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2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards  03/05/2017, California
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2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Schedule | NASCAR.com

Sun. March 12, 2017    Daylight Saving Time Begins ( 2nd Sun. in March)  夏時間スタート   "Spring forward, Fall back"

March 17    St. Patrick's Day



12425 170310  Ray pleads guilty to King assassination - Mar 10, 1969 - HISTORY.com
Martin Luther King, Jr.

12424 170310  Cop tells Uber driver it's illegal to record him (it isn't) - CNET  03/10/2017

12423 170310  Could potatoes grow on Mars? Preliminary study suggests yes. - CSMonitor.com
In Space


12422 170310  3 Women Scientists Whose Discoveries Were Credited to Men - Biography.com
Women's Rights

12421 170310     born March 10, 1847    Kate Sheppard
Biography.com   Kate Sheppard  -  A pivotal figure in making New Zealand the first country in the world to grant women the right to vote,
Kate Sheppard - Wikipedia 10 March 1847 – 13 July 1934, the most prominent member of New Zealand's Women's Suffrage movement and was the country's most famous suffragette. ... 

Women’s Suffrage


12420 170309  Barbie makes her debut - Mar 09, 1959 - HISTORY.com
Barbie

12419 170309  Americans are having less sex than they once did - The Washington Post
America


12418 170309     born March 9, 1943     Bobby Fischer
Bobby Fischer - Author, Chess Player - Biography.com
That Was Today - February 8, 1958 - YouTube
Bobby Fischer - Wikipedia  Robert James "Bobby" Fischer, March 9, 1943 – January 17, 2008, an American chess grandmaster and the eleventh World Chess Champion. Many consider him to be the greatest chess player of all time.


12417 170309     born March 9, 1934    Yuri Gagarin
Yuri Gagarin - Astronaut, Pilot - Biography.com
1961 - First Man in Space (Yuri Gagarin with the Vostok 1 Rocket) - YouTube
Yuri Gagarin - Wikipedia  Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin, 9 March 1934 – 27 March 1968, a Russian Soviet pilot and cosmonaut. He was the first human to journey into outer space, when his Vostok spacecraft completed an orbit of the Earth on 12 April 1961.
In Space


12416 170309  Top 10 Iconic Paintings - YouTube
Top 10 Painters of All Time - YouTube
A
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12415 170308  What is Abstract Art? - YouTube
What is abstract expressionism? - Sarah Rosenthal - YouTube
Art

12414 170308  1 in 4 U.S. Adults Disabled by Arthritis: CDC
Exercising with arthritis Improve your joint pain and stiffness - Mayo Clinic
Arthritis - Wikipedia

12413 170308  'Fearless Girl' Statue Stares Down Wall Street's Iconic Bull - Bloomberg  03/08/2017
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Sally Ride - Astronaut, Physicist, Scientist, Scientist, Educator - Biography.com

Sally Ride - Wikipedia
  May 26, 1951 – July 23, 2012, an American physicist and astronaut. Born in Los Angeles, she joined NASA in 1978 and became the first American woman in space in 1983. Ride was the third woman in space overall, after USSR cosmonauts Valentina Tereshkova (1963) and Svetlana Savitskaya (1982). Ride remains the youngest American astronaut to have traveled to space, having done so at the age of 32.
California

International Women's Day 2017
  Google Doodle  03/08/2017
National Women's History Month   1  |  23
20 Moms in History Who Changed the Way We Live Today  mom.me 03/03/2017

12412 170308  The 25 best countries in the world - AOL News  U.S. News, 03/07/2017
America

12411 170308  March 8 
International Women's Day
International Women’s Day Inequality in Charts - US News  03/08/2015
International Women's Day - Wikipedia

International Women's Day, 8 March  United Nations

International Women's Day 2017  Google Doodle  03/08/2017
National Women's History Month   1  |  23
20 Moms in History Who Changed the Way We Live Today  mom.me 03/03/2017
Taylor Swift's Triumph And More Famous Female Firsts  MSN Entertainment, Wonderwall  - Girl power! 150308 
March Calendar: Nationwide & Local
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12409 170307-0308  Remembering Selma’s “Bloody Sunday” - History in the Headlines
Bloody Sunday - Selma, Alabama - YouTube  March 7, 1965  

Alabama 
Civil Rights 

12410 170307  America's favorite beer may surprise you - AOL Finance
America  |  Drinks

12409 170307  Remembering Selma’s “Bloody Sunday” - History in the Headlines
Bloody Sunday - Selma, Alabama - YouTube  March 7, 1965  


12408 170307  Caroline Kennedy on TODAY show: Donald Trump's 'America first' approach is 'alarming' - TODAY.com  02/03/2017
Ambassador Kennedy Farewell Message - ケネディ大使から日本の皆さんへ御礼のメッセージ - YouTube
As Kennedy steps down from ambassador post, observers see a mixed legacy | The Japan Times  01/17/2017
Caroline Kennedy, an Ambassador Whose Role Transcended the Embassy - The New York Times  01/11/2017
ケネディ駐日米国大使から日本の皆さんへ - YouTube  Nov. 12, 2013,  A Message to the People of Japan from Ambassador Kennedy, New York
Info from Explore Japan Info


12407 170307     born March 7, 1872    Piet Mondrian
Piet Mondrian Biography, Art, and Analysis of Works | The Art Story
The complete Works of Mondrian - YouTube
Piet Mondrian - A Journey Through Modern Art - YouTube
Piet Mondrian - Wikipedia  7 March 1872 – 1 February 1944), was a Dutch painter. ...

