Current Earthquake Activity and Aftershocks

Earthquake activity continues to accelerate
exponentially in the Pacific Ring of Fire.

February 1 - National Freedom Day
February 2 - Groundhog Day
February 2 - Super Bowl LIV
February 3 - Iowa Caucuses
February 4- State of the Union Address
February 6 - 13 - NYC Fashion Week
February 9 - Full Moon 20° Leo
February 9 - 92nd Academy Awards
February 14 - Valentine's Day
February 17 - Presidents' Day USA
February 18 - March 9 - Mercury Retrograde
February 20- March 20 - Sun in Pisces
February 23 - New Moon 4 ° Pisces
February 25 - Fat Tuesday
February 25 - Mardi Gras
February 26 - Ash Wednesday - First Day of Lent
February 26 - Leap Day 2020

Reading with Ellie

Ellie's Video Blogs

Podcast: January 19, 2020

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Sunday January 26, 2020     9:00 AM EST

Ellie's World Blogs
62nd Grammy Awards
Australia Day 2020
To Be Judged
Star Trek
Chinese New Year 2020
Doomsday Clock Progresses Forward
Orion The Tipping Point
BroadwayCon 2020
Sundance Film Festival
Art in the News
Couples people are talking about
Aliens in the News

Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes

January 26, 2020

Australia Day - News

Festival of Sails announces Australia Day fireworks replacement

To my friends, clients and Crystalinks readers in Australia these past
months have not been easy with the bushfires and extreme weather.
Honor your country on this day with pride and the will to move forward.

January 26, 2020

62nd Grammy Awards - Wikipedia - In the News

January 26, 1958

Ellen DeGeneres - Videos - Filmography

Many people prefer to live in drama because it's comfortable. It's like someone staying
in a bad marriage or relationship. It's actually easier to stay because they know what
to expect every day, versus leaving and not knowing what to expect, which creates fear.

Ellen DeGeneres Quotes 1

Ellen DeGeneres Quotes 2

January 26, 1958

Anita Baker - Videos - Discography

Completeness? Happiness?

These words don't come close to describing my emotions.

Anita Baker Quotes

January 26, 1967

Bryan Callen - Videos - Filmography

Everyone's just looking for their powers.

Bryan Callen Quotes

January 26, 1964

Paul Johansson - Videos - Filmography

Spend an hour a day listening to your own thoughts.

Paul Johansson Quotes

January 26, 2009

Nadya (Natalie) Suleman gives birth to Octuplets
Jonah, Nariyah, Josiah, Maliyah, Isaiah, Noah, Jeremiah and Makai

They currently reside in Laguna, California.

She is now a counselor, family therapist and single mom.

January 26, 1993

Cameron Bright - Videos - Filmography

Tomorrow will be a new day for each of us.

Cameron Bright Quotes

Saturday January 25, 2020     6:00 PM EST

Is your urge to hibernate really seasonal depression? Here's how to tell.

Second person in US hospitalized with new coronavirus. Here's what doctors know.

China coronavirus spread is accelerating, Xi Jinping warns

New Year celebrations muted in China as coronavirus spreads to 4 continents


US Space Force logo draws comparisons to 'Star Trek'

Trump unveils new Space Force logo. It looks like something from 'Star Trek'


Puerto Rico hit by a 5.0 quake amid ongoing seismic activity

Major rescue efforts underway in Turkey after earthquake kills at least 22

Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes

January 25, 2020

Chinese New Year - Gong hei fat choy - News

January 25, 1980

Alicia Keys - Videos - Discography

Tomorrow night I host the Grammys

Alicia Keys Quotes

January 25, 1957

Jenifer Lewis - Videos - Filmography

If you can find something you love,
go for it everyday of your life.

Jenifer Lewis Quotes

January 25, 1979

Christine Lakin - Videos - Filmography

I try to do something active everyday.
Liking what you're doing makes working out enjoyable.

Christine Lakin Quotes

January 25, 1979

Mia Kirshner - Videos - Filmography

Clothes are frivolous, but it's sometimes a way of
expressing yourself, and essential to a character.

Mia Kirshner Quotes

January 25, 1882 - March 28, 1941

Virginia Woolf - Videos

Virginia Woolf was an English writer considered one of the
foremost modernists of the 20th-century and a pioneer in
the use of stream of consciousness as a narrative device.

You cannot find peace by avoiding life.

