This Saturday, June 21, is the longest day of the year and the start of summer. In celebration, we're all going pagan, to show appreciation to that which gives us all life. Let's worship the sun—in photographs!
It's the winter solstice! Well, technically the winter solstice occurred a few hours ago, at 05:30 GMT (that's 12:30 a.m. EST), but you get the idea. The point is, the winter solstice just happened, and that means a few things for those of us living in the Northern Hemisphere.
The September equinox occurred this morning at 5:05 am EDT, marking the official start of Fall for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere. Twice a year, during the latter halves of March and September, every person on Earth experiences the effects of an equinox in the form of a 12-hour day followed by a 12-hour night.
In the northern hemisphere, yesterday was the summer solstice - the longest, lightest day of the year. Here are 45 different photos that you took in full-out pagan celebration.
William Castleman made a beautiful time lapse of yesterday's Winter Solstice lunar eclipse, which was truly spectacular. If you missed it, you are going to love it. And if you watched it live, you are going to love it anyway.
Thanks to a lunar eclipse on the longest night of the year, tonight we'll be experiencing the longest, darkest night in a very long time. It's been nearly 500 years since the last solstice lunar eclipse. Here's what you'll see.
Justin Quinnell left his homemade pinhole camera continuously exposed for a whopping six months to capture this incredible photo of Saint Mary Redcliffe Church in the UK.
Only five Solstice-class cruise ships will be produced, and the first one (aptly named Solstice) has just left port for the sea. Weighing approximately 134,000 tons, the Solstice is over 1,000 feet long and can hold 4,350 people (or about 3,000 paying customers). It's also among the first boats of its kind to have a…