Ben Franklin

Sunday, March 11, 2012

We are on Daylight Saving Time!

We lost an hour of sleep last night. America’s founding father, Ben Franklin, can be blamed for that. Franklin was apparently the first to advocate the switch believing it encourages us to rise earlier and get more done during the day. It wasn’t until 1918 that a federal law setting Daylight Saving Time was enacted — for states wanting to […]