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IT'S CALLED DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME?

Facts & Myths It's Called Daylight Savings Time?In North America and Australia, DST is often referred to as 'Daylight Savings Time' instead of the correct spelling, 'Daylight Saving Time.' Britons refer to DST as........ read more - is it fact or myth?

    Category: Education    Nov 6, 2017    November 6, 2017    151 x    Dec 16, 2018   

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME HELPS FARMERS?

Facts & Myths Daylight Saving Time Helps Farmers?When the United States passed the Uniform Time Act in 1966, it gave rise to the myth that the extra daylight would give farmers more time to harvest their produce in the morning. In reality,........ read more - is it fact or myth?

    Category: Travel & Tourism     Nov 6, 2017    November 6, 2017    154 x    Dec 14, 2018   

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME MAKES US HEALTHY?

Facts & Myths Daylight Saving Time Makes Us Healthy?More sunlight may mean more vitamin D, but numerous studies have also linked daylight saving time to a rise in road accidents and health problems. A 2008 Swedish study in the New England........ read more - is it fact or myth?

    Category: Health & Body     Nov 6, 2017    November 6, 2017    162 x    Dec 16, 2018   

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME IS OBSERVED EVERYWHERE?

Facts & Myths Daylight Saving Time is Observed Everywhere?The Real Story: Changing the clocks may be standard practice in Canada, but not all countries observe daylight saving time. Countries along or below the equator, for instance, don't........ read more - is it fact or myth?

    Category: Holidays & Events     Nov 6, 2017    November 6, 2017    155 x    Dec 16, 2018   

GERMANS WERE THE FIRST TO EMBRACE DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME?

Facts & Myths Germans Were the First to Embrace Daylight Saving Time?The Real Story: Germany adopted daylight saving time DST in 1916 to conserve energy during World War I. While Germany was indeed the first country to observe the practice, certain regions of........ read more - is it fact or myth?

    Category: History     Nov 6, 2017    November 6, 2017    146 x    Dec 15, 2018   

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN INVENTED DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME?

Facts & Myths Benjamin Franklin Invented Daylight Saving Time?The Real Story: Thanks to An Economical Project, a satirical essay Franklin wrote in 1784 urging Parisians to adopt an earlier sleeping schedule, the Founding Father is often credited with........ read more - is it fact or myth?

    Category: History     Nov 6, 2017    November 6, 2017    170 x    Dec 17, 2018   

HOW FAST DOES A PHOTON PARTICLE TRAVEL?

Facts & Myths How fast does a photon particle travel?On an average, a photon particle takes around 200,000 years to reach the Sun's surface from its core. However, it merely takes them little over eight minutes to travel from the solar........ read more - is it fact or myth?

    Category: Space     Oct 25, 2017    October 24, 2017    154 x    Dec 16, 2018   

WHICH IS BIGGER THE SUN OR THE MOON?

Facts & Myths Which is bigger the Sun or the Moon?The Sun's diameter is 400 times larger than that of the moon. Also, the Sun is 400 times farther away from Earth. This is the reason why both the Sun and the Moon appear to be of the same........ read more - is it fact or myth?

    Category: Space     Oct 25, 2017    October 24, 2017    143 x    Dec 14, 2018   

HOW LONG CAN A PENCIL LAST?

Facts & Myths How long can a pencil last?On an average, a pencil has the potential of drawing a line 38 miles (61.2 km) long. read more - is it fact or myth?

    Category: Technology     Oct 24, 2017    October 24, 2017    150 x    Dec 14, 2018   

WHY IS ALCHOL CONSIDERED TO BE A PERFORMANCE ENHANCING DRUG?

Facts & Myths Why is Alchol considered to be a performance enhancing drug?Alcohol is considered to be a performance enhancing drug when it comes to competitive shooting. Consuming a low amount might help in slowing the shooter’s heart rate and helps........ read more - is it fact or myth?

    Category: Sport     Oct 24, 2017    October 24, 2017    148 x    Dec 17, 2018   

WHAT WAS THE SADDLE FIRST USED?

Facts & Myths What was the saddle first used?Saddles were invented thousands of years after horses were domesticated. According to the records, horses were first trained to ride upon at around 4,500 BC. However, the earliest known........ read more - is it fact or myth?

    Category: Animals     Oct 24, 2017    October 24, 2017    150 x    Dec 14, 2018   

HOW MUCH CAN WE SEE AT NIGHT?

Facts & Myths How much can we see at night?Around 98 percent of the universe is invisible. The only things we can see through naked eye or telescopes are the planets and stars, which comprise very little. Most of the mass of the........ read more - is it fact or myth?

    Category: Space     Oct 24, 2017    October 24, 2017    145 x    Dec 14, 2018   

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