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Time Lapse Video of The Aurora Borealis Over Iceland Is Insane

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.15.2014 | Travel

You may have already seen this 2012 time-lapse video of Iceland, but dare we say this new video of the Northern lights over Iceland is even bet...

This Is THE Best Way To See The Northern Lights

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.03.2014 | Travel

Seventy four lucky plane passengers got the show of a lifetime this weekend, when they flew right through the Northern Lights near the Shetland Island...

The 10 Places on My Bucket List This Year (It Will Surprise You)

Paula Froelich | Posted 04.11.2014 | Travel
Paula Froelich

No, I haven't been everywhere, and some places I don't go to because I'm a conscientious objector (Zimbabwe, anyone?) but I can still dream. And plan. Because dictators, xenophobia and being broke wont last forever!

The Northern Lights May Become Visible In Illinois

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Northerners thawing out from a bitter freeze may get rewarded with shimmering northern lights the next couple days. Federal space...

Churchill, Canada: Where the Northern Lights Delight

Karen Loftus | Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel
Karen Loftus

It was an explosive, swirling and exuberant dance of vibrant light that filled the whole sky above us. The weary were suddenly awakened. What a welcome to Churchill!

LOOK: 7 Reminders That You're Capable Of Lighting Up The World

Posted 12.26.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Are We Dreaming?

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 12.11.2013 | Travel

No, you're not in a dream. This dazzling mountain is called Kirkjufell, and it really, truly exists. The mountain is near Grundarfjör...

Study Says the Grand Canyon Will Make You Believe in God

Roadtrippers | Posted 02.03.2014 | Weird News
Roadtrippers

Want to challenge your unbelief in a higher power? According to a new study, you just need to visit the Grand Canyon or see the Northern Lights to sway your opinion on the big guy upstairs.

Ashley Woods

How To See The Northern Lights Without Flying To Iceland

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 10.26.2013 | Travel

You don't have to fly to Iceland to see the Northern Lights. Just ask Shawn Malone. She's a photographer living in one of the northernmost parts of...

Terrible Cell Phone Reception? Blame The Sun

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 10.11.2013 | Science

Stop blaming AT&T and Verizon; all those dropped calls you’re experiencing may be coming from the sun. Eruptions of hot gas, called solar storms,...

LOOK: Northern Lights Surprise Colorado In Rare Appearance

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 10.03.2013 | Green

As the name "Northern Lights" suggests, the best places to see them are, well, north in places like Greenland, Iceland and Sweden. But some early r...

WATCH: Dazzling Time-Lapse Spotlights Stars, Auroras, Storms

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 06.10.2013 | Science

If you live in a city, you're lucky if you can spot a handful of stars at night. Randy Halverson, a photographer who lives in South Dakota, can look u...

Iceland's Northern Lights, Demystified

Cynthia Ord | Posted 07.15.2013 | Travel
Cynthia Ord

Iceland is one of the world's most accessible spots for viewing the northern lights, making it one of the country's top tourist attractions. So what is the best way to go about seeing the phenomenon?

Ashley Woods

WATCH: Northern Lights Captured In Incredible Timelapse

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 05.08.2013 | Detroit

When the flare of the Northern Lights brighten the night sky in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, photographer Shawn Malone is there to document it. Malo...

WATCH: Aurora Borealis Like You've Never Seen One Before

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.17.2013 | Science

Lots of people dream of seeing an aurora borealis, but few of us live near the Earth's poles -- where the celestial spectacle is most intense. But now...

WATCH: Comet, Northern Lights Do Dazzling Dance

Posted 03.28.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 03/27/2013 12:05 PM EDT on SPACE.com The northern lights and a bright comet dance together over the Scandinavian Arctic in...

LOOK: Amazing Aurora Photos

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.20.2013 | Science

Travelers from around the world come to the far North to witness the northern lights in person. But if that's too much trouble, the Canadian Space Age...

Northern Lights Travel Warms Up

AP | By JOSHUA BERLINGER | Posted 02.21.2013 | Travel

JUNEAU, Alaska -- Bill Carter had been planning his bucket-list winter vacation to Alaska for 30 years, and he couldn't have picked a better time to t...

Signal Suggests Super-Bright Alien Planet Auroras

Posted 01.22.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 01/22/2013 09:04 AM EST on SPACE.com Scientists have kept a close watch on the dazzling northern lights on Earth and ...

Chasing The Aurora Borealis With Kids

MiniTime | Posted 01.21.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

For families that live in the Lower 48, the most fantastic natural light show on Earth is worth the trip north.

WATCH: Big Surprise At The End Of Northern Lights Time-Lapse

Posted 01.18.2013 | Weddings

Alex Rivest let the sky do the talking when he proposed to his girlfriend last September. The MIT neuroscientist posted a stunning time-lapse video...

Huge Solar Blast May Boost Northern Lights This Week

Posted 01.15.2013 | Science

By: Space.com, staff Published: 01/14/2013 05:09 PM EST on SPACE.com A huge sun eruption on Sunday (Jan. 13) unleashed a wave of solar plasma ai...

8 Reasons To Love Iceland Now

Elizabeth Thorp | Posted 01.04.2013 | Travel
Elizabeth Thorp

Iceland was settled by Nordic people in the ninth century and is a unique destination that offers unspoilt nature, breathtaking landscapes and vibrant culture. Here are eight great reasons to visit.

TONIGHT: Huge Explosion On Sun May Boost Northern Lights

Posted 10.08.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 10/08/2012 11:26 AM EDT on SPACE.com A huge explosion on the sun has flung a wave of solar particles toward Earth, an e...

On the Culture Front: Crossing the Arctic Circle in Search of the Northern Lights

Chris Kompanek | Posted 12.01.2012 | New York
Chris Kompanek

When you travel from New York to the northern most reaches of the civilized world in February, you have a purpose.