Goodbye to Four O’Clock sunsets until October – KIRO Seattle (blog)


KIRO Seattle (blog)

Goodbye to Four O'Clock sunsets until October
KIRO Seattle (blog)
By Morgan Palmer While the days are getting progressively longer — nine hours, 17 minutes today compared to a bit less than eight-and-a-half hours on the Winter Solstice in December — the sun angle is still annoyingly low and our days are shorter

Changes in climate cause rare birds to flock to East Lancashire – Lancashire Telegraph

Changes in climate cause rare birds to flock to East Lancashire
Lancashire Telegraph
Moths are also out early with a spring usher moth spotted at Winter Solstice.” Keen bird-spotter Allan Rycroft, of Cliviger, near Burnley, has seen different bird species in the Lancashire area in recent weeks, including the desert wheatear,

Guatemala Looking to Cash in on 2012 Doomsday Theory – PRI’s The World


PRI’s The World

Guatemala Looking to Cash in on 2012 Doomsday Theory
PRI’s The World
December 21, the winter solstice, is the end of a 5125-year cycle known as the “long count” in the Mayan calendar. A crescendo of New Age books and websites has helped fuel the rumor that this day will also be our last. But in Guatemala most people say

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