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Bouvet Island

The most remote spot on earth Landing on Bouvet Island is no mean feat — even the navigator who discovered it (and whose name it bears) was unable to do so. …

Brewer's: North

(Christopher). A nom-de-plume of Professor Wilson, of Gloucester Place, Edinburgh, one of the chief contributors of Blackwood's Magazine. North He's too far north for me. Too canny, too…

North Korea Department of State Background

U.S. Department of State Background Note North Korea Index: Historical and Cultural Highlights Government and Political Conditions Defense and Military Issues Foreign Relations U.S. Polic…

Understanding the Summer Solstice

In 2017, summer begins June 21, 12:24 A.M. EDT (04:34 UT*) by Karen Barss Related Links Earth's Seasons: Video and Activities Summer Solstice The Solar System The Sun …

Brewer's: Summer

The second or autumnal summer, said to last thirty days, begins about the time that the sun enters Scorpio (October 23rd). It is variously called - (1) St. Martin's summer (L'éte de St…

Sara Teasedale: From the North

From the NorthThe northern woods are delicately sweet, The lake is folded softly by the shore, But I am restless for the subway's roar, The thunder and the hurrying of feet. I try to sle…

Faroe Islands

This group of 18 islands, of which 17 are inhabited, is located in the North Atlantic about 200 mi (322 km) northwest of the Shetland Islands. They were settled by the Vikings, the ancestors of the mo…

Summer Guide

Read all about the summer season, Americana, summer entertainment, and other hot topics.   The Summer Season | Americana | Entertainment | Fun & Games …

Summer Guide

Read all about the summer season, Americana, summer entertainment, and other hot topics.     The Summer Season | Americana | Entertainment | Fun & Games …

Summer Poetry

And an oily smoke that rolls through the trees/ into the night of the last American summer . . . —Major Jackson compiled by David Johnson Read more verse honoring the s…