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Daylight Saving Time (DST)

(Encyclopedia) daylight saving time (DST), time observed when clocks and other timepieces are set ahead so that the sun will rise and set later in the day as measured by civil time . The amount of dayli...

Daylight Saving Time

A trip around the world reveals that time isn't a synchronized science by John Gettings and Borgna Brunner Map of world time zones – full size U.S. Daylight Saving Time Sched…

U.S. Daylight Saving Time Schedule

The United States. Daylight saving time, also called “summer time,” is the practice of advancing clocks forward by one hour in the spring to gain additional daylight during t…

standard time

(Encyclopedia) standard time, civil time used within a given time zone. The earth is divided into 24 time zones, each of which is about 15° of longitude wide and corresponds to one hour of time. Withi...

Seasons, Months, Days

Learn the reasons for the seasons, daylight saving time, the meaning of the days of the weeks, months, and astrological signs. The Names of the MonthsThe Names of the Days o…

British Summer Time

In 1908, the United Kingdom became the first country to adopt Daylight Saving Time by Liz Olson Related Links St. Andrew's Day Saint David's Day …

World Time Zones Map

        Related Links Daylight Saving Time Facts Geography Guide Country Profiles World Atlas U.S. Maps and Information …

Time Zone Origins

A transcontinental train schedule was the mother of invention by Karen Barss Map of world time zones – full size Related Links Time Measurement, Time Zones, and the…

Calendar & Holidays

Cite Find dates for holidays, seasons, Daylight Savings Time, view a calendar for the current year and more. Calendars Clocks Seasons, Months, Days Major Holidays…