B. Susanne Englehart

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No, Tonight’s Partial Lunar Eclipse Won't Change Your Life

Seekers of astronomical enlightenment will look up to the sky tonight as a full moon partial lunar eclipse manifests in the constellation Aquarius. …

Biggest US total solar eclipse in decades happens next year

Lunar eclipses are pretty amazing, but statistically speaking, they aren't really all that rare. Catching a full solar eclipse, on the other hand? That's hard. The moon blocks our planet's view of the sun about ever year and a half -- but these eclipses can typically only be seen from extremely …

Penumbral lunar eclipse of September 16, 2016

<b>The Sun, Earth and Moon will align in almost perfect line on September 16, 2016, treating observers in Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia with a</b> …

Climate Change

Lunar Eclipses: 2021 - 2030

Fred Espenak<p>A concise summary of all lunar eclipses from 2021 through 2030 is presented in the table below. The first column gives the <b>Calendar Date</b> …

Everything You Need To Know About Tonight’s Pisces Full Moon And Lunar Eclipse

An emotional uprising fit for Kanye…<p>There’s a strange, paradoxical energy coursing through the air this week as glamour and opulent illusion spars with the unrelenting fight for recognition and the protection of our boundaries. Sounds like something out of <i>Showgirls</i>, right? Right. That’s all thanks …

How to See Tonight's Big, Bright Harvest Moon & Lunar Eclipse

The lunar eclipse part isn't necessarily guaranteed but don't worry, you won't miss much.<p>It may not be as sexy and mysterious as the Super Blood …

Tonight's Pisces Full Moon + Lunar Eclipse Hold The Key To Letting Go & Moving On

Ready, set, release. The 2016 Pisces full moon lunar eclipse opens a potent portal for closure on a deep soul level.<p>On Friday, September 16, life …

Astrology

The Week in Review: Verizon Acquires Yahoo

The week began with a landmark merger when telecommunications giant Verizon finalized a $4.8 billion acquisition of Yahoo’s core assets and operating business on Monday, building upon an online empire that absorbed AOL’s holdings in May 2015. Praise and skepticism accompanied the news of Verizon’s …

Advertising

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of July 25, 2016): Hillary Clinton Makes History at DNC

Hillary Clinton made history this week at the Democratic National Convention, becoming the first female nominee of a major U.S. party. She accepted her place in history after a week of testimonials and high-profile endorsements from President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, former …

Government

#ICYMI: Popular Stories in Tech This Week (Week Ending Aug 1)

Uber sold its business in China to rival Didi Chuxing this week, after two years of failing to make a profit in the hard to crack Chinese market. Tesla Motors purchased SolarCity as the two joined forces to become the “world’s only vertically integrated sustainable energy company.” Research found …

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Washington Post State of the Race: ‘Chaotic,’ ‘Vitriolic’ & ‘Historic’

<i>The Republican and Democratic national conventions left lasting imprints on the parties and the electorate. Republican nominee Donald Trump‘s polling has declined post-conventions, and he’s currently embroiled in controversy after his reaction to Khizr Khan’s speech and his refusal to endorse Rep.</i> …

Government

The Week in Review: Zika Virus Spreads through the Americas

The daunting prospect of a Zika threat in North America became a reality last Friday when public health officials confirmed 15 cases the virus in South Florida, prompting an unprecedented travel warning to Miami from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).<p>The disease garnered widespread attention …

Public Health

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of August 8, 2016): Summer Games Dominate

The Summer Games and Donald Trump dominated the news this week. See highlights from a record week in Rio and the latest on the Republican presidential nominee, as well as the other biggest stories of the week, as they appeared in The Daily Edition.<p><b>1.</b> At the end of Day 7 in Rio, the U.S. lead the …

Donald Trump

The Week in Review: Excitement and Concern at the Summer Games

One week into the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, many U.S. athletes have already become champions on the international stage. After a festive opening ceremony, thousands of spectators flocked to the city’s arenas, where initial fears gave way to excitement.<p>There have been several …

