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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
130213 -     MLB - It's Spring Training Time. 
March 17 (Sunday) Saint Patrick's Day

"Picture of the Week" 130311   March 11, 2013  Douglas Adams Google Doodle: Late Sci-Fi Legend Celebrated On 61st Birthday  (Huffington Post UK, Google )
British Sci-Fi writer,
Douglas Adams 11 March 1952 – 11 May 2001
(Wikipedia)  |  The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy  (trailer, IMDb)
Top 10 Most Influential Science Fiction Writers  (LISTVERSE)  |  Top 15 Greatest Science Fiction Writers of All-Time  (  | 
Douglas Adams Google logo (Doodle) - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy  |  Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Movie Trailer  |  the answer to life, universe and everything
United Kingdom (World Atlas)
"Picture of the Week" 130311  "We Heard" on MPR & WCCO (CBS)  Photos: The Vatican’s special ‘white smoke’ stove for announcing the new pope  (Washington Post)
Also see "Picture of the Week" 1203 & 1242
"Picture of the Week" 130311  'Human Chain' Saves Boy, 12, From Drowning  (Yahoo)  |  Video: ‘Human chain’ saves boy, 12, from drowning  (Scotsman)     Brilliant!
"Picture of the Week" 130311  "We Hear" on MPR and WCCO (CBS)  Japan marks 2nd anniversary of earthquake, tsunami  (video, Washington Post)  |  Japan marks 2-year anniversary of tsunami, earthquake  (Nola)  |  Thousands in Japan anti-nuclear protest two years after Fukushima  (Reuters)  |  Japan marks 2nd anniversary of quake, tsunami, nuclear disasters  (  |  Japan marks March 11th disaster anniversary  (video, NHK World)  |  Thousands Protest in Japan on Eve of Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Anniversary  (
Photos: Two years after Japan earthquake, tsunami  (CNN)
Environment News: Rare Video: Japan Tsunami  (National Geographic)
Japan Earthquake: Helicopter aerial view video of giant tsunami waves  (RT) |  New dramatic video: Tsunami wave spills over seawall, smashes boats, cars  (RT)    "This is the worst terrible thing we've ever seen!
Our hearts go out to all the victims of Japan's devastating tsunami and earthquake. - March 11, 2011"  
130311  "Careers" 
6 jobs that will stress you out (but are still worth it)  (MSN)
130311  "Health Notes" 
‘Catastrophic Threat’: UK Government Calls Antibiotic Resistance a ‘Ticking Time Bomb’  (, Google)
"Picture of the Week" 130310  John Beargrease Sled Dog Race, Duluth, MN    411-mile race
John Beargrease  (Wikipedia)

2008 John Beargrease Sled Dog Race Part I  |  John Beargrease Sled Dog Race Start in Duluth Minnesota  
our Sled Dog Race page

"Picture of the Week" 130310  Nation’s most expensive rental may be most famous for ‘Godfather’ horse head  (Yahoo, 130308)
"Picture of the Week" 130310  The nation’s most expensive home for sale: Crespi-Hicks estate, $135 million  (video, Yahoo, 130201)
130310  "Health Notes"
Is Walking Really A Workout? - What the latest science says  (Prevention)
March 10, 2013 (Sunday) US & Canada:  Daylight Saving Time Begins (or Daylight Savings Time) Photos < >  Letter 45 | レター45  サマータイム始まる   "Spring forward, Fall back" 
"Picture of the Week" 130310  What people earn (Parade, 130310, Pioneer Press)
Twin Cities Auto Show, Minneapolis convention Center, Minneapolis, MN  < >
Free Entertainment: T. Texas Terry, Celebrity Look-A-Likes such as Dolly Parton, Cher, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis, Michael Jackson, and Shania Twain, Face Painter, Air Brush Tattoo Artist, and Music Performances.  Information Resources: Pioneer Press March 7, 2013 < >
130309 It rained!
"Picture of the Week" 130309  Hail/Sleet/Freezing Rain/Snow Photos:  1a  Hailstones (around 5 mm)  /  1b Hail Covered Road  |  2  Messy Roads    Jan. 27, 2013
"Picture of the Week" 130309  Snow Flakes Photos:  1  Snowy Day  |  Snow Flakes  2a  /  2b  /  2c1  /  2c2 (Up-Close)
Here are beautiful Bentley Snowflakes (Bing Images).  Visit  Snowflake Bentley Home Page  |  Wilson Alwyn "Snowflake" Bentley  (February 9, 1865 – December 23, 1931, Wikipedia)
"Picture of the Week" 130309  Lite-Brites:  8a / 8b (Up-Close) Lite-Brite Mural "Forever Saint Paul" / 8c Lite-Brites
130308-0310 Minnesota Deer Classics, Blaine, MN
"Picture of the Week" 130308  March 7, 2013  Claude King, one of Louisiana's greatest songwriters, dies (+video)  (Christian Science Monitor, Yahoo)
Claude King  (Wikipedia)

YouTube  Wolverton Mountain - Claude King
"Picture of the Week" 130308  These alarm clocks want you to get up! - Daylight saving time sucks, but these wacky alarm clocks will make it better (MSN)
130308 "Science"  Scientists shed light on how resveratrol works - The findings on how the compound, found in red wine and dark chocolate, works ...  (LA Times, Google)
"Picture of the Week" 130308  March 8:  International Women's Day   What is International Women’s Day? (+video)  -  Google celebrates International Women’s Day with a doodle of women from around the world.  (Christian Science Monitor, Google)
UN International Women's Day - "A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women."
Marking International Day, UN calls for eliminating violence against women (UN)  |  United Nations  (videos, UN)
International Women's Day  (Wikipedia)

"Picture of the Week" 130308  January 16, 2013  André Cassagnes, Etch A Sketch Inventor, Is Dead at 86  (New York Times, Pioneer Press 130203)  |  Etch A Sketch inventor André Cassagnes dies at 86 - André Cassagnes, the French inventor of beloved children’s toy Etch A Sketch (France 24)
Etch A Sketch  ->
André Cassagnes  (Wikipedia)   
Etch A Sketch (Shake It Up, America)

Etch A Sketch art  (Bing Images)

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