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JANUARY 2021
January 18 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 20 - Sun in Aquarius
January 26 - Australia Day
January 28 - Full Moon 9° Leo
January 28 - February 3 - Sundance Film Festival
January 30 - February 19 - Mercury Retrograde




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Ellie's 2020 Archives






January 18, 2021


Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Videos - News




Sunday January 18, 2021     9:30 AM ET


Ellie's World Blogs
Betty White Turns 99
NFL Today
Coming Up This Week
A 'Sweet' Email From a Crystalinks Fan
Welcome to Planet Earth


Capitol riots: Police describe a 'medieval battle'

Biden inauguration: Executive orders to reverse Trump policies




Today's Events and Birthdays


January 17, 1706 - April 17, 1790


Benjamin Franklin "The First American", Politician, Diplomat, Scientist - Videos


Time is money but good health trumps all.




January 17, 1922

Betty White - Videos - Filmography

Betty White marks 99th birthday Sunday; up late as she wants


If you're blessed with good health take advantage of it.




January 17, 1962

Jim Carrey - Videos - Filmography


I like to live in the moment. In three more days
this moment is about to change history.




January 17, 1971

Kid Rock - Videos - Discography


Democracy lost will now be reborn.




January 17, 1942 - June 3, 2016

Muhammad Ali World Champion Boxer - Videos

America has had its share of interesting presidents.




January 17, 1975

Freddy Rodriguez - Videos - Filmography


Any legal system has loopholes built upon the assumption that truth will out.
When it doesn't, the system fails, and the laws don't matter.




January 17, 1931

James Earl Jones - Videos - Filmography


One of the hardest things in life is having
words in your heart that you can't utter.




January 17, 1939

Maury Povich Talk show Host - Videos


I tip my hat to television viewers, they've been around for a long time.
They know what's happening though sometimes misled by social media.




January 17, 1957

Steve Harvey - Videos - Filmography


Inch by inch democracy and equality move forward.




January 17, 1980

Zooey Deschanel - Videos - Filmography


Sometimes I wonder where it's all going.




January 17, 19

Louis Lombardi - Videos - Filmography


I'm a big foodie. Food is the second love in my life.
When I learned to eat healthy I lost 100 pounds.




January 17, 1927 - December 25, 2008

Eartha Kitt - Videos - Discography -- Filmography


Life ends but music lingers on forever.




Saturday January 16, 2021     6:30 PM ET


If Wormholes Are Lurking in Our Universe, This Is How We Could Find Them

The planet is dying faster than we thought

Hidden secrets revealed in microscopic images of ancient artifacts

Why is snow white?

Small Study Links Biomarkers in Sperm to Child's Autism Status With 90% Accuracy




Today's Events and Birthdays


January 16, 1974

Kate Moss Cover Girl, 300+ Magazines - Videos


Women can have a career, but the real career is to be a woman.




January 16, 1924 - July 5, 2002

Katy Jurado - Videos - Filmography

I watched the film industry change through the decades.




January 16, 1932 - December 26, 1985

Dian Fossey Primatologist, Author Gorillas in the Mist - Videos


When you realize the value of all life, you dwell less on what is past
and concentrate more on the preservation of the future.




Friday January 15, 2021     6:00 PM ET


Astronomers Have Discovered an Alien Planet With Three Suns

Astronomers document the rise and fall of a rarely observed stellar dance

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin aims to launch humans into orbit in just 'a few months' following New Shepard's 14th test flight that carried 'Mannequin Skywalker' 300,000 feet into the air

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For The First Time, a New State of Matter Has Been Observed in a Thread of Quantum Gas

Physicists Detect Tantalizing Hints of a "Fundamentally New Form of Quantum Matter"

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Powerful earthquake in Indonesia's Sulawesi kills at least 67, injures hundreds

On a beach on a remote island in eastern Papua New Guinea, a country located in the southwestern Pacific to the north of Australia, garnet sand reveals an important geologic discovery

