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OCTOBER 2022
October 1-5 - Durga Puja
October 4 - Yom Kippur
October 9 - Full Hunter Moon 16° Aries
October 9-16 - Sukkot
October 10 - Thanksgiving Day in Canada
October 10 - World Mental Health Day
October 11 - Columbus Day
October 11 - Indigenous Peoples' Day
October 13 - World Sight Day
October 23 - Sun in Scorpio
October 24 - Diwali - Hindu Festival of Lights
October 25 - New Moon Partial Solar Eclipse 2° Scorpio
October 31 - Halloween, Magic Day, Samhain


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Ellie's 2022 Blog Archives

Ellie's Text and Video Blogs






September 25 - 27, 2022



Rosh Hashanah - Jewish New Year 5783


Brooklyn by the Verrazano Bridge




Saturday September 24, 2022     7:00 PM ET


Ellie's World Blogs
Rosh Hashanah


A repeating fast radio burst source detected last year was recorded spitting out a whopping 1,863 bursts over 82 hours, amid a total of 91 hours of observation.

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See the latest forecast for Tropical Storm Ian

'It is surreal': Canada's Atlantic coast residents describe devastation as Fiona wipes away homes and knocks out power for thousands

Mexico earthquake triggers 'desert tsunami' 1,500 miles away in Death Valley cave

'Baby' island appears in Pacific Ocean after underwater volcano erupts

A fault system running nearly 70 miles along the coast of Los Angeles and Orange counties has the potential to trigger a

Powerful 6.2 quake shakes Indonesia but no casualties reported

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No One Is Quite Sure Which Species A Creepy 'Nightmare' Shark Belongs to

Mysterious 'nightmare' shark with unnerving human-like smile dragged up from the deep sea

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Albert Pujols becomes the 4th player in MLB history to hit 700 career home runs

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Biden surprises Elton John with National Humanities Medal at White House




Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes

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September 24, 1979

Justin Bruening - Videos - Filmography


When you lose trust in someone it's hard to get it back.




September 24, 1987

Spencer Treat Clark - Videos - Filmography


It's important to reflect on personal decisions,
which generally reflect recycled issues.




September 24, 1961

John Logan Producer, Writer - Videos - Filmography


Film and theater each have their own
beauty, expression and challenges.




September 24, 1958

Kevin Sorbo - Videos - Filmography


Anything can happen - everybody has a story.




September 24, 1891 - November 12, 1969

William Frederick Friedman Cryptologist

Helped decipher enemy codes from World War I to World War II. During World War I, he set up a cryptology school for military personnel, which led to an appointment by the U.S. as head of the Signal Intelligence Service (1930). He broke the Japanese Purple Cipher Machine, thus allowing Americans to read much of Japan's secret messages during World War II.


The answers are in the code.




Friday September 23, 2022     7:00 PM ET


A Weird Blob of Hot Gas Is Whizzing Around Sagittarius A* With 'Mind-Blowing Velocity'

NASA will smash its DART spacecraft into an asteroid on Monday

NASA gears up to deflect asteroid, in key test of planetary defense

After asteroid collision, Europe's Hera will probe 'crime scene'

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Following the Queen's death, there have been calls for

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Traditional computers can solve some quantum problems

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Mysterious 'nightmare' shark with unnerving human-like smile dragged up from the deep sea

Tonga volcano blast was unusual, could even warm the Earth

Climate change is making lakes less blue

There's Trouble Bubbling Up in Newly Formed Alaskan Lakes, And Scientists Are Worried

Wildfire smoke is unraveling decades of air quality gains

Climate change risk to coastal castles - English Heritage

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Adults with a history of childhood trauma can benefit from recommended depression treatments, contrary to current theory

Even Unborn Babies Find The Taste of Mom's Kale Salad Repulsive

Does IQ Decline as We Age? One Type of Intelligence Peaks in Your Twenties

An Early Warning Sign of Dementia Risk May Be Keeping You Up at Night, Says New Study

DeepMind scientists win $3 million 'Breakthrough Prize' for AI that predicts every protein's structure

New research throws doubt on old ideas of how hearing works

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Dinosaurs Were Already on Their Way Out Before Asteroid Hit, Another Study Finds

Ancient Maya cities were dangerously contaminated with mercury

The mysterious history of druids, ancient 'mediators between humans and the gods'




Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes


September 23, 1959

Jason Alexander- Videos - Filmography


I'm more motivated by the pain of a funny
character than by what makes him funny.




September 23, 1949

Bruce Springsteen - Discography - Videos


The best music is essentially there to provide you
with something to help you face the world.




September 23, 1943

Julio Iglesias - Discography - Videos


We struggle in difficult times with hopes of a better future.




September 23, 1930 - June 10, 2004

Ray Charles - Videos -- Discography -- Filmography


Don't be blinded by what others dictate.
Make up your own mind.




September 23, 480 - 406 BC

Euripides - Greek playwright 90 plays - Videos


The wisest men follow their own direction.


