone talking. The interactive hit blends the virtual world of Pokemon with the real world, and it has people across the globe going outdoors with just one goal: gotta catch 'em all. Nick Johnson of Brooklyn, is laying claim to being the first person to catch all 142 Pokemon available in the United States. CNN reached out to Nintendo and Triplepoint PR, the firm representing Pokemon, for confirmation and has not yet received a response.

New Yorkers swelter as temperatures show no signs of falling below 90 degrees until Friday   NY Daily News - July 25, 2016

Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes

July 25, 1987

Michael Welch

  Michael Welch Google Videos

Michael Welch is an award winning
American actor. Filmography

Acting is an art and a science. There's more to me then that young blonde kid.

Michael Welch Quotes

July 25, 1967

Matt LeBlanc

  Matt LeBlanc Google Videos

Matt LeBlanc is an award winning
American actor. Filmography

'Friends' was an education in intelligent comedic banter; in intelligent vernacular.

Matt LeBlanc Quotes

July 25, 1973

David Denman

  David Denman Google Videos

David Denman is an award winning
American film and television actor. Filmography

When one show ends ... another begins ... keep going.

David Denman Quotes

Jack London

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Jack London was an American novelist
journalist, and social activist.

London's father was astrologer William H. Chaney.
His mother, Flora, was a music teacher and spiritualist.

The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.
I shall not waste my days trying to prolong them,
I shall use my time searching for the truth.

Jack London Quotes