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Summer Solstice 2014: Longest Day Photos That Will Blow Your Mind

Huffington Post Canada - 20 Jun 2014
The Summer Solstice is almost upon us. On June 21, the Northern Hemisphere will celebrate the longest day of 2014. Sure, it's the moment the sun is tilted most toward the top half of the world, but it's mainly an excuse for celebration -- primarily of ...
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Nuxalk Radio featured in UBC exhibit at Irving K. Barber Centre

BCLocalNews - 16 Mar 2018
Nuxalk Radio is the subject of a new exhibition at the University of British Columbia's Irving K. Barber Centre in Vancouver. The exhibit, entitled “Nuxalk Radio: One Nation, Many Voices,” was curated by UBC students in Instructor Jennifer Kramer's ...
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Why Arizona doesn't observe Daylight Saving Time

USA TODAY - 11 Mar 2018
It is supposed to promote unity, but tell that to those who live in the far west when the summer sun sets as late as midnight. • If the U.S. observed the one-time-zone policy (Washington D.C. time, of course), the summer sun in Arizona would set as ...
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Remembering Gene Trase and Cathedral's state champs of '48 - 24 Feb 2018
In the New England meet, sophomore Summer-Solstice Thomas gave Williams an early lead by winning her favorite competition, the heptathlon. She scored 3,509 points, with teammate Emma Egan scoring 3,440 for second place. Here, depth helped Williams as ...
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An unfrozen North

High Country News - 19 Feb 2018
Like a giant dragonfly, the chopper skims over undulating swaths of tussocky tundra, then touches down at Wolverine Lake, one of a swarm of kettle lakes near the Toolik Field Station on Alaska's North Slope. Even before the blades stop spinning, Rose ...
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Winter Solstice: What and When Is It?

Fortune - 20 Dec 2017
Get ready for the winter solstice, signifying the start of winter and the shortest day of the year. The winter solstice for 2017 will occur at 11:28 am ET on Thursday, Dec. 21. At that moment, the sun will be directly over the Tropic of Capricorn ...
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7 Small But Powerful Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice - 20 Jun 2017
It is the longest day and the shortest night of the year, the beginning of summer, and an annual event steeped in mystical tradition. “The summer solstice is honored in several ancient cultures as the union between heaven and earth,” explains Brooklyn ...
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4 Winter Solstice Rituals From Around the World

TIME - 13 Dec 2017
England's famous Stonehenge lures thousands of visitors during the summer and winter solstices. Revelers gather at the prehistoric site of ancient stones in Wiltshire to sing, dance, play instruments, kiss the stones and do yoga as they wait for the ...
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On This Summer Solstice, Be Glad You Live on Earth

The New Yorker - 21 Jun 2017
Summer is a separate matter. A planet's seasons are shaped by two factors: the eccentricity of its orbit—whether it's closer to the sun at some times of the year than at others—and the tilt of its axis. Earth's orbit is essentially circular, so the ...
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Summer Solstice 2014, Longest Day Of The Year, Arrives Saturday

Huffington Post - 20 Jun 2014
As Earth orbits the sun, it tilts 23.5 degrees on its axis. Our summer solstice occurs when Earth's northern hemisphere faces toward the sun most directly. Why isn't the longest day of the year also the hottest? Even though Earth's oceans and ...
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How Witches in Brooklyn Dress for a Summer Solstice Ceremony - 21 Jun 2017
I'm in a Bushwick apartment looking at an altar. There's some sensory overload going on: You can taste the fat bar of milk chocolate melting onto a pile of maple leaves. The tang from a metal pocket knife. Each of the 41 spices from the jar of a ...
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Winter Solstice Reminds Us of Civilization That Revered the Sun

UANews (press release) - 18 Dec 2017
This year's winter solstice will take place on Thursday, Dec. 21, in the Northern Hemisphere, while the Southern Hemisphere experiences its summer solstice. Because the Earth's axis is tilted farthest from the sun, winter solstice is the darkest ...
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The First Day Of Summer AKA Summer Solstice Is Around The Corner!

DOGOnews - 16 Jun 2017
Though most of you probably are well into your summer break, the astronomical season does not begin until June 20. Called summer solstice, it is the day when the North Pole is most inclined towards the sun, allowing residents of the Northern Hemisphere ...
summer solstice 2014

Litha 2014: Pagans, Non-Pagans Alike Welcome The Summer Solstice

Huffington Post - 21 Jun 2014
The summer solstice arrives in the northern hemisphere on June 21 at 6:51 a.m. EDT, bringing us the longest day in the year — which means lots of extra sunlight for festivities. The day is also considered to be sacred by many pagans and Wiccans around ...

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