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Weekly Rune: Sowilo

Kelley Harrell | Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

The presence of Sowilo (or Sowilu) at this time means we have persevered through hardship and truly mastered the work. Whatever has been pressing, its breakthrough and recently-revealed wisdom are lasting.

LOOK: Sun Goes Haywire For Two Days

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.22.2013 | Science

Was the sun in a bad mood this past weekend? Over a two-day period, it pumped out three powerful coronal mass ejections (CMEs). The first CME came at ...

10 Ways To Lighten Up Today

Donna Henes | Posted 06.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

After months of lethargy and holiday indulgences, we are feeling anxious to be active again. We are suddenly more alert, attentive, antsy, enthusiastic. We feel a surge of exuberance and verve. Our sap is rising, too.

Solar Simulation Shows 'Heartbeat' That Pumps Out Sunspots, Solar Flares

Posted 04.05.2013 | Science

By: Elizabeth Howell Published: 04/04/2013 02:08 PM EDT on A magnetic "solar heartbeat" beats deep in the sun's interior, generating ene...

Vintage Photos Spotlight Bizarre Nazi Concept Weapon

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.04.2013 | Science

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, what's the weirdest Nazi concept weapon of them all? The "sun gun." That seems to be the takeaway from a long-forgotte...

WATCH: What If The Sun Suddenly Vanished?

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.03.2013 | Science

It's no exaggeration to say the sun sustains life here on Earth -- it provides not only light and warmth but also the energy that helps keep us suppli...

Spring's Top 10 Picnic Baskets and Their Designers

Nova Lorraine | Posted 05.29.2013 | Style
Nova Lorraine

As I browsed for some spring inspiration, I came across the most inventive ideas by some of New York's brightest designers. Discover the 10 most creative picnic baskets for Spring 2013.

Ultra-Rare 'Superman' Particle Observed In CERN Experiment

Posted 03.28.2013 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/28/2013 07:32 AM EDT on LiveScience Physicists at an underground laboratory have caught an ...

Scientists Forecast Fiery Solar Comeback

Posted 03.24.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 03/23/2013 09:43 AM EDT on The sun should roar back to life sometime in 2013, producing its second activity pea...

Surprising Suspect In Ancient Tree Ring Mystery

| Posted 03.15.2013 | Science

By Sean Treacy A mysterious burst of charged particles from space hit Earth at some point from 774 to 775 C.E. Scientists know this thanks to a spik...

SPOTTED: Closest Star System Found In A Century

| Posted 03.13.2013 | Science

By John Matson When NASA launched the WISE satellite in 2009, astronomers hoped it would be able to spot loads of cool, dim objects known as brown d...

Huge New Sunspot Could Swallow HOW MANY Earths?

Posted 02.21.2013 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 02/20/2013 07:32 PM EST on A colossal sunspot on the surface of the sun is large enough to swallow six Earths...

The Meteor Threat From Space Is Real, but Man has a Better Chance Than the Dinosaurs

Andrew Lam | Posted 04.18.2013 | Science
Andrew Lam

The dinosaurs didn't fare well. Man, on the other hand, has a better chance. Whether or not we can deflect a large meteor as in the Hollywood movie, Armageddon, remains to be seen. But brilliant minds are at work. And nothing like an external threat to galvanize humanity.

Long Solar Flare Sends Speedy Particles Our Way

Posted 02.11.2013 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 02/10/2013 02:40 AM EST on A long-lasting solar flare erupted from the sun early Saturday (Feb. 9), trigger...

New Report Spotlights Dangers Of Solar Superstorms

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.08.2013 | Science

A massive solar superstorm could cause a spike in radiation levels on Earth, potentially disrupting terrestrial and space-based communications and sli...

Surprising Links Seen Between Solar Activity, Earth's Climate

Posted 01.18.2013 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 01/17/2013 07:56 AM EST on Even small changes in solar activity can impact Earth's climate in significant...

PHOTOS: The 7 Sunniest Spots On Earth

Posted 02.15.2013 | Travel

The best places to find sun during these cold, dreary months.

Growing Sunspot Unleashes Strong Solar Flare

Posted 01.12.2013 | Science

By: Staff Published: 01/11/2013 06:02 PM EST on The surface of the sun erupted in a solar flare early today (Jan. 11), unleash...

British Tabloid Pens Intense Editorial

Reuters | Posted 03.06.2013 | Media

* Sun letter to the editor new salvo in diplomatic battle * Britain retained the islands 1982 Falklands War * Oil explor...

REVEALED: What Kept Early Earth From Freezing

Posted 01.03.2013 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 01/03/2013 02:06 PM EST on Collisions among molecules in early Earth’s atmosphere may have prevented ou...

TODAY: Earth Closer To Sun Than On Any Other Day Of Year

Posted 01.02.2013 | Science

By: Geoff Gaherty Published: 01/02/2013 08:12 AM EST on If the sun looks a little larger than usual today, you're not seeing things. Tod...

WATCH: Sun Greets New Year With Dazzling Eruption

Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

By: Staff Published: 01/02/2013 08:12 AM EST on As people around the world  rang in the New Year to celebrate Earth's lates...

Fossilized Raindrops May Help Explain Young Earth Paradox

Posted 12.05.2012 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 12/04/2012 01:14 PM EST on LiveScience SAN FRANCISCO — The young Earth may not have been a ...

WATCH: Sun Unleashes Vast Plumes Of Super-Hot Plasma

Posted 11.18.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 11/17/2012 09:44 AM EST on The sun unleashed a monster eruption of super-hot plasma Friday (Nov. 16) in bac...

Earth's Tilted Orbit Gets Surprising Explanation

| Posted 11.16.2012 | Science

By Ken Croswell One young star may yank another's developing solar system, a new theory suggests, accounting for planets that circle their stars on ...