U.S. Breaks Record for Billion-Dollar Climate Disasters in 2020

Greenland melting likely increased by bacteria in sediment

600-year-old marine sponge holds centuries-old climate records

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Retinal cells transplanted from human corpses could restore vision in blind people

From Disneyland to a Singapore airport, these are some of the surprising places being used as immunization centers

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Video: Life-size painting of a warty pig dating back 45,500 years is found in a cave in Indonesia and could be the 'world's oldest-known figurative artwork'

Indonesia: Archaeologists find world's oldest animal cave painting

Turkish Archaeologists Discover Grave of Sultan Who Defeated Crusaders

Farmers Discover Rare Statue of Pre-Hispanic Woman in Mexican Citrus Grove

Stunning Victorian Bathhouse Unearthed Beneath Manchester Parking Lot

Stash of late medieval gold coins discovered on a farm in Hungary

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The Great Pythagoras and his Mystical Cult

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Joe Biden unveils $1.9tn US economic relief package

NRA files for bankruptcy, says it will reincorporate in Texas




Today's Events and Birthdays


January 15, 2001


Wikipedia was launched by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger.


Wikipedia Day 2021 NYC - 6pm EST - Live via YouTube




January 15, 1929 - April 4, 1968

Martin Luther King, Jr. - Videos - In the News

Colorizing historical photos of the civil rights movement


A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of it.




January 15, 1908 - September 9, 2003

Edward Teller Physicist, Father of the hydrogen bomb
Videos - Manhattan Project


When you get to the end of all the light you know,
and it's time to step into the darkness of the unknown,

faith is knowing that one of two things shall happen:
either you will be given something solid to stand on,
or you will be taught how to fly.




January 15, 1971

Regina King - Videos - Filmography


What a relief that Trump is almost out of office.




January 15, 1981

Pitbull - Videos - Discography - Filmography


I work hard. But I play hard, too.




January 15, 1965

James Nesbitt - Videos - Filmography


Here's to you in 2021.




January 15, 1968

Chad Lowe - Videos - Filmography


I believe that the story is the most important element of any
medium whether it's theater, film, TV. Ultimately I am looking
for a story that has some value is important and entertaining.




January 15, 1972

Ernie Reyes, Jr. - Videos - Filmography

American Actor, Martial Artist, Action Choreographer , Director, Producer,
Filmmaker, Screenwriter, Entrepreneur, Singer and Stunt Performer.


We need to adapt to the changing needs of students
to motivate them during the Covid crisis and beyond




Thursday January 14, 2021     7:00 PM ET


NASA declares Mars lander InSight's burrowing 'mole' is dead

This might be the fastest magnetar in the whole galaxy

Six Incredible Photos of Galaxies Colliding

FM Radio Signal Detected Coming from Jupiter's Moon Ganymede

Next-generation Dragon cargo spacecraft returns from space station

French Wines Return from Year in Space

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Studying chaos with one of the world's fastest cameras

Calculations Show It'll Be Impossible to Control a Super-Intelligent AI

Redacted. Diversion. If these files had merit the information would be all over the news. Why do people bother to search for the truth when it will only show itself when it is time if ever.
Every Single Document The CIA Says It Has on UFOs Is Now Available to Download

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CIA releases entire collection of UFO-related documents to truth-seeking website
The 'Black Vault' documents cover everything from mysterious Russian explosions to top government officials being hand-delivered UFO intel.

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Our Forests Are on Track to Hit a Crucial Climate Tipping Point by 2050, Scientists Warn

Earth to reach temperature tipping point in next 20 to 30 years, new NAU study finds

Humanity Is Hurtling Into a 'Ghastly Future' It Doesn't Comprehend, Scientists Warn

Deadly windstorm rolls through Pacific Northwest, more than 600 000 customers without power

Category 5 atmospheric river brings flooding rain and strong winds to Oregon and Washington, U.S.

It's all about the movement of the North American plate
Why is Yellowstone's tallest geyser erupting after being dormant 34 years?

