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Sun Storm Gives Earth ENORMOUS Blast

Space.com | Tariq Malik | Posted 08.22.2013 | Science

The sun fired off an intense solar storm at Earth Wednesday (Aug. 21) — the second in two days — hurtling billions of tons of charged particles ...

Strange Solar Phenomenon Has Scientists Scratching Their Heads

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 08.13.2013 | Science

If you're confused about the sun's impending magnetic field flip, don't feel bad — scientists don't fully understand it, either. The sun's magneti...

Sun Drops Notorious Page 3 In Ireland

Reuters | Posted 10.08.2013 | Media

DUBLIN, Aug 8 (Reuters) - The Irish edition of The Sun, part of media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, has dropped photos of topless women from its...

WATCH: Sun Opens Explosive Plasma 'Arms'

Space.com | Posted 08.03.2013 | Science

A sun-watching spacecraft spotted our closest star opening its arms to the cosmos. Two strands of plasma from an eruption in the sun's atmosphere wer...

Inspiration From The Garden (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.30.2013 | 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...

Huge 'Hole' In Sun Spied By NASA/ESA Spacecraft

Posted 07.29.2013 | Science

A space telescope aimed at the sun has spotted a gigantic hole in the solar atmosphere — a dark spot that covers nearly a quarter of our closest s...

New Space Telescope Now Open For Business

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 07.25.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA is getting an unprecedented close-up look at the sun, thanks to a new telescope. NASA's IRIS spacecraft, launched just a...

Urban Living: How to Get a Summer Tan in NYC

Party Earth | Posted 09.10.2013 | New York
Party Earth

During the summer months, many New York City residents escape to nearby getaways like the Hamptons or the Jersey Shore to enjoy a break from the hustl...

Solar 'Peak' Expected To Set Space Age Record

Space.com | Megan Gannon | Posted 07.15.2013 | Science

Though the sun is currently in the peak year of its 11-year solar weather cycle, our closest star has been rather quiet over all, scientists say. Th...

WATCH: Our Solar System's Trailing Tail Revealed

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 07.11.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA can prove it now. Our solar system has a tail, just like comets. Scientists revealed images Wednesday showing the tail e...

Global Warning

Donna Henes | Posted 09.09.2013 | Green
Donna Henes

2010 was the hottest year ever recorded. And 2013 is revving up to take the all-time high record. The amazing thing to me is that despite decades of warnings about the grave repercussions of the greenhouse effect, people are still surprised when it gets so hot.

Rise And Shine! Sunrises That'll Make You Want To Get Out Of Bed

Posted 07.09.2013 | 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...

Fourth Of July Just Isn't Fourth Of July Without ______________.

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.04.2013 | Fifty

It's the Fourth of July, America's birthday! What Fourth of July traditions do you pledge allegiance to keep alive this year? From waving the flag ...

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 Best Sunscreens for Your Travels

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.14.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Sunscreen is one of the most important travel accessories you'll need, whether you're at the beach, in the tropics, in the desert, or in the city. Our editors pick the best SPF offerings out there.

The Faithful Shopper: Hot, Haute Hamptons

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.13.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that time of year, when those of us in the "fashionista know" escape to our favorite beaches at the Hamptons. The fun part is that many of our fa...

WATCH: How Our Sun May Die

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 06.02.2013 | Science

As fascinating as the glowing Ring Nebula may be, it's really a sneak peek at what may happen when our sun shuts down. After all, the iconic ring o...

LOOK: Blue Sun Highlights Key Layer Of Solar Atmosphere

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2013 | Science

What if we had a blue sun? NASA's most recent "astronomy picture of the day" offers a false-color glimpse of our star in the cool hue, revealing a det...

Massive Solar Flare Sparks Radio Blackout

Posted 05.13.2013 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 05/13/2013 06:54 AM EDT on SPACE.com The sun unleashed a colossal Mother's Day solar flare on Sunday (May 12) in what...

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.

Another Reporter Charged In Murdoch Scandal

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 04.24.2013 | Media

LONDON -- A senior reporter at Rupert Murdoch's The Sun newspaper is being charged with conspiring to pay 23,000 pounds (roughly $35,000) in bribes in...

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 SPACE.com A magnetic "solar heartbeat" beats deep in the sun's interior, gene...