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Daylight Savings Time

The Science Behind Daylight Saving Time and Why You Feel Sleep-Deprived

Firas Kittaneh | Posted 05.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Firas Kittaneh

Daylight Saving Time is the first sign that spring is finally on its way. And while most of us look forward to the days staying lighter for longer, th...

12 Insane Facts You Didn't Know About Time Zones

Thrillist | Posted 05.17.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

While daylight savings may throw you for a loop, the American time change is child's play compared to other time zone quirks around the world. Here are 12 oddities about time zones so strange, you couldn't even make them up.

Bills Aim To End Daylight Saving Time In Oregon

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.12.2015 | Green

There are many good arguments to be made for ending Daylight Saving Time (DST). The biggest one: There's no real reason to do it. DST became a ...

10 Home Decor Improvements You Can Do in Just One Hour

Hometalk | Posted 05.09.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

Changing the clocks has got us thinking about what a difference one hour makes. We all know we would benefit from an extra hour of sleep, maybe another hour to run errands, or an additional hour in our weekends, but how much of a difference can one hour make in your home?

Finding Time in Unexpected Places: 11 Tips on Productivity

Simon Tam | Posted 05.08.2015 | Small Business
Simon Tam

By managing your time as you would a small business, you can cut the excess and focus on what you really find most rewarding.

Stretching Toward Light

Sheryl Kraft | Posted 05.09.2015 | Fifty
Sheryl Kraft

Facing a major illness when my children barely know me suspends me in time. The prospect of a future freezes me in terror, for fear of the unknown. But an illness with so many question marks also makes me terrified to stay stationary, desperate to move on to a safer place.

Here's Who's Really Responsible For Daylight Saving Time

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.09.2015 | Comedy

Feeling a little out of it today? You're not alone -- people all over the world are struggling to drag themselves out of the bed thanks to daylight sa...

Kids, Sleep and Daylight Saving Time

Sarah Virginia White | Posted 05.09.2015 | Parents
Sarah Virginia White

Those of us who savor our sleep will feel the loss of that single hour, but the early-to-bed, early-to-wake routine will be an especially hard sell to your kids.

Brace Yourself: Daylight Saving Time Is Here

AP | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sure sign that spring's on the horizon: One hour less shut-eye Saturday night no matter when you turn out the lights. Most peop...

So When Is Daylight Saving Time Again?

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 03.07.2015 | Green

This Sunday, March 8 marks the dreaded "spring forward" incarnation of Daylight Saving Time. Yes, many of us will lose an hour of sleep as our cloc...

Saving Daylight

Donna Henes | Posted 05.06.2015 | Green
Donna Henes

Daylight Savings Time is thought to be an effective way to cut back on the use of energy. The theory is that energy use and the demand for electricity for lighting homes is directly related to the times when people go to bed at night and rise in the morning. A good percentage of energy consumed by lighting and appliances occurs in the evening, when families are home.

5 Ways To Survive Turning The Clocks Forward This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 03.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Sunday morning we lose a precious hour of sleep as we turn the clocks forward to mark the start of Daylight Saving Time. And even though an hour do...

Let's Tell The Babies About Sleep Awareness Week

Melissa Sher | Posted 05.04.2015 | Parents
Melissa Sher

Babies are really the ones who need to learn about Sleep Awareness Week. So, please ... if you know a baby or have a baby or see a baby, tell them to stay in their beds and cribs longer. Tell them they'll be better off in the long run because we, their parents and caregivers, will be better off.

How To Help Your Baby Ease Into Daylight Saving Time

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 03.04.2015 | Parents

PSA: This coming Sunday, March 8, marks the start of Daylight Saving Time. While parents may look forward to being awake for more daylight hours, "spr...

It's Time to Move Thanksgiving

Walter G. Meyer | Posted 01.26.2015 | Comedy
Walter G. Meyer

This will likely be as useless as quest as trying to end the anachronistic daylight savings time, but I want to give it a shot and start a campaign to move Thanksgiving.

Fall Back Workout Plan

Penny Love | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

I like to think of Daylight Saving Time changes, both in the spring and in the fall, as a time to switch up your workout, much in the same way that ma...

Are You Afraid Of The Dark? It's 'Daylight Saving' The Movie

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.05.2014 | Comedy

There's no time! Wait, no remember we gained an hour! ... WHAT TIME IS IT?! Daylight saving time is officially upon us (saving/savings? ugh who car...

Work-Life Balance? We Don't Have Time for That

Dawna I. Ballard | Posted 01.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Dawna I. Ballard

Owed to the end of Daylight Savings Time, many in the U.S. woke up this morning with a magical extra hour added to their day. I always hasten to point out how easy it is on that morning to notice, and pause for a moment to consider, two things.

9 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Your Body's Internal Clock

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 11.02.2014 | Healthy Living

Sure, you can adjust the time displayed on your alarm clock for the Daylight Saving Time change, but your body might not be so quick to take a hint. A...

Fall Back Shouldn't Mean Fall Apart: How to Cope With Your Child's Sleep Routine During the Time Change

Ingrid Prueher | Posted 12.31.2014 | Parents
Ingrid Prueher

Daylight savings time (DST) should not mean a complete shift in your child's sleep routine. Nor does it mean that suddenly your child will become a terrible sleeper.

How To Avoid Having Your Baby Wake Up At The Crack Of Dawn As Daylight Saving Time Ends

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 10.29.2014 | Parents

In case you haven't already marked your calendar, Daylight Saving Time ends this coming Sunday, November 2. While "springing forward" into Daylight Sa...

Daylight Saving Time 2014 Ends November 2, So Get Ready To Sleep In

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.28.2014 | Green

There's no need to hit the snooze button on Nov. 2, because the end of daylight saving time will give you that extra hour of sleep you've been craving...

'Tis The Season Of Bedtime Challenges

Wendy Troxel | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy Troxel

In the wee hours of Nov. 2, scarcely more than a day after Halloween, the end to daylight saving time arrives with its semi-annual challenge to everyone's circadian rhythm.

Move New England's Time Zone

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 12.23.2014 | Science
Robert Whitcomb

Going on Atlantic Time would raise the spirits and mental and physical energy of more New Englanders than not, by alleviating the late-afternoon grimness of late fall, winter and early spring.

Utah Might Get Rid Of Daylight Saving Time

AP | By ANNIE KNOX | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah residents said Thursday that officials should reject daylight saving time and join Arizona and Hawaii as the only states ...