Virginia Woolf Quotes

January 25, 1615 - December 30, 1660

Robert Boyle - Videos

Irish natural philosopher, chemist, physicist, alchemist, inventor

Darkness, that here surrounds our pure blind understanding,

will vanish at the dawning of eternal day.

Robert Boyle Quotes

Friday January 24, 2020     4:30 PM EST

Mysterious particles spewing from Antarctica defy physics


Storm Gloria claims 12 lives in Spain, four missing

Researcher looking for clues in the mystery of the Grand Canyon's water supply


From Before Its Birth - Oldest, Pristine Stars in Universe Found at Milky Way's Center

Astronomers detect large amounts of oxygen in ancient star's atmosphere

Betelgeuse continues to dim, diminishes to 1.506 magnitude

First space-baked cookies took two hours in experimental oven


Engraved with fangs, ornate swirls, Peruvian monument lay hidden for 2,000 years


Bacteria hiding in indoor dust could spread antibiotic resistance

New coronavirus from China: Everything you need to know

Google just created the most detailed image of a brain yet

Keto diet works best in small doses, researchers find

Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes

January 24, 2020

New Moon 4° Aquarius

January 24, 2020

BroadwayCon 2020 - In the News - Videos

January 24, 1974

Ed Helms - Videos - Filmography

Actors' roles may come and go but comedians live on forever.

Ed Helms Quotes 1

Ed Helms Quotes 2

January 24, 1986

Mischa Barton - Videos - Filmography

I don't take myself too seriously on the set.
I try to show that I have a spark.

Mischa Barton Quotes

January 24, 1941

Neil Diamond - - Videos

Neil Diamond is an award winning American singer songwriter.
I grew up next door to Neil in Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn.

Neil Diamond Quotes 1

Neil Diamond Quotes 2

January 24, 1970

Matthew Lillard - Videos - Filmography

I direct with energy. I believe in energy.
I think energy is an electric thing in actors.
I try to inspire, encourage, and make choices with lots of energy.

Matthew Lillard Quotes

January 24, 1947

Michio Kaku - Videos -

Dr. Michio Kaku is an American theoretical physicist,
professor, and co-founder of string field theory.

It is often stated that of all the theories proposed in this century,

the silliest is quantum theory.

In fact, some say that the only thing that quantum theory

has going for it is that it is unquestionably correct.

Michio Kaku Quotes

January 24, 1939 - March 23, 2011

Jose Arguelles - Videos - New Age author and artist

Jose Arguelles

Thursday January 23, 2020     6:00 PM EST

A giant star ate its dead neighbor and caused one of the brightest supernovas ever, new study suggests

The mystery behind a superbright supernova may just have been solved


Mummy returns: Voice of 3,000-year-old Egyptian priest brought to life

Princely tomb of Iron Age mystery man discovered in Italy. And there's a chariot inside


Cold Florida weather causing iguanas to fall from trees


Doomsday Clock nears apocalypse over climate and nuclear fears

The Doomsday Clock is a symbol which represents the likelihood of a man-made global catastrophe

Doomsday Clock is now 100 seconds from midnight


Ghent Altarpiece: Lamb's 'alarmingly humanoid' face surprises art world

Why this restored 15th-century 'Jesus-lamb' painting is creeping people out

The most anticipated museum openings of 2020


A complete guide to what 'Star Trek' to watch before 'Star Trek: Picard'

Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes

January 23, 2020

National Pie Day - Wikipedia - History of Pies - In the News

One of the oldest known pie recipes is written in Akkadian
cuneiform dating to c.1750 BC. It has a filling of bird meat, leek,
onion, garlic, rue, and milk, encased in garlic and leek dough.

January 23 - February 2, 2020

Sundance Film Festival - Wikipedia - In the News

Life is an Independent Film.

January 23, 1832 - April 30, 1883

Edouard Manet French Painter - Videos - Art

First 19th century artist to approach modern-life subjects,
bridging the gap between Realism and Impressionism.

There are no lines in nature, only areas of color, one against another.

Edouard Manet Quotes

January 23, 1964

Mariska Hargitay - Videos - Filmography

It's been quite an education doing this show and living in New York at
the same time, and being exposed to so many different kinds of people.

Mariska Hargitay Quotes

January 23, 1974

Tiffani Thiessen - Videos - Filmography

There are too many rotten things in the world today.
If I put a smile on one child's face, then I've done my job.