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New 'Columbus strain' of coronavirus evolved in the US

Ohio researchers discover yet another new strain of COVID-19

Extremely Rare Phenomenon Sees Babies Inhale Cancer Cells During Vaginal Birth

Mothers of children with autism found to have significantly different metabolite levels

Scientists reveal mechanism that causes irritable bowel syndrome

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Liars found to coordinate body movements with the person they are lying to

Depression and stress could dampen efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines

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Silly stuff: Many Fear King Tut Curse As Museum Plans to Move Mummy

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Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez to headline Biden-Harris inauguration

Dr. Harold Bornstein, Trump's former personal physician, dead at 73

Trump conviction faces uphill climb in Senate. It could all come down to McConnell.

As House votes to impeach him, Trump's focus shifts to brand rehabilitation

How does impeachment work?

The History of Violent Attacks on the U.S. Capitol
While the building has seen politically motivated mayhem in the past, never before has a mob of insurrectionists tried to overturn a presidential election

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Siegfried Fischbacher, illusionist of Siegfried & Roy, dead at 81




Today's Events and Birthdays


January 14, 1741 - June 14, 1801

Benedict Arnold Traitor American Revolution - Videos

Traitors to the Republic will continue throughout history.
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January 14, 1968

LL Cool J - Videos - Discography -- Filmography


It is now up to the Senate to step up
when Trump goes on trial starting next week.




January 14, 1969

Jason Bateman - Videos - Filmography


Trump and Covid remain the focus of 2021.
One year ago on my birthday most of us didn't see how bad things could get.




January 14, 1974

Kevin Durand - Videos - Filmography


Yesterday's impeachment of Trump was a victory for America.




Wednesday January 13, 2021     6:36 PM ET


House impeaches Trump for role in deadly Capitol riot

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SpaceX's upgraded Cargo Dragon supply ship makes 1st Atlantic splashdown

Astronomers Have Identified Another Important Aspect of Planets That Could Host Life

A Distant Galaxy Is Flaring With Strange Regularity, And Scientists Have Figured Out Why

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Melting icebergs key to sequence of an ice age, scientists find

Most Microplastics in The Arctic Don't Come From Trash - They're From Our Clothes

Red and green snow algae increase snowmelt in the Antarctic Peninsula

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The US has suffered its worst day ever for Covid-19 deaths

Gorillas at California Zoo Test Positive for Covid-19

First Confirmed Case of COVID-19 Transmission to Great Apes

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Netflix plans to release a new movie every week of 2021

TVs seem to get bigger, slimmer and more connected each year. But now, in 2021, you can also see right through them




Today's Events and Birthdays


January 13, 2021


New Moon 26° Capricorn




January 13, 1966

Patrick Dempsey - Videos - Filmography

Decontaminating the lies spread by
Trump and others is our immediate goal.




January 13, 1961

Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Videos - Filmography


This is an historic day as the House of Representatives
votes to impeach Trump for a second time.




January 13, 1938

William B. Davis - Videos - Filmography


The truth is out there ... even about Trump. Wait for it.




January 13, 1970

Shonda Rhimes - Videos - Filmography

One week from today Biden gets sworn in as the
46th president ending the Trump reign of Terror.




January 13, 1990

Liam Hemsworth - Videos - Filmography


Australians look at American government and
wonder if democracy is lost or will be restored.




January 13, 1977


Orlando Bloom - Filmography - Videos

The loss of lives in England and the US due to Covid is staggering




Tuesday January 12, 2021     6:00 PM ET


McConnell believes impeachment push will help rid Trump from the GOP, but has not said if he will vote to convict

Military Joint Chiefs condemn "sedition and insurrection" at US Capitol

How Liz Cheney became the conscience of Republicans

Armed DHS agents were on standby near Capitol riot but weren't deployed till too late

Trump has said his speech before last week's deadly Capitol riot, when he urged his supporters to march on Congress, was "totally appropriate".

