Do not forget to change your clocks: Daylight Saving Time starts this weekend


Sunset on Saturday night will occur at 6:10 p.m., but on Sunday you'll get another whole hour to bask in the warm temps with sunset happening at 7:11 p.m.

Florida and most of the nation will observe daylight saving time on Sunday, setting clocks forward an hour, but if Florida state legislators get their way, Floridians won't be falling back come October.

It's nearly time to change the clocks again.

Let's be honest: With the advent of personal computers and smartphones, the burden of Daylight Saving Time is not as heavy as it once was.

"The question is, do we really need to continue this?" said Earnest. Some other Northeast States just want to stay on Standard Time. More light means we can play and I don't have to leave the office early, ' Auran said.

In 1916, the German Empire became the first to use something similar to what we now call Daylight Saving Time during World War I as a way to conserve fuel.

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Spring doesn't officially start for a few more weeks, but with forecasts showing temperatures climbing close to 70 degrees in the next few days, it feels like it's already here.

Clocks will shift back on November 4. Daylight will last longer into the evening but take an hour longer to emerge in the morning.

By 1966, airlines and other clock-watching businesses exhausted of such quirks and pushed Congress to pass the Uniform Time Act.

People looking to catch good Z's and mitigate the shift to Daylight Saving Time also shouldn't smoke and should avoid exercise or dinner right before bed, and caffeine within six hours before bed, according to Narula.

"It was established in the first place as an effort ot save energy, and that's no longer relevant", said Grand Forks councillor Christine Thompson, whose motion to ask the government to consult on possibly abolishing Daylight Savings Time in B.C. was adopted at the Union of B.C. Municipalities annual convention past year.