Fiza Pirani

Fiza Pirani is a web producer and writer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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Atlanta is about to get really crowded this Labor Day weekend
 If you’re starting to think about where to spend Labor Day weekend this year, you may want to consider a staycation right here in Atlanta (or start planning your sweet escape). For the second year in a row, the city was  ranked the third most popular city in the country to visit during the holiday weekend, which falls on Friday...

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If you’re starting to think about where to spend Labor Day weekend this year, you may want to consider a staycation right here in Atlanta (or start planning your sweet escape). For the second year in a row, the city was ranked the third most popular city in the country to visit during the holiday weekend, which falls on Friday...
Georgia is one of the worst states in the US for women’s equality, study says
 When it comes to women’s equality, Georgia ranks among the worst states in the nation. That’s according to personal finance site WalletHub’s latest ranking for which researchers compared a variety of relevant factors in all 50 states   to determine the best and worst states for gender equality. Analysts compared...

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When it comes to women’s equality, Georgia ranks among the worst states in the nation. That’s according to personal finance site WalletHub’s latest ranking for which researchers compared a variety of relevant factors in all 50 states to determine the best and worst states for gender equality. Analysts compared...
Having eclipse withdrawals? Here are 11 hilarious eclipse memes, jokes to get you through the week
 The Great American Eclipse Monday left millions of Americans within the path of totality in awe as they witnessed the moon steal the sun’s spotlight for a brief moment, transforming daylight to night and back to daylight again.  The next time the nation will have the chance to unite for a total solar eclipse won&rsquo...

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The Great American Eclipse Monday left millions of Americans within the path of totality in awe as they witnessed the moon steal the sun’s spotlight for a brief moment, transforming daylight to night and back to daylight again.  The next time the nation will have the chance to unite for a total solar eclipse won&rsquo...
Solar eclipse 2017: Is it safe to take a selfie with the eclipse? How to do it the right way
 The Great American Eclipse on Monday is expected to draw millions of Americans to cities along the centerline path of totality, where the moon completely blocks the sun, the earth goes dark and the sun’s corona shimmers in the blackened sky. And with all the hype surrounding the total eclipse, you’re probably wondering...

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The Great American Eclipse on Monday is expected to draw millions of Americans to cities along the centerline path of totality, where the moon completely blocks the sun, the earth goes dark and the sun’s corona shimmers in the blackened sky. And with all the hype surrounding the total eclipse, you’re probably wondering...
Everything you need to bring with you on eclipse day
 The Great American Eclipse of 2017, the first total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States coast to coast in nearly 100 years, is expected to attract massive crowds in cities along the centerline path of totality. » RELATED: The ultimate guide to the once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse this August  Location...

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The Great American Eclipse of 2017, the first total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States coast to coast in nearly 100 years, is expected to attract massive crowds in cities along the centerline path of totality. » RELATED: The ultimate guide to the once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse this August  Location...
Don’t ruin your eclipse experience — What not to do the day of and during the total solar eclipse
 A total solar eclipse is a rare and magnificent sight, especially for Americans, many of whom will experience their first and only total eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21. » RELATED: The ultimate guide to the once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse this August  If you’re among the millions of Americans with plans to flock to...

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A total solar eclipse is a rare and magnificent sight, especially for Americans, many of whom will experience their first and only total eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21. » RELATED: The ultimate guide to the once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse this August  If you’re among the millions of Americans with plans to flock to...
Sun-eating demons? 7 bizarre (but brilliant) myths and superstitions about solar eclipses
 Millions of Americans are gearing up for the Great American Eclipse on Aug. 21, the first total solar eclipse to cross the country coast to coast in nearly 100 years. Folks are planning watch parties, community events and day trips to catch the once-in-a-generation celestial spectacle, but solar eclipses weren’t always...

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Millions of Americans are gearing up for the Great American Eclipse on Aug. 21, the first total solar eclipse to cross the country coast to coast in nearly 100 years. Folks are planning watch parties, community events and day trips to catch the once-in-a-generation celestial spectacle, but solar eclipses weren’t always...
What will the sky look like in your city during August’s rare total solar eclipse?
 It’s the final countdown to the first total solar eclipse to cross the country coast to coast in nearly 100 years. » RELATED: The ultimate guide to the once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse this August  Space junkies all over the country are gearing up for the Aug. 21 solar spectacle. If you’re trying to...

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It’s the final countdown to the first total solar eclipse to cross the country coast to coast in nearly 100 years. » RELATED: The ultimate guide to the once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse this August  Space junkies all over the country are gearing up for the Aug. 21 solar spectacle. If you’re trying to...
The ultimate guide to the once-in-a-lifetime total solar eclipse this August
 This August, millions of Americans will have the rare opportunity to watch the sun, the moon and planet Earth align in the country’s first total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States from coast to coast in nearly 100 years. » RELATED: 7 things to know about the rare total solar eclipse crossing the nation this...

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This August, millions of Americans will have the rare opportunity to watch the sun, the moon and planet Earth align in the country’s first total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States from coast to coast in nearly 100 years. » RELATED: 7 things to know about the rare total solar eclipse crossing the nation this...
Where to get your free eclipse glasses 
 According to the official system website, the following libraries in the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System   will be participating with special eclipse watch parties on Monday, Aug. 21, where folks will have the chance to snag a free pair of eclipse glasses. Adamsville-Collier Heights Library Adams Park Library Northeast/Spruill...

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According to the official system website, the following libraries in the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System will be participating with special eclipse watch parties on Monday, Aug. 21, where folks will have the chance to snag a free pair of eclipse glasses. Adamsville-Collier Heights Library Adams Park Library Northeast/Spruill...
This map shows exactly where (and when) the total solar eclipse will cross Georgia this August
 It’s the final countdown: We are officially one month away from the first total solar eclipse to cross the country coast to coast in nearly 100 years. This August, the sun, the moon and planet Earth will all align as space junkies revel in the most-talked-about celestial event in years. The Aug. 21 eclipse, dubbed the Great American...

Posted: 2 days ago

It’s the final countdown: We are officially one month away from the first total solar eclipse to cross the country coast to coast in nearly 100 years. This August, the sun, the moon and planet Earth will all align as space junkies revel in the most-talked-about celestial event in years. The Aug. 21 eclipse, dubbed the Great American...