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The First Ever Tweet On Twitter Was Sent Out This Day JUST 11-Years Ago; March 21, 2006!

by Anura Guruge

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Wow. Just 11-years ago.

And with Trump, Twitter changed the World!

Would Trump have become president IF we didn’t have Twitter? Something to ponder.

Amazing how much change can take place in such a relatively short period of time.

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John Lennon & Yoko Ono Got Married This Day, In Gibraltar, 49-Years Ago; March 20, 1969.

by Anura Guruge

The 49th wedding anniversary has no name or gift attached to it. I guess you are marking time till the BIG one.

I am still unsure as to what I feel about Yoko!

I feel bad for her sometime … BUT …

I was a big Beatles fan and from my vantage Yoko messed up everything.

Wow, John was only 28.

I have, even to this day, never understood the attraction of marrying a MUCH older woman.

But, each to their own.

We can’t change history.

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Sir Isaac Newton, Mr. Gravity, Died This Day 290-Years Ago; March 20, 1727.

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The book that changed the World.

Sir Isaac Newton’s tomb, which featured in Dan Brown’s “Da Vinci Code”, in Westminster Abbey, London.

What a MAN. What a GENIUS.

Will always be one of the GREATEST scientists ever.

A true polymath.

One of our greatest sons.

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2017 Spring Equinox In New Hampshire: Monday, March 20 at 6:29 am (Eastern); 10:29 Greenwich.

by Anura Guruge

Happy Spring Equinox 2016.

[It is also called the Vernal Equinox
— that being the Latin for ‘Spring’.]

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John William North (British), 1888–90

I also share with you, “The Beauty of Spring”.

Please enjoy.

Sunrise/Sunset for New Hampshire as of the
2017 Spring Equinox.

Notice that it is NOT EXACTLY 12 hours of sunlight on the Equinox.
That is mainly because we are so good at measuring time.
It has to do with the so called precession of the Earth’s axis.
Our rotation WOBBLES like a spinning top.

From, of course (where else), ‘‘.

Click to ENLARGE and view here.
Use link below for original.

Click here for the ‘’ original.

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Percival Lowell, The ORIGINAL ‘Mr. Planet X’ & Pluto’s Godfather Was Born Today, 162-Years Ago; March 13, 1855.

by Anura Guruge

The Lowell Observatory, in Flagstaff, Arizona, from which Pluto was discovered was founded by Percival 14-years ahead of the discovery.

He was the original ‘Mr. Planet X‘ who was convinced that there was a 9th planet beyond Neptune.

He also believed that there had been Martians that dug an extensive network of canals on Mars — the Martian Canals!

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As with the discoveries of Pluto and Uranus I talk about Percival Lowell, at length in my 2011 paperback & e-book Devanee’s Book of Dwarf Planets (which is definitely worth looking at (even if I say so myself)). 


Map of the Martian canals.

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