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NFL Playoff Picture - NFL.com
NFL Playoff Schedule 2019 Dates, times and TV for every round of the AFC and NFC postseason - CBSSports.com
Super Bowl LIII, Sunday, February 3, 2018


2018–19 NHL season - Wikipedia 
October 3, 2018, and will end on April 6, 2019
Official Site of the National Hockey League NHL.com

2018–19 NBA season - Wikipedia 
October 16, 2018, and end on April 10, 2019
The official site of the NBA NBA.com

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How To Help Victims Of The Camp Fire « CBS Sacramento

February 2nd  Groundhog Day  Letter: 108 | 23 | 38 ; レター: 108 | 23 | 38  |  Groundhog photos  |  Famous Groundhogs
Groundhog Day 2019 Punxsutawney Phil Doesn't See His Shadow, Meaning Early Spring - YouTube


Late January or Early February Chinese New Year  New Moon (Feb. 5, 2019)  Letter  レター 25      When is Chinese New Year?   Year of Pig         Chinese New Year (videos, History.com) | Chinese New Year (Wikipedia)

3rd Mon. in Feb., Feb. 18, 2019   President's Day  プレジデント デー Letter:  28 | 111 | レター:  28 | 111  President's Day (Photos)

2019 Daytona 500 - Wikipedia  Feb. 17, 2019, Daytona Beach, Florida
2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Schedule NASCAR.com

Latest Minneapolis & St. Paul News and Events | City Pages 

Ice Castles Five places in the U.S. including Excelsior, MN, and one place in Canada
Excelsior, MN  early January - early March



15224 190220  Macron announces measures to combat anti-Semitism in France  France 24
France′s Macron unveils plan to tackle anti-Semitism  Deutsche Welle, Feb. 20, 2019
Thousands march in France against rise in antisemitism – video report -The Guardian
PressTV-Hundreds rally against anti-Semitism in Lyon
PressTV-Paris demo rejects accusing Yellow Vests of anti-Semitism
‘Anti-Semitism spreading like poison’ France stained by weekend of vandalism & year of hate crimes — RT World News
How Should Americans Tackle Anti-Semitism? - The Atlantic  Feb. 6, 2019
Antisemitism - Wikipedia
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Americans hold a Nazi rally in Madison Square Garden - HISTORY Feb. 20, 1939
Fritz Julius Kuhn - Wikipedia  May 15, 1896 – December 14, 1951, the leader of the German American Bund before World War II.
The Nazi Rally in Madison Square Garden - YouTube

WWII

15223 190220  Decorah North Nest | Eagles in the snow ~ 02-17-2019 - YouTube  Decorah, Iowa
Decorah Eagles Cam - watch live footage of Bald Eagles | Explore.org
Nature Notes  2019  |  Bald Eagles

15222 190220  Erik Johansson (erikph) Photos - 500px
Roadways You Can Install Like Throw Rugs: Krulwich Wonders... NPR
Amazing Photoshop IN REAL LIFE Prank - YouTube
Erik Johansson Impossible photography - TED Talk
Imagine Surreal Photography by Erik Johansson - American Swedish Institute  The exhibition was organized by the Swedish Museum of Natural History in recognition of Johansson’s 2015 award as Nature Photographer of the Year by Naturvårdsverket (Swedish Environmental Protection Agency).
Erik Johansson (artist) - Wikipedia
American Swedish Institute
, Minneapolis, MN
photos: Swedish Midsommar Festival, American Swedish Institute
Art

15221 190219-0220  Great Horned Owlet and Mom:  1  |  2 (Up-Close)  |  3  |  4 (Up-Close)   The Photos were shot in the Twin Cities metro area on June 20, 2018.
Great Horned Owls  | 
Owls in the wild

15220 190219  Oversight Report: Trump Officials Tried to Rush Nuclear Technology To Saudis | NPR

15219 190219  Are Movies Getting Better? : Planet Money : NPR

15218 190219  Weekend Box Office Results for February 15-17, 2019 - Box Office Mojo
Alita: Battle Angel (2019) - IMDb  2  The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) - IMDb  3  Isn't It Romantic (2019) - IMDb  4  What Men Want (2019) - IMDb  5  Happy Death Day 2U (2019) - IMDb  

15217 190218  The Strangest Animal Found in Each State - Reader's Digest
Wildlife  |  America

