Spring Forward: Change Your Clocks for Daylight Savings Time

Violet Powell
March 12, 2017

What started in Germany as a World War I effort to save energy has a lot of people wondering what's the point is in this era. But after Germany found success with a similar plan, the British eventually implemented Willett's proposal. It wasn't until the next World War that DST made its return in most of Europe. It now boasts over 130,000 signatures begging Congress to "stop messing with our schedules" and to end the "antiquated practice" of daylight saving time.

However, it's hard to say whether daylight saving translates into energy savings, according to several studies, including a 2007 Department of Energy study and a 1997 study on a residential home in Kansas, Live Science previously reported.

The time it takes to recover from the sleep loss depends on the individual.

Rather than simply eliminate DST, the new bill by Assemblymember Kansen Chu (D - San Jose) would give the Legislature the power to change its dates and times by a majority vote.

The additional power usage cost IN power users $9 million a year and increased pollution, to boot, the researchers found. Daylight Saving Time is in effect in the USA until Sunday, November 5.

Daylight saving time may threaten our health, hurt local retailers, and otherwise disrupt our lives. Metaphorically, of course, because our smartphones just do it for us these days.

Johnny Jones, Brandin Cooks exit the scene
And if Brady maintains his high level of play, he's likely to continue one of the most remarkable runs in pro sports history. The Saints value Cooks, he's a shining star and they'd never break up with him unless the other receiver was like, super hot.

More daylight means more money for business. In 1966, Congress passed the time act unifying the practice across the USA but allowing states to opt out by local ordinance. The barbecue industry reported $100 in additional sales.

Aiming for at least 30 minutes of exercise during the day, most days of the week, should also help.

"I'm getting up in age a little bit". "They can still play; it's a good thing". "Because eventually, you will run out of time", he concluded. Having extra leisure hours.

Yes, it's that time of year again, but are you ready?

The FDNY is reminding everyone to use this as a reminder to replace the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, fire officials say in 70 percent of fatal fires, there are no working smoke alarms.

Drivers are also advised to drive carefully as the time shift may cause problems due to sleep deprivation.

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