How many time zones are there?
At the end of the 19th century, it was common for a town to determine its local time. Citizens would often set their clocks on arrival to a new town by looking for the town’s clock tower or after hearing its bells mark each hour. This meant that neighboring towns …Continue Reading
Who invented the stopwatch?
In almost every sports event or even the simplest of mobile phones, there is a stopwatch application. The ability to measure time intervals of events, nowadays, might be taken for granted. Although at the present day it is within reach for almost every person, the invention of the stopwatch is …Continue Reading
How to wake up a heavy sleeper
If you are looking for tips on how to wake up a heavy sleeper, then don’t sleep on the next few lines. As you know, getting out of bed is not an easy job for everybody. For some people, regular alarms do not work, and waking up is a real …Continue Reading
11 curious facts about time
Time is inherent to our lives and to everything we do. Life itself is defined by the passing of time. Our routines are ruled by clocks as are our favorite TV shows. Some people have too much time on their hands while others feel that time is running out. Then …Continue Reading
10 tips to wake up early in the morning
The legend goes that there is a rare species of early birds that can spring out of bed in the wee hours of the morning and be ready to seize the day. Unfortunately, not everyone feels the same. Setting an alarm is the first step but it is not a …Continue Reading
7 fun facts about clocks
Clocks and watches have become such ordinary objects in our daily lives, that we tend to forget that they also have a history. And where there is a history, there are interesting tales to tell on the path of evolution and time. Here are some fun facts about clocks that …Continue Reading