Don't Forget To Spring Ahead!
Every year at this time, I start mentioning names of people that had a hand in the creation of daylight saving time.
Sometimes it is Ben Franklin. Other times I mention George Vernon Hudson.¬ Then there’s William Willett.¬ All of them had some sort of connection to DST.¬ [...]
It’s that time of year already… Can you believe it?¬† Tonight’s the night where we turn our clocks an hour backwards.
Last year, I was surfing the internet and found some cool information.¬† I’ve pulled that information from last year’s post.¬† You’ll find that and a list of pros and cons in the post.¬† Happy reading!
It’s becoming more and more apparant that Fall is on the way.¬† We’re losing daylight quick, fast, and in a hurry.¬† The sunrise and sunset times for August, September,¬†October, and November¬†are below…
Sunrise:¬† 6:13 AM
Sunset:¬† 8:30 PM
Sunrise:¬† 6:42 AM
Sunset:¬† 7:48 PM
Sunrise:¬† 7:12 AM
Sunset:¬† 6:58 PM
Sunrise:¬† 7:45 AM
Sunset:¬† 6:13 PM
Continue reading to see just how much time we’ll lose over those months…
I’ll tell you what, it is so great to be able to use a tower cam again in an evening newscast.¬ When the sun sets before 6 PM, it’s kinda pointless to show a tower cam because it is dark.¬ Now that it’s light out until almost 7:30 at night, we can use them [...]
This is the second year that Daylight Saving Time happens a little early.¬ It actually happens tonight at 2:00 AM (which would end up being 3:00 AM).¬ I am pumped about this because even though we lose an hour of sleep, we get that extra hour of daylight at the end of the day.¬ [...]
I was surfing the web tonight looking for some information on Daylight Saving Time and ran across the website for the California Energy Commission. It had some really great information on the effects of DST along with some really cool websites.We’ve all seen movies where someone says ‘let’s synchronize our watches.’ Well, there’s a [...]