Euripides Quotes 1

Euripides Quotes 2




Thursday September 22, 2022     5:00 PM ET


JWST's First Glimpse of Mars Reveals the Red Planet using infrared light information about the red planet that we wouldn't be able to see otherwise

Ghostly rings of Neptune shine in new James Webb Telescope images

Astronomers detect hot gas bubble swirling around the Milky Way's supermassive black hole

Astronomers unveil new - and puzzling - features of mysterious fast radio bursts

Saudi Arabia plans to send female astronaut to space in 2023

Psychologist Carl Jung's Fascination with UFOs

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Researchers answer fundamental question of quantum physics

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Strong 6.8 earthquake jolts sleeping Mexicans, at least one death reported

Acid lake atop real-life 'Mount Doom' captured in striking new image from space station

Two weeks less snow on average recorded in mountain areas since 1982

Charging cars at home at night is not the way to go, study finds

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Experiment Reveals What 1 Hour in Nature Does to The Human Brain

What's in flu shots and how effective are they at fighting influenza this season?

Quick test kit to determine a person's immunity against COVID-19 and its variants

Newly discovered COVID-like virus could infect humans, resist vaccines

Studies link gene mutation to language impairment, ADHD and myasthenia

Shedding light on the happy hormone

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Gold and silver treasures discovered with 'elite craftspeople' burials near powerful Wari queen's tomb

3,300-year-old pink granite sarcophagus of Egyptian 'pyramid keeper' found at Saqqara

3,000 years ago, human activity destroyed vegetation and irreparably damaged the Timna Valley environment

Sinkhole in the heart of Rome leads to the discovery of ancient ruins




Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes


September 22-23, 2022

Autumnal Equinox

Sun in Libra

Happy Birthday to the Crystalinks readers born in Libra.

Libra is a cardinal air sign ruled by Venus.




September 22, 1975

Mireille Enos - Filmography - Videos


I love a cliffhanger. It just extends the pleasure of viewing.




September 22, 1984

Laura Vandervoort - Filmography - Videos


Hollywood is something imagined ... acting is something crafted.




September 22, 1964

Bonnie Hunt - Filmography - Video


Stand for something or you'll fall for anything.




September 22, 1961

Scott Baio - Filmography - Videos


I am not a spiritual guy, but all of a sudden
I felt the need to really feel things.




September 22, 1958

Andrea Bocelli Italian opera tenor - Discography - Video


All that counts in life is intention.
You can be great only if it is your destiny.




September 22, 1987

Tom Felton - Videos - Filmography


The universal design is a mixture of magic
and alchemy forever seeking balance.




September 22, 1948

Jim Byrnes - Discography - Filmography - Videos


The blues tells a story. Every line of the blues has a meaning.




Sept. 22, 1791 - August 25, 1867

Michael Faraday - Video

Faraday Cage

Michael Faraday was an English chemist, physicist and
natural philosopher, who contributed significantly to
the fields of electromagnetism and electrochemistry.


Nothing is too wonderful to be true if it
be consistent with the laws of nature.




Wednesday September 21, 2022     7:00 PM ET


A History of Tiny Asteroid Impacts Forced Our Moon to 'Wander' on Its Axis

New clues about early atmosphere on Mars suggest a wet planet capable of supporting life

Why are sunspots black?

Listen to the weird first recordings of meteoroids crashing into Mars

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Scientists blasted plastic with lasers and turned it into tiny diamonds and a new type of water

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Scientists Don't Know What to Do With This Weird 'Blue Goo' Ocean Organism

Studies showcase long-term effects of drought

One of the heaviest, oldest, and largest organisms in the world, in fact, emerging from a single, complex root system covering some 100 acres

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First direct evidence that babies react to taste and smell in the womb

Link found between pain sensitivity and circadian rhythm

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Massive Outback rock art site reveals ancient narrative

7,000-year-old structure near Prague is older than Stonehenge, Egyptian pyramids

Are Mesopotamia and Babylon the same thing?

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On a magical night in the Bronx, Aaron Judge tied Babe Ruth with 60th home run




Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes


September 21, 2022


World Gratitude Day




September 21, 2022


UN International Day of Peace - Wikipedia


Today President Biden addresses the UN General Assembly.




September 21, 1950

Bill Murray - Video - Filmography


Wishing you peace and happiness on International Day of Peace.




September 21, 1969

Billy Porter - Video - Filmography


For me, life is about being positive and hopeful.




September 21, 1962

Rob Morrow - Video - Filmography


I'd like to think that the notion of inspiration
will transcend cultural things that are going on.




September 21, 1983

Maggie Grace - Video - Filmography


I believe love at first sight is possible.




September 21, 1981

Nicole Richie - Videos - Filmography


Once you find an author or a genre you like, you never stop reading.




September 21, 1967

Faith Hill Country Singer - Videos - Discography - Married to Tim McGraw


I think beauty comes from within. If you're happy and look at
life in the best way you can, even when there are problems,
it can make you beautiful on the outside.




September 21, 1961

Nancy Travis - Videos - Filmography


I want to do a show about a woman who's juggling a career with a relationship.




