April 16th, 2014
Waning Gibbous Moon
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Seth Jarvis

Easter Sunday Is When?

Why is Easter Sunday always jumping around on the calendar?  Why is it so late in April this year?

Robert Bigelow

The origin of our month

“Thirty days hath September, April, June and November.” All other months except February have thirty-one days. These are called calendar months. That is because they are no longer linked to the actual cycle of the Moon which was the origin…

Richard

A Pink Moon

So, I was noticing on my calendar the other day — I still have a calendar hanging on the wall of my office. Despite the calendars on my computer, desk phone, smartphone, watch and day planner, I still rely very…

Seth Jarvis

Doughnuts vs. THE END OF THE WORLD

I’m betting doughnuts against the world ending in 2012. Any takers? The “2012″ disaster-pic opens Friday, and some folks are actually asking, “Is the world really going to end in 2012? Will the Earth’s magnetic field really reverse?  Is there…