15216 190218  Florida student arrested for disturbance after he refused to say the Pledge of Allegiance, police say - CNN
The Pledge of Allegiance - YouTube

Pledge of Allegiance - Wikipedia  

15215 190218  The Best Weighted Blankets for Anxiety - Health  Can a Weighted Blanket Really Help Treat Anxiety and Insomnia? Here are 5 to Try

15214 190217  Push-up capacity may predict men's heart disease risk - Reuters

15213 190217  'Every Day Is A Good Day When You're Floating' Anne McClain Talks Life In Space - NPR
In Space 


15212 190217-0218  Team LeBron vs Team Giannis 2019 NBA All Star Game Highlights! Kevin Durant Wins MVP! - YouTube

2019 NBA Dunk Contest - Full Highlights 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend - YouTube
2019 NBA Skills Challenge - Full Highlights 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend - YouTube
NBA All-Star Game 2019 results, highlights Team LeBron overcomes 20-point deficit to sink Team Giannis - CBSSports.com
Sports  2019

15211 190217  Back To The Future [1985] - The DeLorean - YouTube
DeLorean Time Machine: Tour and Road Test - YouTube
DeLorean time machine - Wikipedia
Classic Car

15210 190217  Classic Car 1988.5 Lamborghini Countach Driving.ca - YouTube
1986 Lamborghini Countach - Jay Leno's Garage - YouTube
Lamborghini Countach Top Gear James May - YouTube
1989 Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary For Sale $300,000 - 1819808
Lamborghini Countach - Wikipedia
Scissor doors - Wikipedia
GaryH, Thanks for a photo of the"1989 Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary."
Classic Car 


15209 190217  Massive Daytona 500 crash takes out 21 cars in 'The Big One' 2019 DAYTONA 500 - YouTube
Denny Hamlin holds off Kyle Busch, Joey Logano for Daytona 500 win NASCAR.com
2019 Daytona 500 results Denny Hamlin holds off Kyle Busch, avoids crashes to win NASCAR's biggest race - CBSSports.com
2019 Daytona 500 - Wikipedia
Sports  2019

15208 190217  Hunting and Trapping Seasons - Minnesota DNR
Hunting dates and deadlines - Wisconsin DNR
Deer Hunting

15207 190216  Travelers to be provided ‘nonbinary’ gender option by some airlines: report | Fox News  Feb. 15, 2019

15206 190216  Movies for Grownups Awards with AARP The Magazine About Great Performances PBS
  Screen Legend Shirley MacLaine to Receive Career Achievement Honor at AARP The Magazine’s 18th Annual Movies for Grownups® Awards  Feb. 15, 2019
AARP  > AARP Awards

Shirley MacLaine - Wikipedia 
born Shirley MacLean Beaty, April 24, 1934, an American film, television, and theater actress, singer, dancer, activist, and author.

15205 190216  Free Solo (2018) - IMDb
What if He Falls? The Terrifying Reality Behind Filming “Free Solo” Op-Docs - YouTube
Alex Honnold - Wikipedia 
born August 17, 1985, an American rock climber best known for his free solo ascents of big walls.
The ascent of Alex Honnold - YouTube  (CBS News)
Dave's Page Climbing
 
15204 190216 
John Demjanjuk: Prosecution of A Nazi Collaborator The Holocaust | Encyclopedia  The trial opened in Jerusalem on February 16, 1987.
John Demjanjuk - Wikipedia  John (Ivan) Demjanjuk was convicted in 2011 in Germany as an accessory to the murder of 28,060 Jews while acting as a guard at the Sobibór extermination camp in occupied Poland.  
Nazi guard Demjanjuk dead at 91 - YouTube
The 89 Year Old Man on Trial for Nazi War Crimes - YouTube
WWII


15203 190216 
February 16, 1968, the first 911 call, Haleyville, Alabama
Reenactment of the 1st 911 Call in Haleyville Alabama - YouTube
9-1-1 - Wikipedia  The first known use of a national emergency telephone number began in the United Kingdom in 1937-1938 using the number 999, which continues to this day.
50 Years Ago, How A Small Alabama Town Pioneered The First 911 Call - NPR  Feb. 21, 2018
Alabama


