Springing Forward with Daylight Savings Could Kill You

Daylight Savings starts Sunday night, forcing America's clocks an hour into the future. Not only is this the lamest form of time travel ever invented, medical studies have suggested that being forced to get up an hour earlier for work is bad for your heart—like maybe kill you bad. » 3/09/12 1:20am 3/09/12 1:20am

Is Daylight Savings Time Amazingly Brilliant or Amazingly Foolish?

Daylight Savings Time. Most of us in the U.S., save for Arizona and Hawaii, have been practicing this semi-annual time change for as long as we can remember. More summer light and theoretically less power consumption. But is it really so great? » 10/25/11 10:40am 10/25/11 10:40am

The iPhone Alarm Bug Comes Back With Daylight Saving Time

Remember the Daylight Saving Time bug from last year where iPhone alarms were off by one hour? It's back. Hope you weren't counting on your recurring alarm to wake you up this morning. (One-time alarms are still OK). » 3/14/11 12:26pm 3/14/11 12:26pm

DST Bug Means European iPhone Owners Are Waking Up One Hour Later Today

You'd think Apple would've fixed the daylight saving alarm clock failure after Australian and Kiwi iPhone owners overslept by an hour last month. Europeans are facing similar wrath from their employers today, with the bug occurring on existing alarm settings. » 11/01/10 5:20am 11/01/10 5:20am

Tick Tock, Back An Hour Goes The Clock

I completely forgot that I get an extra hour of that precious, precious thing called sleep tonight. Since I'm probably not the only forgetful Lucy around, here's a reminder to set your clocks back and snooze a bit longer. » 11/01/09 12:30am 11/01/09 12:30am

Reminder: Spring Forward With Daylight Savings Time

If you haven't set your clocks forward an hour for Daylight Savings Time, this post is coming from the future! It's also a reminder. Join us up here in the future. There are no roads. » 3/08/09 3:45pm 3/08/09 3:45pm

Slide-Rule Clock Will Match Your Mathcamp Trophy

This clock, made by Greg Blonder from a Lego Mindstorms set, is an homage to the slide rule. It's super simple to read; the upper rule tells the hours and the lower tells the minutes. They move independently, and the stationary window shows the time. This update to a retro gadget is kind of hypnotizing to watch, even… » 8/08/08 8:00pm 8/08/08 8:00pm