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2014-09-21 06:08:40

The fall foliage transformations that so colorfully mark the start of the autumn season could soon start arriving later and lasting longer due to climate change, researchers from Princeton University report in the latest edition of the journal Global Ecology and Biogeography.

Harvest Moon Factoids
2013-09-17 10:58:14

According to NASA, the best time for viewing this year’s Harvest Moon will be right around sunset on Wednesday night.

2011-09-17 07:00:00

The best fall foliage colors can be seen by spending several days in the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Shenandoah National Park, and driving around each of those days.

2010-10-20 08:00:00

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Marcal® Small Steps® has declared itself the Official Sponsor of Fall Foliage, celebrating the colorful season of trees that it is dedicated to saving 365 days of the year.

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2010-09-22 10:15:00

For the first time in almost 20 years, northern autumn is beginning on the night of a full Moon, setting the stage for a "Super Harvest Moon" and a must-see sky show to mark the change of seasons.

2009-09-24 04:00:00

BEIJING, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- As October approaches, so does the 2009 Mid-Autumn Festival in China.

2009-08-13 12:40:00

Walking outdoors in the fall, the splendidly colorful leaves adorning the trees are a delight to the eye. In Europe these autumn leaves are mostly yellow, while the United States and East Asia boast lustrous red foliage.


Word of the Day
inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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