It was just a few weeks ago, April 26th to be exact, that we were gifted by a super moon. The April 2021 super moon was kind of special, actually. It was a pink super moon!
Now, we're getting another one!
According to WMTW, our second supermoon of the year will rise later this month.
The supermoon will be at its brightest from Tuesday, May 25th into Wednesday, May 26th. If you want to get really specific, it will be at its brightest at 7:14 AM (Eastern Time) on May 26th.
While April's supermoon was a "pink" supermoon, the May moon will be a "blood moon". Or, as some call it, a "flower moon".
Why is it called a "blood moon"? According to the Old Farmers Almanac, we call it a "blood moon" because this month's moon coincides with a complete lunar eclipse. That causes the Earth to cast a shadow over the moon, which makes it look red.
And, "Flower Moon"? That term comes from the Native Americans and the fact that so many flowers are in bloom at the end of May.
If you won't have a chance to get outside to see it, Time And Date will be streaming it on their Youtube channel.
LOOK: Full List of the Best Places to Live in Maine
compiled a list of the best places to live in Maine using data from Niche
. Niche ranks places to live based on a variety of factors including cost of living, schools, health care, recreation, and weather. Cities, suburbs, and towns were included. Listings and images are from realtor.com
. On the list, there's a robust mix of offerings from great schools and nightlife to high walkability and public parks.
Some areas have enjoyed rapid growth thanks to new businesses moving to the area, while others offer glimpses into area history with well-preserved architecture and museums. Keep reading to see if your hometown made the list.
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11 Cool Maine Towns You Need To Visit In 2021
Here are eleven Maine towns / cities that you should make a point of visiting this year
LOOK: See America's 50 Best Beach Towns
Every beach town has its share of pluses and minuses, which got us thinking about what makes a beach town the best one to live in. To find out, Stacker
consulted data from WalletHub
, released June 17, 2020, that compares U.S. beach towns. Ratings are based on six categories: affordability, weather, safety, economy, education and health, and quality of life. The cities ranged in population from 10,000 to 150,000, but they had to have at least one local beach listed on TripAdvisor. Read the full methodology here
. From those rankings, we selected the top 50. Readers who live in California and Florida will be unsurprised to learn that many of towns featured here are in one of those two states.
Keep reading to see if your favorite beach town made the cut.
KEEP READING: Here are the most popular baby names in every state
Using March 2019 data from the Social Security Administration
compiled a list of the most popular names in each of the 50 states and Washington D.C., according to their 2018 SSA rankings. The top five boy names and top five girl names are listed for each state, as well as the number of babies born in 2018 with that name. Historically common names like Michael only made the top five in three states, while the less common name Harper ranks in the top five for 22 states.
Curious what names are trending in your home state? Keep reading to see if your name made the top five -- or to find inspiration for naming your baby.