Daylight Saving Time Around the World and it's Importance


The change in the time to get better use of the daylight by having the sun rise one hour earlier in the morning and set one hour earlier in the evening is called Daylight saving time (DST). This means at 2 a.m., clocks should be set one hour ahead. Daylight saving time official ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, 1st of November, and that is when clocks will "fall back" an hour. Daylight Savings Time, also known in some countries as Summer Time.
Benjamin Franklin was the first person who proposes the concept of daylight saving time (DST) in 1784. According to the Time and Date, Germany was the first country to implement it during World War I on April 30, 1916. DST was previously called as “fast time". It was first introduced in 1918 to the U.S. when the US President Woodrow Wilson signed it into the law. The seasonal time change was repealed after 7 months. Each U.S. state is free to ignore daylight savings time. In 1965 about 130 cities in the US with populations of more than 100,000 were downing explained in which 59 ignored daylight saving.

Here we let you know  5 things about daylight savings





1- A 2007 study found that people’s internal body clocks never really adjust to Daylight Saving Time. Our chronobiologic rhythms evolved to react to natural changes in sunlight throughout the year. When you change the clocks to Daylight Saving Time, you do not change anything related to sun time. We forget that there is a biological clock that is as old as living organisms, a clock that cannot be fooled. When that DST is over, we can all get back in tune with our natural jam.

2- A study also found that the men were more likely to commit suicide during the first few weeks of DST than any other time of year. Serious heart attacks also jump as DST begins, going up 6 to 10 percent in the first three workdays following its start in the spring. Scientists have speculated that these are due to the effects of body-clock disruption.


3- Out of seventy one, there were at least twenty different adoption dates. In Minnesota, St. Paul was on one time, Minneapolis was on a different time, and Duluth was on another Wisconsin time. As a result, Minneapolis office buildings were found different time zones because they were the offices of different counties.

4- Governments have had just as much trouble keeping track of time changes. Its example is that, Yugoslavia's president, Marshal Tito's plane landed in a Virginia town that had not advanced its clocks with the rest of the state, so nobody was there to greet him.

5- A 2012 study examined crime rates during the three weeks preceding and following the spring move onto DST. Darkness is the ideal time for criminals to do their dirty work. According to National Incident during the extra hour of evening daylight, the rate of robberies decreased by 40%, murder and other crime rates also decreases, though it is hard to say that in the absence of this opportunity how much the exact time such crimes are committed is often unknown. The extra hour of light during the morning hours produced no increase in crime.
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