Alaskans, are you ready for 18 hours of darkness?
Sunday will be the first date in six months where traveling even a few miles farther north means that it grows darker rather than lighter. And that will hold sway until the balance reverses in March. First, some equinox ... might do-si-do, but I have ...
Visibility essential to safety during dark winter months
11/13/2013 - EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Alaska experiences extended periods of darkness during the winter, with the most drastic change in daylight occurring during the months of ... you don't have your reflective belt on, do you have it?'"
Tennessee lawmakers skeptical of Curry Todd's proposed changes to daylight saving time
“Does this actually give us an extra hour of sunlight?” state Rep. Kent Williams, an Elizabethton independent, asked facetiously. “Maybe we could be like Alaska. We could have six months of daylight and six months of darkness.” State Rep. Ryan ...
How do Muslims observe Ramadan in places where the sun does not set?
What about in Antarctica, where periods of continuous daylight and continuous darkness last several months? How do Muslims observe Ramadan in places where the ... s most respected Islamic institutes, has ruled that Muslims should not fast for more than ...
Doing the Namaz in bermudas?
According to Islamic law, one is not allowed to do this ... This is Allah's will and we have to follow it. ' He made another interesting point about Ramzan in Alaska. Alaska, he pointed out, has six months of darkness and six months of daylight.