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Daylight Saving Time: What happens when the clocks finally “spring” forward?

Daylight-saving and sleep

What is Daylight Saving Time? DST became wide spread during the onset of WWI as a conservation effort (not for farmers as the common myth suggests). Moving the clocks in order to gain extra daylight at night would mean a reduction in lighting demand and allow for the saving of coal for the war effort. […]