Friday, November 2, 2012
It's Time to Fall Back
Daylight Savings Time 2012 is coming to an end this weekend. On Sunday, it's time to "fall back" one hour. Daylight Saving Time, as its officially called, ends Sunday, Nov. 4, at 2 a.m. So turn your clocks back then. Why do we have Daylight Saving Time? The idea behind Daylight Saving Time, wrote MSNBC in 2011, is to use the "extended daylight hours during the warmest part of the year to best advantage." The time shift is said to reduce the need for lighting during the evening, which is why the changeover is considered an energy-saver. However, experts are divided as to whether or not this true. Learn more about Daylight Saving Time.