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10410 151109 
How you can help in the migrant crisis - CNN.com
European Refugee Crisis: Here's How You Can Help - NBC News
Refugee crisis: what can you do to help? | The Guardian
5 practical ways you can help refugees trying to find safety in Europe | The Independent

 

Global Terror 2016  | War on Terror  |  ISIS  

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Presidential Election 2016
Presidents:     #45    Donald Trump elected 45th president of the United States. Nov. 9, 2016

Deer hunting | Minnesota DNR
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November 28, 2016    Cyber Monday (Black Monday): Letter: 175  |  レター:  175 

November 27, 2016    1st Sunday of Advent  



11963 161130  How will Tiger Woods fare in return at Hero World Challenge?  USA TODAY

11962 161130     born November 30, 1835     Mark Twain
Mark Twain Biography
Mark Twain - Wikipedia 
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called "the Great American Novel".
Meet the 100 Most Significant Americans of All Time | Smithsonian

Mark Twain | Edison Film | Digitally Restored - YouTube
Mark Twain's Voice - YouTube
Mini BIO - Mark Twain - YouTube
"Tom Sawyer" (fence-painting) - Snow Sculpture from the 2011 St. Paul Winter Carnival
  
Presidents:    Ulysses S. Grant    #18

11961 161130  Fantastic Mr Fox leaves pride of lions licking their wounds - YouTube
Lioness Protects Injured Baby Fox (Photos).
Prey

11960 161130  Holding In Poop: Is It Really Bad For You? | Reader's Digest

11959 161130     born November 30, 1874    Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill  biography.com  videos
Winston Churchill - Wikipedia  Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, PC, DL, FRS, RA, 30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965, a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Churchill was also an officer in the British Army, a non-academic historian, a writer (as Winston S. Churchill), and an artist. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953 for his overall, lifetime body of work. In 1963, he was the first of only eight people to be made an honorary citizen of the United States. ...
Churchill's Famous 'We Shall Never Surrender' Speech, 1940 - Reallusion, CrazyTalk - YouTube
Presidents:    Franklin D. Roosevelt    #32  | Harry S. Truman    #33  
 
11958 161130  9 Surprising Ways Stress Is Good for Your Body  MSN (RD)

11957 161130  QUIZ: Can You Pass an 8th Grade Test from 1912? - Offbeat

11956 161130  Southern Poverty Law Center Reports 'Outbreak of Hate' After Election - NBC News
Presidential Election 2016   

11955 161129     born November 29, 1898     C.S. Lewis
C.S. Lewis - Author - Biography.com

C.S. Lewis - IMDb
Narnia - The Battle Song - YouTube
C. S. Lewis - Wikipedia 
29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963, a British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, broadcaster, lecturer, and Christian apologist...
Lewis and fellow novelist
J. R. R. Tolkien were close friends. They both served on the English faculty at Oxford University, and were active in the informal Oxford literary group known as the Inklings
...
The Lion Witch and Wardrobe: Chronicles of Narnia - YouTube


11954 161129     born November 27, 1701    Anders Celsius
Anders Celsius - Astronomer, Scientist - Biography.com
Anders Celsius - Wikipedia  27 November 1701 – 25 April 1744, a Swedish astronomer, physicist and mathematician. He was professor of astronomy at Uppsala University from 1730 to 1744, but traveled from 1732 to 1735 visiting notable observatories in Germany, Italy and France. He founded the Uppsala Astronomical Observatory in 1741, and in 1742 proposed the Celsius temperature scale which bears his name.
...

11953 161129     born  November 29, 1832    Louisa May Alcott
Biography.com 
Louisa May Alcott
Louisa May Alcott - Wikipedia  
November 29, 1832 – March 6, 1888, an American novelist and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women (1868) ...
Little Women (1994) - Check Trailer - YouTube


11952 161129  ‘I will give you everything.’ Here are 282 of Donald Trump’s campaign promises. - The Washington Post
Presidential Election 2016

11951 161129  Evans Wilson completes Seattle Marathon towing oxygen tank  ESPN
About PF  Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation

Lightning Run
against Diabetes  |  "Walk" English | Japanese: fundraisers and awareness of the disease.

