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Jan. 25 - Feb. 10, 2018    Saint Paul Winter Carnival  St. Paul Winter Carnival (Photos), St. Paul, MN

Feb. 4, 2018  Minneapolis, MN 
2018 Super Bowl LII The Official Home of the Super Bowl NFL.com


NFL.com - Official Site of the National Football League NFL.com  Jan. 21   New England Patriots beat Jacksonville Jaguars; Philadelphia Eagles beat Minnesota Vikings
Super Bowl LII - Wikipedia
Philadelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots, Feb. 4, 2018, Minneapolis, MN
NFL Events NFL.com NFL.com  Pro Bowl in Orland!  01/28/2018, Orland, Florida
Updated player rosters for 2018 Pro Bowl in Orlando - NFL.com

Sports  2018

Crashed Ice St. Paul  Jan. 19-20, 2018, St. Paul, MN
Red Bull Events


Feb. 9 -25, 2018  PyeongChang 2018 Olympics | Next Winter Games in Korea
2018 Winter Olympics - Wikipedia

Jan. 15-28, 2018  Australian Open 2018 - The Grand Slam of Asia - Pacific Australian Open 2018
Tennis Grand Slams

All-Star NHL.com  Tampa Bay. FL, Jan 28, 2018

Feb. 16-18, 2018  NBA All-Star 2018 Roster NBA.com

February 2nd  Groundhog Day  Photo Gallery  |  Famous Groundhogs

 

13902 180131    born January 31, 1919     Jackie Robinson
42 - Jackie Robinson dealt with racism from Ben Chapman - YouTube
Movie 42 - Final the game - YouTube

Mini Bio: Jackie Robinson - YouTube
Jackie Robinson Biography
Jackie Robinson - Wikipedia  January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972, an American baseball player who became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) in the modern era.
Georgia  |  California

13901 180131  The execution of Pvt. Slovik - Jan 31, 1945 - HISTORY.com
WWII

13900 180131  Toyota officially passes GM as planet’s biggest car maker - Jan 21, 2009 - HISTORY.com 
info from Explore Japan Info

13899 180131  Weekend Box Office Results for January 26-28, 2018 - Box Office Mojo
Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) - IMDb  2  Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) - IMDb  3   Hostiles (2017) - IMDb


Super Bowl LII, US Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, MN, Feb. 4, 2018
13898 180131  We are the Bold North: Home of Super Bowl LII | Super Bowl LII Host Committee
Why you’ll be hearing ‘Bold North’ all week and the story behind Minnesota’s new motto – Twin Cities
Minnesota officials welcome Super Bowl to the 'Bold North'  USA Today

Minnesota

13897 180130-0131  Jan. 30, 2018 President Trump Delivers the State of the Union Address - YouTube
State of the Union Speech Excerpts  White House
Special Guests for the State of the Union Address

Could Trump be the president who finishes off the State of the Union address? - The Washington Post
Text And Analysis: State Of The Union 2018, Annotated : NPR
Flash - Key points from Trump's maiden State of the Union - France 24
Trump’s Very Trumpian State of the Union Address | The New Yorker
The Guardian view on Trump’s State of the Union: platitudes, few plans and plenty of division | Editorial Opinion | The Guardian
Presidents    Donald Trump    #45

Super Bowl LII, US Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, MN, Feb. 4, 2018
13896 180130  Come see the historic heart of St. Paul, all dressed up for the party – Twin Cities
Super Bowl Experience is the go-to event for many football fans
Super Bowl Opening Night brought the circus to St. Paul
You can celebrate the Super Bowl with a frigid zip line ride high over the Mississippi – Twin Cities

Star Tribune coverage of Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium - StarTribune.com
Revamped Armory ready to rock as Super Bowl concert venue - StarTribune.com

Super Bowl Experience driven by Genesis
5 things you need to know about the Super Bowl economy  MarkerPlace
Super Bowl showdown: economic boost or no? NewsCut Minnesota Public Radio News

Sports  2018
Minnesota

13895 180130  MIT Researchers Want to Make Glow-In-the-Dark Plants  Popular Mechanics

13894 180130  Gandhi assassinated - Jan 30, 1948 - HISTORY.com

13893 180130     January 30, 1882    Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR)    #32 
FDR is born - Jan 30, 1882 - HISTORY.com
Presidents    Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR)    #32 
New York

