Published by on October 17, 2013

How To Enjoy First Day of Autumn 2015

Autumn, often known as fall in the US and Canada, is one of the four temperate seasons. Autumn marks the transition from summer into winter, in September (Northern Hemisphere) or March (Southern Hemisphere) when the arrival of night becomes noticeably earlier.One of its main features is the shedding of leaves from trees as they pave…

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Published by on October 17, 2013

First Day of Fall 2013: The Autumnal Equinox

On the equinoxes, the very center of the Sun sets just 12 hours after it rises. But the day begins when the upper edge of the Sun reaches the horizon (which happens a bit before the center rises), and it doesn’t end until the entire Sun has set. Not only that, but the Sun is…

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Published by on October 17, 2013

The Paris Autumn Festival – Dance, Music & Fun

An important settlement for more than two millennia, by the late 12th century Paris had become a walled cathedral city that was one of Europe’s foremost centres of learning and the arts and the largest city in the Western world until the turn of the 18th century. Paris was the focal point for many important…

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Published by on October 17, 2013

Why Autumn Leaves May Be Dulled by Climate Change

Every year, New England and other northern regions reliably burst into a blaze of fall color. But this natural phenomenon will likely become less reliable as climate change disrupts the planet, experts say. Add those brilliant reds and oranges to the list of global warming victims.

Published by on October 15, 2013

6 Ways Autumn Affects Your Life

Those higher testosterone levels may be behind why women have thicker waists relative to their hips -– that is, they’re less curvaceous — in the fall than at any other time of year, — found researchers at Simon Fraser University. (All the pumpkin pie doesn’t help the waistline, either). And yet — here’s the welcome…

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