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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...

5 Shocking Sunscreen Facts

Dr. Susan Taylor | Posted 06.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Taylor

It's the time of year to pull out the sunscreen, but before you do, learn these five shocking sunscreen facts.

Caribbean Islands You Probably Haven't Been To

Culture-ist | Posted 05.14.2015 | Travel
Culture-ist

Chances are that if you've been lucky enough to vacation in the Caribbean, you've probably hit up hot spots like Aruba, Jamaica and the Bahamas.

Sun Fires Off Vast 'Filament' In Spectacular New Video

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 05.07.2015 | Science

WOW! The sun fired off a colossal filament on April 28-29, and the sun-watching Solar & Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spacecraft was able to catch t...

Just How Big Is The Sun?

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.24.2015 | Science

In case you didn't realize this already: our sun is very, very big. As a new MinutePhysics video explains (above), its diameter is about 400 times ...

LOOK: Stunning Auroras Seen By Skywatchers Around The World

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.23.2015 | Science

Along with astronauts aboard the International Space Station, skywatchers around the world were treated to a stunning light show on St. Patrick's Day-...

This Enormous Solar Flare Will Make You Feel Very, Very Small

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 03.12.2015 | Science

Well, this certainly puts the size of our planet in perspective. The sun unleashed an enormous solar flare on Wednesday at 12:22 p.m. EDT. NASA's S...

Upcoming Eclipse Sparks Worries In Europe

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 03.09.2015 | Science

A total solar eclipse--the biggest in Europe since 1999--will darken skies over parts of the continent at 9:45 a.m. UT (5:45 a.m. Eastern Time) on Fri...

Saving Daylight

Donna Henes | Posted 05.06.2015 | Green
Donna Henes

Daylight Savings Time is thought to be an effective way to cut back on the use of energy. The theory is that energy use and the demand for electricity for lighting homes is directly related to the times when people go to bed at night and rise in the morning. A good percentage of energy consumed by lighting and appliances occurs in the evening, when families are home.

What Sunset Would Look Like If The Sun Were Swapped With Other Stars

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.05.2015 | Science

Ah, sunset. We've all enjoyed the sublime moment when the Earth spins on its axis and the sinking sun fills the sky with brilliant color. But what ...

Five Years On The Sun's Surface Captured In Spectacular Time-Lapse Video

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.15.2015 | Science

Since its launch in February 11, 2010, NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory has been busy watching the sun, capturing an image of the magnificent star ...

Faithful Shopper: Beach Babies

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.14.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

We've all had it with ice and snow -- it's time for sun and sand! Escape for a few days of warmth by the sea, and attire yourself accordingly from any of the stores below.

Massive Filament Snakes Across Sun's Surface

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 02.12.2015 | Science

Why so sad, sun? NASA's Solar Dynamics (SDO) spacecraft has spotted the sun looking like a frowny face, thanks to a massive, dark line snaking across ...

Why Three Is Such an Important Number in Business

Ira Kalb | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

Good marketing follows certain universal truths. To succeed in an increasingly skeptical and fragmented marketplace, therefore, it behooves marketers to learn and apply these universal truths to marketing their products. One of the most important "truths" is the "power of three."

Freaky Video Shows Rare Atmospheric Phenomenon

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.24.2015 | Science

Everyone knows Earth has only a single sun. But you might not know it from this fascinating video posted Jan. 22 by The Guardian, which shows what app...

These 14 Images Of The Sun May Be The Most Spectacular Ever Snapped

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.21.2015 | Science

The surface of the sun is constantly changing. To make sure it doesn't miss anything, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) spacecraft is constantly...

The Sun's Activity May Help Determine How Long You'll Live

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.09.2015 | Science

The sun sustains life on Earth, and maybe that's not all it does. Provocative new research by scientists in Norway suggests there may be a link betwee...

Super-Colossal Hole Spotted On Sun As New Year Begins

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.05.2015 | Science

Talk about big! A dark hole hundreds of times bigger than the Earth has been spotted on the surface of the sun. A photo of the enormous "coronal h...

Spacecraft Snaps Stunning X-Ray Portrait Of The Sun

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 12.22.2014 | Science

NuSTAR may have been built to observe black holes and other objects in deep space, but NASA's supersensitive space telescope can also do a bang-up job...

God's Instagram Is Life

Miriam Ava | Posted 02.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

She's showing you the beauty of life the joyful rays of the rising sun the smiles of strangers in the streets and check-out lines the aroma of fres...

Happy Birthday Scorpios (Born Between October 23 and November 21)

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 01.16.2015 | Women
Larry Schwimmer

This should be a very interesting year of possibilities for you - with tests and lessons since Saturn is transiting through your Sun sign. This will mean that you'll be working hard to build a new foundation for something that will last far into your future.

Stunning Time-Lapse Shows Biggest Sunspot In Past 24 Years

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.11.2014 | Science

A mesmerizing new time-lapse video (above) captures the fiery magnificence of what's believed to be the largest sunspot observed in the past 24 years....

Powerful Flares Disrupt Communication Systems

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 10.22.2014 | Science

The sun is at it again, unleashing a series of solar flares including one that caused brief disruptions in communication systems. NASA said its spa...

WATCH: Our Planet Looks Tiny Next To This

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.07.2014 | Science

Something described as a "filament" sounds like such a tiny thing. But check out this ginormous solar filament NASA spotted on Sept. 30, courtesy o...

Space Probe Sees Absolutely Stupendous Stellar Flare

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.02.2014 | Science

Our sun's largest solar flare looks pretty wimpy next to this one. NASA's Swift satellite spotted the strongest, hottest, and longest-lasting stell...