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MARCH 2023
March 22 - World Water Day
March 22 - April 21 - Ramadan starts at Sundown
March 25 - Earth Hour

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Ellie's 2023 Archived Blogs

March 21, 2023

World Poetry Day

A poem doesn't have parameters. It can be expressed
in many creative ways as a catharsis of one's emotions.

Poetry comes from inspiration.

The mystery of life is taking away the fear
when the sound of peace is all you hear.

March 21, 2023

Nowruz - Iranian New Year

Zoroaster - Zarathustra - Faravahar

March 21, 2023

New Moon 0° Aries

March 22 - April 21, 2023


Muslims around the world abstain from eating and drinking from sunup to sundown.

More than just fasting, it's a time of prayer, reflection and community.

Monday March 20, 2023     7:00 PM EDT

Ellie's World Blog Today
Welcome to Spring in NYC
Spring (Vernal) Equinox
Sun in Aries
Nowruz - Iranian New Year
New Moon 0° Aries
Ramadan Begins

This Extremely Weird Galaxy Is Blasting Plasma at Its Friend

Mind-Bending Animation Shows How The Universe Would Look if We Could See Gamma Rays

How many moons does Earth have?


Scientists Discover Intense Heatwaves Lurking at The Bottom of The Ocean

Radioactive Leak at Minnesota Nuclear Plant Revealed Months After Accident

California is once again being deluged by atmospheric rivers. What are they, and will climate change make them worse?

Watch 1st aerial footage of gigantic, breakaway Antarctic iceberg the size of Los Angeles


Paralysis Outbreak in Europe Tied to 'Stomach Botox' Procedures

Ozempic Is a Weight-Loss Sensation, But These Foods Give The Same Effect

How Your Native Language Changes The Structure Of Your Brain

Tick-borne parasite is spreading in the Northeast, CDC says

Patients found to overwhelmingly prefer immediate access to test results, even when the news may not be good


Which animals have the strongest bite?

Dogs commonly tilt their heads, but is it a sign of intelligence, or does it mean something else entirely?


Notre Dame's Fire Reveals a Major Surprise Hidden in Its Architecture


Extinct 'Lord of The Rings' eagles had a 10-foot wingspan and probably could have carried a hobbit


Putin to Xi: We will discuss your plan to end the war in Ukraine

Last year, nearly 40,000 migrants crossed into Canada at an unofficial border at the end of a remote rural road in upstate New York - a record number - to seek asylum. Many are driven by the belief that the country is more welcoming than the US. But can Canada handle the influx?

Latest on the banking crisis and global markets

Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes

March 20, 2023

Spring (Vernal) Equinox (Northern Hemisphere)

Equinox on March 20 means more stunning auroras are coming

Happy Birthday to the Crystalinks readers born in Aries.

Aries is a cardinal fire sign ruled by Mars.

March 20, 1950

William Hurt - Videos - Filmography

Spring is the perfect time of the year to tell a love story
set against the backdrop of international intrigue.

March 20, 1948

John de Lancie - Videos - "Q" on Star Trek - Filmography

To be omnipotent in the universe is to create over and over.

March 20, 1963

David Thewlis - Videos - Filmography

I play a blue alien named Peylak in Avatar 3.

March 20, 1957

Spike Lee - Videos - Filmography

All directors are storytellers, so the motivation is
to tell the story I want to tell. That's what I love.

March 20, 1922 - June 29, 2020

Carl Reiner Comedian, actor, director - Filmography - Video

The whole eloquence of cinema is achieved in the editing room.

March 20, 1970

Michael Rapaport - Videos - Filmography

Without love what does humanity have to show for its time here?

March 20, 1958

Holly Hunter - Videos - Filmography

Climate change is here to stay. I try to stay one step ahead of it.