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20

Jun

Is sunlight addictive? Study suggests endorphins from tanning may be hard to resistEvolutionary programming could be behind some people’s constant craving for bronzed skin.

Is sunlight addictive? Study suggests endorphins from tanning may be hard to resist
Evolutionary programming could be behind some people’s constant craving for bronzed skin.

04

Apr

Exposure to early morning light could help you lose weightGood news for early birds: New evidence shows that the sunrise can be a potential weight loss tool.

Exposure to early morning light could help you lose weight
Good news for early birds: New evidence shows that the sunrise can be a potential weight loss tool.

07

Mar

Crepuscular rays: Dramatic columns of sunlight radiate from the sky
You may have heard of this beautiful phenomenon under a variety of different names: God rays, angel stairs, ropes of Maui, Jacob’s ladder, fingers of God — just to name a few. While many of the names possess obvious spiritual inspiration, “crepuscular” (which is derived from the Latin word for “twilight”) refers to the tendency for the rays to appear during dawn and dusk.

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15

Nov

Let there be light therapyThis alternative medical treatment alleviates more than seasonal affective disorder

Let there be light therapy
This alternative medical treatment alleviates more than seasonal affective disorder