Do You Live Where You Should Sleep More?

When we consider the impact of social jetlag on our health and productivity, our sleep time could matter more than we think.

Changing EU Times

European Union time zones could change if individual nations get to choose if they want perpetual summer time or winter time.

Daylight Saving Time Dilemmas

Last weekend, our daylight saving time dilemmas began again as we lost an hour of sleep but gained evening time to shop, exercise and go to athletic events.

What If Boston Ignored Daylight Saving Time?

By ignoring the sun through fewer time zones, we coordinate national and international time and create more economic efficiency.

Why We Need Leap Seconds

To keep the clock synchronized with the sun, we need to add leap seconds that make our days longer than a precise 24 hours.

Deciding When and Why to Change the Time

When states change the congressional mandate for daylight saving time they help and hinder business, labor, energy use and safety.

The First and Last Places to Celebrate the New Year

Because time zones are a human creation, the beginning of the New Year varies around the world.

Why a Year Should Have 13 Months

Replacing the inconsistencies of the current calendar, in finance and production, the 13-month calendar would create positive externalities for businesses.

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 railroad companies observing 52 different times and even…

Changing Times at Sochi

At Sochi, (the right) time will be money. But when the International Olympic Committee asked for a time change, Russia refused. Saying it would cost them more than $300 million to switch to “Winter Time,” the Russian organizing committee explained…