Daylight Saving Time explained
By: DianeD
Most Americans assume that Daylight Saving Time (there is not an "s" on Saving) is a relatively new concept; however, Benjamin Franklin is credited with the initial idea in 1784. William Willet, of Great Britain, did take the idea seriously in the late 1800s, but...
Bermuda Triangle Realities
By: Jesse Theas
I cannot help but notice that on either side of this debate, Fact or Fiction, there appears to be a great deal of cataloging of opinions of witnesses as to what they saw, or heard, or what might have occurred in this area of the...
By: Can Tran
Daylight Saving Time (DST) was proposed by William Willett, an avid outdoorsman that liked to spend his days playing golf. The concept of DST was inspired from a satirical piece authored by Benjamin Franklin when he was an American envoy to France. However, Franklin was...
By: Perry McCarney
Daylight saving time (DST) in the states and nations that make use of it now, is a deliberate modification of the framework of numerical values we assign to time to segment the period of our planet Earth's rotational spin, what we call a day. The...
Commentary: Science and the scientific method
By: Cathleene Filmore
Science is nothing without scientific method, and scientific method is all about the experiment. Preliminary research is the foundation of a good experiment. A good experiment begins with scientific method and while this may all seem very scientific, learning to use scientific method means learning...
Daylight Saving Time explained
By: Tanu Bhandari
Spring ahead and Fall back, is the best catch phrase to understand and remember Daylight saving time.Daylight Saving Time ExplainedSun is a great source of heat and light. Daylight saving time is just making optimal usage of sunlight. During summers the days become longer...
By: Rachel Stockton
My father, a south Texas rancher, never liked daylight saving time, those months when we all turn our clocks ahead for one hour. "It's a prime example of how the lobbyists run the country."He had a point, although said lobbyists have tried, time and...
Does Science by its very Nature Undermine its Search Answers Obsolesce
By: Ryan Robert Hallett
Science does not, by nature, undermine its own search for answers. It might seem so, from what seems to be a growing movement away from science, fuelled by the growing list of concepts and phenomena which people want explained, and which mainstream science ignores or...
Daylight Saving Time explained
By: David Thackston
Daylight Saving Time is a method of progressing our clocks ahead by one hour in order to make better use of the extended daylight hours of summer, hence the usage of the term "Summer Time" to describe the shift. On the second Sunday of every...
By: Rachel Stockton
For most of us, the habit of turning our clocks forward for one hour every March does little more than inconvenience us for several days. We "lose" an hour of sleep the night we make the change, and then our circadian rhythms balk when the...

 

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