summer solstice

6.21.19

People Are Wearing Data Charts to Visualize the Climate Crisis

Broadcast meteorologists, scientists, and activists are participating in the #ShowYourStripes project on Friday to show how the climate crisis affects their countries.

6.20.17

London's Royal Academy of Arts Gets Witchy for Summer

One of Britain’s oldest arts institutions embraces pagan traditions in celebration of its Summer Exhibition.

10.31.16

Casting Curses and Love Spells with the Most Powerful Witches in Romania

Witchcraft is very much alive in Romania, and even politicians fear its power. We join the country’s most famous witch dynasty and partake in their yearly rituals.

6.24.16

Summer's Upon Us | GIF Six Pack

Celebrate the longest days of the year with loops that never end.

6.20.16

​The Broadly Guide to Celebrating the Summer Solstice

Today is the day the sun sits directly above the Tropic of Cancer, appearing to stand still as the longest day of the year rolls out over the sky. Get your herbs ready, witches!

6.19.16

This Year’s Summer Solstice Comes With a Rare Strawberry Moon

It's the first time the "Strawberry Moon" and summer solstice have lined up in 50 years.

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6.23.15

All the Weird Shit I Saw at This Year's Stonehenge Summer Solstice

A boy in a panda hat doing NOS balloons, couples fingering each other in sleeping bags, and a strange tent-human hybrid.

6.21.15

In Photos: Feasting on Dog Meat at China’s Infamous Summer Solstice Festival

As many as 10,000 dogs will be killed and eaten during a controversial annual festival in Yulin, China, part of a tradition that stretches back generations.

6.20.15

Thousands of Dogs Will Be Eaten in China to Celebrate the Summer Solstice

The annual Yulin dog meat festival attracts thousands of tourists and locals looking to dine on dogs, but activists have called for an end to the controversial event.