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Health Tip of the Day  |  ESPN The Worldwide Leader In Sports - MLB World Series: Boston Red Sox win WS; WNBA Minnesota Lynx win the title; NFL
 Seattle Seahawks win Super Bowl XLVIII; NHL regular season underway; NBA regular season underway

"Photo of the Week (or Day)" 2014  |  "Photo of the Week (or Day)" 2004 - 2014"  |  Photo Gallery 2002 - Present

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics  Sochi, Russia, February 7-23, 2014  NBC Olympics
The Nation's Largest Auto Show Chicago Auto Show 2014  Feb. 8-17, 2014
Chinese New Year  January 31, 2014 -
Art Shanty Projects  Weekends Feb. 1 - 23, 2014, White Bear Lake, 5050 Lake Ave., Minnesota    For more info, check out 4928 140201
NBA All-Star 2014 Feb. 14-16, 2014 New Orleans  Feb. 16th, New Orleans, Louisiana  (Slam Dunk: the day before All-Star)
Easter  April 20, 2014
Presidents Day  February 17, 2014

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Presidents Day  February 17, 2014
Presidents Day, 2014  (Huffington Post, Nigel Hamilton, 02/14/2014)
The Presidents on the Presidents: How they Judge One Another  (TIME, Jon Meacham, 02/15/2014)
President's Day

5080 140216  Brutal winter has cost the country $50 billion so far  (AOL, 02/14/2014)
Weather Winter page

5079 140216  Meet the Mini Monet  - Painting Prodigy  Brit painter Kieron Williamson (, Paula Kashtan)
Art page

5078 140216   IC 1805 Light from the Heart
  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  Feb. 14, 2014
The Heart and Soul Nebulas
  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA Feb. 11, 2014
Melotte 15 in the Heart
  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  Dec. 27, 2013
Valentine's Day page  |  Astronomy page
5077 140216  Falling to Earth  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA Feb. 10, 2014
World's Highest Skydive, New Mexico, USA, October 14, 2012: Red Bull Stratos (World Record Breaking Jump videos): World's Highest Skydive - Felix Baumgartner jumped from 39,045 meters (128,100 feet, about 24 miles) and his maximum speed was 833 mph (1,342.8 km/h, Mach 1.24).

Felix Baumgartner: Supersonic Skydive 'Like Swimming Without Touching the Water' (ABC)
Skydiver jumps into stratosphere 24 miles over New Mexico (Reuters, MSN, Google) | "Daredevil Skydiver Felix Baumgartner became the first supersonic skydiver." |   our New Mexico State page
our Red Bull events page
Astronomy page

5076 140216  The Terraced Night
  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA Feb. 6, 2014    China
Astronomy page

5075 140216  At Winter Olympics, judges determine many of the medals
  (Washington Post, Rick Maese, 02/16/2014)
Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics  Sochi, Russia, February 7-23, 2014
Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics page

5074 140216  BBC News - Bafta Film Awards 2014: Full list of winners  02/16/2014
BAFTA: Home of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts
British Academy Film Awards - Wikipedia
British Academy of Film and Television Arts - Wikipedia

5073 140216  A snowy-owl bonanza, thanks to a little, stubby-legged Arctic rodent the lemming  (Washington Post, Darryl Fears, 02/16/2014)
Snowy owl hit by bus moved to secret location - The Washington Post  snowy owl photos January and February, 2014
Facts About Snowy Owls - FACT: Snowy owls are diurnal. ( Animals / Wildlife, Laura Klappenbach)
Are All Owls Nocturnal?  (Paw Nation, Ruth Nix - Demand Media)
Snowy Owl - Wikipedia
Baby Snowy Owl - Bing Images
snowy owl chicks - Bing Images
our Owls in the Wild photo page
5013 140209  Feb. 9, 2014  "Nature Notes"  "So Cool!!!, Yesterday we finally saw our first snowy owl with Pete's help. Pete, thanks so much for your tour to that snowy owl." We'll post some photos of the snowy owl later.
4697 140110  Snowy Owl vs. Peregrine Falcon - Cape May, New Jersey  (vimeo, Tom Johnson, 12/02/2014; Birdchick)
Snowy Owl - Cape May, New Jersey  (vimeo, Tom Johnson, December 2014) We love to see this snowy owl walking on the sand.
Who? Where? Snowy owls are flocking to East Coast  (CBS News, Jim Alxelrod, 01/09/2014; info from Julie)
Note:  We've never seen snowy owls before.

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