Google also released a Doodle to mark the start of the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere that features the same acorn-shaped head character using the large creature to help him grab a snowflake from above.
Thousands gathered at the prehistoric ring of standing stones to mark the longest day of the year, on June 21st, and watch the sun rise.
Astronomers can calculate an exact moment for the solstice, when Earth reaches the point in its orbit where the North Pole is angled closest to the sun. The sun reaches its highest elevation between June 20 and June 22 each year, with one day being the longest of the year at 17 hours.
Stonehenge is believed to have stood in the same spot since 3,000 to 2,000 BC, and its stones are perfectly positioned to align with the sunrise on the two annual solstices (winter being the other).
It's when the tilt of the Earth's axis is most inclined towards the sun on this date giving us the longest day, with the sun setting at Stonehenge at 9.27pm tonight which means we'll get more than 16 and a half hours of daylight!
The solstice was also celebrated at Avebury Neolithic henge monument in Wiltshire, a Unesco World Heritage site. Residents of places like Australia will experience the year's shortest day (and the start of winter). Each year, a celebration is held at the site, as it has been for thousands of years.
People enjoy an afternoon along the boardwalk at Coney Island on a hot day on June 14 in New York City.
Senegal's 2-1 victory against Poland saw the end of the first round of the group stages and we have seen a lot already. The forward trained with his team-mates in Sochi on Tuesday but hobbled away from the session after only 15 minutes.
Democrats fired back, with top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi calling the Republican proposal "simply unworthy of America". DHS said between April 19 and May 31, there were 1,995 children separated from 1,940 adults at the southwest border.
He faces a maximum sentence of five years confinement, forfeiture of all pay and dishonourable discharge for his desertion. Hughes, now 66, was charged with desertion and is being held at Travis Air Force Base in California .
The Warriors are on their fourth appearance, and they got better after their second with the addition of Durant. Golden State will now have four chances to wrap up its title starting with Game 4 on Friday night.
The two leaders met on Tuesday, signing a brief declaration on denuclearisation and reducing tensions. The statement made clear that Pyongyang was expecting USA concessions before any moves by the North.
Trudeau's foreign minister responded by condemning "ad hominem attacks", and Germany and France criticised Trump's comments. Trudeau's office, in turn, said what the Canadian leader said on Saturday was nothing new .
A former top aide to the committee has been charged with three counts of making false statements to federal authorities. Watkins is suspected of receiving information from Wolfe, who she was in a relationship with for three years.
While announcing the halt of South Korean and U.S. military exercises , Trump has been maintaining that the sanctions will remain. Previous visits by North Korean leaders have been shrouded in secrecy and confirmed only after their departure.
Before attempting the carjackings, Tumwater Police said the suspect went into the Walmart and fired at a display case. When the suspect got outside, he tried to steal a auto , but the man who was inside resisted and was shot.
Also, by letting North Korea dictate what the United States military does, Trump sends the USA down a slippery slope. South Korean Foreign Minister Kang said the issue of these military drills was not discussed in detail at the U.S.
The Safety Car was deployed in order to clear the wreckage while stewards opted to take no further action against either driver . Bottas finished second for the fourth time in seven races. "I think they've waited long enough for Ferrari to do well here".
Looking at the bigger picture, Nadal hadn't ceded a set in Paris since 2015, when he lost to Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals. The Romanian broke serve six times against a player who made the semi-finals at the Australian Open in January.
The match was pretty much all Brazil from the beginning, but outside of its lone goal, the ball just didn't want to go in. Philippe Coutinho gave Brazil the lead in the 20th minute with a volley that bounced in off the right post.
Morocco, on the other hand, promised a "European" World Cup in Africa, playing on the north African nation's proximity to Europe. Good news for New England soccer fans: The World Cup will more than likely be played at Gillette Stadium in 2026.
After a goalless first half, Ahmed Fathi scored an own goal before Denis Cheryshev struck and Artem Dzyuba added a third. The FIFA World Cup 2018 Match-18 between Portugal vs Morocco is going to be played at the Luzhniki Stadium , Moscow.
Louis and surrounding areas will have to deal with risky heat through the Father's Day weekend into early next week . Enfield Public Schools announced on Friday that due to the excessive heat on Monday , they are planning a half day.
E3 2018 coverage at Giant Bomb : Still more commentary and news from E3, from our colleagues at Giant Bomb. It's not clear if this is really the full game, but it's still pretty remarkable that Bethesda did it.
Kathleen Wynne , the leader of the Ontario Liberal Party and the first openly gay premier in Canada, will step down from her post. People are exhausted and resources are thin following the campaign, he said, and the party would do better to bide its time.
The additional charges could add to pressure on Manafort to cut a deal and cooperate with Mueller's probe, legal experts said. The FBI assessed Kilimnik had active ties to Russia's military intelligence service in 2016, according to the filing.
After arriving at the palace, the royals assembled on the Buckingham Palace balcony to watch a fly-by by the Royal Air Force. Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan Duchess of Sussex attend the Trooping the Color ceremony in London, June 9, 2018 .
Cameras captured Johnson's reunion with family members Wednesday night after a van transported her outside the prison. Johnson says she already has plans to work, wants to write plays and catch up where she left off.
In Singapore, a black Kate Spade New York Women's Watson Lane Sam Tote off e-commerce site Lazada costs around $500. It began by selling handbags before expanding to include clothing, jewelry, bedding, legwear and fragrances.
But Curry has the narrative, actual production, highlight moments and even trash-talking spirit on his side so far. The Golden State Warriors have been forced to deal with a few injuries in the 2018 NBA Finals .
Here are the 5 big things Tesla are doing right now. "I do have an issue with time", Musk said, according to Detroit News . This was in spite of some stakeholders raising concern that a board with these directors lacked independence.