Mar
07

Daylight Savings Silliness

The Friday file: Setting our clocks ahead by one hour this Sunday morning is a lousy idea. Not only does it increase traffic fatalities by about 6% and raise your chances of suffering a heart attack by 10%, it fails to reduce energy consumption. Turns out the added light causes us to drive more, use more air conditioning and go see fewer movies. The winners: golf courses and retail establishments.

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