Ahh, springtime. We’ve got our dirty overalls on deck, and we’re ready to get our hands in the Earth and grow some stuff! The official start of spring is so close we can practically taste it, so we thought, why not learn some cool things about the season. Let’s get started!
Do you ever feel a little extra energetic when spring hits and think: “I got spring fever, baby!”? Well, you’re right. Spring Fever is a real syndrome and it occurs when the temperature rises during a warm spell right after a long, cold, dreary winter; at this time there is a dilation of blood vessels so blood can quickly be carried to the surface of the body where heat can be lost quickly.
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Were you born in spring? Well, according to a study, babies that are born in the springtime are more likely to develop schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, anorexia, and major depression.
Hate the time change? Love the time change? Either way, you can thank Benjamin Franklin who proposed this idea in 1784. It wasn’t, however, implemented until the end of WWII.
Need a simple way to remember when and where Easter falls on the calendar? Easter always falls on the first Sunday after the first full moon after the spring equinox. Okay, probably not that easy.
Need a reason to move to Hawaii? How about the fact that the time never springs forward or falls back? That’s right, no Daylight Savings Time to mess with and all that beautiful scenery. Is Hawaii just not your thing? Arizona doesn’t partake in Daylight Savings either.t
If you live in the Southern Hemisphere springtime goes from August to November.
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Spring is a happening time for a lot of things such as getting married or buying and selling a home. People tend to be pretty hesitant about moving during the winter, but once the warm sunshine is back out, people are ready to start looking. As you’ve probably gathered, property prices are at their highest during this time.
Does springtime tend to mean sniffles and sneezes for weeks, maybe even months on end? You’re not alone. Every year over 17 million people head to the doctor for their allergy issues.
On the official first day of spring, especially after a long cold winter, we’re ready to bust out the BBQ and mix an ice-cold cocktail or two, but if you lived in Poland you would burn an effigy, throw it into the river and say goodbye to winter.