Clocks

Do You Know When The Clocks Go Forward?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK

It only happens twice a year, and yet most of us still struggle to work out how and when to change our clocks. So, to clarify: The clocks will be c...

Optical Lattice Clock Could 'Redefine The Second'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK Tech

A new clock, which is accurate to within one minute every 18,000 million years, could 'redefine the second', scientists have claimed. The most accu...

Avoid Erratic Sleep as the Clocks Go Forward This Easter Sunday

Dr Craig Hudson | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Craig Hudson

As the clocks go forward an hour on 31 March to make way for lighter mornings and British summertime, the sleep patterns of millions across the country will be negatively affected. For insomniacs and sleep sufferers it can create a lasting impact, however there are some tactics, which employed now can ensure an undisturbed routine during the brighter months.

'You Are So Ugly... '

Robin Lee | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Robin Lee

About 12 months ago I became mildly fixated with people's use of the word 'ugly'. I began hearing it far too much, used not when describing buildings or cars, but other people. To me, if you describe anyone as ugly, you are the ugly one, cos you're ugly in your soul...

Apple Accused Of Plagiarising Iconic Clock Design

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK Tech

Apple has been accused of plagiarising the look of its new clocks in iOS 6. The Swiss national rail company said that Apple had stolen the iconic l...

Waiting Game: Extra Second Added To Clocks As Earth Slows Down

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2012 | UK Tech

Sometimes it really feels like the day drags on – and from now on they actually will do, by an entire second. At midnight on Saturday an extra se...

What Time Is It? Leap Seconds Could Be Scrapped In Quest For Accurate Timekeeping

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Tech

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) could be effectively scrapped if a vote to redefine time is won in Geneva. The 200 international members of the Switzerla...