Art  


12406 170306  Weekend Box Office Results for March 3-5, 2017 - Box Office Mojo
Logan (2017) - IMDb  2  Get Out  3  The Shack (2017) - IMDb

12405 170306  St. Paul Winter Carnival ice palace mini. But Super Bowl year it will be BIG.  01/05/2017
Super Bowl LII - Wikipedia  Feb. 4, 2018, U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ice palace - Wikipedia
Ice Castles
 
Saint Paul Winter Carnival  2018

12404 170306  37th Anniversary of Komodo National Park  Google Doodle
Komodo National Park  Indonesia
Komodo National Park Google Doodle. Facts about Komodo Dragons - YouTube
Komodo National Park - Wikipedia

Komodo (island) - Wikipedia
Komodo Dragon National Geographic
Komodo Dragons Hunt Buffalo | Life | Discovery
Best of Komodo Dragon Attacks Compilation 2016! - YouTube
The crocodile hunter - Steve and the dragon - YouTube
The Freshman (1990) - IMDb
New7Wonders of Nature - Wikipedia
New7Wonders of the World - Wikipedia
Reptile

12403 170306     born March 6, 1806    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Biography.com  Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Elizabeth Barrett Browning - Wikipedia 
6 March 1806 – 29 June 1861, one of the most prominent English poets of the Victorian era, popular in Britain and the United States during her lifetime.... 

12402 170306     born March 6, 1475     Michelangelo
Michelangelo Biography  Painter, Sculptor, Architect, Poet
50 Works by Michelangelo - YouTube
Michelangelo - Wikipedia
  Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni , March 6, 1475 - February 18, 1564, commonly known as Michelangelo, was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, poet, and engineer
Art  |  Renaissance Festival photos  

12401 170305  Duathlon: Run-Bike-Run Photos:  Duathlon Athlete's Fatbikes  1  |  Fatbike Races  23  
Winter Triathlon National Championships  01/29/2017, Phalen Park, St. Paul, MN  >  due to the lack of snow, Duathlon: Run-Bike-Run

Winter Triathlon  Run-Bike-Cross Country Ski
MN Bike Trail Navigator Winter '16-'17 MN Fatbike Events

Fatbike - Wikipedia
Saint Paul Winter Carnival  2017
Triathlon
  |  Cross Country Ski  |  Bicycles

12400 170305  The Mysterious Rings of Supernova 1987A  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  March 5, 2017
3D Model of Supernova 1987A [720p] - YouTube
Astronomy  

12399 170305    R.I.P.    March 4, 2017    Thomas Starzl  
Thomas Starzl, liver transplant pioneer and drug researcher, dies aged 90 | The Guardian

Thomas Starzl, a pioneer of liver transplants, dies at 90 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Thomas Starzl - Wikipedia  March 11, 1926 – March 4, 2017, an American physician, researcher, and expert on organ transplants. He performed the first human liver transplants, and has often been referred to as "the father of modern transplantation."

12398 170305  The Big Picture photography competition round 428 - Travel  11 photos, Telegraph, 02/27/2017

12397 170305  All Planets Panorama  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  February 25, 2017
Mercury, Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, and Venus are seen in the pic.
Last year we tried to see all the five bright planets at the same time. We were able to see Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, and Venus, but failed to see Mercury.
Why is Mercury difficult for us to see? - Quora  07/10/2016
March guide to the bright planets | Astronomy Essentials | EarthSky  03/01/2017
Astronomy

12396 170304  The Porpoise Galaxy from Hubble  "Astronomy Photo of the Day" by NASA  February 6, 2017
Astronomy

12395 170304  Jackson holds “open house” at the White House - Mar 04, 1829 - HISTORY.com
Presidents    Andrew Jackson    #7

12394 170304     born March 4, 1678    Antonio Vivaldi

Biography.com 
Antonio Vivaldi
Antonio Vivaldi - Wikipedia  4 March 1678 – 28 July 1741, an Italian Baroque composer, virtuoso violinist, teacher and cleric. ...
Four Seasons ~ Vivaldi - YouTube
Antonio Vivaldi - Topic - YouTube
Music  

12340 170220/0304 
Ice Fishing Photos:  1  Anglers ice fishing  |  Northern Pike:  2a  |  2b (Up-Close)  |  3 
February 18, 2017 Minneapolis, MN - High: 59°F (15 °C)  |  Low: 32°F ( 0 °C)   weather.com
If we're not mistaken, the two anglers are saying, "The ice is around 20 inches thick."

