Prompted by @phessler’s comment about DST being the punchline to a joke, I went digging for more and found this: https://www.livescience.com/56048-daylight-saving-time-guide.html
Did you know that DST doesn’t help farmers? And it makes us *all* unhealthy? Humans weren’t meant for this. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/five-myths-about-daylight-saving-time/2015/03/06/970092d4-c2c1-11e4-9271-610273846239_story.html
@zigg AFAIK, it's about conserving electricity, when it was a new thing, so there wouldn't be as many surges to keep up with.
@maloki Hadn’t heard that one, but we have been finding out that the energy savings are nonexistent, especially with CFL/LED.
I’m a super early riser so I can also say that our family uses more light before 7 a.m. when DST kicks in, too 😊
@zigg yes, today. But when electricity was fairly new, and all houses started to get it, that's when DST was put into general practice. That is all. It's a non issue today, but it wasn't then.
@zigg as a student with extremely irregular sleep schedule, I think for me DST is below the noise floor.
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