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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...

2011-11-14 08:00:00

Russia has beat the US in discovering that there is no benefit to going on and off daylight savings time twice each year. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) November 14, 2011 Standardtime.com salutes Russian President Medvedev who will keep Russia on daylight saving time permanently starting immediately. Like the founder of StandardTime.com Sheila Danzig, Medvedev argued that switching clocks twice a year causes stress and is harmful for peopleâs health. "Every fall and every spring...

2011-11-09 10:41:58

"Long, dark nights are with us now that the clocks have gone back, but they may be held at bay in future years after new research led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine suggests that moving the clock forward all year round could be good for health.". The study - published in the Journal of Physical Activity and Health - found that children were the most physically active on long summer days, with the biggest effect showing between 5pm and 8pm on longer days....

2011-10-18 09:14:22

Circadian disruption and sleep restriction contributing factors Researchers from Sweden have uncovered an association between shift work and increased risk of multiple sclerosis (MS). Those who engage in off-hour employment before the age of 20 may be at risk for MS due to a disruption in their circadian rhythm and sleep pattern. Findings of this novel study appear today in Annals of Neurology, a journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the American Neurological Association and...

2011-10-18 05:45:26

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — There may be a link between shift work and increased risk of multiple sclerosis (MS). Those who engage in off-hour employment before the age of 20 may be at risk for MS because of disruption in their circadian rhythm and sleep pattern.   Previous research has determined that shift work–working during the night or rotating working hours–increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, thyroid disorders, and cancer. Circadian disruption and sleep...

2011-04-08 16:10:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE: DST) will release its financial results for the first quarter on Tuesday, April 19, 2011, after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The Company will host a conference call on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at 9:00 A.M. Central Time. The dial-in number for domestic callers is (800) 553-5275 and for international callers is (612) 332-0725. Callers should reference the First Quarter Earnings Release. A...

2011-03-12 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SUNDAY, MARCH 13: DAYLIGHT SAVING Profile America -- Sunday, March 13th. Daylight saving time started this morning at 2 a.m., when clocks should have been moved forward an hour. This is the fourth year the change occurs earlier than in the past, as an energy saving effort. Daylight saving will...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'