One hundred years after Congress passed the first daylight saving legislation, lawmakers in Florida this week passed the “Sunshine Protection Act,” which will make daylight saving a year-round reality in the Sunshine State. If approved by …
Daylight saving time, or DST, began in the US in 1918 as a way to conserve energy. However, many Americans believe the practice is not worth the hassle, and studies suggest it may cause more problems than it solves. There are two …
A train hurtled around a corner at 82 mph, eventually coming off the rails and killing four passengers. Decades earlier, faulty decision-making resulted in the deaths of the seven-person crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger. Years before these …
The news Wednesday night that lawmakers in Florida were more united around instituting daylight savings year-round than they were around new gun laws likely does not presage a new and overriding national movement to spring forward …
Whether you blame it on the French, the English, the Germans or Benjamin Franklin, the scourge of daylight saving time will strike at 2 a.m. Sunday and create havoc for the hapless American worker. And it all started as a joke. The French, …
It’s almost time to “spring forward” for Daylight Saving Time, but who came up with this bizarre practice? And why? If you just answered “Benjamin Franklin” and “to help farmers,” you should probably read this. Daylight Saving Time
You’ve just lost an hour of sleep today -- will it hurt you? As the clock moves forward with the beginning of daylight saving time, what was, for example, 5 a.m. was actually 6 a.m. We lose an hour on the clock to get more daylight into our …
On Sunday, most Americans will set their clocks forward one hour for Daylight Savings Time. Aside from the obvious headache of losing an hour of sleep, there are several subtle ways the time change could negatively affect your health. …
A train hurtled around a corner at 82 mph, eventually coming off the rails and killing four passengers. Decades earlier, faulty decision-making resulted in the deaths of the seven-person crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger. Years before these …
Daylight-saving time began in the US on Sunday. People love to hate on the practice, but Josh Barro argues it's actually a good thing. Today is the first day of daylight-saving time, which means the sun will shine until 6:58 p.m. in New …