11950 161129  Cyber Monday breaks online sales record  USA TODAY
Black Friday Could Dethrone Cyber Monday as Online's Biggest Shopping Day | Fox Business
Economist says online shopping Cyber Monday trends steal Black Friday shopping shine - YouTube
Cyber Monday  |  Black Friday

11949 161128  Weekend Box Office Results for November 25-27, 2016 - Box Office Mojo
1  Moana  2  Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them  3  Doctor Strange
Moana Official Trailer - YouTube
Moana (2016) - IMDb

11948 161128  Don't mess with the coconut crab, one of the strongest pinchers on land - LA Times
Coconut crab claws are insanely strong - Popular Science
Fish

11947 161128    born November 28, 1757    William Blake
William Blake - Artist, Poet - Biography.com
William Blake - YouTube
The Tyger by William Blake (read by Tom O'Bedlam) - YouTube
The 10 best works by William Blake Culture - The Guardian
100 Greatest Britons - Wikipedia
William Blake - Wikipedia  28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827, an English poet, painter, and printmaker. Largely unrecognised during his lifetime, Blake is now considered a seminal figure in the history of the poetry and visual arts of the Romantic Age. His prophetic works have been said to form "what is in proportion to its merits the least read body of poetry in the English language". His visual artistry led one contemporary art critic to proclaim him "far and away the greatest artist Britain has ever produced". In 2002, Blake was placed at number 38 in the BBC's poll of the 100 Greatest Britons. Although he lived in London his entire life (except for three years spent in Felpham), he produced a diverse and symbolically rich œuvre, which embraced the imagination as "the body of God" or "human existence itself". ...
Art


11946 161128    born November 28, 1866    Henry Bacon
Henry Bacon - Architect - Biography.com
Lincoln Memorial (U.S. National Park Service)
Henry Bacon - Wikipedia 
November 28, 1866 – February 16, 1924, an American Beaux-Arts architect who is best remembered for the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. (built 1915–22), which was his final project. ...  
Daniel Chester French - Wikipedia
Lincoln Memorial Murals - Lincoln Memorial (U.S. National Park Service)
Jules Guérin (artist) - Wikipedia
Presidents:    Abraham Lincoln    #16
National Parks:  Lincoln Memorial

11945 161128  Observing Earth with high-tech satellites  Deutsche Welle,  11/22/2016
In Space

11944 161128  Samba dances to its 100th birthday in Rio  Deutsche Welle,  11/25/2016
Samba (Brazilian dance) - Wikipedia
Basic Samba Dance Lesson - YouTube
BEST SAMBA DANCERS IN THE WORLD TOP 10 SOLO SAMBA DANCE ROUTINES RANKING AND NAMES 2012-2014 - YouTube


11943 161127  November 27, 2016    1st Sunday of Advent 
1st Sunday of Advent – November 27, 2016 - Vatican Radio


11942 161127  Terrorism: France on charm offensive to lure back tourists - France 24 a video
War on Terror

11941 161127  Formula 1®
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2016: Nico Rosberg wins World Championship for first time as Lewis Hamilton criticised for race tactics  Telegraph
Car Races

11940 161127  Online Black Friday Sales Gain on Cyber Monday - WSJ
Cyber Monday  |  Black Friday
 
11939 161127  Living cells bind silicon and carbon for the first time - Nature News & Comment

11938 161127  Donald Trump is calling ‘hypocrisy’ on the recount effort. That’s not really fair. - The Washington Post  11/27/2016
Presidential Election 2016

