Current Moon Phase
September 1, 2016 - New Moon 9° Virgo Solar Eclipse
September 16, 2016 - Full Moon 24° Pisces Lunar Eclipse

August 23 - September 22, 2016

Happy Birthday to the Crystalinks readers born in Virgo.

Virgo is a mutable Earth sign ruled by Mercury.

Virgo Transition

What Is the Oldest Tree in the World?

August 23, 2016    3:09 PM ET

The planet's trees have seen plenty of history pass by their trunks. In fact, they began to populate Earth 385 million years ago, toward the end of the Devonian period. Considered living historical records, the organisms can withstand generations of development and change. But which tree has been around the longest? Until 2013, the oldest individual tree in the world was Methuselah, a 4,845-year-old Great Basin bristlecone pine (Pinus longaeva) in the White Mountains of California. Researchers at the Rocky Mountain Tree-Ring Research Group then announced the age of another P. longaeva also located in the White Mountains - this one 5,062 years old. Read More ...

Mental Health

August 23, 2016    8:00 AM ET

Mental Toll of Bad Jobs Lasts Decades -- If your job causes stress and anxiety in your life, it may seem obvious that it may be bad for your health. But how does your history of job satisfaction affect your health years down the line? A new study shows that people who had low levels of job satisfaction in their 20s and 30s may have an increased risk of mental health problems in their 40s. Read More ...


August 21, 2016    5:40 PM ET

When you meet someone, how do you greet them? Hello? Hi? Hello, how are you? How ya' doing? What's happening? I tend to just smile and say Hi.

One day I noticed that most people say, "Hello, how are you?" be they interested or not.

Greetings: Etiquette, Voyager Golden Record


No date No time

Extratemporal: Something that appears to happen outside of linear time.

Missing time, aliens,

2016 new Fall TV series about time travel

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It's Complicated ...

August 16, 2016    12:50 PM ET

Looking at your life today - do you feel it's complicated? Why?

The more unstable the people in your life are, the more likely it is to be complicated.

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I caught a rainbow

Someone told me to make a wish ... so I did. You can use my rainbow to wish upon.

Reading with Ellie