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Photo of the Day (National Geographic) 今日の写真 |  This Day in History 今日の歴史
Health Tip of the Day
Ice Castles - Mall of America  121231-130220    our Ice Castles - Mall of America page Minnesota State page  
130213 -     MLB - It's Spring Training Time.

130220 Sunrise: 7:05 a.m., Sunset: 5:48 p.m., Daylight: 10 hours and 43 minutes. The sun's apparent angle above the horizon is 34 degrees, nine degrees higher than a month ago.  Information Sources: Pioneer Press Feb. 20, 2013 - Weahterguide facts by Freshwater Society < >  See our Winter Solstice - Sunset photo :
December 21, 2012 -  Sunrise: 7:48 a.m., Sunset: 4:34 p.m.  The Winter Solstice has the shortest daylight of the year; 8 hours 45 minutes and 58 seconds in Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN.
Feb. 20, 2013 "... We're still solving our computers' problems."
"Picture of the Week" 130220  The-coldest-inhabited-place-on-Earth  (Telegraph, Yahoo)        Russia
"Picture of the Week" 130220  Lite-Brite Mural Part II: 1 Union Depot | 2 Mural will be lit shortly | 3 Music Performance | 4 Jumbo Chess | 5 Mural Artist Aiken | 6 Lighting Mural | 7 Lite-Brite Mural at Union Depot | 8a / 8b (Up-Close) Lite-Brite Mural "Forever Saint Paul" | 9a Guinness World Records Certificate Presentation | 9b Guinness World Records Certificate
Feb. 16, 2013 St. Paul artist's Lite Brite work wins Guinness record (MPR), Union Depot, St. Paul, MN    our Guinness World Records page
"Picture of the Week" 130220  NBA All Star Weekend  Feb. 15-17, 2013
NBA ALL STAR SLAM DUNK CONTEST 2011 - EVERY DUNK! (YouTube)  "Cool video!"
"Picture of the Week" 130219  7 Homes with Breathtaking Windows and Views (MSN)
"Picture of the Week" 130219  Google Doodle celebrates Nicolaus Copernicus' 540th birthday:  Nicolaus Copernicus’ 540th birthday: A man who questioned the rules (LA Times)  |  Nicolaus Copernicus Gets a Google Doodle … And Here’s Why (National Geographci)  |  Nicolaus Copernicus (StarChild, NASA)  |  Nicolaus Copernicus (Wikipedia) コペルニクス 地動説         Poland (World Atlas) 
Beyond the Big Bang: Copernicus (video,
"Picture of the Week" 130219  Lite-Brite Mural 1  Lite-Brite Mural at Union Depot  |  2a / 2b (Up-Close)  Lite-Brite Mural "Forever Saint Paul" 
Feb. 16, 2013 St. Paul artist's Lite Brite work wins Guinness record (MPR), Union Depot, St. Paul, MN "We attended the event. We'll post more pix soon."    our Guinness World Records page
Feb. 18, 2013  "Sorry - We haven't updated our website for a while since our two computers crashed last Friday. :-(   We've been making a big effort to get back to normal. Thank you."
130218 3rd Mon. President's Day  プレジデント デー Letter:  28 | 111 | レター:  28 | 111  President's Day (Photos)  
UPDATE 7-Venezuela's Chavez makes surprise return from Cuba (Reuters)
St. Paul artist's Lite Brite work wins Guinness record (MPR), Union Depot, St. Paul, MN "We attended the event. We'll post some pix soon."    our Guinness World Records page
"Picture of the Week" 130218  February 15, 2013  Russia Meteorite Explosion   1  /  2  (RT) |  3  (Guardian)  - videos        Russia
NBA All Star Weekend  Feb. 15-17, 2013
"Picture of the Week" 130215  Chicago Auto Show (videos, Home Page), Chicago, Illinois, (IL) 130209-0218        our Illinois State page
"Picture of the Week" 130214  Google Doodle celebrates Valentine's Day and George Ferris' Birthday GEORGE FERRIS (1859-1896) - The Ferris Wheel (MIT)
George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr. (Wikipedia)  |  Ferris Wheel (Bing Images)
"Picture of the Week" 130214  "Happy Valentine's Day!" Love Sculpture NYC (Bing Images)        our Valentine's Day page  |  New York State page  |  Art page
Love (Sculpture)  | 
list of Robert Indiana's "Love" sculpture  ( Wikipedia)
"Picture of the Week" 130214  February 11, 2013  RIP Rick Huxley!  The Dave Clark Five bassist Rick Huxley dies (BBC, Yahoo 130212)       
Videos  Dave Clark Five - Do you Love Me + Glad All Over (YouTube)  |  Dave Clark Five (DC5)  | 
Rick Huxley Dave Clark Five  (Wikipedia)        England (World Atlas) 
"Picture of the Week" 130214  February 2, 2013  RIP John Kerr!  John Kerr Tea and Sympathy Star Dies at 81  (US Weekly, Yahoo 130212)
You Tube:
Tea and Sympathy (Theatrical trailer)
  |  Deborah Kerr / Tea and Sympathy
John Kerr (actor) (Wikipedia)

"Technology" Cool idea. Eden Prairie 3D printings next level engineer expects (Pioneer Press 130211)
130214 "Technology" Samsung emerges potent rival Apple (Yahoo 130211)

Feb. 14  Happy Valentine's Day バレンタインズ デー  Letter:  27  |  185  /  Letter (Japanese) 27  |  185
Valentine's Day Photos バレンタインズ デーフォトギャラリー
130213 "Careers" 4 Job Skills That No Longer Impress Recruiters (Monster, Yahoo)
"Picture of the Week" 130213  Feb. 12, 2013  IOC wrestling decision unfair, wrong (ESPN) Wrestling to be dropped from 2020 Olympic Games (BBC)
IOC Executive Board recommends 25 core sports for 2020 Games
"Picture of the Week" 130213  Feb. 14  "Happy Valentine's Day Everyone!"         our Valentine's Day page
Videos: Stay Here Forever Valentine's Day - Jewel (Video, VEVO) | 
Valentine - Kina Grannis  (YouTube)
What his Valentine’s Day gift says about your relationship (MSN)
Valentine's Day (Bing Images)  |  St. Valentine (Bing Images)

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