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Winter Is Coming, but First Let's Welcome Fall

Because we're now in it

(Newser) - An eventful day on the equinox front: We've entered autumn, as of 10:21am EDT, per National Geographic . That means that Sept. 22 will see 12 hours of day and 12 hours of night in the Northern Hemisphere, and our part of the Earth will start to lean further... More »

Here's When It Will Feel Like Fall for You

Is it time for scarves yet?

(Newser) - Those know-it-alls at Big Calendar will tell you the official start of fall is Sept. 22 or Sept. 23, depending on the year. But when does it actually start to feel like autumn where you live? Time has created an online tool to answer that exact question, studying 21 years... More »

10 Best Places for Fall Foliage

Get ready for some nice drives and yummy cider

(Newser) - Scenic drives, long walks with leaves crunching under your feet, hot apple cider ... there's nothing quite like autumn, and the spectacular foliage that comes with it. The US boasts the best displays of fall foliage, writes Christine Sarkis on SmarterTravel , but the rest of the world is certainly not lacking.... More »

H1N1: Worst is Yet to Come

Officials warn that stronger second wave of virus likely to arrive in autumn

(Newser) - Britain's health minister has cautioned doctors to prepare for a “much stronger” version of the H1N1 virus to surface this autumn, the Telegraph reports. With 985 cases confirmed in 20 countries so far, the World Health Organization is also countering Mexico’s optimism that the virus is on the... More »

Get Some Color This Fall

(Newser) - Heading into prime leaf-peeper season, Travel + Leisure leads a pack of sites offering fun and affordable trip ideas. Serve yourself a double portion of red, ochre, and yellow at the Celtic Colours International Festival in Nova Scotia. Or, if Canada seems too far away, swing by the Pumpkin Festival... More »

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