Current Moon Phase
November 6, 2014 - Full Moon 14° Taurus
November 22, 2014 - New Moon 0° Sagittarius





Ellie's 2014 Halloween Blogs


October 30, 2014     8:00 AM ET


October 30, 1938: Orson Welles broadcast the "War of the Worlds"


It looks like good weather for Halloween in NYC. 2011 brought a nor'easter. 2012 brought Hurricane Sandy.


Treats - World Chocolate Day was October 28


Halloween 2014 Blogs


Mummies


Ghosts



Paleontology & Archaeology


October 29, 2014     7: 36 AM ET


Taking a look at current discoveries in the fields of Paleontology and Archaeology and their related links to the past.


Today's story is about Clonycavan Man a Bog Body which takes us to Mummies just before Halloween. It's all about "fear" then and now.


Read More ...



Fertility


October 26, 2014     7:01 AM ET


When it was revealed that Facebook and Apple are paying for women employees to freeze their eggs, more young women may be wondering, is it right for me?


Robyn Ross, a Los Angeles recruitment director, shares the wisdom of her experience with egg freezing.


Read More ...



Food Articles - October 2014



From World Pasta Day to sandwich ideas, to health tips and more ... Keep reading ...



Radicalization 2014


October 23, 2014     7:11 AM ET


In a world where the mentally ill, often substance abusers, and in general lost souls, feel they have nothing to live for - yet are programmed to "make a difference" - media self-radicalization is creating a new set of terrorists. This is not new, but as everything in our reality merges (back to zero) - this is becoming a global situation. Male and female - they are stepping into the limelight often to make a name for themselves as some sort of martyr for a cause they believe in though may not understand.

Read More ...



Shigir Idol


October 26, 2014     9:47 AM ET


Scientists are close to precise dating of the Shigir Idol, twice as ancient as the Egyptian Pyramids.


The Idol is the oldest wooden statue in the world, estimated as having been constructed approximately 9,500 years ago, and preserved as if in a time capsule in a peat bog on the western fringe of Siberia.


German scientists are now close to a precise dating - within five decades - of the remarkable artifact, which is a stunning example of ancient man's creativity.


Read More ...



Decoding the Phaistos Disk At Last


October 26, 2014     9:00 AM ET


A fired-clay disk from the Second Millenium B.C. may finally have had some of its markings decoded. The mysterious "Phaistos disk," found in 1908 in a palace called Phaistos on the island of Crete, contains symbols on both sides, in a spiral configuration meant to be read from the outside toward the center. It is estimated to date from about 1,700 B.C. One side says "great lady of importance" the other uses the expression "pregnant mother." Read More ...