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Tips for Dealing With Daylight Saving Time

Despite the fact that Daylight Saving Time (DST) happens once a year, many of us still struggle to cope with the time shift when it comes. There are many reasons for this, the most obvious of which is that it messes with your body's natural clock causing you to feel moody or even stressed.   Day... read more

What Is Daylight Saving Time?

You probably already know about Daylight Saving Time which calls for local clocks to be set forward an hour during summer and back an hour when fall arrives. What you may not know is that not every territory or time zone in the world follows the same principles when it comes to Daylight Saving.   ... read more

UTC vs GMT

Did you know that there is a difference between GMT and UTC even though they share the same current time? In short, GMT is an actual time zone, whereas UTC is a time standard that is used to keep time synchronized across the world.   Time In UTC   Since Coordinated Universal Time or UTC is a sta... read more

What Is A Time Zone

Often, we hear the term "Time Zone" when it's used to describe the current time for different areas of the world. What it actually refers to is one of the specific regions or areas -- out of the 24 total regions in the world -- that are divided up by longitude. Within each one of those regions, a s... read more

What Is UTC?

Did you know that UTC actually stands for Coordinated Universal Time? How about the fact that Universal Time was created in 1884? Current UTC Time  Coordinated Universal Time is named as such because it is the standard by which all time zones are based. Contrary to popular belief, UTC is a stand... read more

Leap Second

What Is A Leap Second? For those of you who have no idea what that means, a leap second is an additional second that is added to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in order to synchronize atomic clocks with astronomical time -- give or take about 0.9 seconds. In layman's terms, it means we add a sec... read more


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