Daylight Saving Time Was NOT Created For Farmers…So What’s The Point?
Ask anyone who has been through Daylight Saving Time why we have the change and their answer will probably have something to do with farmers. Did you know that's completely false?
After switching the clocks ahead an hour this past weekend many of us are feeling the change. Whether you're a little groggy or just kind of off, scientists say it takes most humans about a week for our bodies to adjust to losing or gaining an hour.
So why do we do it, and does it really help anyone?
On HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, the host and his researchers tackled the issue and answered our questions about Daylight Saving Time.
Spoiler alert: Daylight Saving was invented by the Germans in WWI to save fuel.
On top of that, studies show that the time change is responsible for increased workplace accidents, car accidents and even increased heart attack rates!
Watch the video below to learn all about Daylight Saving Time myths and facts:
What do you think? It is great that the days are getting longer again, but do we need to put ourselves through all that? Let us know your thoughts.