As you are no doubt already aware, certain Gothamist writers have very passionate, possibly psychotic opinions about the Daylight Saving Time system, the biggest chronological scam in human history BAR NONE. But what started as one man's...Show More Summary
via Flickr I don’t know about the rest of you, but I hate Daylight Savings Time. I’ve always been a bit of an insomniac anyway, and that time shift always throws me for a loop. It’s been worse with my kids, who also struggle with it. I’ve never understood the point of shifting the time. If legislation...
(Association for Psychological Science) Judges in the United States tend to give defendants longer sentences the day after switching to daylight saving time compared with other days of the year, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
Movie Theater | USA Categories: Time Tags: Movie Theater "So, you'd like a free pass because you drove down here too early due to you forgetting to change your clocks, even though I fully refunded the ticket?" (Read more...) The post Can’t Be Saved From Daylight Saving appeared first on Funny & Stupid Customer Stories - Not Always Right.
We recently went through our twice yearly period of communal venting called adjusting for daylight saving time (DST), or British Summer Time (BST) as it’s called in the UK. But why are we changing the time? Seriously, who caused allShow More Summary
Queensland may be reluctant to get on board the Daylight Savings train, but with a University of Queensland-led study finding that adopting daylight saving time in South-East Queensland could help koala conservation, maybe it is time for a re-think. More »
The population of wild koalas in the southeast portion of Australia’s Queensland state has plunged by 80% in less than two decades, but researchers are offering a simple plan to save them. They can sum it up in three words: daylight saving time. Changing the clocks would help stem the koalapocalypse...
You're cruising along, enjoying your beautiful Fall evenings - if you are lucky there have been plenty of lovely crisp days so you've gotten to spend some time outside, and then... Daylight savings happens and it's dark at 5:30 PM. If...Show More Summary
Sure, we could blame the darkness of the night on the Earth’s rotation and the dang Sun and no more daylight savings time but where’s the fun in that? It’s much goofier to imagine a comically big space being called Mr. Night running around the neighborhood turning everything dark with the touch of his finger. Imagine… Read more...
Just try to wrap your head around this.
Post by Liz Alterman. If you love riddles, you'll enjoy this totally mind-bending birth story. Brothers born in Massachusetts may end up arguing over who is the older twin thanks to Daylight Saving Time. Samuel Peterson may have been...Show More Summary
Citizens in the state of Sinaloa have rallied behind a proposal to abandon Daylight Savings Time. A citizens’ initiative that obtained 262,876 signatures in favor of the change was presented FULL STORY The post Sinaloans sign up to drop Daylight Savings appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
In Cape Cod, twin boys born early Sunday morning wound up trapped in a paradox because of that scourge of the space-time continuum: Daylight Savings Time. Emily and Seth Peterson of West Barnstable, MA welcomed their boys Samuel and Ronan after 1 AM on Sunday. Show More Summary
Daylight Savings Time makes for some weird situations -one particularly strange example took place this year, when Emily and Seth Peterson gave birth to twins on November 6. One twin, Samuel, was born at 1:39 AM, but the later born twin arrived after the time change -at 1:10 AM. So which one is older -the one born first or the one born at an earlier time?
The recent birth of a set of twins sounds almost like a riddle—somehow, the one that was born later is actually considered older than his sibling. This is the situation parents Emily and Seth Peterson of Massachusetts found themselves...Show More Summary
It’s mind-bending, but true.
While many parents were spending the end of Daylight Saving Time trying to figure out how to get their children to adjust to the time difference, Emily and Seth Peterson were trying to figure out which of their newborn twin boys was older. Show More Summary
It’s time to add a little flash to your outdoor workout. We’re not talking about bedazzling your bike shorts, but being sure you can see and be seen in the dark. With the end of daylight saving time, it’s important to raise your visibility during low-light hours as the sun sets or rises. Adding...
[Victor-Chew] is tired of setting clocks. After all, here we are in the 21st century, why do we have to adjust clocks (something we just did for daylight savings time)? That’s why [Victor] came up with ESPClock. Based on a $2 Ikea analog...Show More Summary
The world may feel like it’s getting darker every day (and I’m not talking about Daylight Saving Time here), but Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat! can be counted on as a source of brightness and warmth each month. Just take a look at the...Show More Summary