I have been wondering just why we have Daylight Savings Time, so I went looking around the net and here is what I found. . .
. . . Here is a little background about how and why we even started Daylight Savings Time:
Did Benjamin Franklin Invent Daylight Savings Time?
by: Smart News
The creation of DST is usually credited to George Vernon Hudson, a New Zealand artist and amateur bug collector, but 100 years earlier, Benjamin Franklin pondered a similar question …
I would like to think our own Benjamin Franklin came up with this idea first, but others think it came about like this story by the Daily Grind:
History and Origin of Daylight Saving Time
by: Daily Grind
Germany launched observation of Daylight Saving Time on May 1, 1916 in an effort to conserve fuel during World War I. Many European nations followed suit, and the United States began observing Daylight Saving Time also. —
If you are like me you might need a little help in the morning coping with the change, use these helpful tips to help get you through it!
The loss of an hour of sleep that comes with the switch to daylight saving time overnight Saturday can be uncomfortable if you don’t take some simple steps to prepare, experts say.
Some people would like to ban Daylight Savings Time all together. I’m not sure I would want to get rid of DST, I might miss the hung over without a party feeling on the morning it starts each year.
by: City Desk
City Desk is Washington City Paper’s blog about D.C. news, politics, media, the arts, and more.
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