Video: Daylight Savings Time Debunked, and Don’t Forget to Spring Ahead
It’s that time of year again, when the available light does not match the available heat. Before we go to bed on Saturday March 8—or not, if all our devices update themselves—we set our clocks ahead an hour, as Daylight Savings Time clicks into place at precisely 2 a.m. on Sunday the 9th.
Celebrate Women Today: It’s International Women’s Day
International Women’s Day started in 1909 as National Women’s Day on February 28. It was celebrated as such on the last Sunday of February until 1913. The day became international when Clara Zetkin, leader of the Women’s Office for the Social Democratic Party in Germany, suggested it in 1910 at a second International Conference of Working Women in Copenhagen. Her idea was passed unanimously by over 100 women from 17 countries.