Latest Daylight saving time Stories

2009-09-01 12:28:19

Every March, most Americans welcome the switch to daylight saving time because of the longer days, but also dread losing an hour of sleep after they move their clocks forward.

2009-04-27 10:32:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- To: Investors, Analysts, Brokers and Portfolio Managers We would like to invite you to participate in a conference call and a simultaneous webcast to discuss RiT Technologies' (NASDAQ:RITT) first quarter 2009 financial results.

2009-03-31 16:05:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE: DST) has completed the acquisition of the remaining 50% of Argus Health Systems, Inc. ("Argus"). Argus is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of DST.

2009-03-06 22:50:46

A U.S. doctor says springing forward through daylight saving time takes only one hour, but for some the time change packs a punch. Sleep specialist J.

2009-03-05 23:30:00

A US doctor predicts school children may miss some of the 9-11 hours sleep needed daily after daylight saving time begins this weekend.

2009-03-04 17:09:00

RIVERWOODS, Ill., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Straight time or overtime? That can be the question when clocks are set forward one hour this weekend, notes CCH, a part of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business and a leading provider of human resources information and software (hr.cch.com). The arrival of daylight saving time requires clocks to be moved forward one hour at 2:00 a.m.

2009-03-02 07:10:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It may only be a single hour of lost time, but "springing forward" for Daylight Saving Time can pack a punch for some people. Many experience sleepiness, mood changes and sleep disturbances as they attempt to adjust to the time change.

2008-10-30 15:55:00

New research shows that turning back the clock one hour for daylight savings time may actually be good for your heart.

2007-03-09 11:05:00

Most computers, like those of all but the most recent vintage, probably were programmed to believe that daylight-saving time begins the first Sunday in April and ends the final Sunday in October. Those rules change this weekend.

2006-03-06 05:57:05

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka will permanently move its clocks back by half an hour in April, a senior official said on Monday, putting the island five and a half hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) in line with neighbor India.

Word of the Day
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.