11937 161127     born November 27, 1940    Bruce Lee
Bruce Lee  biography.com
Top 10 Bruce Lee Moments - YouTube
Bruce Lee - IMDb
Bruce Lee - Wikipedia 
Lee Jun-fan, Chinese: 李振藩, November 27, 1940 – July 20, 1973, known professionally as Bruce Lee, was a Hong Kong and American actor, martial artist, philosopher, filmmaker, and founder of the martial art Jeet Kune Do. Lee was the son of Cantonese opera star Lee Hoi-Chuen. He is widely considered by commentators, critics, media, and other martial artists to be one of the most influential martial artists of all time, and a pop culture icon of the 20th century. He is often credited with helping to change the way Asians were presented in American films. ...

11936 161127     born November 27, 1942    Jimi Hendrix
The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Foxey Lady (Miami Pop 1968) - YouTube
Jimi Hendrix - Guitarist, Songwriter, Singer - Biography.com
Jimi Hendrix The Official Jimi Hendrix Site
Jimi Hendrix - Wikipedia 
November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970, an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated musicians of the 20th century. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as "arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music". ...
Rock & Roll
: Jimi Hendrix  Music  |  Washington  

11935 161126  Who Invented Agriculture First? It Sure Wasn't Humans | The Salt | NPR  11/25/2016
Insects

11934 161126    R.I.P.    November 25, 2016    Fidel Castro    Fidel Castro, Cuba’s revolutionary leader, dies aged 90 | The Guardian
Fidel Castro  Biography
Fidel Castro - Wikipedia 
August 13, 1926 - November 25, 2016, commonly known as Fidel Castro, is a Cuban politician and revolutionary who governed the Republic of Cuba as Prime Minister from 1959 to 1976 and then as President from 1976 to 2008. Politically a Marxist–Leninist and Cuban nationalist, he also served as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba from 1961 until 2011. Under his administration Cuba became a one-party communist state; industry and business were nationalized, and state socialist reforms implemented throughout society. ...

11933 161126    born November 25, 1844    Karl Benz
Karl Benz - Engineer, Inventor - Biography.com - Benz designed and built the first practical automobile powered by an internal-combustion engine.
The First Car In The World - Benz Patent Motorwagen 1886 - Mercedes-Benz Museum. - YouTube
Driving Mercedes Benz 1886 ...Turning Over - YouTube
Karl Benz - Wikipedia  November 25, 1844 – April 4, 1929, a German engine designer and automobile engineer. His Benz Patent Motorcar from 1885 is considered the first practical motorcar. ...
Mercedes-Benz - Wikipedia
Gottlieb Daimler - Wikipedia
Cars
 

11932 161126     born November 26, 1922    Charles Schulz
Doghouse Days of Summer statues - photos
Charles Schulz - Illustrator, Writer - Biography.com
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving full story movie episode - best app demos for kids - YouTube
A Charlie Brown Christmas full story movie episode - best app demos for kids - YouTube
The Origins of Charlie Brown - YouTube

Charles M. Schulz - Wikipedia  November 26, 1922 – February 12, 2000, nicknamed Sparky, an American cartoonist, best known for the comic strip Peanuts (which featured the characters Snoopy and Charlie Brown, among others)....
Minnesota's Famous People  |  Funnies 


11931 161125  The Scientific Cure for Garlic Breath | Acumen | OZY  11/18/2016
Eat

11930 161125     born November 25, 1835     Andrew Carnegie
Andrew Carnegie - Philanthropist - Biography.com  videos
Andrew Carnegie - Wikipedia  November 25, 1835 – August 11, 1919, a
Scottish American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century. He was also one of the highest profile philanthropists of his era...
With the fortune he made from business, he built
Carnegie Hall and he founded the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Carnegie Institution for Science, Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland, Carnegie Hero Fund, Carnegie Mellon University and the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, among others.
...
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

