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The Magic of the Northern Lights: Tales and Legends from Around the World

The enchanting dance of the northern lights has captivated people ever since they settled in the North. If you’ve ever had the chance to see the northern lights, you’ll see why cultures across the North formed myths and legends around them. Today, we know that the northern lights, also known as the aurora borealis, are ...

Nathan Machoka

Spectacular display of intense northern lights in Canada.

Northern Lights: Origins, Locations, and Future Widespread Spectacle

The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, present a mesmerizing display of lights, painting the sky with hues of pink and pale green. This natural phenomenon results from the collision of charged particles from the Sun with Earth’s atmosphere, creating unpredictable light forms like patches, arcs, and shooting beams. Witnessing the Northern Lights ...

Viena Abdon

Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights, seen in Lofoten Islands, Norway.

What Are Auroras, and Why Do They Come in Different Shapes and Colors?

Over millennia, humans have observed and been inspired by beautiful displays of light bands dancing across dark night skies. Today, we call these lights auroras: the aurora borealis in the northern hemisphere and the aurora australis in the south. Nowadays, we understand these are caused by charged particles from Earth’s magnetosphere and the solar wind ...

Troy Oakes

An aurora borealis.

11 Picturesque Destinations Photography Enthusiasts Must Travel to in 2022

The world is an amazing place, and when it comes to travel, there are so many fascinating places you may go to. And while every travel destination has its charms, some locations should not be missed due to their natural or artificial splendor.   11 breathtaking spots to travel to that will inspire you on your ...

Haidene Go

Nature photographer with a digital camera sits on top of a mountain taking a photo as the sun peeks through the clouds overhead.