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10 Tips For Learning Astrology
October 19, 2007 – 3:23 am | 62 Comments

So you want to learn about astrology? Not the generalized Sun-sign stuff that you find in newspapers and magazines, but serious astrology. The advanced type where you can actually determine specific information about a person’s life through the observation of the planets and other celestial phenomena. Here are some tips to help you get started.

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NCGR Research Journal Released
October 3, 2010 – 11:05 am | 3 Comments
NCGR Research Journal Released

The first issue of the new NCGR Research Journal has just been published, and it is available for sale on the National Council for Geocosmic Research’s website.  Members of the NCGR should receive their copy …

New Astrology Themed Movie, Five Star Day, Premieres
April 23, 2010 – 5:02 am | 8 Comments
New Astrology Themed Movie, Five Star Day, Premieres

A new astrologically themed movie called Five Star Day premiered yesterday at the Newport Beach Film Festival in California.
Unlike the romantic comedy that came out in India last year titled What’s Your Rasshee, Five Star …

NCGR Conference in Cambridge Next Week
February 17, 2010 – 11:29 pm | 6 Comments
NCGR Conference in Cambridge Next Week

The National Council of Geocosmic Research (NCGR) is hosting a large astrological conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts next week.
The conference is titled ‘Planetary Revolution: Geocosmic Alchemy II’, as a followup to their previous successful conference in …

Kepler College Cancels Current Term, School Closing
January 18, 2010 – 5:18 pm | 21 Comments
Kepler College Cancels Current Term, School Closing

Today the President of Kepler College, Enid Newberg, sent out an announcement effectively saying that the school will be closing down in the near future.
The announcement confirmed rumors that had been circulating around the astrological …

Robert Downey Jr Endorses Steven Forrest’s Latest Book
January 18, 2010 – 1:33 am | 5 Comments
Robert Downey Jr Endorses Steven Forrest’s Latest Book

On the front cover of Steven Forrest’s latest book, entitled Yesterday’s Sky, there is an endorsement from the actor Robert Downey Jr., who is one of the leading actors in Hollywood right now.  Most recently …

“What’s Your Raashee?”, A Romantic Comedy Based on Astrology
January 16, 2010 – 9:57 pm | 8 Comments
“What’s Your Raashee?”, A Romantic Comedy Based on Astrology

Ever wanted to see a romantic comedy that involves astrology as one of its main plot devices?  If so, then you are in luck!
A new movie came out in India a few months ago called …

Rachel Maddow Talks About Mercury Retrograde on MSNBC
January 8, 2010 – 2:14 pm | 12 Comments
Rachel Maddow Talks About Mercury Retrograde on MSNBC

The astrological community is abuzz today after political commentator Rachel Maddow discussed the current Mercury retrograde period last night on her popular television show on MSNBC, The Rachel Maddow Show.
Mercury has been retrograde since December …

New Portable Astrology Program for Nintendo DS
December 30, 2009 – 10:24 am | 9 Comments
New Portable Astrology Program for Nintendo DS

In September the video game company Nintendo released a new title in North America for their portable video game console  called Astrology DS.
Astrology DS is essential a compact astrology program that runs on Nintendo’s handheld touchscreen …

Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol Features Astrology
December 29, 2009 – 2:49 am | 19 Comments
Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol Features Astrology

Dan Brown, author of The Da Vinci Code, recently released his latest book titled The Lost Symbol, and the story contains a number of references to astrology.
The novel is the latest installment in a series …

New Poll Says 25 Percent of Americans Believe in Astrology
December 15, 2009 – 4:32 pm | 8 Comments
New Poll Says 25 Percent of Americans Believe in Astrology

A new poll was released recently by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life which indicates that approximately 25% of Americans “believe” in astrology.
The poll was part of a larger study on …

27 Astrologers Interviewed at NORWAC 2009
December 3, 2009 – 4:25 pm | No Comment
27 Astrologers Interviewed at NORWAC 2009

27 astrologers were interviewed at the Northwest Astrological Conference (NORWAC) in May of 2009, and MP3s of those interviews were recently released online for free.
The podcast series is titled The Art and Science of Astrology, …

PlanetWatcher Releases 2010 Astrological Calendar
November 30, 2009 – 2:41 pm | 2 Comments
PlanetWatcher Releases 2010 Astrological Calendar

Kirk Kahn of PlanetWatcher.com recently released a new edition of his awesome astrological calendar for 2010, and this year you can order it online through Amazon.com.
This is my favorite astrological calendar because it allows you …

Yahoo Answers Has An Astrology Section
November 6, 2009 – 3:40 pm | 3 Comments
Yahoo Answers Has An Astrology Section

A few years ago Yahoo launched a website where users can submit and answer questions called Yahoo Answers.   The site has become quite popular since then, and many people are familiar with it because it …

Considerations Astrological Journal Released Online for Free
November 5, 2009 – 6:54 pm | One Comment
Considerations Astrological Journal Released Online for Free

The publishers behind the astrological journal Considerations recently decided to scan and release their entire journal archive online for free through the website  freeconsiderations.com.
Considerations was one of the few serious astrological journals available over the …