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Summer Solstice

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 ...

Summer Solstice Salute to the Sun

Donna Henes | Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

The Summer Solstice this year is June 21 at 1:04 AM EDT. The solstice is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. The sun has been in...

The Seasons Change for Us All: Control and Climate Change

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 08.19.2013 | Religion
Norma Cook Everist

We are not in complete control but we are agents of change. It is important for each of us to examine our goals and our gods to see how they shape us and compel or impede our mutual accountability and care for our common earth. The seasons turn for us all.

Twin Miracles

Gary Zukav | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Gary Zukav

There are two solstices each year. These are astronomical moments when the light is greatest and the dark is least (Summer Solstice) and when the light is least and darkness is greatest (Winter Solstice). Each solstice is a domain of experience unto itself.

Around The World In 10 Photos

Posted 06.30.2012 | World

From Mexico to Myanmar, the monumental to the day-to-day, each week, HuffPost World will present some of the most remarkable images from across the gl...

15,000 Paper Lanterns Break Record In Poland

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

In celebration of the summer solstice, or St. John's Night as it's called in Poland, residents and visitors in the Polish city of Poznan released 15,0...

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...

Summer Solstice Celebration At Soggy Stonehenge

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 08.21.2012 | Travel

STONEHENGE, England — Rain-sodden crowds welcomed a spectacularly wet summer solstice at Stonehenge in true British fashion Thursday: With stoic...

Summer Solstice 2012 At The Rio +20

Grove Harris | Posted 08.20.2012 | Religion
Grove Harris

I have left behind the longest day of the year, and traveled to Rio de Janeiro, where the sun sets around 5 pm for the shortest day.

Why I Hate Summer

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 08.20.2012 | Parents
Laura Rossi Totten

Summer is anything but easy living for us.

WATCH: Proof That NYC Summers Are Beautiful

Posted 06.21.2012 | New York

Summer solstice is upon us New York. It is, by a fraction of a second, the longest day of the year when at 7:09 PM Wednesday evening, the sun climbs t...

LOOK: Thousands Of Yogis Celebrate Summer Solstice In Times Square

Posted 06.20.2012 | New York

With quickly soaring temperatures and a heat advisory officially in effect, thousands of yoga practitioners are laying their mats to sweat it out in T...

When Precisely Will The Summer Solstice Occur Tonight?

Posted 06.20.2012 | Green

By: LiveScience Staff Welcome, summer! The season officially begins Wednesday, the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. The sum...

Summer Solstice: Celebrating The Power Of The Sun

Donna Henes | Posted 08.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

In the period around the summer solstice, the sun radiates its most powerful energy. But the seasonal ascendance of light and temperature is not -- despite popular belief -- due to our distance from the sun, but rather to the degree of directness of its rays.

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...