Historically, the summer solstice has been celebrated as an astronomical turning point. But what makes this day unique to humans observing the annual movement of our nearest star? Let's sum it up in four main points (and delve into some detail along

Celebrating the longest, brightest day of the year by staying inside and staring at a collection of moving pixels? It's the American way, damnit! So please enjoy Google's new, adorable, slightly hypnotic Doodle, which pictures 

Today is the Summer Solstice for most of us. Well, maybe not, I'm not sure. It is for anyone living in the Central or Eastern time zones, it was yesterday for Mountain and West coast. Europe is obviously today. Anyway, today will 

Celebrating the longest, brightest day of the year by staying inside and staring at a collection of moving pixels? It's the American way, damnit! So please enjoy Google's new, adorable, slightly hypnotic Doodle, which pictures 

The longest day of the year — the summer solstice — is almost here. On June 21 2013, at exactly 1:04 am EDT (5:04 UTC), the Northern Hemisphere of the Earth will reach its point of greatest inclination to the Sun. The term