Daylight Saving Time: How A New Zealand Bug Collector Helped Make The World Lose An Hour Of Sleep (And How DST Is Trying To Kill You)

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Daylight Saving Time (DST) is upon us. As you probably know, that means that starting tomorrow, everyone in a time zone that follows the practice of setting clocks ahead an hour at the beginning of Spring will be waking up, and doing everything else, an hour later than usual. What you might not know is that the first modern proposal for Daylight Saving Time came, over a century ago, from an amateur entomologist, who wanted more time after work and before nightfall to catch insects.

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