13892 180129  Haute Couture summer 2018: Dior adds sensuality with masked ball - France 24
High-tech fabrics and 3D printers for this winter's Haute Couture - France 24
Trends in 2018, feminism in fashion and taboos - France 24
FASHION - France 24
 
Fashion

13891 180129  "Hmmm... in Russia?"  Russians dance in solidarity after cadets’ video sparks scandal  France24 

13890 180129  Researchers Want to Make Astronaut Food From Poop and Bacteria  Popular Mechanics
In Space 

13889 180129    born January 29, 1843    William McKinley
William McKinley | whitehouse.gov
William McKinley is born - Jan 29, 1843 - HISTORY.com
William McKinley - Wikipedia 
January 29, 1843 – September 14, 1901, 25th President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1897, until his assassination in September 1901. McKinley led the nation to victory in the Spanish–American War, raised protective tariffs to promote American industry, and maintained the nation on the gold standard in a rejection of inflationary proposals.... 
William McKinley, first U.S. president to ride in a car, is born - Jan 29, 1843 - HISTORY.com

Presidents:    
William McKinley    #25
Ohio

13888 180129     R.I.P.    January 27, 2018    Ingvar Kamprad
Ingvar Kamprad, Ikea founder, dead at 91 - CBS News
IKEA Founder, Ingvar Kamprad, Dies At 91 | NPR
Ingvar Kamprad - Wikipedia  30 March 1926 – 27 January 2018, a Swedish business magnate. He was the founder of IKEA, a multinational retail company specialising in furniture.

13887 180129    born c. 1540 - died January 28, 1596    Francis Drake
Francis Drake Biography - Biography
Sir Francis Drake Documentary - YouTube
Sir
Francis Drake - Wikipedia  c. 1540 – 28 January 1596, an English sea captain, slave trader, and privateer of the Elizabethan era. Drake carried out the second circumnavigation of the world in a single expedition, from 1577 to 1580, and was the first to complete the voyage as captain while leading the expedition throughout the entire circumnavigation.

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13886 180128  Jan. 15-28, 2018  Australian Open 2018 - The Grand Slam of Asia - Pacific Australian Open 2018
Roger Federer vs Marin Cilic Highlights AO 2018 - YouTube
Roger Federer Men's Singles ceremony | Australian Open 2018 - YouTube

Simona Halep v Caroline Wozniacki match highlights Australian Open 2018 - YouTube
Tennis Grand Slams
Sports  2018

13885 180128  All-Star NHL.com  Tampa Bay. FL, Jan 28, 2018
Pacific Division wins All-Star Game NHL.com
Watch the best moments from the 2018 NHL All-Star Game - YouTube
All-Stars dazzle in Skills Competition - YouTube

National Hockey League All-Star Game - Wikipedia
Sports  2018

13884 180128  NFC vs. AFC 2018 NFL Pro Bowl Game Highlights - YouTube
NFL Events NFL.com NFL.com  Pro Bowl in Orland!  01/28/2018, Orland, Florida
Updated player rosters for 2018 Pro Bowl in Orlando - NFL.com

Sports  2018

13883 180128  GRAMMY Awards - CBS.com  Madison Square Garden, New York, Jan. 28, 2018, on CBS
Grammys 2018 Winners (Live Updating) | Billboard 
60th Annual Grammy Awards - Wikipedia
James Corden opens up 2018 Grammys - YouTube
Bruno Mars ft Cardi B Finesse Grammys 2018 Full Performance - YouTube

Alessia Cara Acceptance Speech - Best New Artist - Grammy Awards 2018 - YouTube
DJ Khaled ft. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller 60th Grammy Awards Performance - YouTube
Ed Sheeran Best Pop Solo Performance Grammy 2018 - YouTube
Elton John & Miley Cyrus Tiny Dancer 60th Grammy Awards Performance - YouTube
Lady Gaga - Million Reasons 2018 60th Grammy Awards Performance - YouTube
Luis Fonsi - Despacito ft. Daddy Yankee 2018 60th Grammy Awards Performance - YouTube
Sam Smith Pray 2018 60th Grammy Awards Performance - YouTube