11929 161125    born November 24, 1888    Dale Carnegie
Dale Carnegie - Author - Biography.com
Dale Carnegie: A Man of Influence | An A&E Biography - YouTube
Dale Carnegie - Wikipedia 
Dale Harbison Carnegie, spelled Carnagey until c. 1922, November 24, 1888 – November 1, 1955, an American writer and lecturer and the developer of famous courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. ...
Missouri     


11928 161124  ISS Fisheye Flythrough  a video "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  November 5, 2016
In Space

11927 161124 
Happy Thanksgiving!
November 24, 2016    Thanksgiving Day
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade — 2016 — Macy's
NFL Thanksgiving Games NFL.com
5 Movies to See With (and Without) Family Over Thanksgiving - The New York Times

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving full story movie episode - best app demos for kids - YouTube
The First Thanksgiving Single Story Level 7 By Little Fox - YouTube
Thanksgiving, a day of mourning for Native Americans - Salon.com
Thanksgiving - Google Search  Images
Freedom from Want (painting) - Wikipedia

11926 161124     born November 24, 1784    Zachary Taylor    #12
Zachary Taylor - U.S. President, General - Biography.com  video
Zachary Taylor | whitehouse.gov
Zachary Taylor - Wikipedia 
November 24, 1784 – July 9, 1850, the 12th President of the United States, ... Taylor's status as a national hero as a result of his victories in the Mexican-American War won him election to the White House despite his vague political beliefs. ...
Mexican-American War | 3 Minute History - YouTube

President   
Zachary Taylor    #12
Virginia


11925 161123  President Obama's Final Turkey Pardon | whitehouse.gov
November 24, 2016    Thanksgiving Day

11924 161123    born November 23, 1859     Billy the Kid
Biography.com     November.23, 1859 - July 14, 1881, videos
Young Guns (1-10) Movie CLIP - Get Ready for Hell (1988) HD - YouTube
Billy The Kid - Wild West Outlaw (Crime Documentary) - YouTube
Billy the Kid - Wikipedia 
Henry McCarty (September 17, 1859 – July 14, 1881), better known under the pseudonyms of Billy the Kid and William H. Bonney, was a 19th-century gunman who participated in the Lincoln County War and became a frontier outlaw in the American Old West. ...
Jesse James / Outlaws & Lawmen photos
Wild West Frontier Fest photo page
Billy The Kid Museum - New Mexico Tourism - Travel & Vacation Guide
New Mexico

11923 161123    born November 23, 1804    Franklin Pierce    #14 
Franklin Pierce - Military Leader, U.S. Representative, U.S. President - Biography.com

American President #14 Franklin Pierce (1853-1857) - YouTube
Franklin Pierce - Wikipedia 
November 23, 1804 – October 8, 1869, the 14th President of the United States (1853–57). Pierce was a northern Democrat who saw the abolitionist movement as a fundamental threat to the unity of the nation.[1] His polarizing actions in championing and signing the Kansas–Nebraska Act and enforcing the Fugitive Slave Act failed to stem intersectional conflict, setting the stage for Southern secession. ...
Slavery Kansas Nebraska - YouTube
Presidents:    Franklin Pierce    #14
New Hampshire


11922 161123   Clinton Camp Mastered The Science Of Politics But Forgot The Art, Staffers Say  Huffington post 11/22/2016
Only one poll matters. Drop the rest. - Chicago Tribune  11/22/2016
2016 presidential polls  Google  |  2016 presidential polls - Bing  MSN  |  2016 presidential polls - Yahoo
Presidential Election 2016 

11921 161122  Thankful - YouTube
10 Ways to Teach Kids Gratitude This Thanksgiving | The Huffington Post
8 Ways Kids Can Give Thanks  Parents
November 24, 2016    Thanksgiving Day 

11920 161122  Weekend Box Office Results for November 18-20, 2016 - Box Office Mojo
1  Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them  2  Doctor Strange  3  Trolls
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) - IMDb written by J.K. Rowling
Final Trailer
He's Magic: Eddie Redmayne Joins the Wizarding World in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them  Parade
Movie Review: Harry Potter Legacy Arrives Stateside in Fantastic Beasts  Parade
Harry Potter photos