Tiffani Thiessen Quotes

January 23, 1981

Julia Jones - Videos - Filmography

Matter alone does not always give an object its essence.
It's the emotions created that make it all seem real.

Julia Jones Quotes

January 23, 1944

Rutger Hauer - Videos - Filmography

Good guy or bad guy; hero or anti hero; it doesn't matter to me
what role I play, as long as the character has something magical.

Rutger Hauer Quotes

January 23, 1950

Richard Dean Anderson - Videos - Filmography

Sometimes when you're in trouble you just have to
tap Mother Nature for a little help.

Richard Dean Anderson Quotes

January 23, 1943

Gil Gerard (Buck Rogers) - Videos - Filmography

I have a superstition about saying too much about
what I want to happen, just in case it all disappears.

Gil Gerard Quotes

January 23, 1919 - June 16, 2013

Hans Hass - Videos

Hans Hass was a diving pioneer known mainly for his award
winning documentaries about sharks, the energy theory,
and his commitment to the protection of the environment.

In the current of the universe, everything is slowly being understood.

Hans Hass

January 23, 1862 - February 14, 1943

David Hilbert - Videos
Mathematician, Quantum Mechanics Metamathematics

The Cantor Set is one of the supreme achievements
of purely intellectual human activity.

David Hilbert A World Without Time

David Hilbert Quotes 1

David Hilbert Quotes 2

Wednesday January 22, 2020     6:00 PM EST

To find intelligent alien life, humans may need to start thinking like an extraterrestrial

Hollywood's UFO Stories Are Becoming Way More Realistic


Gravitational wave echoes may confirm Stephen Hawking's hypothesis of quantum black holes

Canberra astronomer becomes first Australian to win major US science award in 133 years

Astronomers find a way to form 'fast and furious' planets around tiny stars

The riddle of the heavenly bursts


Extremely rare Assyrian carvings discovered in Iraq

Ancient Assyrian rock carvings in Iraq show procession of gods riding mythical animals

Ancient Yahweh Worshipper's Jar Bears Hebrew Script in Biblical City

A Shipwreck Off Florida’s Coast Pits Archaeologists Against Treasure Hunters


We know how to teach reading - why aren't students getting better at it?


Death toll from new coronavirus spikes in just a day

Coronavirus: Chinese officials advise against travel to Wuhan

Ancient never-before-seen viruses discovered locked up in Tibetan glacier

Alopecia: Causes, symptoms & treatments for hair loss and balding

Why Teen Depression Rates Are Rising So Fast for Girls


Scientists uncover new mode of evolution


Earth's oldest asteroid impact 'may have ended ice age'

An asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs. Then, a volcano helped life flourish.

Air pollution in New York City linked to wildfires hundreds of miles away

Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes

January 22, 1972

Gabriel Macht - Videos - Filmography

With Meghan living in Canada could a Suits reunion be possible one day?

Gabriel Macht Quotes

January 22, 1965

Diane Lane - Videos - Filmography

We live our whole lives, and in our dying moment, we have to ask ourselves,
'What did we really care about? What impact did we make on the world?'
The older I get, the more I realize the answers have to do with how we
affect and love the people around us.

Diane Lane Quotes

January 22, 1981

Beverley Mitchell - Videos - Discography -- Filmography

The secret of life is to live ... embrace it ...

Beverley Mitchell Quotes

January 22, 1975

Balthazar Getty - Videos - Filmography

'Tired of Being Sorry' is one of the lines everyone can relate to.

Balthazar Getty Quotes

January 22, 1940 - January 25, 2017

John Hurt - Videos - Filmography

We are all racing towards death. No matter how many great
intellectual conclusions we draw during our lives, we know
they're all only man-made. I begin to wonder where it all leads.

John Hurt Quotes

January 22, 1561 - April 9, 1626

Francis Bacon - Videos

Francis Bacon was an English philosopher, statesman, freemason
with interests in the occult trends of Hermeticism and Alchemy.

Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.

Francis Bacon Quotes 1

Francis Bacon Quotes 2

Tuesday January 21, 2020     7:00 PM EST

Senate Impeachment Updates


The quantum world may have a favorite flavor, tantalizing results suggest

Self-destructing dark matter may be flooding the sky with gamma-rays, study suggests

Astrophysicists find massive black holes wandering around dwarf galaxies

Astronomers use 'cosmic echolocation' to map black hole surroundings

Mars' water was mineral-rich and salty

Strange 'martian' mineral mounds rise up from Utah's Great Salt Lake

'Orange dwarfs' may be the best stars to study in search for life


Treatment for depression must also restore proper functioning of the blood-brain barrier

A burst of gravitational waves hit our planet. Astronomers have no clue where it's from.


