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2012-05-10 22:48:44

Social jetlag–a syndrome related to the mismatch between the body's internal clock and the realities of our daily schedules–does more than make us sleepy. It is also contributing to the growing tide of obesity, according to a large-scale epidemiological study reported online on May 10 in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication. "We have identified a syndrome in modern society that has not been recognized until recently," said Till Roenneberg of the University of Munich. "It...

2012-03-09 08:30:00

RoadFish.com men's lifestyle and finance magazine urges folks to take precautions and get enough sleep this weekend to avoid accidents and grogginess as we turn the clocks an hour forward for Daylight Savings Time San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 09, 2012 RoadFish.com men´s lifestyle and finance magazine today prompted its readers to set an alarm or some type of alert this weekend to remind them to turn their clocks one hour forward to keep up with Daylight Savings Time this Sunday, March...

2012-03-08 08:00:00

Daylight Saving starts this weekend in the United States and March 25th in the UK. Vedante shares 10 fascinating facts about Daylight Saving and Night Safety. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) March 08, 2012 With the onset of Daylight Saving and Spring, motorist/pedestrian/cyclist accidents increase as more people get outside and re-adjust to sharing the road after the winter months. It's important to be aware of road safety and visibility issues, particularly at night when visibility is limited. 10...

Daylight Saving Time Switch Leads To Less Productivity At Work
2012-03-08 06:05:12

According to new research conducted by Penn State, the switch to daylight saving time leads employees to spend more time surfing the Web than working. Researchers said Web searches related to entertainment rise sharply the Monday after the shift to daylight saving time, compared to the preceding and subsequent Mondays. They used existing data which shows that people exhibit poorer self-control when they are tired, and said that the loss of sleep due to the time change makes employees...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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