History of Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Daylight Saving Time (DST) is used to save energy and make better use of daylight. It was first used in 1908 in Thunder Bay, Canada. What Is Daylight Saving Time? DST is a seasonal time change measure where clocks are set ahead of standard time during part of Read More …

12 Things to Know About the September Equinox

Well hello, fall. (Or spring if you happen to be in the southern hemisphere.) Even though it happens year after year, the arrival of autumn is always a little surprising. Almost as if on a switch, one day late in the summer you feel it Read More …

The Cornerstone Was Laid

On this day in 1793, George Washington lays the cornerstone to the United States Capitol building, the home of the legislative branch of American government. The building would take nearly a century to complete, as architects came and went, the British set fire to it Read More …

Divided, We Fall Into The Smallest Voice

Why does everything have to be narrowed down to a decimal? People have so dramatically narrowed their focus on the grand picture, that they lose sight of what’s closest to them. To make matters worse, we have become even more segregated as a nation. Divisions Read More …