It’s that time of year- tomorrow clocks spring ahead one hour, effectively adding one hour of sunlight each evening. Standard time to change your clocks is at 2am on the second Sunday of March and then standard time begins again on the first Sunday in November (Nov 4th this year).
The concept of Daylight Savings ( or “Summer Time” in much of the world) was born in 1784 when Ben Franklin wrote a humorous post titled An Economical Project while serving as an American delegate in Paris.
And remember to change the batteries in your smoke detectors.
More about Daylight Savings.
More on Benjamin Franklin.