The original rationale for daylight saving time was energy savings. This column reveals, however, that the modern empirical literature on the topic finds no savings on average. The extent of savings is related to latitude – regions at...Show More Summary
Daylight Savings Time – it sounds about correct, right? Wrong! I am sorry to bust your chops, but if you’ve... The post Keeping The Grammar Police At Bay appeared first on Lifehack. Did you know that the term "Daylight Savings Time" you have been using is actually wrong?
Daylight saving time has ended, and winter is in the air. During these darker months, up to five percent of people in the United States might suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD). This article on SAD describes it as follows: Seasonal affective disorder is characterized […]
There are two kinds of people, at least with regard to Daylight Savings Time. Just about all of us are on the same page in hating the twice-a-year time change. The element that divides us is which year-round time system we’d rather keep. Show More Summary
The location of asteroid 7 Iris as seen from Adelaide at local midnight (daylight savings time). Similar views will be seen from the rest of Australia at the equivalent local time. (click to embiggen).Asteroid 7 Iris is the 4th brightest asteroid, and one of the main belt asteroids. Show More Summary
North-eastern horizon at around 4:00 am (daylight saving time, 3:00 am standard time) on the morning of Saturday, November 18 (click to embiggen). The starburst indicates the radiant, the apparent point of origin of the meteors (they...Show More Summary
It's not just the clocks in the house you have to change, your circadian rhythms are probably weirded out right now too. The post 4 Ways to Deal with the Effects of Daylight Savings Time appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Working out is hard enough, but throw daylight savings into the mix and you can kiss your fitness goals goodbye. But hold up, just because the sun now sets around 5 p.m. (you probably...
On Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 daylight saving time came to an end and TriMet encouraged everyone to take precautions to see and be seen in the darker months.
There is nothing like Daylight Savings time and darker evenings and chillier nights to remind you that Winter is coming and so his Holiday Gifting season. Parents often want to give their child’s teacher a nice gift as a thank you for the school year. In a lot of school systems, it may be not... Read More »
Daylight Saving Time is more controversial than you think
This is a bit wild, but we kinda love it.
The United States first observed Daylight Saving Time in 1918, as a measure to save energy during wartime. The federal government pulled back after the war, and DST became optional for the states. It went nationwide again during World War II, but afterward, DST became optional again, not only for states, but for each local government. Show More Summary
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Don't forget: It’s time to change the clocks this weekend and "fall back." Before you go to sleep tonight, remember to turn back all your clocks as daylight saving time officially comes to an end. Your smart devices are so smart they will do this for you, but that still leaves clocks that need...
Let's do the timewarp again... Twice a year the clocks change (for most of us). We "spring forward" and "fall back," and depending on where we live that happens on a different day. It's all sort of convoluted. And this inevitably leads to folks wondering what they have to do to their Android phone so things work right after the switch. Show More Summary
Nov. 5 will see a strange phenomenon all around the world when countries as diverse as Iran, Sweden and Mexico turn back their clocks one hour, marking the end of Daylight Savings Time. The post Social’s Done With Springing Forward, Falling Back appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Clocks "fall back" Sunday at 2 a.m. in most of the U.S. Many will gladly accept the extra hour of sleep, but others argue this twice-a-year tradition ultimately harms society.
It would require the states to switch time zones from Eastern to Atlantic.
Early Sunday morning, time will repeat itself, as daylight saving time ends in the U.S. and Canada. At 2 a.m., clocks will jump back an hour, bringing more light to your morning commute but meaning the sun will likely set before you leave the office....