Monday, March 16, 2009

20 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Time

The beginning, the end, and the funny habits of our favorite ticking force.

Wonder why you have to set your clock ahead in March? Daylight Saving Time began as a joke by Benjamin Franklin, who proposed waking people earlier on bright summer mornings so they might work more during the day and thus save candles. It was introduced in the U.K. in 1917 and then spread around the world.

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