Friendly reminder ….. Tonight is “fall back”!!


 

~~November 1, 2014~~ 

Fall Back: Set Your Clocks Back One Hour on Sunday for Some Reason

By: Dennis Mersereau

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 AM this Sunday, at which point most of the country will set their clocks back one hour for no real reason other than that our parents did it. We love us some ridiculous traditions.

It’s worth noting ahead of time — since some people genuinely do not know this, but we’re not judging — that the sun isn’t actually setting any earlier. There is no planetary shift occurring this Sunday. The earlier sunset is in relation to our own 24-hour cycle; most of us haven’t mastered warping space-time, yet.

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Daylight Saving Time (note the lack of a second “s” in “saving”) is a wonderfully ridiculous practice in much of Western civilization in which we set our clocks forward one hour during the warmer months and set them back one hour during the winter. Depending on which version of the story you’ve read from someone who read it on Wikipedia, there are two reasons behind this twice-yearly shift.

The first is that bumping the clocks forward an hour during the spring and summer months allows farmers to work on their farms later during the growing and harvest seasons. The second version of the story, adjusted for the Modern Working Guy, says that the extra hour of daylight during the spring and summer allows people on an eight-hour office schedule to spend an extra hour outdoors when they get home.

“As it appears in … “

http://thevane.gawker.com/fall-back-set-your-clocks-back-one-hour-on-sunday-for-1652877976

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