The history behind Daylight Saving Time

Many other countries would follow suit during World War I, including the United States in 1918. Supporters at the time of the proposal argued the scheme would save energy by reducing domestic coal consumption. Also, it prevents traffic incidents be... More..

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You're not the only one, Americans are having sex less often
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

You're not the only one, Americans are having sex less often

If someone asked you how many times you do it weekly, would you go through every encounter in your head and count? It revealed sexual frequency declined among people who are married or living together, but ...More..

Translate on the Fly With Google's Keyboard Update
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Translate on the Fly With Google's Keyboard Update

Now, for the first time in right-to-left languages like Arabic, Farsi, and Hebrew, users can tap on the arrow or G in the suggestion strip and get access to new search features, including emoji, GIF, and the we...More..

Residents in Canadian town 'alarmed' as tap water turns bright pink
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Residents in Canadian town 'alarmed' as tap water turns bright pink

He said the pink colour was a side-effect of potassium permanganate , a common chemical used in water treatment. He added: 'We are still assessing what exactly happened but it appears a valve may have st...More..

Possible Mumps Case At Peirce Elementary; Outbreak At Barrington HS
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Possible Mumps Case At Peirce Elementary; Outbreak At Barrington HS

There are an additional seven probable cases and 20 suspect cases at two high schools, two middle schools and the surrounding area, health officials said. Lake County health officials first confirmed a case of ...More..

April The Giraffe Has Most Watched Baby Bump, Watch Live Cam
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

April The Giraffe Has Most Watched Baby Bump, Watch Live Cam

The world has been watching the pregnant giraffe via a live web camera for almost two weeks now. "April is in a much better mood today; but we completely understand her swings!" And they did. Check out the ...More..