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Daily Meditation: Greet The Sun

Posted 03.28.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

A California Winter Is Something Out Of A Dream

The Huffington Post | Tiara Chiaramonte | Posted 02.21.2014 | Travel

While most of the United States is suffering from the polar vortex, California is experiencing the polar opposite; one of the driest and warmest winte...

The Weekly Rune -- Sowilo

Kelley Harrell | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

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Sun Probe Will Be Covered In WHAT For Protection!?

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 02.21.2014 | Science

A European spacecraft set to launch toward the sun in 2017 will be protected by a paint once used in prehistoric cave art. The European Space Agency...

The Faithful Shopper: Spring Vacation

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.16.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Are you as done with winter as I am? I've never seen our friends and neighbors in more need of a spring break in the sun! While it may be cold and sno...

WATCH: Haunting Video Shows Sun In All Its Superheated Glory

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 02.12.2014 | Science

In the frigid month of February, it's easy to forget about that huge ball of fire at the center of Earth's orbit. But a trippy new NASA video show...

Can the Private Sector Help Combat Hunger and Malnutrition?

Marc Van Ameringen | Posted 04.14.2014 | Impact
Marc Van Ameringen

The World Economic Forum meeting in Davos was a step change with business and political leaders signing up to the UN Secretary General's "Zero Hunger" challenge to eliminate hunger in our lifetimes.

Are We Headed Toward A Mini Ice Age?

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

If you thought the polar vortex was bad, get a load of a new climate phenomenon that just might be coming our way. Some scientists say we could be ...

Solar Storm Warnings To Get Big Boost

natureheader | Elizabeth Gibney | Posted 12.28.2013 | Science

Christmas dinner by candlelight might seem quaint and appealing, but the possibility of days without satellite communications and power — let alone ...

Morocco -- A Chaotic Paradise (Part I)

Adam Williams | Posted 02.26.2014 | Travel
Adam Williams

When I booked my trip to Morocco, I had only a few notions in mind: good surf, good food and a drastic cultural change from my humdrum winter in England. It was a bonus that what I came to discover during my 12-day trip was far more than what I expected.

Alien World May Lurk Closer Than Expected

Space.com | Megan Gannon | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Astronomers have spotted signs of a possible exoplanet in a nearby system of twin failed stars. If confirmed, the alien world would be one of the clos...

Murdoch Newspaper Makes Appalling Gaffe

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

The Sun made yet another jaw-dropping gaffe when it recently labeled a politician on maternity leave "lazy." British MP Lucy Powell, who had a bab...

'Goldilocks Zone' Study Yields Surprising Result

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 12.12.2013 | Science

Earth's place in the solar system is just right. It's not too hot, like Venus, and it's not too cold, like Mars, and this "Goldilocks zone" of habit...

WATCH: Colossal Spirals Found On Sun After Decades-Long Search

Space.com | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Colossal spiral-shaped flows of super-hot plasma have been discovered on the sun, completing a nearly 50-year quest to confirm their existence, scie...

What Happened To The Comet?

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 01.28.2014 | Science

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Once billed as the comet of the century, Comet ISON apparently was no match for the sun. Images from NASA spacecraft showed the co...

(Cosmically) Home for the Holidays (PHOTOS)

Kimberly K. Arcand | Posted 01.26.2014 | Science
Kimberly K. Arcand

Just as Holly Hunter is still really funny in Home for the Holidays no matter how many times we've seen it, our Solar System remains full of surprises and worth exploring, so we thought it was a good time to compile a list of our favorite places to visit in our cosmic home.

Will 'Comet Of Century' Survive?

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 11.25.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For months, all eyes in the sky have pointed at the comet that's zooming toward a blisteringly close encounter with the ...

WATCH: NASA Explains 'How To Cook A Comet'

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.22.2013 | Science

You don't need NASA to tell you how to cook an egg. Mac and cheese? You can handle that too. But when it comes to knowing how to "cook" a comet, NASA'...

WATCH: Sun Erupts With Flashy Flare

Space.com | Tariq Malik | Posted 10.25.2013 | Science

The sun erupted with one of the strongest solar flares it can unleash early Friday (Oct. 25), just days after firing off an intense solar storm at Ea...

Eight Mind-Blowing Facts About The Sun

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.25.2013 | Science

There are about 70 sextillion stars in the universe, including at least 100 billion right here in our Milky Way galaxy. But the star that really matte...

Sun and Sensibility

Sean Savoy | Posted 12.24.2013 | Religion
Sean Savoy

Over the last decade there has been an increasing number of articles on the subject of "sun gazing" or "sun eating." Many of these articles suggest that a person can attain superhuman qualities by absorbing light through the eyes.

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,...

EXPLAINED: Puzzling Shift Of Earth's Magnetic Field

Space.com | Nola Taylor Redd | Posted 10.10.2013 | Science

Earth's magnetic field shields the planet from charged particles streaming from the sun, keeping it from becoming a barren, Mars-like rock. For more ...

WATCH: Extra Radiation Belt Gets Surprising Explanation

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 09.30.2013 | Science

For more than half a century, scientists have known about the Van Allen radiation belts -- two doughnut-shaped rings of charged particles that encircl...

Earth: Little More Than a Speck of Dust

Marco Cáceres | Posted 11.30.2013 | Science
Marco Cáceres

If you think of the Earth within the context of the universe(s), it is difficult to cling to any certainty you may have about the significance or uniqueness of our planet, and thus the degree of specialness we like to attribute to its inhabitants.