Tag: Daylight

The Real Reason Why Daylight Saving Time Is a Thing

1917 poster celebrating Daylight Savings…. Willett was inspired by an early-morning epiphany that “the sun shines upon the land for several hours each day while we are asleep” and yet there “remains only a brief spell of declining daylight in which to spend the short period of leisure at our disposal.” Though he did mention that it would save money to reduce the use of artificial lighting… time.com

Massachusetts considers observing daylight saving time year-round

Image result for Massachusetts considers observing daylight saving time year-roundBOSTON – Lacking authority to change the laws of physics to allow more sunlight on the darkest days of winter, a special commission is instead considering whether Massachusetts should change the laws of man and observe daylight saving time year-round.

If adopted, Massachusetts residents wouldn’t have to set their clocks back in November and forward in March, as most of the U.S. does….more: nypost.com