The Unexpected Impact of Changing Times

Beyond less sleep, when we moved our clocks ahead last night, we created many unintended consequences. It all began during the 1880s when the railroads said that they should coordinate time. With rail…

Why Should You Care About Time Zones?

At 5:30 am in San Francisco, the sun is not up and neither are most people. But, coordinating with NY time, work in the financial district has begun. Offices are active as are local coffee shops. Out …

Leap Seconds

The earth is supposed to rotate every 24 hours. Sometimes, though, it takes less time and sometimes it takes more. So, to be precise, we depend on atomic clocks. And therein lies the problem.  In…

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