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Want to abolish Daylight Savings time because it's outdated and basically useless ?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
Rage against the dying of the sunlight. I don't know who invented Daylight Saving Time, but it seems like a pretty bad idea to me. Why did we ever decide that gaining an hour of sleep in the morning was an acceptable trade-off for going...Show More Summary
Did you remember to adjust your clock(s) on Sunday? I just slept in as always. Some game designers used the end of daylight saving time as an excuse to, get this, be productive. There's this thing called the 0h Game Jam in which developers make a game in under an hour. Show More Summary
Just because you picked up an hour from the end of Daylight Saving Time, doesn't mean you should waste it. Try these tips and make the most of your time.
Post by Linda Sharps. Thanks to turning the clocks back for Daylight Saving Time, I felt like I waited approximately 78540 hours for The Walking Dead to air last night. It doesn’t help that this year it’s being broadcast at 9 PM PST,...Show More Summary
Let me start this post by stating the obvious: Toddler’s don’t understand daylight savings time. The idea of “falling back” and enjoying an extra hour of sleep, lounging in bed just doesn’t seem to appeal to them. And that guy is an EARLY riser. He’s been getting up at 4 the last few days [...]