End of Daylight Saving Time: How to cope with darker days-CBS News
The end of daylight saving time brings an extra hour of sleep, but for some people the shorter days and longer nights can impact their health and mood. Half a million Americans suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and another 10 to 20 percent have seasonal blues, according to the Cleveland Clinic. “We’re not making as much melatonin as usual, which helps with our hormone functioning and as a result it can lead to symptoms of depression such as fatigue, loss of interest in things, and lack of motivation, and it can snowball into a full-on depressive episode,” Louisa Sylvia, Ph.D director of psychology at Massachusetts General Hospital Bipolar Clinic and Research Program. Some steps to cope with the winter blues include keeping active, experience as much daylight as possible and avoid junk food.
WMO: Five Hottest Years on Record Have Occurred Since 2011-BBC News
The World Meteorological Organization has reported that the five years from 2011 to 2015 were the warmest on record, with 2015 being the hottest individual year. The rise in temperatures has been linked to the increase of greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere. Fossil Fuels influence on the climate has led to an increase in the probability of extreme heat causing record seasonal temperatures in the US in 2012 and Australia in 2013. “The effects of climate change have been consistently visible on the global scale since the 1980s: rising global temperature, both over land and in the ocean; sea-level rise; and the widespread melting of ice, WMO’s Petteri Taalas said.
Donald Trump Is Elected President in Stunning Repudiation of Establishment-NY Times
Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States on Tuesday night due to his explosive campaign that challenged the importance of government experience for a presidential candidate and influenced many voters that were disillusioned with the current state of Washington. "Now it's time for America to bind the wounds of division, it is time for us to come together as one united people. It's time," Trump told supporters at his victory rally in New York City.