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FEBRUARY 2019
February 24 - Academy Awards - Oscars




Reading with Ellie

Ellie's World Archives 2019






Wednesday February 20, 2019     11:30 AM EST


Ellie's World Blogs
Expressions Hold Frequencies
Aliens in the News
Manifest - Estimated Time Of Departure
Ellie's Birthday Blogs and Google Stats


Who is running for US President in 2020?   Citizens Count - February 20, 2019

Winter Storm Petra Is Spreading a Mess of Snow and Ice Across the Midwest and East   Weather.com - February 20, 2019




Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes


February 20, 1988

Rihanna

  Rihanna Google Videos

Rihanna is an award winning
Barbadian singer and songwriter.
Filmography --Discography


I always believed that when you follow your heart, when
you really follow the things that feel great to you, you can
never lose, because settling is the worst feeling in the world.

Rihanna Quotes 1

Rihanna Quotes 2




February 20, 1966

Cindy Crawford

  Cindy Crawford Google Videos

Cindy Crawford is an American actress, former
model, and furniture designer. Filmography


I want my home to look good, feel good, and smell good.
I want it to be inclusive, to reflect the people who live there.

Cindy Crawford Quotes




February 20, 1978

Lauren Ambrose

  Lauren Ambrose Google Videos

Lauren Ambrose is an award winning
American actress. Filmography


Right now I just want to chill for a while - take a hiatus from all the craziness.
To clean my house, see my family and pick some strawberries.

Lauren Ambrose Quotes




February 20, 1984

Trevor Noah

  Trevor Noah Google Videos

Trevor Noah is an award winning South African
comedian, actor, and host of "The Daily Show".



Trevor Noah Quotes




February 20, 1954

Anthony Head

  Anthony Head Google Videos

Anthony Head is an English actor
and musician. Filmography


We all sing about the things we're thinking. Musicals are
about expressing the emotions that you can't talk about.
Animals and nature also respond to the sounds of music.

Anthony Head Quotes




February 20, 1964

Willie Garson

  Willie Garson Google Videos

Willie Garson is an American actor. Filmography


Not everyone looks like Brad Pitt. There are people in the
world that look like me. I think people feel that I could be
living next door to them. That has much more effect on me.

Willie Garson Quotes




February 20, 1947

Peter Strauss

  Peter Strauss Google Videos

Peter Strauss is an award winning
American actor Filmography


I really like the California cool juxtaposition mixed with
the classic art setting of the Wadsworth Museum of Art.

Peter Strauss




February 20, 1927

Sidney Poitier

  Sidney Poitier Google Videos

Sidney Poitier is an award winning American
actor, film director, and diplomat. Filmography


I had chosen to use my work as a reflection of my values.

Sidney Poitier Quotes




February 20, 1902 - April 22, 1984

Ansel Adams

  Ansel Adams Google Videos

Ansel Adams was an award winning American
photographer and environmentalist, best known for
his black-and-white photographs of the American West.


A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels,
in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.

Ansel Adams Quotes




Tuesday February 19, 2019     7:00 PM EST


Climate change: Death of the 'grandfather of climate science'   BBC - February 19, 2019

Karl Lagerfeld, iconic Chanel fashion designer, dies   BBC - February 19, 2019

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Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign   CNN - February 19, 2019

Census Bureau: 630,000 expected to not complete survey due to citizenship question   CNN - February 19, 2019

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NASA launches team of experts dedicated to finding alien life on other planets alongside scholars from leading universities   Daily Mail - February 19, 2019

In a curious incident in the skies over England last week, a pair of pilots in two separate aircraft reportedly spotted a UFO. The intriguing dual sighting reportedly occurred on Thursday evening as two Air Midwest aircraft were flying toward the city of Gloucester.   Coast to Coast - February 19, 2019

How the US kept tabs on UFO sightings and Yeti hunting in Nepal   Kathmandu Post - February 19, 2019

A man out for a walk in England could not believe his eyes when he spotted a massive depiction of an owl embossed into the snowy landscape like a crop circle   Coast to Coast - February 19, 2019

After making headlines last month with some truly bizarre musings about ETs and time travel, retired professional baseball player Jose Canseco is doubling down on his penchant for the paranormal   Coast to Coast - February 19, 2019

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Trump to sign Space Force directive   CNN - February 19, 2019

The Universe just got a lot bigger! New map of the night sky unearths 300,000 more galaxies   Daily Mail - February 19, 2019

'River of Stars' Streaming Through the Milky Way Was Hiding in Plain Sight for 1 Billion Years   Live Science - February 19, 2019

IAU names landing site of Chinese Chang'e-4 probe on far side of the moon - Statio Tianhe   PhysOrg - February 19, 2019

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Black snow falls from the sky in Siberia, and it's toxic   CBS - February 19, 2019

This Map Lets You Plug in Your Address to See How It's Changed Over the Past 750 Million Years   Smithsonian - February 19, 2019

Excavations at two quarries in Wales, known to be the source of the Stonehenge 'bluestones', provide new evidence of megalith quarrying 5,000 years ago.   Science Daily - February 19, 2019

