Modern DST was first proposed by the New Zealand entomologist George
Hudson, whose shift-work job gave him leisure time to collect ...
Daylight Saving Time (DST) is used to save energy and make better use of
daylight. Today, daylight saving time (DST) is used in many countries.
History: How the concept of Daylight Saving Time came to be implemented.
The History of Daylight Saving Time. Jennifer Vernon for National Geographic
News. Updated March 31, 2006. Most U.S. residents set their clocks one hour ...
Oct 30, 2015 ... Ready or not, daylight saving time starts at 2 a.m. Sunday. ... to Prerau, whose
2009 book "Seize the Daylight" traces the history of the time shift.
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This Day In History ... The real reasons for daylight savings time are quite logical.
A Brief History of Daylight Saving Time. from David Prerau's Seize the Daylight,
the definitive daylight saving time book. Benjamin Franklin: Benjamin Franklin, ...
Nov 5, 2010 ... The idea of resetting clocks forward an hour in the spring and back an hour in the
fall was first suggested by Benjamin Franklin in his essay "An ...
Why did daylight saving time (DST) start, and why does it still continue? When
asking a random sample of people we heard two answers again and again: "To ...
Oct 31, 2014 ... Though he didn't call it daylight saving time, Benjamin Franklin was the first to
conceive of the idea.