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Longest Day of the Year

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...

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 ...

THIS WEEKEND: 'Leap Second' To Still World's Clocks

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 06.29.2012 | Science

WASHINGTON -- Saturday night will stretch longer by a second. A leap second. International timekeepers are adding a second to the clock at midnight u...

Artist Creates 'Car-Henge' in London

Posted 06.21.2012 | Arts

In celebration of the recent summer solstice, one artist has decided to pay homage to Stonehenge, the mysterious prehistoric monument of Salisbury, En...

5 Earth-Friendly Ways To Celebrate The Summer Solstice

Posted 06.19.2012 | Green

From Networx's Sayward Rebhal: The summer solstice is the longest day of the entire year, the day that offers the very most light, and thus the sho...

The First Day Of Summer (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 06.19.2012 | Green

Months of warm weather, water sports and barbecues are nearly upon us, with the first day of summer on the horizon. Wednesday June 20, 2012 at 7:0...

First Day Of Summer 2010: The Longest Day Of The Year (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The first day of summer is today, June 21, 2010, also known as the summer solstice and the longest day of the year. The sun will be shining through...

What Makes June 20th The Happiest Day Of The Year

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Happy Happiest Day of the Year! June 20th has been scientific-ishly declared the most cheerful date on your calendar. Why? According to The Telegraph...