12392 170303-0304  March 3rd  Hinamatsuri - Wikipedia  also called Doll's Day or Girls' Day  
Hina Matsuri Girls’ Day Japan Japanese Doll Festival March 3rd Hinamatsuri Song 三月三日ひな祭り雛人形英語 - YouTube
ケネディ家のひな人形 - Hina Dolls Return to Japan - YouTube - In 1962, former President John F. Kennedy received a gift of Japanese “Hina” dolls from Ms. Tsuyako Matsumoto of Kitami, Hokkaido. Even though the Kennedy family did not know Ms. Matsumoto personally, the dolls left a strong impression on Ambassador Caroline Kennedy as a young girl. ...
"Hinamatsuri" Japanese culture and traditions for children - YouTube
Info from Explore Japan Info

12393 170303 
America's 50 Coldest Cities | 24/7 Wall ST  02/08/2017
America

12392 170303  March 3rd  Hinamatsuri - Wikipedia  also called Doll's Day or Girls' Day  
Hina Matsuri Girls’ Day Japan Japanese Doll Festival March 3rd Hinamatsuri Song 三月三日ひな祭り雛人形英語 - YouTube
ケネディ家のひな人形 - Hina Dolls Return to Japan - YouTube
"Hinamatsuri" Japanese culture and traditions for children - YouTube
Info from Explore Japan Info
 
12391 170303  Solo pilot sets round-the-world record - Technology & science - Science NBC News  March 3, 2005
Round the world flight non-stop! | Global Flyer | Storyteller Media - YouTube
Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer - Wikipedia  solo
Steve Fossett - Wikipedia 
April 22, 1944 – c. September 3, 2007, an American businessman and a record-setting aviator, sailor, and adventurer.
Rutan Voyager - Wikipedia
List of circumnavigations - Wikipedia
Airplane

12390 170303     born March 3, 1847     Alexander Abraham Bell
Biography.com  Alexander Abraham Bell, videos 
Alexander Graham Bell - Wikipedia  March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922
, a Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with patenting the first practical telephone...  Many other inventions marked Bell's later life, including groundbreaking work in optical telecommunications, hydrofoils and aeronautics. Although Bell was not one of the 33 founders of the National Geographic Society, ...
Invention of the telephone - Wikipedia

12389 170302  Here Are Most Incredible Life Forms NOAA Found on Its Latest Deep Sea Dive  Gizmodo.com, 03/02/2017, American Samoa
Fish


12388 170302    Salem Witch Hunt begins - Mar 01, 1692 - HISTORY.com
Massachusetts

12387 170302    King Kong (1933) in New York, March 1933 — Immortal Ephemera  March 2, 1933
King Kong (1933) - IMDb
Kong: Skull Island (2017) - IMDb  March 10, 2017
‘Kong: Skull Island’ Review | Variety

12386 170302  2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards - Wikipedia  03/05/2017, California
www.iheart.com/  iHearRadio

Drake Leads The 2017 iHeart Radio Awards Nominees - YouTube
11 Best Moments From the iHeartRadio Music Awards 2016 - YouTube
Entertainment Calendar

12385 170302     born March 2, 1904     Dr. Seuss   
Dr. Seuss - Author, Illustrator - Biography.com
Dr. Seuss - Wikipedia  Theodor Seuss Geisel, March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991
2012 St. Paul Winter Carnival - Ice Sculpture:  4a  Ice Sculpture / 4b Title "Das wintermachenmachine" 4c - 1 / 4c - 2 / 4c - 3  Up-Close       "Amazing!"    
In the multi-block ice carving competition: 
First place, $2,000: "Das Wintermachenmachine" by Dr. Seuss' Winter Making Machine (Rob Grams of Minneapolis, Terry Reis of Iowa and Tom Schiller of Hastings) | "Das wintermachenmachine" was created by Hennepin Technical College Culinary Arts Instructor Rob Graham and two longtime friends.: Rob Graham says, "Since we hadn’t really had a winter, I thought we needed to have a machine that could make it for us. It’s our version of Dr. Seuss’ winter making machine."
Fairy Tales & Kids Books - People
Massachusetts

12384 170301  March Calendar - Updated  03/01/2017
March Calendar: Nationwide & Local
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12383 170301  These Epic Buffalo Vs. Elephant Photos Just How Brutal Wildlife Can Be  Kenya, Africa
Bison vs Buffalo: What's the Difference? - Modern Farmer
Bison

12382 170301    born March 1, 1810    Frédéric Chopin 
Frederic Chopin  Biography.com
Relaxation Piano Music - Chopin - YouTube
Frédéric Chopin - Wikipedia  22 February or 1 March 1810 – 17 October 1849, born Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin, was a Polish and French (by citizenship and birth of father) composer and a virtuoso pianist of the Romantic era, who wrote primarily for the solo piano. ...
  
Music


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