For most of the world’s population, this is the start of spring, but the weather does not seem spring-like everywhere.
At that exact moment, which is called the vernal equinox, the Earth's axis will reach a halfway mark, where it points neither toward the sun (as it does on the summer solstice) nor away from the sun (as it does on the winter solstice), said Gavin Schmidt, the director of the Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York City. But for thousands of years, spring has been losing time in the …
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As spring slowly gets underway, we may not immediately notice a change in the weather, but one thing that is notable at this time of year is the lengthening daytime.
Two US tourists were arrested in Rome for allegedly engraving their initials into the Colosseum, but they're by no means the first to vandalise an ancient landmark
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The bone-chilling cold weather that blasted the eastern United States this winter was miserable for some (and bliss for kids), but no record-breaker. In California, the winter temperature was 1.5 F (0.8 C) above last year's record high, NOAA said.
Conservationists call for ban to be put in place preventing people from walking among stones on longest and shortest days of year after damage revealed