Latest New moon Stories

2008-07-28 09:01:08

By Felicia Cousart Matlosz, The Fresno Bee, Calif. Jul. 28--For the uninitiated, there's a phenomenon out there called the "Twilight" series, which has grabbed a lot of teen and adult fans by the throat. If you haven't noticed, there has been a lot of coverage, including a recent Entertainment Weekly cover story, because the fourth and final book, "Breaking Dawn," will be released at 12:01 a.m. Saturday. What's the big deal? The Bee provides this primer, in case you find yourself in...

2008-07-26 21:00:30

By Joyce Lobeck, The Sun, Yuma, Ariz. Jul. 26--TWILIGHT BOOK PARTY DATE USED -- 7/27/08 REPORTER -- jkc CATEGORY -- nws PAPER -- sun ART -- PAGE -- __ POSTED-C Bookstore throws party for latest in 'Twilight' series f=Abadi MT Cn Ex Bd s=9|BY JOYCE LOBECK| f=Abadi MT Cn Lt s=9|SUN STAFF WRITER| o Barnes and Noble Booksellers is throwing a party Friday night to rival New Year's Eve. But in this instance, the partygoers will be counting down to the stroke of midnight so they...

2008-07-17 15:00:43

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The expert buyers at Borders know that "thirsty" fans of Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" series are searching for other books that they can sink their teeth into as they await the Aug. 2 release of "Breaking Dawn," the fourth and final book in the wildly popular series. So, with a little more than two weeks until "Breaking Dawn" hits shelves, Borders has a issued a recommended list of titles -- now available at Borders and Waldenbooks stores...

2005-10-03 12:24:56

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia, the birthplace of Islam, will start the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan on Tuesday along with most other Gulf Arab states, regional state media said on Monday. Senior religious councils in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates said the crescent moon was sighted after nightfall, signaling the start of Ramadan. Oman will mark the start of Ramadan on Wednesday. Muslims scan the sky at night after the end of their lunar...

2005-06-17 11:25:26

NEW YORK -- Doctors and nurses who work in the delivery room should not fret during the next full moon: a new study has found no evidence to support the common belief that births and delivery complications spike during full moons. Some people believe that maternity wards are more crowded during certain lunar phases, especially during a full moon, but the notion didn't hold up under scrutiny. Dr. Jill M. Arliss, of Mountain Area Health Education Center in Asheville, North Carolina, did not...

Latest New moon Reference Libraries

2004-10-19 04:45:41

Lunar Phase -- The lunar phase is an astronomical term referring to the portion of the Moon that is visibly illuminated by the Sun, as seen from Earth. As the Moon orbits the Earth, the relative positions of the Sun, Earth and Moon change. Since the Moon only appears bright due to the Sun's reflected light, only the half of the Moon closest to the Sun is illuminated. Lunar phases are the result of our seeing the illuminated half of the Moon at different angles. The Moon exhibits...

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Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.