Covid: Three Democratic lawmakers test positive after Capitol riot

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Tuesday twice declined to directly say whether he believed President Donald Trump was still able to conduct the duties of his office, and also would not comment on whether he had discussed the 25th Amendment with other Cabinet officials

Unhinged heckler interrupts Chuck Schumer press conference

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Reconstructing the solar system's original architecture

'Super Earth' discovered near one of our galaxy's oldest stars

Astronomers measure enormous planet lurking far from its star

Astronomers finally measure polarized light from exoplanet

Earth's seasons are caused by the tilt of our planet's rotational axis to the orbital plane or obliquity. Mars' obliquity is currently about 25 degrees, which is not much different from Earth's 23 degrees. However ...

Image: Frosty scenes in Martian summer

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Gargantuan 'Tsar Icicle' collapses on tourists in Russia, killing one

Towering ice arches in the Arctic are melting, putting 'Last Ice Area' at risk of vanishing

Atmospheric CO2 will pass an alarming milestone in 2021

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Rare 4-Stranded DNA Has Been Observed in Action For The First Time

Which Came First: Sleep or The Brain? Scientists Think They've Found The Answer

Few Vaccines Actually Prevent Infection Here's Why That's Not Actually a Problem

Herd Immunity Won't Happen in 2021, WHO Warns - Even With Vaccines




Today's Events and Birthdays


January 12, 1737 - January 12, 1793

John Hancock - Videos


We must be unanimous; there must be no pulling in different directions; we must grow together or the Nation shall fall into anarchy. The certainty of the survival of our Nation will always come with challenges but it will endure any and all hardships faced by its defenders.




January 12, 1954

Howard Stern Radio and TV Personality, Author - Videos

The destiny of America is about to change.

The next 8 days with Trump in office can be very very dangerous.




January 12, 1960

Oliver Platt - Videos - Filmography


We are watching another American revolution.




January 12, 1985

Cynthia Addai-Robinson - Videos - Filmography

Playing FBI agent Nadine Memphis on Shooter makes one
question all the facts, not just what are shown to the public.
Sometimes the truth remains unknown to law enforcement.




January 12, 1987 - July 8, 2020

Naya Rivera - Videos - Filmography


You never know where destiny will take you.




January 12, 1986

Gemma Arterton - Videos - Filmography

You can't connect with something you're not passionate about.




January 12, 1876 - November 22, 1916

Jack London Author - Videos

London's father was astrologer William H. Chaney.
His mother, Flora, was a music teacher and spiritualist.


The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.
I shall not waste my days trying to prolong them,
I shall use my time searching for the truth.




Today's Events and Birthdays


January 11-14, 2021


2021 CES goes digital due to coronavirus

Digital Consumer Electronics Show - News




January 11, 1960

Stanley Tucci Writer, producer and director - Videos - Filmography


Just like Stargate ... sometimes you feel
like you've entered an alternate reality.




January 11, 1972

Marc Blucas - Videos - Filmography


I'm a workaholic, so I read everything that's out there.




January 11, 1971

Mary J. Blige - Videos - Discography


I blame my mother for nothing, but forgive her for everything.
She taught me the meaning of friendship.




January 11, 1946

Naomi Judd - Videos - Discography


There are many paths but only one journey.




January 11, 1972

Amanda Peet - Videos - Filmography


The moon is the goddess, the feminine

Who rises up to create again and again.

Amanda Peet Quotes




January 11, 1973

Rockmond Dunbar - Videos - Filmography


No man should carry the weight of the world on his shoulders.




January 11, 1755 - July 12, 1804

Alexander Hamilton Founding Father - Videos


The best we can hope for concerning the
people at large is that they be properly armed.




January 11, 1885 - July 9, 1977

Alice Paul - Videos

Alice Paul was an American suffragist leader. In her honor, the Equal
Rights Amendment is sometimes called the Alice Paul Amendment.


I always feel the movement is a sort of mosaic.

Each of us puts in one little stone,

and then you get a great mosaic at the end.




January 11, 1842 - August 26, 1910

William James Author, psychologist, philosopher - Videos


A chain is no stronger than its weakest link.
Life is after all a chain of events, sometimes a wall.