When is daylight saving time, and where in the world is it observed

Unless you happen to be that one person in the office who knows exactly when each holiday, seasonal change, and birthday occurs, it’s likely that you’ll need a refresher on daylight saving time (DST), so here it is: In the US, daylight saving time ends this Sunday, Nov. 6 , at 2 am, at which…

via When is daylight saving time, and where in the world is it observed? — Quartz

Gorgeous photos of the Milky Way, reflected in the biggest natural mirror in the world

Gorgeous photos of the Milky Way, reflected in the biggest natural mirror in the world

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The key to a perfect photo of the stars? Salt at your feet. On a vast salt plain at the top of the Andes, the sky converges with the earth from December through March. Located 11,994 feet (3,656 meters) above sea level in southwestern Bolivia, Salar de Uyuni is the largest salt plain in the…

via Gorgeous photos of the Milky Way, reflected in the biggest natural mirror in the world — Quartz

The Tokyo Olympics will include surfing, skateboarding, climbing, karate, baseball, and softball

The Tokyo Olympics will include surfing, skateboarding, climbing, karate, baseball, and softball

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The next summer Olympics, coming to Tokyo in 2020, will invite athletes to compete for medals in six sports just added to the lineup: surfing, skateboarding, karate, climbing, men’s baseball, and women’s softball. (The latter two were Olympic sports until Beijing 2008.) The decisions, announced today (Aug. 3) in Rio by the International Olympic Committee,…

via The Tokyo Olympics will include surfing, skateboarding, climbing, karate, baseball, and softball — Quartz