Facebook has taken a look at their post Daylight Savings Time data and found, unsurprisingly, that losing an hour of sleep made people sleepier. There was, however, one surprise: losing that hour may make us tired, but it also seems to make us feel happier.
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.
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?
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).
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.
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…