September 21, 1990

Christian Serratos - Videos - Filmography


There's nothing like the element of surprise.




September 21, 1980

Autumn Reeser - Videos - Filmography


Footprints in the sands of time are not made by sitting down,

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but by the journey taken within the hourglass.





September 21, 1965

Cheryl Hines - Videos - . Filmography


Most people have an angle.




September 21, 1989

Jason Derulo - Video - Discography -- Filmography


Never drink and drive.




September 21, 1947

Stephen King Author, Suspense, Horror, Fantasy - Video


Life is like a wheel. Sooner or later, it always come around to where you started.




September 21, 1945

Jerry Bruckheimer, Producer - Video - Filmography


Special effects bring new dimensions to the
streaming consciousness of film and reality.




September 21, 1866 - August 13, 1946

H. G. Wells - Science fiction writer - Video - Prophecies

The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds, The Invisible Man


The past is but the beginning of a beginning,

and all that is, or has been, is but the twilight of the dawn.

H. G. Wells Quotes 1

H. G. Wells Quotes 2




Tuesday September 20, 2022     7:00 PM ET


The Orbit of a Sun-Like Star Reveals The Nearest Black Hole Ever Found

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Scientists Are About to Fire Up The Most Powerful Laser in The US

Under pressure: Solid matter takes on new behavior

Compact electron accelerator reaches new speeds with nothing but light

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Twilight of the Tigris: Iraq's mighty river drying up

Hurricane season remains far from over, due to dry climate

Parts of many coastal cities are sinking faster than the sea is rising

Earth's First Continents Sank Into The Planet Before Rising Up Again

Why doesn't the autumnal equinox fall on the same day each year?

Not even soaking rain can ease fire risk in a California hit by record heat, dry landscape

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Alzheimer's Might Not Actually Be a Brain Disease, Expert Says




Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes


September 20, 1956

Gary Cole - Videos - Filmography


There is no handbook about how to plan the future.




September 20, 1975

Moon Bloodgood - Videos - Filmography


You have a lot of serious decisions to make this year.
Think about them and then look at the bigger picture before deciding.




September 20, 1986

Aldis Hodge - Videos - Filmography


Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from illusion.




September 20, 1934

Sophia Loren - Videos - Filmography


Nothing makes a woman more beautiful
than the belief that she is beautiful.




September 20, 1878 - November 25, 1968

Upton Sinclair Author, 100 Books, Pulitzer Prize - Videos


It is difficult to get a man to understand something
when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.




Monday September 19, 2022     8:00 PM ET


Mars rover sees hints of past life in latest rock samples

The History of The Sun Could Be Hidden On The Moon. Here's Why

Chinese astronauts go on spacewalk from new station

A Robot on Mars Detected The Tremors of Meteorites Hitting The Red Planet

NASA's InSight hears its first meteoroid impacts on Mars

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Researchers Say It'll Be Impossible to Control a Super-Intelligent AI

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Very strong M7.6 earthquake hits Colima-Michoacan bordered region, hazardous tsunami waves possible, Mexico

A 7.7-magnitude earthquake off the southwestern coast of Mexico in Michoacan state on Monday has prompted tsunami warnings and caused at least one death

Hurricane Fiona Strikes The Dominican Republic As More Heavy Rain Falls In Puerto Rico

Hurricane Fiona makes landfall in Puerto Rico, causing widespread flooding and massive power outages

Evacuation warnings after typhoon makes landfall in Japan

Rattled Taiwan hit by more aftershocks including a 5.5-magnitude earthquake that was felt in the capital Taipei

Alaskans assess damage as powerful storm rumbles north

Underwater 'ocean forests' on the sea bottom cover more area than the Amazon

Stunning 'sunglint' turns the sea's surface into a swirling silver mirror

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Reverse-engineering the brain to decode input signals from output neuron firing

REM Sleep May Exist to Heat Your Brain Up From The Inside

Lupus Patients Go Into Remission in 'Spectacular' Immunotherapy Trial

Scientists Created 'Living' Synthetic Cells by Harvesting Bacteria For Parts

WHO raises alarm on disease in flood-hit areas of Pakistan

Q&A: Explaining 'quiet quitting' in the workplace?

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'Extremely rare' Rameses II-era burial cave found in Israel

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Tom Brady throws tablet to ground, involved in scuffle in nervy Bucs win




Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes


September 19, 1948

Jeremy Irons English actor - Videos - Filmography

The Queen's funeral today honors her life, family, and achievements.


The Queen's funeral today honors her life and family.




September 19, 1974

Jimmy Fallon - Videos - Filmography


What a year this has been.




September 19, 1964

Trisha Yearwood Country Music Singer, Celebrity Chef, Author
Videos - Discography -- Filmography


What's meant to be will always find a way.




September 19, 1976

Alison Sweeney - Videos - Filmography


Fitness is not an option. It's part of my job.




September 19, 1987

Danielle Panabaker - Videos - Filmography


I give each character whatever emotions are needed.