Originally published as The urban myths of daylight saving. Daylight savings time clock image via Shutterstock. The autumn transition is popularised as adding one-hour to sleep time, but data shows no evidence of extra sleep on that night. Sign up Join the conversation, you are commenting as Logout. In Queensland, the last referendum was held 26 years ago in and peak industry bodies are agitating for political leaders to re-evaluate the economic cost on the state. Daylight saving time has come around yet again. Researchers think spending more time in the sun might help boost your mood.
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The urban myths of daylight saving revealed
Originally published as The urban myths of daylight saving. Anyone who has an iPhone 3 or older should check that the time changed properly, the Haaretz daily warned over the weekend. Daylight savings always falls on the first Sunday of October. However, it wasn't until more than a century later that DST was actually enacted. Why do we change time and move the clock forward? American statesman and inventor Benjamin Franklin first came up with the idea to reset clocks in the summer months as a way to conserve energy by taking advantage of the extra evening daylight. Department of Energy study reported that daylight saving time reduces annual energy use by about 0.
While most of North America and Europe follows the custom, the majority of countries elsewhere do not - in fact, fewer than 40 percent of the world's countries observe daylight saving time, according to timeanddate. Other say that DST conserves energy by extending summer daylight later into the evening. Inthe Knesset passed legislation extending daylight savings time from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October. Suicide text girlfriend starts jail sentence. News Corp Australia Network October 6, 7: American statesman and inventor Benjamin Franklin first came up with the idea to reset clocks in the summer months as a way to conserve energy by taking advantage of the extra evening daylight.