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2015-02-20 16:25:09

China Central Academy of Fine Arts Host First Large-Scale Fireworks Display Ever in U.S. to Commemorate Chinese Lunar New Year NEW YORK, Feb.

2014-12-11 16:24:05

L.A.'s Newest Institution Invites Guests to Ring in the New Year... Underground! LOS ANGELES, Dec.

2014-11-19 16:21:28

A Global Party Featuring The Gypsy AllStars With Gypsy Kings Alumni LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov.

2014-09-17 12:24:19

LONDON, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- London's hugely popular and internationally acclaimed New Year's Eve fireworks celebrations, organised by the Mayor of London,

Shadows Of Petra Awaken Its Astronomical Orientation
2014-12-21 06:20:32

During the winter solstice, the sun is filtered into the Monastery at Petra, Jordan, illuminating the podium of a deity. Just at this moment, the silhouette of the mountain opposite draws the head of a lion, a sacred animal.


Latest Winter holidays Reference Libraries

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2011-06-20 11:32:36

The Summer Solstice, or "Midsummer," derived from the Latin sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still), occurs exactly when the Earth's axial tilt is most inclined towards the sun at its maximum of 23° 26'. This is the time when the Sun is at its highest, or most northerly, point in the sky in the Northern Hemisphere. Except in the polar regions, where daylight is continuous for many months during the spring and summer, the day on which the Summer solstice occurs is the day of the year with...

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Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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