The drawbacks of Daylight Saving Time
By: Renee Garrison
Many people look forward to the "time change" when Daylight Saving Time comes around each year because it heralds in the promise of spring. The media is full of encouraging information about the benefits derived from Daylight Saving Time. A common fallacy that exists around...
By: Renee Garrison
Daylight Saving Time is the process of turning the clocks ahead one hour in the spring for the purpose of providing an extra house of daylight during the evening hours. This act is reversed in the fall when we turn the clocks back one hour...
Why we should adopt the metric system
By: Navendu Yajnik
In today' unipolar world, the status of Unites States as a world power is a given fact, but one that is being increasingly challenged. USA came to this position by sheer dint of continuous innovations, especially in the fields of science and technology. This country...
The drawbacks of Daylight Saving Time
By: Amanda Mittra
There are two sides to a coin and likewise there are two faces too to Daylight Saving Time. The main reason for DST to be adopted, is to save an hour's worth of artificial energy by harnessing the potential of daylight to the maximum. For...
Daylight Saving Time explained
By: Steven Mars
The first person to come up with the idea of daylight saving time was Benjamin Franklin in 1784. Daylight Saving Time started during World War 1 when the United States moved the clocks ahead one hour to save energy because of the extra hour of...
Daylight Saving Time explained
By: Amanda Mittra
Daylight Saving Time (DST) is one of the most innovative ideas adopted world wide to conserve electrical energy. Critics consider this a politician's game plan and a curse to the common people. However, DST also has its benefits.Although proposed out of jest, Benjamin Franklin...
By: Liza Cameron Wasser
When daylight saving time (DST) was first proposed, its rationale was to save money by taking better advantage of the longer daylight hours from spring to fall. At that time, artificial lighting was the result of candles and oil lamps. Later on, as electricity was...
By: Liza Cameron Wasser
Daylight saving time (DST) is a misnomer. There is actually no daylight being saved. In effect, what happens during daylight saving time is that an hour of daylight is moved from the morning to the evening according to the clock. The sun remains in the...
By: Kristen Lavery
James Naismith is known as the inventor of the game of Basketball. Most Americans know little else about this innovator's life. Naismith's credentials cannot be condensed into a single Jeopardy answer. As if creating one of the world's most popular sports is not significant enough...
By: Can Tran
"Daylight Saving Time" (DST) is simply explained as winding the clocks back or forward by one hour. This takes place between Saturday and Sunday.You wind the clocks an hour forward during the winter to spring season. You wind the clocks an hour back during...

 

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