Daylight Savings

Heliocentric II

photo AleXander Hirka

The Dark gets up earlier these days.

In just over a month they’ll pull that amazing accomplishment that certain humans choose to do — moving that enormous ball of fire in the sky an hour’s worth backwards through time — thus turning late afternoon into night.

Well, actually it’s really just a parlour trick using clocks. It’s as reliant on fooling the eye as…



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