Time Travel

The century-old fight over an hour of daylight

Whether "spring forward“ or "fall back“, people in Switzerland – and many other parts of the world – either rejoice or despair in the twice-yearly …

European News

Climate Time Machine Feature Shows Just How Earth Has Changed

NASA has a feature to show you just how much, and where, the climate is changing on Earth. It can be hard to visualize the consequences of climate …

Climate Change

This police video, 'Time Machine' and the scent of 'Apocalypse' will linger in your brain

"Trooper" (1998), a single-channel video by Thomson & Craighead, shows a police officer yanking a woman from her car at gunpoint, forcing her to the ground and cuffing her hands behind her back. The short scene, taken from a CNN webcast, repeats more than 20 times, speeding up with each replay …

The Arts

Four Ways to Younger Skin Right Now

Shutterstock<p>It’s the time of the year for a spring awakening, and that includes your skin. If you are looking for fast results for a fresher, younger face that doesn’t require needles or surgery, here are four tried-and-true, top-notch solutions that will help you achieve that breakthrough glow to …

Skin Care

When do the clocks change? What time does British summer begin in 2017 and why do we have Daylight Saving Time?

<b>Daylight Saving Time returns and we can look forward to lighter evenings as the winter fades away. But why do the clocks spring forward?</b><p>When do the clocks go forward?<p>Spring is officially here, the nights are becoming lighter, the temperature is getting (slightly) warmer - and on Sunday, 26 March …

Daylight Savings Time

The time traveler’s tax break: How a GOP tax perk motivates only magic investors

Right now isn't soon enough for Republicans who are eager to get rid of Obamacare's taxes. Instead, Republicans' latest proposal would repeal the taxes retroactively, giving taxpayers back anything they paid on earnings dating after Jan. 1 of this year.<p>The money would primarily go to wealthy …

Taxes

Arq review: Offers an archiving alternative to Time Machine and hosted cloud backup services

There have never been so many options to clone, backup, and archive data from your Mac. And there have never been so few options for local networked …

Cloud Computing

Time Machine: Swirling photographs of Bauhaus and Art Deco staircases in Budapest

For me, this glorious series of images by Balint Alovits reminds me of Day of the Tentacle, a classic computer game that I spent hours happily …

Art Deco

Can We Really Travel Back in Time to Change History?

Lisa Larson-Walker <i>Physicist Paul Davies responds to “Mr. Thursday,” Emily St. John Mandel’s short story about time travel.</i>The charm of time travel …

Quantum Mechanics

Does the Vatican Have a Time Machine?

In one of more exotic conspiracy theories to come along in quite some time, a concerned researcher claims that the Vatican has a time machine and …

UFOs

How to encrypt your Mac backups

How do you make sure the backups you take are as secure as your Mac itself? By encrypting the drives!<p>Encrypting backups is a controversial subject. …

Encryption

Are deleted images in Apple’s Photos gone for good?

Reader Thomas Last-name-withheld writes in with a tale of lost love in the age of digital-only images:My now ex-girlfriend has either deleted all my …

Photography

9 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Daylight Saving Time

Surprise: farmers have always been daylight saving time’s biggest opponent.<p>Daylight saving time makes people feel A <i>Way</i>.<p>Perhaps as you stumble bleary-eyed through this week, you’ll grouse to roommate, “Daylight saving time is awful! It was started because of FARMERS! AND BENJAMIN FRANKLIN! It’s no …

Daylight Savings Time

Daylight saving time begins Sunday: 6 things to know about “springing forward”

Why do we need to “save” daylight hours during the summer? — and 5 other burning questions about DST, answered.<p>At 2 am on Sunday, March 12, we will push our clocks forward one hour to mark the start of daylight saving time. The change will push sunsets later into the evening hours, at the cost of …

Daylight Savings Time

Who invented Daylight Savings Time?

Why do we observe Daylight Savings Time and change our clocks?<p>It’s that time of year again: Daylight Savings Time, in which we either gain — or lose …

Daylight Savings Time

Superhero Plan to Time Travel in Large Hadron Collider Isn't Sci-Fi

There’s something familiar about the time machine in the latest Justice League/Power Rangers crossover comic: In the latest issue of the series, the …

Physics

Here comes the sun: Daylight Saving Time starts Sunday

CLOSE<p>Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>Time to spring forward! Daylight Saving Time begins the second Sunday of March for most of the U.S.<p>This Sunday at 2 a.m., your …

Detroit

TV Time Machine

Back when home television sets were thin on the ground and programmes were monochrome, TV maintained a magical aura, a ‘how do they fit the people in …

Raspberry Pi

Prepare yourselves! Here’s when you need to change your clocks for daylight saving time

Even though it happens twice a year, daylight saving time can be an enigma of sorts. While we will lose an hour of sleep when daylight saving 2017 …

Daylight Savings Time

Adam Pally, Time Traveler

The star of ‘Making History’ explains why time travel is inherently funnyContinue reading on The Ringer »

TV

Why Arizona doesn't observe daylight saving time

CLOSE<p>Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>Some things you can do with that extra hour.<p>As the nation moves clocks forward Sunday, Arizona stands pat. That means more time to …

North Carolina

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Hint: It has the wrong protagonist.<p><i>Making History</i>, Fox’s new, gently wacky time travel comedy, has plenty going for it.<p>Its cast includes funny actors both well-known (Adam Pally of <i>Happy Endings</i>! Leighton Meester of <i>Gossip Girl</i>!) and largely unknown (Yassir Lester). It’s built around a potentially …

TV

Steel Division: Normandy 44 is a 'real-time tactical' time machine to World War II

Preview of the Paradox-published strategy game<p>Ah, World War II. The good ol' Dubya Dubya Dos. It's been such a long time since unstable right-wing …

Military History

'Time After Time' boss says it's much more than a time travel show

This interview contains spoilers from the two-hour series premiere of <i>Time After Time</i>.<p>What happens when former friends turned enemies H.G. Wells and Jack the Ripper accidentally time travel to modern day New York City? A lot of death and carnage, apparently.<p>ABC's new adventure drama, <i>Time After Time</i> …

TV

People Are Pretty Much Convinced This Confiscated Gun Came From A Time Traveler

“This is the first gun you have access to in Grand Theft Auto: Gettysburg."<p>The Baltimore Police Department shared a Facebook post on Thursday that, for the most part, was pretty run-of-the-mill police fodder.<p>It stated that police had pulled over a man and discovered a loaded handgun, along with …

Weird

Leighton Meester on Time Travel, Making History, and Getting the Hang of Improv

It’s been a little over four years since Leighton Meester got a happy ending as Upper East Side queen Blair Waldorf on <i>Gossip Girl,</i> but now, Meester …

TV

All the Folders You Can Probably Exclude From Your Mac's Backups

Whether you’re backing up your Mac with Time Machine or another service, it can be an incredibly time-consuming process. Over at How-To Geek, they …

Lifestyle

All The Folders You Can Probably Exclude From Your Mac's Backups

Whether you're backing up your Mac with Time Machine or another service, it can be an incredibly time-consuming process. Over at How-To Geek, they …

Mac App Store

‘Time After Time’ Review: A Super-Hot Jack the Ripper Evokes Peculiar Questions in Sporadically Fun Time Travel Drama

A young attractive cast anchors Kevin Williamson's reimagining of the 1979 time travel adventure — a VERY young and attractive cast.<p>Should Jack the …

TV

America #1 Review – This Latin-American Lesbian Superhero Comes Across As Unlikeable

America Chavez – Miss America – has a busy life. Flying around the Multiverse, being a superhero, saving lives and defeating intergalactic villains …

Superheroes