Entertainment Calendar  | Music

13882 180127  Preparing for the Next Flu Pandemic — NOVA Next | PBS
1918 flu pandemic - Wikipedia
The 1918 Pandemic: The Deadliest Flu in History - YouTube


13881 180127  First atomic detonation at the Nevada test site - Jan 27, 1951 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Harry S. Truman    # 33 
Nevada


13880 180127  Soviets liberate Auschwitz - Jan 27, 1945 - HISTORY.com
Auschwitz concentration camp - Wikipedia
Holocaust- The Liberation Of Auschwitz - YouTube

WWII

13879 180127     born January 27, 1885    Jerome Kern
Jerome Kern - Wikipedia
  January 27, 1885 – November 11, 1945, an American composer of musical theatre and popular music.
Show Boat (1951) - IMDb
Jerome Kern - Overture (From Show Boat) - YouTube

Show Boat (1951) Official Trailer - Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner Movie HD - YouTube
Ol' Man River - William Warfield and MGM chorus(Showboat) - YouTube
New York  |  New Jersey
Musical


13878 180126  Winter Carnival Ice Palace Ready For St. Paul Debut - YouTube
‘Coolest Celebration On Earth’ Winter Carnival Kicks Off In St. Paul - YouTube
Jan. 25 - Feb. 10, 2018    Saint Paul Winter Carnival  St. Paul Winter Carnival (Photos), St. Paul, Minnesota

13877 180126  NFL Events NFL.com NFL.com  Pro Bowl in Orland!  01/28/2018, Orland, Florida
Updated player rosters for 2018 Pro Bowl in Orlando - NFL.com

Sports  2018

13876 180126  Australia Day - Jan 26, 1788 - HISTORY.com

13875 180126     born January 26, 1891    Wilder Penfield
Wilder Penfield’s 127th birthday  Google Doodle
Google celebrates Wilder Penfield, a scientist who used burnt toast to learn about the brain - The Verge video
Wilder Penfield - Wikipedia 
OM CC CMG FRS, January 26, 1891 – April 5, 1976, an American Canadian neurosurgeon. He expanded brain surgery's methods and techniques, including mapping the functions of various regions of the brain such as the cortical homunculus.
Washington  |  Wisconsin
Canada


13874 180125  The growing danger of great-power conflict  Economist  01/25/2018

13873 180125  Exploring the Tumor Microenvironment - Scientific American
Cancer

13872 180125  The 25 Best Countries in the World  MSN, US News & World, 01/23/2018

13871 180125  Near launching of Russian nukes - Jan 25, 1995 - HISTORY.com

13870 180125  Cold War  Khrushchev declares that Eisenhower is “striving for peace” - Jan 25, 1956 - HISTORY.com
Presidents:    Dwight D. Eisenhower     #34

13869 180124  27 fascinating maps that show how Americans speak English differently across the US  MSN, Business Insider
America

13868 180124  Why birds matter | EurekAlert! Science News
Bird Guide: Endangered Species and Why They Matter  National Geographic

Birds


13867 180124    born January 24, 1949    John Belushi
John Belushi - Wikipedia 
January 24, 1949 – March 5, 1982, an American comedian, actor and musician. Belushi is best known for his "intense energy and raucous attitude" which he displayed as one of the seven original cast members of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live (SNL).
John Belushi - IMDb

Top 10 Saturday Night Live Sketches - YouTube
The Blues Brothers - Everybody needs somebody - 1080p Full HD - YouTube
Bluto's Big Speech - Animal House (9-10) Movie CLIP (1978) HD - YouTube

Illinois

13866 180124  Ex-Google engineer Company can no longer innovate - CNET 

13865 180124  Just Like Dolly; Scientists Clone 2 Monkeys  Discover

13864 18012 Naomi Parker Fraley, the real Rosie the Riveter, dies aged 96 - BBC News
Web Originals: Ask History Rosie the Riveter History - YouTube
Remembering the real Rosie the Riveter, Naomi Parker Fraley - YouTube
We Can Do It! - Wikipedia
WWII
6164 140528  Rosie the Riveter  (Saturday Evening Post - Editor's Choice, May 2014; Marcy Kennedy Knight, July/August 2013)
Rosie the Riveter - Wikipedia
Rosie the Riveter - World War II - HISTORY.com 


