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Winter Solstice

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  • Winter solstice video: Time-lapse of the shortest day of the year

    Winter solstice video: Time-lapse of the shortest day of the year
    The winter solstice is actually a moment in time, when the Earth's tilts farthest away from the sun on its axis. Each year, it happens on Dec. 20 or Dec. 21 in the Northern Hemisphere. In 2010, it occurs today, and it's the shortest day of the year, in...
  • Clocks Return To Daylight Saving Time

    Clocks Return To Daylight Saving Time
    I have good news and bad news! First, we all lose one hour sleep this weekend. Second, beginning Sunday we get an extra hour of daylight. THIS weekend is when we move the clocks FORWARD one hour Saturday night into Sunday morning as we return to Daylight...
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  • Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year!
    Nearly a million revelers crowded New York's Time Square to witness the traditional dazzling ball drop, fireworks lit up Australia's Sydney Harbor and communist Vietnam held a rare Western-style countdown to the new year as the world ushered in 2011....
  • June Sights at Night

    June Sights at Night
    With dry weather on the way the next several days, there should be some great viewing of the stars and planets during the nighttime hours. Plenty will be visible for us here in West Michigan, this information is courtesy of Indiana University. The...
  • Happy Summer

    It's about time! After weeks of June gloom with a few teases, summer is finally here. "Solstice" is latin for "sun standing" and, for the last six months, the sun has been climbing further and further into the northern sky. The next few days it will...
  • Telescopes, spa make a heavenly resort

    Telescopes, spa make a heavenly resort
    MEADOWS OF THE DAN, Va. — As the winding road leads guests up the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia to the 12,000-acre Primland resort, you can't help but notice how close you are to the nighttime sky. No haze of city lights. No tall buildings...
  • November 22: Focus on Family - Free Winter Fun in Chicago With Kids

    November 22: Focus on Family - Free Winter Fun in Chicago With Kids
    KidWinks Free Winter Fun in Chicago with Kids Symphony in Lights - The Promenade Bolingbrook Symphony In Lights is a dazzling holiday light and music experience where hundreds of thousands of holiday lights dance to the music of Trans-Siberian...
  • 2011 Holiday Guide: Dozens more shows for the season

    2011 Holiday Guide: Dozens more shows for the season
    If real-life holiday drama has you down — or you simply want to take a break from the fun-but-hectic festivities and relax — we’ve got a list that you can check twice, filled with shows both naughty and nice. Traditional to irreverent,...
  • On Faith: Zen and the art of living through the holiday season

    The holidays are filled with anticipation of happiness while enjoying family gatherings, parties, cookie baking, house decorating, music programs, travel, shopping and gifts. For those who have financial worries, relationship difficulties, grief, health...
  • Best Week Ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best Week Ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    What's happening in town 12/12-12/18. You know, when you're not shopping.  MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol Shame Sherlock...