Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken the first steps in claiming "Winterfell" as Russia's nickname, after he signed a law on Tuesday that places the country under a permanent wintertime, starting October 26. Under the new law,Show More Summary
Monday July 21st is the final submission deadline for this summer's contest. Very specifically, end-of-day Monday (or midnight Tuesday for the sticklers) Pacific Daylight Savings time is the deadline after which submissions will be closed. Check...Show More Summary
The First World War started 100 years ago this summer. The last American World War I veteran – West Virginia resident Frank Buckles – died more than three years ago. But the legacy of the First World War lives on in some ways that may surprise you. Beyond the introduction of mechanized warfare and chemical weapons, […]
The change from to Standard to Daylight Savings Time in the spring and back again n the fall can mess up your sleeping pattern. Your body will adjust, but... Read Full Post
Lynne from Cafe Lynnylu is hosting the English edition of Weekend Herb Blogging and this week I'm featuring strawberries.With daylight savings finally coming to an end I think it may to safe to say that summer is over and it's time for autumn to begin. Show More Summary
A suspected car bomber in Dublin, Ireland, may have forgotten about the “spring forward” Daily Savings Time adage and apparently almost blew himself up in a possible timer malfunction. The suspect reportedly fled the scene covered in blood after the device n question went off in his face and earlier then he anticipated. According to
Daylight saving time ends this weekend in most states and territories (barring Queensland, Western Australia and the Northern Territory), meaning we’ll turn our clocks back by one hour on Sunday morning. “Spring forward, fall back” is a good prompt to remember which way to wind. Show More Summary
I read this story the other day, but I was afraid it might be an April Fools’ joke. But apparently not. I didn’t even know that they changed the time in the UK, but I guess their Daylight Saving Time was at 1 AM on Sunday, and an Irish terrorist didn’t take that into account […]
You may not like Daylight Saving Time, but now you can't say that it's completely useless. In fact, it could've been what foiled a terrorist plot. The Daily Mirror reported that police thought that an Irish bomber probably blew himself up because he forgot to set his clock forward an hour while planting a bomb. Show More Summary
Forgetting to account for last weekend's time change in Europe, a car bomber in Dublin suffered major injuries after his explosive device prematurely exploded. The man's plan of attaching a bomb to an empty vehicle in a quiet neighborhood went awry late Sunday and he was seen "dripping in blood" as he stumbled away from the scene on foot. Show More Summary
The Irish Police (Garda) believe that a gangland bomber who blew himself up on Sunday in Dublin did so because he forgot to move his clock forward for Daylight Saving Time. At 11pm the man was blown up before he had time to leave the scene of the timed explosion under a Volvo SUV. Show More Summary
April 1 (UPI) -- A mix-up with daylight saving time may have caused a car bomb to blow up in the face of a bumbling bomber in Dublin. The unidentified bomber was seen fleeing from the wreckage of a ruined Volvo SUV on Sunday evening, while “dripping in blood” after the device that was attached to the vehicle went off early. Show More Summary
If you've got a weak heart, you might have a good excuse for taking Monday off next time clocks go forward in spring, researchers say. A new study finds that the daylight saving time switch is associated with a shocking 25% rise in the risk of heart attacks on the...
We all know "springing forward" for Daylight Saving Time is awful because we lose that precious hour of sleep on a Saturday night (so, so cruel). Unfortunately for humanity, that's not the biggest downside of the hour time-shift we experience each spring: it also immediately and significantly ups the heart attack rate.
A quick reminder that while the U.S. switched over to Daylight Saving Time a few weeks ago, much of the rest of the world makes the change today. And while our Android phones usually handle the transition with ease, it's still possible to see issues. So keep an eye on those clocks — and, more important, any calendar entries — today, to make sure you don't end up off by an hour.
Still feeling the residual effects of springing ahead for daylight saving time? The hour of sleep lost – or gained – may play a bigger, perhaps more dangerous role in our body's natural rhythm than we think. It seems moving the clock...Show More Summary
Daylight savings time was a good reminder that it's time to spring clean. But what I don't love about the chore is that once the weather gets nice I want to run outside, not be cooped up at home with rubber gloves and a duster. ThisShow More Summary
Facebook has taken a look at their post Daylight Savings Time data and found, unsurprisingly, that losing an hour of sleep made people sleepier. There was, however, one surprise: losing that hour may make us tired, but it also seems to make us feel happier. Read more...
Here it is, almost time for me to post over at at Bankrate Taxes Blog and I've yet to note here on the ol' blog what topics I recently covered over there. I'm blaming my delay on a persistent Daylight Saving Time hangover. Or the Polar Vortex. Show More Summary
Following the recent Daylight Saving Time (DST) change in the US, the Facebook Data Science team decided to analyze how users of the social network reacted after losing an hour of sleep over the weekend and gaining more sunlight during the day. Show More Summary