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9867 150806  August 6, 1928  Happy birthday Andy Warhol!
Biography.com
  Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol - Wikipedia  August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987, an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art.
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9866 150806  ‘Madame pee pee’ on the barricades over Paris boutique toilets - France 24

9865 150806  Japan marks 70th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing - France 24
Opinion: The end never justifies the means
  Deutsche Welle, 08/06/2015
US schools teach 'Japan nuclear attacks ended WWII’ — Russia Today Op-Edge
The devastation from atomic bombs never stops - LA Times
Hiroshima marks 70 years since atomic bomb - BBC News
Hiroshima Nuclear (atomic) Bomb - USA attack on Japan (1945) - YouTube
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9864 150806    August 4, 1834  Happy birthday, John Venn! 
Happy Birthday, John Venn, forefather of data visualization! | Vennli
What is a Venn Diagram or Set Diagram? Mocomi Kids - YouTube

6843 140804  August 4, 1834  Happy birthday, John Venn!
John Venn's 180th Birthday  Google Doodle
John Venn's 180th birthday: the right and wrong way to do a Venn diagram - theguardian.com  George Arnett, 08/04/2014
Venn diagram - Wikipedia
John Venn - Wikipedia
English logician and philosopher
John Venn Biography
John Venn would be surprised by these 21 Venn diagrams  (Mirror Online, Conrad Quilty-Harper, 08/04/2014)

9863 150806  August 6, 1881  Happy birthday Alexander Fleming! 
Biography.com  Alexander Fleming
The discovery of penicillin (1964) - YouTube

Alexander Fleming - Wikipedia  August 6, 1881 - March 11, 1955, a Scottish biologist, pharmacologist and botanist. His best-known discoveries are the enzyme lysozyme in 1923 and the antibiotic substance benzylpenicillin (Penicillin G) from the mould Penicillium notatum in 1928
  
9862 150806  Nature Notes  August 6, 2015, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Cloudy and Rainy Temp: around 70 F (21 C)
No Goldfinches on the nest (fledged), an Egret flying overhead, young Red-winged Blackbirds, Song Sparrow calls, a Robin parent seems to feed their young on the nest; we can't find the nest, House Sparrows, a female House Finch incubates, Four House Finch nestlings hide inside the nest, a Gull
Bumblebees,
Insect calls from the bush

Blooming: Birds-foot Trefoil, White Clover, Wild Bergamot, Thistle, Black-eyed Susan, Gray-headed Coneflower, White Champion, Daisy Fleabane, Common Tansy (non-native), Goldenrod,
Goldenrod Galls: All about Goldenrod Galls
Fruiting (seeds): Canada Thistle, Curley Dock, Dandelion, Norway Spruce (cones), White Cedar (immature cones), Cattail, and more (unidentified)

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9853 150805-0806  Nature Notes  August 5, 2015, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Sunny 

a female House Finch incubates, a House Finch nest with four nestlings, no four Goldfinch nestlings on the nest; Goldfinch fledgling 1 (calls, this fledgling? seems not to be able to fly up from the ground, hoping it'll be able to fly very soon) near the nest, Goldfinch fledgling 2, which is much larger than 2,  is in a tree near the tree where the nest is. We guess the other two fledglings are near the nest. Goldfinches, Chipping Sparrows, Barn Swallows, many European Starling lined up in utility lines, Two possible Robin nests,
What is the difference between a fledgling and a juvenile? - BirdForum

Monarch butterflies
Dragonflies: Green Darner, a small red dragonfly pair mating, and more
our first Carolina Grasshoppers of the season:
Carolina grasshoppers look like the Morning Cloak Butterfly when flying. See their wings. > Carolina grasshopper pictures and information  For more info, check out our Carolina Grasshopper page. 
Bumblebees
Blooming: Birds-foot Trefoil, White Clover, Wild Bergamot, Thistle, Black-eyed Susan, Gray-headed Coneflower, White Champion, Daisy Fleabane, Common Tansy (non-native), Goldenrod, wildflower looking similar to Dandelion (trying to identify)
Fruiting (seeds): Canada Thistle, Curley Dock, Dandelion, Norway Spruce (cones), Cattail, and more (unidentified)

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9860 150806  7 Sleep Doctors Reveal Their Favorite Tricks for Falling Asleep Fast  MSN health & fitness, Men's Health

9859 150806  The 15 Unfriendliest Cities in America | Travel + Leisure
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9858 150806  THE INTELLIGENCE OF DOGS  Stanley Coren
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9857 150806  The Colors We Eat—The Color of Food Changes Our Experience of Taste  Nautilus


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