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MAR 09, 2013 - Houston Chronicle

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Is it time to end Daylight Saving Time?

Do you like Daylight Saving Time? It has its roots in France, with Ben Franklin, due to a desire the preserve candle wax. In some ways, he was quite a harsh man. In any case, the United States formally instituted Daylight Saving Time in 1918 to place work and school schedules within daylight hours to save electricity. But now lighting accounts for a small amount of energy consumed by the country, and the savings are minimal, argues Bora Zivkovic, a chronobiologist. Moreover scientists are beginning to understand good reasons why changing our clocks back and forth is not at all good for ... Read More

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