15202 190215  Yellowstone In Winter HD - YouTube
National Parks  | 
Wildlife

15201 190215  8 arrests over deadly Brazil dam collapse  Deutsche Welle, Feb. 15, 2019
Dam failure - Wikipedia

15200 190215  City Council Passes Bill Banning Cashless Stores - CBS Philly
New York, Philadelphia, New Jersey, others want to ban cashless stores  Yahoo

15199 190215 
DeGaulle offers to help end Vietnam War - HISTORY  Feb. 15, 1966 
Presidents:    Lyndon B. Johnson    #36
Vietnam War

15198 190215 
Soviet troop withdrawal from Afghanistan February 15, 1989 - YouTube
Feature History - Soviet-Afghan War - YouTube
Soviet–Afghan War - Wikipedia


15197 190215    
born February 15, 1820    Susan B. Anthony
Biography.com
  Susan B. Anthony 
February 15, 1820 – March 13, 1906
Mini BIO - Susan B. Anthony - YouTube

Susan B. Anthony - Wikipedia  February 20, 1820 – March 13, 1906, an American social reformer and feminist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement.

Women’s Suffrage  |  Women's Rights  |  Civil Rights
Massachusetts  |  New York  |  Pennsylvania

15196 190214  Encore! - For Valentine's Day, make a date with a book  France24
Valentine's Day 2019  Google Doodle
The True Meaning of Valentine's Day - YouTube
Feb. 14  Happy Valentine's Day バレンタインズ デー  Letter:  27  |  185  /  Letter (Japanese) 27  |  185
Valentine's Day Photos バレンタインズ デーフォトギャラリー
 
15195 190214     died February 14, 2003    Dolly
Dolly (sheep) - Wikipedia
5 July 1996 – 14 February 2003, a female domestic sheep, and the first mammal cloned from an adult somatic cell, using the process of nuclear transfer.  
The Story of Dolly the Cloned Sheep | Retro Report | The New York Times - YouTube
Sheep Cloning Pioneer Dies in U.K. - YouTube
Cloning - Wikipedia

15194 190214 
SAPPORO SNOW FESTIVAL
Visitors to Sapporo Snow Festival hit record 2.74 million thanks to weather and Chinese New Year tourists The Japan Times
Sapporo Snow Festival 2019 - 5 Things You Must See! 札幌雪祭り - YouTube
Japan Trip - Sapporo Snow Festival - YouTube

Info from Explore Japan Info

15193 190213  The Story Behind Princess Diana's Dance with John Travolta | Reader's Digest  Feb. 2019

15192 190213  Female acts, rap songs win big at the Grammy Awards – Boston Herald  AP, Feb. 11, 2019
Kacey Musgraves Wins Album Of The Year 2019 GRAMMYs Acceptance Speech - YouTube
Kacey Musgraves - Butterflies (Official Music Video) - YouTube
Drake Disses Grammys, Gets Mic Cut Off - YouTube
Drake's 'God's Plan' video shows him giving away $1 million in cash  CNBC
Drake - God's Plan - YouTube
Childish Gambino Wins Grammy W- 'This Is America' - YouTube
Childish Gambino - This Is America (Official Music Video) - YouTube
Diana Ross Performance Grammys 2019 (CELEBRITY REACTIONS) - YouTube
Grammy Awards (Feb.or Jan.)  Music of the Year (Record of the Year and Song of the Year)
Entertainment Calendar

15191 190213  The Hidden Talents of 24 U.S. Presidents | Reader's Digest
3rd Mon. in Feb., Feb. 18, 2019   President's Day  プレジデント デー Letter:  28 | 111 | レター:  28 | 111 
President's Day (Photos)


15190 190213  Where to travel in 2019  - 
The world’s 28 most exciting destinations for the year ahead.
Mexico City, Mexico; Kansas City, Missouri; Bisti / De-Na-Zin Wilderness, New Mexico; Toronto, Canada; Oakland, California, South Walton County, Florida
50 States & Washington, D.C. +
Travel

15189 190212    
born February 12, 1809    Abraham Lincoln    #16
Abraham Lincoln Biography  Civil Rights Activist, Lawyer, U.S. Representative, U.S. President
From Wood Cabin to White House: An Abe Lincoln Timeline  (Info from Tyler)
Uncertainty surrounds Abraham Lincoln's early years - News - Rockford Register Star - Rockford, IL  Feb. 12, 2019

