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AUGUST 2022
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Ellie's 2022 Blog Archives

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August 11, 2022



Full Sturgeon Moon 19° Aquarius

Last Supermoon of the year - the 'Sturgeon moon' rises Aug. 11




August 11-12, 2022



Perseid Meteor Showers Peak - In the News




Wednesday August 10, 2022     6:00 PM ET


Ellie's World Blogs
Trump Diversions
Full Sturgeon Moon 19° Aquarius
Perseid Meteor Showers Peak
Remembering Olivia Newton-John


What is the mysterious sky phenomenon known as STEVE?

A 'potentially hazardous' blue-whale-size asteroid will zip through Earth's orbit on Friday

Building on the moon and Mars? You'll need extraterrestrial cement for that

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Higgs10: Inventing the future of Higgs research

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Lowest July Antarctic sea ice on record: monitor

Recent studies find previously unknown loss of Antarctic ice

Fate of the world's biggest ice sheet is in our hands, scientists say

Simultaneous climate events risk damaging entire socioeconomic systems

Evidence that giant meteorite impacts created the continents

In scorched UK, source of River Thames dries up

Record-Breaking Rains Flood Death Valley National Park

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The Human Brain May Not Be Shrinking After All

Newly-discovered Langya virus infected 35 people in Chin

Why are rest days important?

Which leisure activities are linked to lower risk of dementia?

New insights on the significance of willpower to self-control

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Ancient Artifacts Of Guatemala Have A Powerful Magnetic Field

Rare 400-year-old ship found in German river is a stunningly preserved 'time capsule'

Twin 'grumpy mouth' reliefs of Olmec contortionists discovered in Mexico

Excavations Shed Light on the Everyday Life of Pompeii's Middle Class




Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes


August 10, 1793

The Louvre Museum Opened in Paris

Louvre Museum Website - Videos

The Louvre is one of the world's largest museums, the most visited art museum in the world and a historic monument. It is a central landmark of Paris and located on the Right Bank of the Seine. Approximately 38,000 objects from prehistory to the 21st century are exhibited over an area of 72,735 square meters (782,910 square feet).




August 10, 1984

Ryan Eggold - Videos - Filmography


Never stop taking risks. Just keep trying.




August 10, 1990

Lucas Till - Videos - Filmography


Life is a cliffhangar.




August 10, 1960

Antonio Banderas - Videos - Filmography


I don't like to over-intellectualize scenes that are working.




August 10, 1972

Angie Harmon - Videos - Filmography


My biggest insecurity is that my personality is too much,
and as I get older, it's just getting bigger.




August 10, 1959

Rosanna Arquette - Videos - Filmography


It's so hard to keep everything balanced in life.




August 10, 1909 - March 21, 1991

Leo Fender Musical Instruments - Videos


The design of each element should be thought out
in order to be easy to make and easy to repair.





Tuesday August 9, 2022     6:00 PM ET


Ellie's World Blogs
Trump Diversions
Remembering Olivia Newton-John


The Universe Could 'Bounce' For Eternity. But It Still Had to Start Somewhere

An Experimental Surgical Robot Is Headed to The International Space Station

Using the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), an international team of astronomers have detected a new faint, distant, and cold brown dwarf.

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Unexpected Solar Wind Stream Hits Earth at 372 Miles Per Second

Extreme Drought in Italy Reveals Hidden Bomb Submerged in River Since WWII




Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes


August 9, 1968

Gillian Anderson - Videos - Filmography


I believe people are in our lives for a reason.
David's birthday was two days ago. Coincidence?




August 9, 1985

Anna Kendrick - Videos - Filmography


I fall in love with characters when they're out of their element.
I am a big fan of Mulder and Scully and the concept of aliens on Earth.




August 9, 1976

Audrey Tautou - Videos - Filmography


It might seem paradoxical given my profession,
but I'm not someone who likes to be in the limelight.




August 9, 1968

Eric Bana - Videos - Filmography


This year has been a wild ride.




August 9, 1927 - January 24, 2016

Marvin Minsky Artificial Intelligence - Videos


Kubrick's vision seemed to be that humans are doomed, whereas

Arthur C. Clarke's is humans are moving on to a better stage of evolution.

What would they say today?




August 9, 1896 - September 16, 1980

Jean Piaget Psychologist - Videos


Understanding reality means constructing systems of transformation
that correspond, more or less adequately, to current timelines.




Monday August 8, 2022     7:00 PM ET


Olivia Newton-John, singer and actress, dead at 73

Roger E. Mosley, 'Magnum, P.I.' star, dies at 83 after a car crash

Anne Heche car crash - witnesses say she was speeding and drinking

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These Dwarf Galaxies Seem to Be Devoid of Dark Matter, And It Doesn't Make Sense

Perseid meteor shower: Facts and how to watch

What part of a space rock survives all the way to the ground?

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Hidden passage leads explorers to deepest cave Down Under

Rapid warming in the Gulf of Maine reverses 900 years of cooling

Dry lightning sparks some of the most destructive and costly wildfires in California, study finds

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Still Detectable 10 Years Later, Scientists Say

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Circadian clocks play a key role in fat cell growth

Pathogenic Diseases Are Exacerbated by Climate Change, Scientists Warn

Giant Viruses Called 'Jumbo Phages' Could Help Us Fight Antibiotic Resistance

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Treasure trove of gold and jewels recovered from a 366-year-old shipwreck in the Bahamas

Layered limestone deposits give unique insight to Roman aqueducts

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Birds Possess an Amazingly Dinosaur-Like Feature Before They Hatch From Their Eggs

Discovery in paleontologist's backyard reveals evidence of North America's early humans

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'Structured Water' Is Not What People Claim. Don't Believe The Hype, Scientist Says

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More than 900 US flights canceled, and 6,300 US flights delayed on Sunday

Inflation Reduction Act – Democrats' sweeping climate and health care bill

At least 68 migrants arrived in NYC over the weekend on buses sent by Texas Gov. Abbott




Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes


August 8, 1949


Keith Carradine - Videos - Filmography


Playing the president of the United States and actually
knowing how to run a country are two different things.




August 8, 1937

Dustin Hoffman - Videos - Filmography


Depressed, anxious, sad, frightened? Yes. But I've never been bored.




August 8, 1976

JC Chasez - Videos - Discography - Filmography


The beauty of music is that everyone hears it their own way,
and every song you hear leaves an impression on you that
alters the way you hear everything from that point on.




August 8, 1986

Peyton List - Videos - Filmography


Today's woman seeks great change for herself and society.




August 8, 1987

Katie Leung - Videos - Filmography


I'm not the type of person who enjoys the limelight,
but I'm gaining more confidence as I get older.




August 8, 1952


Robin Quivers Author, News anchor The Howard Stern Show - Videos


If George Washington had heard us, he probably would have said,
"We shouldn't have free speech."




August 8, 1981

Roger Federer Tennis Player - Videos


Success is about skill and timing.




August 8, 1866 - March 9, 1955

Matthew Henson - Videos


I think I'm the first man to sit on top of the world.




August 8, 1814 - April 2, 1902

Esther Hobart Morris - First female US justice of the peace


The college-bred woman is not a contented woman.
The broader her mind the more she understands
the unequal conditions between men and women, the
more she chafes under a government that tolerates it.