13863 18012 1.7-billion-year-old chunk of North America found sticking to Australia | Fox News
America


13862 18012 Weekend Box Office Results for January 19-21, 2018 - Box Office Mojo
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) - IMDb  2   12 Strong (2018) - IMDb  3  Den of Thieves (2018) - IMDb

13861 180123     born January 23, 1832    Édouard Manet    
Edouard Manet - Painter - Biography.com

Manet, Olympia - YouTube
Art Music & Painting - Édouard Manet on Chopin , Mendelssohn and Liszt - YouTube
The Impressionists Part 1 - YouTube  Part 1, 2 and 3  -  Manet, Monet, Renoir, Cézanne, Degas, and Bazille
Art  |  Impressionism


13860 180122  Netflix keeps growing bigger and faster than anyone expected  FastCompany, 01/22/2018

13859 180122 
Supreme Court legalizes abortion - Jan 22, 1973 - HISTORY.com
13854 180121  Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life | Pro-life news and information
Jan. 22, 2018   March for Life Pro-Life 
March for Life (Washington, D.C.) - Wikipedia  Jan. 19, 2018
Women’s March - Jan 21, 2017 - HISTORY.com
President Trump Addressed the 2018 March for Life - The Atlantic  01/19/2018
Presidents:    Donald Trump    #45

13858 180122    born 1810    Dull Knife (or Morning Star) 

Chief Dull Knife makes last fight for freedom - Jan 22, 1879 - HISTORY.com
Morning Star (chief) - Wikipedia  (Cheyenne: Vóóhéhéve; also known by his Lakota Sioux name Tȟamílapȟéšni or its translation, Dull Knife) (1810 – 1883) was a great chief of the Northern Cheyenne people and headchief of the Notameohmésêhese ("Northern Eaters"; also simply known as Ȯhmésėhese or "Eaters") band on the northern Great Plains during the 19th century.
Dull Knife Battle - November 25, 1876 - YouTube
Crazy Horse, Dull Knife and Fort Robinson, Nebraska - May 19, 2017 - Travels With Phil - YouTube

Wyoming  |  Montana
Native Americans

13857 180122  Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In - Wikipedia  an American sketch comedy television program that ran for 140 episodes from January 22, 1968, to March 12, 1973, on the NBC television network.
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (TV Series 1967–1973) - IMDb
Time Life Presents: The Best of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (Full Show) - YouTube 


13856 180121 
NFL.com - Official Site of the National Football League NFL.com
Super Bowl LII - Wikipedia
Philadelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots, Feb. 4, 2018, Minneapolis, MN
NFL.com - Official Site of the National Football League NFL.com  Jan. 21   New England Patriots beat Jacksonville Jaguars; Philadelphia Eagles beat Minnesota Vikings
Sports  2018

13855 180121 
SAG Awards | TNTdrama.com
24th Screen Actors Guild Awards - Wikipedia
Kristen Bell Opens SAG Awards 2018 - YouTube
Morgan Freeman - Receives Life Achievement SAG Awards 2018 - YouTube
Nicole Kidman: Acceptance Speech 24th Annual SAG Awards TNT - YouTube
Screen Actors Guild Awards SAG Awards

13854 180121  Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life | Pro-life news and information
Jan. 22, 2018   March for Life Pro-Life 
March for Life (Washington, D.C.) - Wikipedia  Jan. 19, 2018
Women’s March - Jan 21, 2017 - HISTORY.com
President Trump Addressed the 2018 March for Life - The Atlantic  01/19/2018
Presidents:    Donald Trump    #45

13853 180121    
born January 23, 1855    John Browning
Gun designer John Browning is born - Jan 21, 1855 - HISTORY.com
John Browning - Wikipedia  January 23, 1855 – November 26, 1926, an American firearms designer who developed many varieties of military and civilian firearms, cartridges, and gun mechanisms, many of which are still in use around the world.     
Tales of the Gun John Browning - YouTube    
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13852 180120-0121  Top 50 Songs Of The Week - January 20, 2018 (Billboard Hot 100) - YouTube

Best Songs To Dance 2018 - YouTube
Best Songs To Party 2018 - YouTube
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