11919 161122    born November 22, 1890    Charles de Gaulle
Charles de Gaulle  biography.com
DeGaulle - Force of Character - YouTube
Charles de Gaulle - Wikipedia 
Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle (French: [ʃaʁl də ɡol] ( listen), 22 November 1890 – 9 November 1970, a French general and statesman. He was the leader of Free France (1940–44) and the head of the Provisional Government of the French Republic (1944–46). In 1958, he founded the Fifth Republic and was elected as the 18th President of France, a position he held until his resignation in 1969. He was the dominant figure of France during the Cold War era and his memory continues to influence French politics. ...
France Acclaims Mr Churchill (1944) - YouTube
To All Free Frenchmen (1940) - YouTube

Presidents:    Franklin D. Roosevelt    #32  | Harry S. Truman    #33  

11918 161121  All of the Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton references in ‘Gilmore Girls’ - The Washington Post
A Gilmore Girls Homecoming: Catching Up With Lauren Graham & Alexis Bledel  Parade
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (TV Mini-Series 2016) - IMDb
Gilmore Girls (TV Series 2000–2007) - IMDb

11917 161121  St. Paul deaf clubhouse is one of the oldest in the world  Pioneer Press, 11/17/2016
TH Deaf Club - Home TH: Thompson Hall

11916 161121  A psychologist explains how people on the web can trick you into believing something completely false - businessinsider.com  11/17/2016
Rumor has it | snopes.com
Fake news is on the rise. Can you tell the difference? – Twin Cities  11/17/2016  Pioneer Press

11915 161121  RECAP: Quest for seven complete for Johnson  Nov. 20, 2016, Homestead-Miami Speedway, Florida, Jimmie Johnson
NASCAR  |  Standings | NASCAR Sprint Cup Series | NASCAR.com

11914 161121     born November 21, 1834    Hetty Green, aka "Witch of Wall Street"
Hetty Green  biography.com
Beyond Today The Witch of Wall Street - YouTube
BookTV: Janet Wallach, The Richest Woman in America Hetty Green in the Gilded Age - YouTube
Hetty Green - Wikipedia 
Henrietta Howland "Hetty" Green, November 21, 1834 – July 3, 1916, nicknamed the "Witch of Wall Street", was an American businesswoman and financier known as "the richest woman in America" during the Gilded Age. Known for both her wealth and her miserliness, she was the lone woman to amass a fortune when other major financiers were men. ...

11913 161120  America's Most Advanced Weather Satellite Ever Launches Tonight  Popular Mechanics, 11/19/2016
Weather

11912 161120    November 19, 1863    Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln
Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address - Nov 19, 1863 - HISTORY.com
The Gettysburg Address A New Declaration of Independence Video - American Civil War History - HISTORY.com
The Gettysburg Address - Abraham Lincoln 1863 - YouTube
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address As It Really Sounded - YouTube
Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg Address from the movie 'Saving Lincoln' - YouTube

Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, Performed By President Obama - YouTube
Presidents:    Abraham Lincoln    #16
Civil War  |  Pennsylvania

11911 161120    born November 20, 1889    Edwin Hubble
Biography.com  Edwin Hubble
Edwin Hubble - Wikipedia 
November 20, 1889 – September 28, 1953, an American astronomer who played a crucial role in establishing the field of extragalactic astronomy and is generally regarded as one of the most important observational cosmologists of the 20th century....
NASA - NASA's Great Observatories
Great Observatories program - Wikipedia
Hubble, Compton Gamma Ray, Chandra X-Ray, Spitzer The Four Great Observatories NASA - YouTube
The 1995 Hubble photo that changed astronomy - YouTube
Edwin Hubble  | 
Astronomy  |  In Space


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