J. J. Abrams (television writer & producer) was born on this day in 1966. Michael Bond (children's writer) died on this day in 2017.
Total Solar Eclipse is July 2!
Total Solar Eclipse 2019 | How to Watch Live on July 2! View a total solar eclipse LIVE from South America this July 2, 2019. Bob Berman is traveling to observatories in Chile to report on the eclipse. But you don’t have to live on the path of totality to watch what Bob calls the greatest celestial spectacle! Tune in Tuesday afternoon for live coverage. Learn more!
The tall, beautiful iris, named after the Greek goddess who rode rainbows, comes in many magical colors. Despite its divine origins, this June bloomer is rugged, reliable, and easy to grow. Learn all about planting, growing, and caring for iris flowers.
Fourth of July Recipes
Celebrate Independence Day (U.S.) with tasty, patriotic dishes. Here are 10 classic 4th of July recipes—including our best fried chicken, BBQ ribs, burgers, drinks, and festive desserts!
Dog Age Chart: Dog Years to Human Years How old is your dog in human years? We used to multiply a dog’s age by seven; however, this calculation isn’t so cut-and-dried. See our dog calculator and chart to discover your dog’s age.