Geesh...did anyone even go to the NASA webpage to see all that is written about this topic for the past 3 years? Or just decided to flip out because of a MSM article coming out of the UK?
Better yet, check out the daily solar weather from Suspicious0bserver. Don't be put off by his internet user name. His daily reports are science based. This will enlighten you on what's happening daily with the sun and its effects on the earth, from solar flares to earthquakes. Under each daily news cast he lists multiple scientific links for anyone who wants to dig deeper.
3MIN News February 14, 2013: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkEHoiFI9aI
Over a year's worth of daily solar reports by Suspicious0bserver can be viewed here: http://www.youtube.com/user/Suspicious0bservers/videos
Then again, Mardi Gras just passed and there are no more virgins here in New Orleans until next year, if anyone feels the need to baaaa out of fear, doubt and superstition without lifting a finger to research.