Friday, March 11, 2011

Springing Ahead: Is It Hard On Your Health?

"Come this weekend, we'll have an extra hour of sunlight in the evening. This sounds great, but researchers say that shifting our internal clocks twice a year might affect us adversely — from more traffic accidents to lower SAT scores."

Click here for more on daylight savings time and its effect.

Save the Children Mobilizes Response to Massive Japan Earthquake, Tsunamis

"A massive earthquake has hit Japan triggering a deadly tsunami and raising warnings of more tsunamis across the Pacific basin. Japanese media report that the death toll is rising and hundreds are missing in the aftermath of the disaster. It is the worst earthquake to hit Japan in at least a century and has sparked dozens of fires, including in more than 30 buildings in Tokyo and an oil refinery near the city."

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Pacific Nations Brace for Tsunami Following 8.9 Quake in Japan

"Asian, North American and South American countries on the Pacific Rim are facing tsunami alerts following a 8.9 magnitude earthquake, reported to have occurred near Japan’s east coast today."

For more on the earthquake and relief efforts, click here.

Actress Mia Wasikowska's window into Jane Eyre

"Although you might not yet know her name, you probably already recognize Mia Wasikowska's face -- as Alice in Tim Burton's 'Alice in Wonderland' or as the quietly headstrong daughter in the Oscar-nominated 'The Kids Are All Right.' Her next big role is as the titular character in 'Jane Eyre,' which opens Friday."

Click here for more on this new film.