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Archive for March 9th, 2013

Springing forward: Lose some sleep, increase your risk of an accident

March 09, 2013 @ 22:25 By: gordon Category: Astronomy, Current affairs, General

I almost forgot about it, but fortunately someone (Thanks, Ken!) reminded me earlier this week: This is the weekend that we set our clocks forward an hour (unless you live in Saskatchewan in which case don’t worry about it). As I’ve mentioned once or twice in the past, there isn’t any reliable evidence that daylight saving time has resulted in energy savings (ever) and there is research that shows an increase in accidents in the days immediately following the switch.