Some Queenslanders got a first-hand experience with daylight savings time Wednesday morning due to a technical glitch by telecommunications company Optus. Those in southern Queensland woke up an hour earlier than expected due to the clocks on their mobile phones moving an hour forward. Show More Summary
Over at Gizmodo, Luke reports that Optus managed to stuff up its network time signal for Queenslanders, switching their phones to daylight saving time and ruining many a banana bender morning. At moments like this, I can’t help thinking there’s a lot to be said for an old-fashioned alarm clock rather than using your phone. More »
Happy New Year! It's officially 2015, and I'm both excited and scared to see what the year ahead will bring us on social media. Will this be the year that parents finally stop complaining about Daylight Saving Time? Will couples' maternity...Show More Summary
Just in time to save some dings this winter season, the Rareform Daylight Surfbag showed up at my door. Upon opening the box I had an owl sporting sunglasses staring at me; I don’t know if it was intentionally packaged to have this effect or not, but I found it pretty amusing. Each board bag […]
This will likely be as useless as quest as trying to end the anachronistic daylight savings time, but I want to give it a shot and start a campaign to move Thanksgiving. Like many other things the Canadians get right, I want to move our Thanksgiving closer to theirs. Show More Summary
The end of Daylight Savings Time and midterm elections were ratings gifts for broadcast TV evening newscasts. Especially happy are the folks at NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams which returned to the top spot in the new demo, after ceding that seat for 11 weeks to ABC's World News Tonight with David Muir. Show More Summary
Dr. Drang, back in March 2013: If we stayed on Standard Time throughout the year, sunrise here in he Chicago area would be between 4:15 and 4:30 am from the middle of May through the middle of July. And if you check the times for civil...Show More Summary
This is exactly how daylight saving time makes me feel. [Nacho Punch]
It's daylight savings time. And you know what that means. The world goes dark for the foreseeable future. Let's make the best of it, and for this week's Shooting Challenge, let's photograph really dark stuff. Read more...
I just spent the past two and a half minutes laughing my ass off, which was a nice change of mood after watching Selena Gomez's depress-o-rific new music video earlier. The reason for my laughter is a new spoof movie trailer from YouTube...Show More Summary
There's no time! Wait, no remember we gained an hour!... WHAT TIME IS IT?! Daylight saving time is officially upon us (saving/savings? ugh who cares), and that means thousands of people arriving late to work, getting home to their families in the dark, and being generally confused about what time it is. Show More Summary
The ritual's energy savings are negligible, and the long winter nights are making us all miserable. Enough already
We can’t avoid the passing of time, even at the DMV, where time seems to come to a standstill. And daylight savings notwithstanding, time always ticks forward. But why not backward? For a group of physicists, the answers to these deep and complex questions may arise from a familiar source: gravity. Show More Summary
It’s cold here. I know that sounds ridiculous, to complain about the weather in Los Angeles, but I was just in Bilbao where they were having a hot streak, it was in the eighties, which felt comfortable, because that’s what I’d been experiencing at home, but then I came back and had to turn on […] The post Daylights Savings Time appeared first on Lefsetz Letter.
Want to abolish Daylight Savings time because it's outdated and basically useless ? Well, Oskaar from Reykjavik has one message for you: Fuck you, quibbling over one hour. He gets three hours of fucking sunlight a day! Read more...
It's time to roll back the clock on this outdated tradition.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — We live in a time when we have video on demand and we text while we drive, so of course we jump to conclusions about the NBA before we even fall back for daylight saving time the first weekend of the season. TheShow More Summary
On Sunday morning, Americans awoke to an extra hour, the result of the country's adherence to daylight saving time. With it came a reignited debate. Wonkblog's Chris Mooney was among those who criticized the practice, writing that "turning our clocks back Sunday makes no sense," and argued that the original logic that made America switch to daylights saving time […]
On Sunday morning, Americans awoke to an extra hour, the result of the country's adherence to daylight saving time. With it came a reignited debate. Wonkblog's Chris Mooney was among those who criticized the practice, writing that "turning...Show More Summary
Deals brought to you by the crew at Dealzon. FYI: sales from certain retailer help support Destructoid. So November 2 came and went (along with daylight saving time) and the Xbox One's official holiday price cut by $50 is now in effect. Show More Summary