Coronavirus   Wikipedia

What is the coronavirus? Everything to know about China’s mystery virus

CDC expected to announce first US case of Wuhan coronavirus


Were Alien Secrets Hidden in Roswell and Area 51? 'Project Blue Book' UFO Hunters Investigate.

UFOs May Be Piloted by Time-Traveling Humans, Book Argues

Disputed Van Gogh painting is genuine, says new study

Research Reveals Vincent van Gogh's Artistic Governess

Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes

History in the Making

Senate Impeachment Trial of Donald Trump

Follow it or not - your call. You are either programmed to love Trump
and believe that even if there is collateral damage he's doing the right
thing or you want him removed from office. In the end fate will out.


National Hugging Day

The Power of A Hug

If you hug a Tree, it will hug you back

January 21, 1956

Geena Davis - Videos - Filmography

A woman as the leader of the Free World is
difficult to accomplish but not impossible.

Geena Davis Quotes

January 21, 1985

Sasha Pivovarova - Videos - Russian model and artist

Modeling allows you to express inner emotions
in a creative way.

Sasha Pivovarova

January 21, 1969

Karina Lombard - Videos - Filmography

I can't kiss ass, I'm very frank and very honest.

Karina Lombard Quotes

January 21, 1976

Emma Bunton, Spice Girls - Videos - Discography -- Filmography

The way to keep a friendship is to respect that everybody is different.

Emma Bunton Quotes

January 21, 1970

Ken Leung - Videos - Filmography

I have an awareness of a spiritual realm. I see signs that I feel speak to me.

Ken Leung Quotes

January 21, 1994

Booboo Stewart - Videos - Filmography

Our business in life is not to get ahead of others,
but to get ahead of ourselves,
to break our own records,
to outstrip our yesterday by our today.

Booboo Stewart

January 21, 1940

Jack Nicklaus - Videos

Jack William Nicklaus is widely regarded as
the greatest professional golfer of all time.

Resolve never to quit, never to give up,

no matter what the situation.

Jack Nicklaus Quotes

January 21, 1743 - July 2, 1798

John Fitch

John Fitch was a clockmaker, brassworker, and silversmith who built
the first recorded steam powered ship in the United States, in 1786.
Fitch's idea would be turned profitable by Robert Fulton, decades later.

The steamboat will glide down the rivers of this nation
another creation in the chapters of American history.

John Fitch

Monday January 20, 2020     8:00 PM EST

First results from the Dark Energy Survey

ESA opens oxygen plant, making air out of moondust

Ancient Australian Crystals Unlock History of Earth's First Magnetic Field

'Dancing dragon' feathered dinosaur fossil discovered in China

Here's What Scientists Know About 'Screen Time' and Your Health


49ers, Chiefs reach Super Bowl after dominating conference championship games

Bloomberg says he'd vote to convict Trump if he were a senator

Trump's Senate impeachment hearings will be driven by the GOP's fear

Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes

January 20, 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - News - Videos
Martin Luther King Jr.: His life in pictures

January 20, 1946

David Lynch - Videos - Filmography

Death in my mind isn't a finality. There's a continuum.

David Lynch Quote 1

David Lynch Quote 2

January 20, 2020

Aquarius Those who see beyond and traveled here from another place ...

Happy Birthday to the Crystalinks readers born in Aquarius.

Aquarius is a fixed air sign ruled by Uranus.

January 20, 1942

Linda Moulton Howe Investigative journalist, documentaries - Videos

The biggest frontier opens up in front of us and rather
than be afraid of it we should go forward with courage.

January 20, 1930

Buzz Aldrin Astronaut - Videos
Second person to set foot on the Moon after Neil Armstrong.

Getting High - Apollo 11 images of Buzz Aldrin get high-def treatment for astronaut's 90th birthday

Buzz Aldrin Quotes 1

Buzz Aldrin Quotes 2

January 20, 1970

Skeet Ulrich - Videos - Filmography

When I admire the wonder of a sunset,
my soul expands into the very nature of creation.

Skeet Ulrich Quotes