Olympics

The Week in Review: Impact of Extreme Weather

Different parts of the world were hit by devastating weather over the past week, including widespread wildfires in southern California and major flooding in Louisiana and the Philippines. While the conditions that led to these disasters are seemingly disparate, their occurrence during the same week …

Weather

The Week in Review: The Discovery of Proxima b

There may be another habitable planet, Proxima Centauri b, orbiting our nearest neighboring star, according to findings published by the European Southern Observatory released this week. The discovery reveals the planet dubbed Proxima b is the closest planet to Earth, in the nearest star …

Science

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of August 29, 2016): Trump’s Immigration Policy, Clinton’s Emails

Both presidential candidates made waves this week—Donald Trump met with Mexico’s president and subsequently delivered an immigration speech and the F.B.I. released a new Hillary Clinton email report. Brazil’s Senate voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, a SpaceX rocket exploded on a launchpad …

Government

The Atlantic Ocean circulation may already be slowing down. That's not good.

In the 2004 disaster film <i>The Day After Tomorrow</i>, climate change causes a major disruption of ocean currents in the Atlantic Ocean, which in turn brings about a sudden ice age in New York City.<p>That scenario was ridiculous and overwrought. Still, the underlying idea that global warming could mess …

GOP opposition to the nuclear deal has fizzled out

Democrats had good reason to be concerned about being put in the cross-hairs over the potentially historic deal. In 2009, with Obamacare in play, angry town halls characterized by heated exchanges between lawmakers and their constituents spawned the Tea Party and cemented conservative opposition to …

Current El Nino climate event 'among the strongest'

<b>The current El Nino weather phenomenon could be one of the strongest on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).</b><p>The event occurs when the waters of the Pacific become exceptionally warm and distort weather patterns around the world.<p>Researchers say parts of the Pacific are …

Iran just found A LOT of uranium

The comments cast doubt on previous assessments from some Western analysts who said the country had a low supply and sooner or later would need to import uranium, the raw material needed for its nuclear program.<p>Any indication Iran could become more self-sufficient will be closely watched by world …

Czar Putin makes his move into Mideast. Amidst vacuum created by Obama, Russian leader making aggressive military moves in Iran, Syria & throughout the epicenter. Just how worried should we be?

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.(Central Israel) — Vladimir Putin, the <b>Czar</b> of Moscow, is making his move.The …

Middle East

New Orleans Marks 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

New Orleans

Why Does Obama Call ISIS 'ISIL'?

Many who closely follow the dueling Islamic terror narratives emanating from the White House are mystified by Mr. Obama's inability (or deliberate …

Azaz: the border town that is ground zero in Syria's civil war

For nearly five years of war, the Syrian border town of Azaz had been little more than a staging point. Opposition fighters used it to receive supplies from the main crossing three miles north, and casualties of the brutal conflict were sent the other way to hospitals inside Turkey.<p>The UN Security …

Middle East

Syrian Civil War

The <b>Syrian Civil War</b> (Arabic: الحرب الأهلية السورية‎, <i>Al-ḥarb al-ʼahliyyah as-sūriyyah</i>) is an ongoing multi-sided armed conflict in Syria fought …

Rojava conflict

Rojava conflict<br>(Syrian Civil War)<p>Ras al-Ayn<p>1st Tell Abyad<p>al-Yaarubiyah<p>Kurdish-Islamist conflict<p>1st Kobani<p>American-led intervention<p>Kurdish …

The Confused Person’s Guide to the Syrian Civil War

A brief primer<p><i>Updated on November 15, 2015</i><p>In what French President Francois Hollande called “an act of war” against his country, on November 13 several attackers staged a complex assault involving shootings and suicide bombings in Paris that left 129 people dead. ISIS has claimed responsibility, …

Everything You Need to Know About the Syrian Civil War

As the United States moves closer to a possible military strike on Syria, an already complicated international crisis is about to get even messier. …