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What is the importance of having different timezones all over world [closed]

This is like a hypothetical question . Can the whole world have only one time everywhere . What are the consequences if it were to be ?
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Do longer work weeks result in less productivity for knowledge workers?

There are lot of articles on the internet that talk about diminishing productivity in relation to overtime and include graphs like the following: but I cannot seem to find a reputable and ...
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Did Mt. Etna cause Sicilian clocks to run fast?

From The Atlantic Wire: The Case of the Volcano That Set Time 15 Minutes Fast: It came to light that for thousands of people, digital clocks and watchers, from computers to alarm clocks, were all ...
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Did Incas use potatoes as a measure of time?

I'm currently completing a corporate challenge where you count steps and head to different world destinations to find out interesting "facts". Today we had a fact or fiction quiz at Machu Picchu, ...
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Time traveling machine invented?

Yesterday a news report said that an Iranian scientist claims to have invented a 'time machine' that will allow one to 'travel' up to 8 years into the future to predict with 98% accuracy the future ...
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Does honey ever go bad?

I have read that honey never spoils. Is this claim true? If so, what is it about honey that can cause it to remain edible for thousands of years?
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Do the Swiss have exceptionally good train timings?

According to several people and this website, the train timings are so good in Switzerland that they use it to set their watches. (Not the other way around.) Traveling in Switzerland is relaxing ...