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Daily Archives: November 1, 2013

Did Ben Franklin Get It Right? Time To Change The Clocks Again

In 1794, while in Paris, Benjamin Franklin initially introduced the concept of “daylight savings time” in an essay with the title “An Economical Project for Diminishing the Cost of Light.”  While there are debates as to who came up with the useful modern interpretation, the current version we use with the “Spring Forward / Fall Back”