Kentucky  |  Indiana  |  Illinois
Presidents   
Abraham Lincoln    #16
Civil War

15188 190212  NASA Says Ultima Thule Actually Looks Like A Pancake And A Walnut - NPR
15046 190102  NASA Reveals Photos of the Most Distant Object Explored - The Atlantic
Astronomy


15187 190212  Trump claims responsibility for first shutdown  CNN
Government Can Waive Environmental Laws To Build Border Wall Prototypes, Court Rules - NPR
2018–19 United States federal government shutdown - Wikipedia
Presidents    Donald Trump    #45
 

15186 190212  Highlights from the 2019 Grammy Awards - YouTube

Best Moments from 2019 Grammy Awards: BTS, Drake, Camila Cabello, Cardi B Billboard News - YouTube
Cardi B Wins Best Rap Album 2019 GRAMMYs Acceptance Speech - YouTube
Cardi B - Get Up 10 [Official Audio] - YouTube
Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin - I Like It [Official Music Video] - YouTube

Dua Lipa Wins Best New Artist 2019 GRAMMYs Acceptance Speech - YouTube
St. Vincent & Dua Lipa Masseduction - One Kiss 2019 GRAMMYs - YouTube
Dua Lipa - New Rules (Official Music Video) - YouTube

H.E.R. Wins Best R&B Album presented by BTS 2019 GRAMMYs Acceptance Speech - YouTube
H.E.R. - Hard Place (LIVE at the 61st GRAMMYs) - YouTube

Lady Gaga Wins Best Pop Duo Or Group Performance 2019 GRAMMYs Acceptance Speech - YouTube
Lady Gaga Shallow 61st Grammy Awards 2019 - YouTube
Dolly Parton: 2019 MusiCares Person Of The Year Acceptance Speech - YouTube
Dolly Parton - Dolly Parton Tribute (Live at the 61st Grammys) - YouTube
Alicia Keys - Live Performance at The 61st Grammy 2019.!! - YouTube
Post Malone & Red Hot Chili Peppers - Stay - Rockstar - Dark Necessities (LIVE at the 61st GRAMMYs) - YouTube
Shawn Mendes - In My Blood (Live From The 61st GRAMMYs ® - 2019)) ft. Miley Cyrus - YouTube
Havana (LIVE at the 61st GRAMMYs) - YouTube

15179 190210  GRAMMY.com
61st Annual Grammy Awards - Wikipedia
Feb. 10, 2019, LA, California, on CBS
Alicia Keys, Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga Open 2019 GRAMMYs - YouTube
Lady Gaga Wins Best Pop Duo Or Group Performance 2019 GRAMMYs Acceptance Speech - YouTube
Dolly Parton: 2019 MusiCares Person Of The Year Acceptance Speech - YouTube

Grammy Awards (Feb.or Jan.)  Music of the Year (Record of the Year and Song of the Year)
Entertainment Calendar

15185 190212 
Weekend Box Office Results for February 8-10, 2019 - Box Office Mojo
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part (2019) - IMDb  2  What Men Want (2019) - IMDb  3  Cold Pursuit (2019) - IMDb


15184 190211  Study links heavily processed foods to risk of earlier death Society - The Guardian  Feb. 11, 2019
What is ultra-processed food? Heart and Stroke Foundation
Foods

15183 190211  Gasoline prices around the world, 04-Feb-2019 - GlobalPetrolPrices.com

Gas Prices

15182 190211 
The Yalta Conference commences - Feb 04, 1945 - HISTORY.com
Churchill, Stalin and Roosevelt meet in Yalta - YouTube
The Yalta Conference Explained - YouTube
Yalta Conference ends - Feb 11, 1945 - HISTORY.com
Yalta Conference - Wikipedia
WWII

Presidents    Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR)    #32   

15181 190210-0211  Nature Notes  Feb. 11, 2019     Saw a Bald Eagle flying very low in front of our car while driving.
Feb. 10, 2019     It's been snowing all day!
Chickadees (3, calls), a female Northern Cardinal, Woodpecker drumming
Gray Squirrels (2)
Moss is green and Lichens are colorful.
Walked on the ice-covered pond.
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Feb. 8, 2019  Lake Phalen, Sunny
A flock of several Robins, Ice fishing (3+), an Ice fish house
Nature Notes  2019 


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