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AUGUST 2017
August 27 - Video Music Awards
August 27 - September 4 - Burning Man
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August 22, 2017

Sun in Virgo

Happy Birthday to the Crystalinks readers born in Virgo.

Virgo is a mutable Earth sign ruled by Mercury.




Monday August 21, 2017     8:00 AM EDT


Ellie's World Blogs
Solar Eclipse Day
Sun in Virgo


  US Navy ship and oil tanker collide near Singapore   BBC - August 21, 2017

Big Ben to sign off for repair work   BBC - August 21, 2017

This live map shows lightning strikes all over the world in real-time   BGR - August 21, 2017

Samsung leaked the Galaxy Note 8 a few days before its launch   BGR - August 21, 2017

  Here are the Confederate memorials that will be removed after Charlottesville   CNN - August 21, 2017




Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes


Aliens and UFOs would make today the perfect experience.

Google Doodle - Subliminal message about aliens on the moon?


The Great American Solar Eclipse - August 21, 2017

Here in the city the eclipse peaks at about 2:44pm along with the temps reaching 90°

Effectively, everywhere you turn will look like a sunset.

How will the eclipse affect solar power? animals? human behavior?



New Moon Solar Eclipse 28° Leo Text, Videos, Pics




Eclipses: Science, History, Mythology, Astrology, Pseudoscience




August 22, 1973

Kristen Wiig

Kristen Wiig is an award winning
American actress. Filmography


If you're creating anything at all,

it's really dangerous to care about what people think.

Kristen Wiig Quotes




August 22, 1971

Richard Armitage

  Richard Armitage Google Videos

Richard Armitage is an award winning
English actor. Filmography


You can spend a bit of yourself when you give yourself to a character.
At the end of a job, you have to remind yourself who and what you are.

Richard Armitage Quotes 1

Richard Armitage Quotes 2




August 22, 1967

Ty Burrell

  Ty Burrell Google Videos

Ty Burrell is an award winning American
actor and comedian. Filmography


Everything I do from now on, I'll have a mustache. I can promise you that.
I don't care who I have to convince. If you see me with a mustache in a
movie or on stage in the future, you'll know that I pitched the idea.

Ty Burrell Quotes




August 22, 1970

Giada De Laurentiis

Giada De Laurentiis is an Italian American chef,
writer, television personality at the Food Network.

My daughter Nikki works at the Food Channel.
Here she is with Giada.


Being involved, learning firsthand and observing the craft and
absorbing all you can, makes it easier to define what you want.

Giada De Laurentiis Quotes




August 22, 1958

Colm Feore

Colm Feore is an award winning American
born Canadian actor. Filmography


One of the things I enjoy about acting is that
I work at it all the time in a meaningful way.

Colm Feore Quotes




August 22, 1862 - March 25, 1918

Claude Debussy

Claude Debussy was a French composer.
His style was Symbolism.


Music is the arithmetic of sounds
as optics is the geometry of light.


Claude Debussy Quotes 1

Claude Debussy Quotes 2