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Chinese and western Astrology are both systems of divination that are based on date and time of birth. And although both traditions rely heavily on symbols to communicate their theories, each differs substantially. Here's a crash course in understanding the differences between the two systems. ... continued »

Ah, Valentine's Day -- either your favorite holiday of the year, or the bane of your existence. Some of us start planning their cards and flowers once the ball drops on New Year's Eve, others pick up a box of chocolates after work on February 14 and call it a day. Whether or not you consider Valentine's Day ... continued »

Just think -- if intelligent life exists on worlds beyond Earth, how many different Astrology systems there would be! SETI, which stands for Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, has made a mission of exploring the nature and prevalence of life in the universe since the mid-1980s. ... continued »

Do you often put in long hours on the job? It may be good for your career, but it’s bad for your heart. In honor of National Workaholics Day (seriously!) on July 5, let's take a look at this British study that says working more than 11 hours a day can increase the risk of heart attacks. ... continued »

Are you ready for a fun Astrology history lesson on this Ides of March? Here we go: Sometime in early March of 44 B.C., an ancient Roman astrologer named Spurinna predicted the death of Julius Caesar. She told him to “Beware the Ides of March” and that he would be in great danger on this day ... continued »

Mercury is once again up to its old tricks! We can expect troubles with travel, technology and communication when Mercury goes retrograde in sensitive Pisces from February 23 to March 17. But this retrograde has a positive side, too! ... continued »

Inspiration is a special gift of the imaginative New Moon in Pisces on March 11, 2013. This Sun-Moon conjunction is flanked by loving Venus and passionate Mars, lending creative and romantic energy to anything we start now. This dreamy Pisces New Moon also awakens our intuition and helps us tap into our inner psychics now, ... continued »

You've made the commitment and set the date -- now it's time to choose the dress! (Some of us would argue that's almost as important as choosing the groom, right?) January is all about spring and summer wedding planning, and you're no doubt pouring over the pretty pages of all the new bridal magazines out this month. Whatever your fantasy, there's a gown to match based on your horoscope sign. ... continued »

April Fools' Day is our favorite time to poke gentle fun at each other. If you're looking to pull an effective prank on someone you know and love -- or even loathe -- pay particular attention to that person's horoscope sign. It's a great way to ensure your trick will hit the mark, whether your target is a trusting Taurus or a suspicious Scorpio.  ... continued »

Guess what, dating is expensive! But just because the economy is still in the dregs doesn't mean you have to put your love life on hold. There are plenty of inexpensive ways to cultivate romance, and by tailoring the outing to your love interest's Sun sign, you're sure to have a great time.  ... continued » Master Astrologer Rick Levine and fellow astrologer Jeff Jawer appear together in the series of daily Planet Pulse Video Horoscopes, and they co-write Your Astrology Guide, Barnes and Noble's exclusive annual Astrology guidebook, which is now in its seventh year of production. ... continued »

You've been sending money to Uncle Sam all year, bemoaning the large difference between gross and net income on your paycheck stub. And if you're fortunate, your employer deducted too much, or you're eligible for so many credits the government wants to pay you! Either way, you're getting what seems like ... continued »

The week starts off on a high note with super harmonious energy between Mercury and Venus highlighting cooperation and understanding -- and it's all downhill from there. ... continued »

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue -- that's a well documented historical fact. What isn't so well documented is Christopher Columbus' birth date, which has been narrowed down to sometime between late August and late October of 1451. This means the notorious European explorer could have been born a Leo, a Virgo, a Libra or a Scorpio. ... continued »

For adults, Halloween is popularly known as a holiday when we all get an excuse to be a bit more revealing and sassy in how we dress. Take advantage of this opportunity to add "sexy" to the beginning of your costume of choice. Your horoscope sign can help you figure out which getup is most in-character for you! ... continued »

Are you a Virgo? Or are you a Libra? Or maybe a little of both? If you were born on the cusp between these two horoscope signs, you may need to dig a little deeper to find out which sign is the “real” you. Those born in the transition zone between the end of Virgo and the beginning of Libra will likely ... continued »

Uh-oh, you want out. The cosmos have had us questioning our relationships lately, and it seems you've finally decided you want to go your own way. So how do you break it to your partner in the least painful way? Look to their horoscope sign. ... continued »

Can’t we all just get along? It’s funny, but when it comes to the age-old battle between Astrology vs. Astronomy, it really wasn’t until the “Age of Reason” the situation became unreasonable. To celebrate Global Astronomy Month in April, we’d like to give you some background on the differences between the two studies, ... continued »

After last week's Solar Eclipse, September's intense energy continues. On the positive side, Jupiter changes signs this week. For the first time in 12 years, Jupiter enters ... continued »

Three million Americans now practice yoga at least twice a week. The ancient art that unites mind and body offers something for everyone. You can sweat out toxins at 105 degrees with Bikram Yoga, get your cardio pumping with aerobic Ashtanga, raise your vital forces with Kundalini Yoga and gain serenity through classic Hatha poses. ... continued »

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