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  • So why don't we change the clocks ahead one hour in the spring and back one hour in the fall?

  • What's actually to reduce the electricity consumption by extending the daylight hours in the US We change our clocks at 2 a.m. On the second Sunday in March that begins daylight saving time.

  • That's when we spring ahead on the first Sunday in November, we change our clocks at 2 a.m. Again, that's actually just going back to standard time.

  • Believe it or not, that started with an idea from Benjamin Franklin.

  • Franklin did write an essay suggesting that people could use less candles if they got up early and made better use of daylight in 1918.

  • The standard time act established time zones in daylight saving time.

  • But not all states participate.

  • To this day.

  • Most of Arizona in all of Hawaii do not change their clocks.

  • Over 70 countries across the world observe daylight saving time with notable exceptions of China in Japan in 2007 we actually change the date of when we set our clocks back an hour to the first week in November.

  • This help protect trigger traders by giving them an extra hour of daylight.

  • One of the other lines of thinking was that would have a better voter turnout on election years, experts say.

  • Each time you change your clocks, it's always a good idea to change those batteries in your smoke detector and always look forward to fall when you get that extra hour of sleep mhm.

So why don't we change the clocks ahead one hour in the spring and back one hour in the fall?

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So Why Do We Change Our Clocks?

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/24
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