Northern Lights

Aurora borealis, or northern lights, fill the sky on March 13, 2011 over Finnmark.  (Photo credit: TORE MEEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Look Up! You Could Spot The Northern Lights From Southeast Michigan Overnight

“…If you ever get to see a really good Northern Lights show, you’ll never forget it.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/17/2015


Planning Your Alaska Vacation

Are you thinking of taking the trip of a lifetime to Alaska? Take the hassle out of figuring out what to do, where to stay and where to eat by reviewing the tips from this quick guide to help you plan your Alaskan vacation.


Photo Credit: Mike and Anne Howard

A Couple’s 675-Day Honeymoon Across The World

Mike and Anne Howard share their thoughts on their 675-day honeymoon, traveling to six continents and 33 countries across the world.


Aurora borealis, or northern lights, fill the sky on March 13, 2011 over Finnmark.  (Photo credit: TORE MEEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Northern Lights May Be Seen From Metro Detroit This Week

Ever seen the shimmering Northern Lights? This could be your chance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2014


Best Places In America For A White Christmas

Holiday travelers dreaming of a White Christmas in America can find joy in knowing they can hear sleigh bells in the snow by visiting places in New England and the Great Lakes region such as Concord, New Hampshire, Madison, Wisconsin and Stowe, Vermont.


(credit: George Fox/CBS Detroit)

Best Black Wednesday Bars In Detroit

There are many great bars to meet up with friends on Black Wednesday in Detroit.


Aurora borealis above Keweenaw Bay, near Baraga, Michigan, on Sept. 30, 2012. Photo courtesy Sarah Bird, Michigan Technological University

The Science Behind Those Spectacular Northern Lights

The night skies in the Upper Peninsula north woods have recently been alive with light. Those shimmering curtains get their start about 93 million miles away, on the sun.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2012


UM Prof Says Solar Storms Can Foul Up GPS, Other Electronics

Recent solar storms can fry oribiting electronics, endanger astronauts and even bother GPS devices, a University of Michigan professor says.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2012

WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil

Hydroponic Shops Popping Up Across Michigan

Michigan’s controversial medical marijuana law is spawning a “growing” group of stores in Metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2011


Mysterious Green Light Seen In Skies Over Detroit

Was it a shooting star? A meteor? The Northern Lights? The Twilight Zone?

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/20/2011