Some Yellowstone geysers are getting more active - but why?   National Geographic - February 19, 2019

A Single Earthquake Can Move Millions of Tons of Carbon into Earth's Deepest Trenches   Live Science - February 19, 2019

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New recommendations say not all women need genetic testing for cancer. Critics say it could cost lives   CNN - February 19, 2019

Artificial Intelligence Study of Human Genome Finds Unknown Human Ancestor   Smithsonian - February 19, 2019

Beware of Buying Young People's Blood to Prevent Aging, FDA Says   Bloomberg - February 19, 2019

A new CRISPR/Cas9 therapy can suppress aging   Medical Express - February 19, 2019

Gene Therapy for the Most Common Form of Blindness Gets Its First Human Test   Gizmodo - February 19, 2019

Great white shark genome decoded - Huge genome reveals sequence adaptations in key wound healing and genome stability genes tied to cancer protection   Science Daily - February 19, 2019

Optimum amount of dopamine improves cognitive ability   Medical Express - February 19, 2019

New nurses work overtime, long shifts, and sometimes a second job   Medical Express - February 19, 2019

The American Cancer Society reports for some age and gender groups, the race-based disparity is now nearly nonexistent   Smithsonian - February 19, 2019

Should you get tested for the 'Breast cancer genes'?   Medical Express - February 19, 2019

Veterans deserve reproductive health services   Medical Express - February 19, 2019

Lupus strongly linked to imbalances in gut microbiome   Medical Express - February 19, 2019

Historical Autism study enters fourth year, giving families answers, hope   KATU - February 19, 2019

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Pottery reveals America's first social media networks   PhysOrg - February 19, 2019

Isotopes found in bones suggest Neanderthals were fresh meat eaters   PhysOrg - February 19, 2019

Ancient 'night' marsupial faced four months of winter darkness   PhysOrg - February 19, 2019

20-million-year-old tusked sea cow is Central America's oldest marine mammal   PhysOrg - February 19, 2019

Archaeologists discover Incan tomb in Peru   PhysOrg - February 19, 2019

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Exotic spiraling electrons discovered by physicists   PhysOrg - February 19, 2019

In the blink of an eye: Team uses quantum of light to create new quantum simulator   PhysOrg - February 19, 2019




Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes


February 19 - March 20

Sun in Pisces

Happy Birthday to the Crystalinks readers born in Pisces.

Pisces is a mutable water sign ruled by Neptune.




February 19, 2019

Full Moon / Super Moon 0° Virgo

Super snow moon, 2019's biggest supermoon, lights up the sky  
CNN - February 18, 2019

Supermoon 2019: When and How to See the Supermoon Trifecta  
Space.com - February 7, 2019




February 19, 1955

Jeff Daniels

  Jeff Daniels Google Videos

Jeff Daniels is an award winning American
actor, musician and playwright. Filmography


I have done all of the genres,
and comedy roles are my favorite.

Jeff Daniels Quotes




February 19, 1970

Bellamy Young

  Bellamy Young Google Videos

Bellamy Young is an award winning
actress, singer and producer Filmography


You should be able to chose how you walk through this life.

Bellamy Young Quotes




February 19, 1951

Stephen Nichols

  Stephen Nichols Google Videos

Stephen Nichols is an award winning
American soap opera actor.


I had a hand in the creation of my character. I had the luxury of
collaborating with the producers to build Steve from the ground up.

Stephen Nichols Quotes




February 19, 1985

Arielle Kebbel

  Arielle Kebbel Google Videos

Arielle Kebbel is an American
model and actress. Filmography


Glasses often bring needed clarity.
Don't be afraid to wear them.

Arielle Kebbel Quotes




February 19, 1967

Benicio del Toro

  Benicio del Toro Google Videos

Benicio del Toro is an award winning Puerto Rican
American actor and film producer. Filmography


It's great to see life through rose-colored glasses,
but sometimes you need a reality check.

Benicio del Toro Quotes




February 19, 1957

Ray Winstone

  Ray Winstone Google Videos

Ray Winstone is an award winning
English actor. Filmography


I'm dying to play a nice guy. No one's willing to cast me.

Ray Winstone Quote




February 19, 1963

Seal

  Seal Google Videos

Seal Samuel is an award winning British
soul singer and songwriter. Discography


I think each of us has a soundtrack to our lives.

Seal Quotes




February 19, 1876 - March 16, 1957

Constantin Brancusi


Google Doodle

  Constantin Brancusi Google Videos

Constantin Brancusi was a French sculptor.


It's always about the message.

Constantin Brancusi Quotes




February 19, 1473 - May 24, 1543

Nicolaus Copernicus

  Nicolaus Copernicus Google Videos

Nicolaus Copernicus was the first astronomer to formulate a scientifically-based
heliocentric cosmology that displaced the Earth from the center of the universe.


For a traveler going from any place toward the north,
that pole of the daily rotation gradually climbs higher,
while the opposite pole drops down an equal amount.

Nicolaus Copernicus Quotes