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Summer Solstice

It's Your Last Chance To See 'Manhattanhenge' This Year

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 07.10.2015 | Science

Get set for Manhattanhenge. The stunning semi-annual sunset that aligns perfectly with Manhattan's street grid will return to New York City for the fi...

Your Soul On Solstice

Miriam Ava | Posted 06.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

On Summer Solstice, when the light is the longest, extend your soul to el sol. Plunge back into the ancient visceral knowing that the cosmos celebr...

Litha 2015: Pagans Welcome The Summer Solstice

The Huffington Post | HuffPost Religion Editors | Posted 06.22.2015 | Religion

The summer solstice arrives in the northern hemisphere on June 21, 2015 at 12:39 p.m. EDT, bringing us the longest day in the year -- which means lots...

Daily Meditation: Summer Solstice

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.22.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Happy Summer Solstice! 25 Freebies and Deals for the First Day of Summer

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

In a few short days, on June 21, the first day of summer 2015 will be here. To get ready for the season, some shopping might be in order. But before you set out and pay full price for a new swimsuit, grill or vacation, you should look for ways to save money this summer.

Summer Is a Promissory Note Signed in June

Bushra Alvi | Posted 06.05.2015 | Impact
Bushra Alvi

We may not even have realized it, but half the year has already gone by and still so much to be done. Now, with the coming of June, we can look forward to longer days and more time to do the things we love to do.

Summer Solstice Yoga in Sarasota

Lee-En Chung | Posted 09.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Lee-En Chung

If you missed the Summer Solstice Yoga in Times Square -- only 11,000+ participants showed up! -- on Saturday, June 21, 2014, another option was Yog...

Litha 2014: Pagans Welcome The Summer Solstice

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.21.2014 | Religion

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 ext...

Solace With the Solstice

Mary McDaniel Cail | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary McDaniel Cail

We need months and days when we are faced with the reality of a hardship we might not share or fully understand. A few friends who join forces and give increments of time steadily can bring about meaningful relief in a situation that may provide little chance for it otherwise.

Celebrating The Solstice: Memories Of Summers Past

Marlo Thomas | Posted 08.20.2014 | MarloThomas
Marlo Thomas

Run a Google search for great quotes about the summer season -- which officially begins tomorrow -- and you'll see exactly how differently (and personally) it affects all of us.

Summer Solstice and Ancient Wisdom

Linda E. Savage | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda E. Savage

Feeling gratitude is a matter of where you choose to focus your attention and there is much during this time that can make us feel good. Gardens are blooming, weather is generally temperate, birds are singing their hearts out, and there is a feeling of fun and lightness among friends.

Get Set For The Summer Solstice

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 06.19.2014 | Science

Get set for the 2014 summer solstice! The longest day of the year arrives on Saturday, June 21 at 6:51 a.m. EDT. The occasion brings celebrations a...

21 Ways to Celebrate Summer Solstice

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

The summer solstice is when Earth's axis tilts most directly toward the sun, making for the longest day of the year (in the Northern Hemisphere, any...

A Meditation on the Summer Solstice

Ellen Frankel | Posted 08.18.2014 | Religion
Ellen Frankel

The summer solstice begins on June 21 at 6:51 am EDT, heralding the beginning of summer for the Northern Hemisphere. This day holds the most hours of sunlight that we will see in the entire year. Each of us has our own solstice, our own proportion of light and dark that make up the years, months, weeks, days and moments of our lives.

Solstice Time

Marjorie Senechal | Posted 08.17.2014 | Science
Marjorie Senechal

The 12-hour Babylonian solar day persisted into our era because it was embedded in culture too, especially where the culture was agrarian. The deficiencies of Berossas' clock, so evident to us, may have escaped its users. I find a hint of this in a 1909 travel book, High Albania, by the intrepid Edith Durham.

Finding Your 'Happiness Zone'

Luann Robinson Hull | Posted 09.01.2013 | Women
Luann Robinson Hull

Here is a key point that I have learned from devoting much of my professional life to studying the effects of human emotions: The raw, impulsive ones, like fear, excessive worry and anger will absolutely hi-jack happiness and well being -- every single time

Summer Solstice 2013

Steven Goldsmith | Posted 08.27.2013 | College
Steven Goldsmith

Friday, June 21st was the 2013 summer solstice. As I have posted previously, Austin College's new IDEA Center is a very large astronomical observatory...

LOOK: Summer Solstice Seen From Space

Space.com | Tariq Malik | Posted 06.21.2013 | Science

Beachgoers, rejoice! The summer season for Earth's Northern Hemisphere officially began today (June 21) and a U.S. weather satellite has captured a s...

Summer Solstice 2013: Hold Up to the Sun Your Heart

Teo Bishop | Posted 08.21.2013 | Religion
Teo Bishop

I hold up to the sun my heart, that the bright light on the Summer Solstice might fill it with the spirit of life and vitality. I hold up to the su...

Randall's Day 5 Roundup From Cannes - Live From the Rooftop

Randall Rothenberg | Posted 08.21.2013 | Technology
Randall Rothenberg

After attending several events with major figures in digital advertising and marketing last night, including our own IAB Agency Advisory Board, I was fortunate enough to get a glimpse of media agencies in the future, courtesy of the new training ground lead by Dean of the Young Lions Media Academy, Maria Luisa Francoli.

Spiritual Sex: Redefining What It Is to Be a Man

Linda E. Savage | Posted 08.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda E. Savage

The movements I refer to are those of men choosing to right their collective wrongs and to diminish the energy of control and brute force that has so long held sway. The maxim "what you focus on expands" is critically important for spreading these positive actions on the part of men.

11 Quotes To Celebrate Summer

Posted 06.21.2013 | Healthy Living

Happy first day of summer! As the Northern Hemisphere prepares for the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year, we're celebrating with a few o...

Happy Summer!

Posted 06.21.2013 | Green

Happy summer! Friday, June 21 is the summer solstice, marking the official first day of the season and the longest day of the year. So, how much su...

Summery Cocktails to Celebrate the Solstice

Imbibe | Posted 06.20.2013 | Taste
Imbibe

The longest -- and hopefully the sunniest -- day of the year is always a cause for celebration.

TODAY: Summer Solstice Arrives—With A Twist

The Huffington Post | Melissa Cronin | Posted 06.21.2013 | Science

The longest day of 2013 is finally here -- but this year, it comes with a twist. While the solstice in the northern hemisphere traditionally falls ...