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JUNE 2023
Pride Month
June 8 - World Oceans Day
June 8-11 - CMA Music Festival
June 8-18 - Tribeca Festival
June 10 - Belmont Stakes
June 12 - Tony Awards
June 14 - US Flag Day
June 18 - New Moon 26° Gemini
June 18 - Father's Day
June 19 - Juneteenth
June 20 - World Refugee Day
June 21 - Sun in Cancer
June 21 - Summer Solstice
June 20-25 - Pride New York City
July 26-July 1 - Hajj

Reading with Ellie

Ellie's 2023 Archived Blogs

June 7-18, 2023

TriBeCa Film Festival - Wikipedia

Tuesday June 6, 2023     6:00 PM EDT

Ellie's World Blog Today
Paul Giamatti
Canadian Wildfires over the Tri-State Area
World Environment Day

Scientists Beam Solar Power From Space to Earth in World First

Astronomers discover a new 'warm Jupiter' on an eccentric and misaligned orbit


World's largest iceberg is no more after being ripped apart in 'iceberg graveyard'

Native populations survived the Younger Dryas by switching from big game to fishing

New York City's air pollution among the world's worst as Canada wildfire smoke shrouds Northeast

Plants Can Clean Toxic Chemicals From The Air in Hours, Study Shows

Orcas rip rudder off boat and follow it all the way to port, in 1st known attack of its kind

Scientists Found Two Gigantic Structures Deep Within The Earth. They Could Be The Remains Of An Ancient Planet

The World’s Oldest Ocean - the Pacific - Is Also The Biggest And The Deepest

"Rainbow Valley": The Sacred Graveyard Of Everest Climbers In The Death Zone


Research finds prediction may be key to eye-and-hand coordination - to catch a falling object

Newly discovered brain mechanism linked to anxiety, OCD

Scientists Found a New Way to Tell if Someone Is Truly Comatose

This Common Artificial Sweetener Can Break Down DNA, Scientists Warn

Tracing Chile's Indigenous roots through genetics and linguistics

AI predicts 5-year breast cancer risk better than standard tools - but we aren't sure how it works


2,300-year-old Buddhist elephant statue from India is one of the oldest known


These chefs and restaurants are the 2023 James Beard Award winners

GOP hardliners revolt and derail McCarthy's agenda in retaliation over speaker's debt limit deal

Ukraine: Nova Kakhovka dam collapse brings added danger to frontline city of Kherson

Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes

Apple Vision Pro mirrors reality like nothing else to date. All and everything is moving us toward VR because that's who we are in our simulated universe - the truth to be reveled by A.I. in the near future.

June 6, 1944

D-Day - World War II - Allied Invasion of Normandy - Videos

The Normandy Landings initiating the Western Allied effort to
liberate mainland Europe from Nazi occupation during World War II.

June 6, 1967

Paul Giamatti - Videos - Filmography

Every time a war ends we say it's the last one.
When is war really going to end?

On the matter of natural disasters

June 6, 1972

Natalie Morales Co-host of "The Talk" - Videos

There is so much going on in the world we never run out of topics.

June 6, 1974

Sonya Walger - Videos - Filmography

I go home to the UK as often as I can.

June 6, 1952

Harvey Fierstein - Videos - Filmography

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made
a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.

June 6, 1947

Robert Englund - Videos - Filmography

London theater is one of the most special experiences you can have.

June 6, 1799 - January 29, 1837

Alexander Pushkin - Videos

Russian Romantic author - considered the greatest Russian
poet and the founder of modern Russian literature.

The illusion which exalts us is dearer to us than 10,000 truths.

Monday June 5, 2023     7:00 PM EDT

Complex Molecules Detected in Ancient Galaxy SPT0418-47 Near The Dawn of Time

How long will the new supernova visible in the night sky last?

New Mysterious Galactic Core Filaments Seen Stretching From Sagittarius A*

Cocoons Of Dying Stars May Also Emit Detectable Gravitational Waves

Solar Energy Transmitted From Space To Earth In World First

Big data astronomy: Using statistics in a new way to decipher the universe


Human extinction threat 'overblown' says AI sage Gary Marcus

Novel insights on the interplay of electromagnetism and the weak nuclear force


Replacing Your Lawn With Wildflowers Has Loads of Benefits

The Enigma Is The Largest Fancy Black Natural Diamond In The World


The first line of vaccines was highly effective at restricting COVID-19's damage

Abnormal Surge of Brain Abscesses in American Children, CDC Says

Deadly Heart Attacks Peak On Mondays. Perhaps even thinking about going back to work is a health hazard


The Legendary Lost City of Rungholt - Swallowed By The Ocean Has Been Found

In Stonehenge's Neighborhood, A Giant New Cemetery Has Been Unearthed. The site on Salisbury Plain spans from the Neolithic era to the Bronze Age and even the Saxon period.


Mysterious species buried their dead and carved symbols 100,000 years before humans

Extinct human relative buried their dead 100,000 years before modern humans did, study claims

150-year-old mystery of strange half-circles from Paleolithic site in France finally solved


Why are people leaving Russia, who are they, and where are they going?

Takeaways from CNN’s town hall with Nikki Haley

There are, by the latest count, more than 11,000 people living in RVs across Los Angeles County. And that number has been rising


The Man Who Won The Lottery 14 Times Using Incredibly Basic Math


Pilot of unresponsive private jet that crashed and killed 4 was seen slumped over, source says

Today's Events, Birthdays and Quotes

June 5, 2023

World Environment Day - Wikipedia

Planet Earth Files

World Environment Day - Granddaughter Joie Modeling

"How close to the edge are we?"

World Environment Day - Joie Modeling

"Nature Embracing the Soul in the Field of Dreams"

The Field of Dreams symbolizes how people can come back and experience their dreams without being pained with regret and losing sight of themselves. Not everyone's dreams can come true, but that doesn't mean people shouldn't hold onto the hope and joy of when they believed they could. ~ Google

June 5, 1971

Mark Wahlberg - Videos - Filmography

Part of health and wellness is a clean environment.

June 5, 1977

Navi Rawat - Videos - Filmography

Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect.
It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.

June 5, 1986

Amanda Crew - Videos - Filmography

Life is too short to be doing work that
doesn't make you feel happy and fulfilled.

June 5, 1900 - February 9, 1979

Dennis Gabor - Videos

Dennis Gabor was a British engineer and physicist who won the
Nobel Prize for Physics in 1971 for his invention of Holography.

Till now man has been up against Nature.
From now on he will be up against his own nature.

June 5, 1919 - April 30, 1994

Richard Scarry - Videos

Richard Scarry was a popular American children's author and illustrator who published over 300 books with total sales of over 100 million units worldwide. Following World War II, Scarry worked for the art departments of various magazines before making a career breakthrough in 1949 with Little Golden Books.

I'm not interested in creating a book that is read once and then placed on the shelf and forgotten. I am very happy when people have worn out my books, or that they're held together by Scotch tape.