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Time Zones

The Key Factors That Affect Jet Lag

Map Happy | Posted 10.28.2014 | Travel
Map Happy

It would be great if there was some catch-all but perhaps the best way to beating jet lag is to know all the different elements that affect it.

How, When, and Why Were Time Zones Created?

Quora | Posted 09.17.2014 | World
Quora

By having an exact time standard humans added a very real and meaningful layer of stress to our lives that still impacts all of us today. The lack of an exact time standard allowed for far more flexibility in just about ever aspect of everyone's life.

6 Insane Facts You Didn't Know About Time Zones

Thrillist | Posted 08.03.2014 | 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.

Say Goodbye to Jet Lags With These Easy Tips

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

So, how do you keep the wanderlust alive and make trans-Atlantic journeys every few months while not feeling like you just came out of anesthesia? Here are some of my tried and tested tips that will prepare you for long flights and jet lags.

My 25-Hour Day

Myra Demeter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Myra Demeter

My favorite day of the year is the day we set our clocks back and go off Daylight Savings Time (D.S.T.). That extra hour in the day is precious and while my family enjoys the extended sleep time, I rise at my normal early hour.

What It Was Like Living On London Time In New York

Craig Kanalley | Posted 10.12.2012 | Sports
Craig Kanalley

I changed all my clocks to London time. My iPhone, my iPad, my computers (both at home and at work) -- everything was five hours ahead. It all started out swimmingly. I'd get up by 9 or 10 a.m. London time (4 or 5 a.m. New York time). I'd go to work on an uncrowded subway and eerily calm New York streets.

Time Traveling In Samoa

Posted 12.27.2011 | Travel

Samoa's leap into the future has left the island nation's tourism industry shaking its head. The Pacific nation, which has traditionally been just ...

Dueling Docs: Can you take a drug for jet lag?

Janice Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Janice Horowitz

The Issue Drugs for Jet Lag The facts With all the stress of travel these days - the requisite shoe-removal, luggage surcharges and now the possibil...