Will the world end next month? NASA says no way – Sydney Morning Herald


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Will the world end next month? NASA says no way
Sydney Morning Herald
Will this winter solstice really be our last? According to the top minds at NASA, these Earth-death rumours have about as much substance as that viral privacy hoax you've seen spreading on Facebook this week. That is to say, none at all. "Contrary to

Area congregations schedule Advent season services – Granite Falls Advocate Tribune


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Area congregations schedule Advent season services
Granite Falls Advocate Tribune
He said there are legends that indicate part of the reason the light was added was to address the pagan sun rituals surrounding the winter solstice when different groups believed lighting fires was a way to help bring the sun back in a time of the year
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A moment of silence to observe Don Farquharson’s life, death – Ballard News Tribune

A moment of silence to observe Don Farquharson's life, death
Ballard News Tribune
It will take place on the Winter Solstice, Friday, Dec. 21, 4:21 p.m. (start of sunset) at the Tree of Life (Victor Steinbrueck Park, north of Pike Place Market). Then there will be a silent procession to Westlake Park (4th and Pine) where there will

Holiday arts 2012: Here’s a roundup of Bay Area holiday shows – San Jose Mercury News

Holiday arts 2012: Here's a roundup of Bay Area holiday shows
San Jose Mercury News
Christmas Revels: This unique winter solstice show and Bay Area tradition returns for its 27th year and incorporates a cast of dozens, traditional music, dance, demonstrations and theatrical elements to tell the story of a 16th-century multicultural

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