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

Nishat Mughal Bagh – A Glimpse of Paradise

Located on the bank of the Dal Lake, with the Zabarwan Mountains as its backdrop, Nishat Bagh is a garden of bliss that commands a magnificent view of the lake beneath the snow capped Pir Panjal mountain range that stands far away to the west of the valley. The Bagh was designed and built in…

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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

The Seasonality of Gold – The Autumn Effect

This paper studies recurring annual events potentially introducing seasonality into gold prices. We analyze gold returns for each month from 1980 to 2010 and find that September and November are the only months with positive and statistically significant gold price changes. This “autumn effect” holds unconditionally and conditional on several risk factors. We argue that…

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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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Published by on October 15, 2013

10 Most Beautiful Places for Autumn

This well-established must for the autumn calendar returns! Treat your senses to cookery, apple tastings, delicious produce stalls, enjoy family activities on the weekend – and don’t miss our special guest, celebrity chef James Martin (16 Oct). We look forward to seeing you there!