Sunday, March 11 is daylight saving time and while we lose an hour of sleep we do get an extra hour of evening sunlight.
This month also marks 100 years since Daylight Saving Time was first introduced in the United States in an effort to conserve fuel during World War I. Although, the law proved unpopular at the time (and it still is among some today) it was repealed in 1919 becoming a local option for states and cities. In the 1960's Congress stepped in and established the Uniform Time Act of 1966 where all states would follow the same time pattern.
Even though, most smartphones and computers change the time on their own, remember to change the clock on your car, microwave, or office wall clock to avoid the sudden panic of thinking you're running late.
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