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Last Updated Monday August 3, 2015     8:00 AM EDT

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Ellie's Adventures and Pics - July 2015

Fun at Foxwoods Resort Casino
Bike Riding Along The Esplanade in Brooklyn
Dress With Ruffled Skirt - Wings With Pleated Skirt - Zoroaster Crop Circle
Fashions from the House of Ellie - Purple Skirt and Blouse
Lunch With Carol and Stewart
Shopping With Anna at Whole Foods in Brooklyn
A Client Named Anna
Ellie Meets Anna and Ronald in the Gazebo in the Park
Eid ul-Fitr with Ellie and Mahmoud
Ellie's Totem Animal: The Great White Shark
Wounded Warrior Project
The Book Club in the Park

Ellie's World Archives 2015
Yellow and Black - Clients, Colors, Chakras, and Emotions

Ellie's World Today
Monday News   
TV This Week: Jon Stewart - First Republican Debate   

Astronomy Picture of the Day



  Severe Thunderstorm Threat Shifts into Northeast Monday; Flash Flood Risk for Florida and Southwest   Weather.com - August 3, 2015

  At Least 1 Dead, 16 Injured As Severe Storms Hit Midwest   Weather.com - August 3, 2015

  California wildfire doubles in size on fifth day   BBC - August 3, 2015

Searchers scour beaches to "find another piece" of missing Flight 370   CBS - August 3, 2015

Greek shares plunge as market reopens   BBC - August 3, 2015

Asia Stocks Hit by Weak China Manufacturing, Athens Dives   New York Times - August 3, 2015

American Pharoah Wins Haskell Invitational   New York Times - August 3, 2015

Tom Cruise: Mission accomplished at US box office   BBC - August 3, 2015
Tom Cruise has proved there's still some gas in the tank after Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation topped the US and Canada box office over the weekend.

This week is hacker week in Las Vegas.   BBC - August 3, 2015
The desert playground is hosting three conferences dedicated to computer security - Black Hat USA, Def Con and BSides LV. Between them, they capture the entire gamut of hacker culture.

Atari founder Nolan Bushnell, 72, on why life is 'a game'   BBC - August 3, 2015

  Indian tea-seller who hawks his books on Amazon   BBC - August 3, 2015
The most famous tea seller in the Indian capital, Delhi, Laxman Rao, is also a prolific Hindi-language author whose novels are now available on online platforms like Amazon. Anasuya Basu met him recently in central Delhi.

This week is hacker week in Las Vegas.   BBC - August 3, 2015

The desert playground is hosting three conferences dedicated to computer security - Black Hat USA, Def Con and BSides LV. Between them, they capture the entire gamut of hacker culture.

HitchBOT made it across Canada and Europe but was vandalized here in the US and destroyed.

HitchBOT destroyed in Philadelphia, ending U.S. tour   CBC News - August 3, 2015

A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S. The Canadian researchers who created hitchBOT as a social experiment say someone in Philadelphia damaged the robot beyond repair on Saturday, ending its brief American tour.

If you watched the recent Ancient Aliens episode - NASA's Secret Agenda - they talked about privately owned space projects that have taken us to the Moon and Mars where we bases. Watch the end of the episode where German aerospace engineer Wernher von Braun left NASA in 1972 and went of with ???

What The Heck Is This Thing On Mars?   Huffington Post - August 3, 2015

A NASA image of Mars being passed around on social media over the weekend has imaginations running wild. The photo shows a stone formation in front of what may be a kind of cave. Some say it looks a bit like a crab monster straight out of a science fiction tale. Pareidolia - the brain's ability to make shapes out of random objects ...

This Week on TV

Jon Stewart airs his final shows
The Republican Party airs its first debate
Which will be funnier?

Monday: Amy Schumer
Tuesday: Denis Leary
Wednesday: Louis C.K
Thursday ... series finale

Also Thursday evening..

  Republicans wonder: How do you debate Donald Trump?  
LA Times - August 3, 2015

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As thousands waited for something to happen on December 21, 2012, based on the Mayan Calendar, nothing prophesied occurred ... or was the date slightly off? "Sarah and Alexander" ends on July 4, 2012, as they spiral out of existence along with the hologram. That day the God Particle (Higgs Boson) was discovered opening doors to the multiverse, time travel, black holes, with emphasis on proving we exist in a holographic universe, and more. Fade to Black.

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