The official change occurs at 2 a.m. Sunday, local time, although people often change their clocks before going to bed Saturday night.
The time difference between the US time zones and Turkey decrease by one hour as Daylight Saving Time (DST) began in the USA on Sunday. "They'll cut the number of hours of sleep, or bring the new technologies into the bed, and then they're awake texting and chatting in the nighttime".
While daylight saving time might seem like a wonderful thing (who doesn't love an extra hour of sunlight?), it isn't all great.
Payday is one hour closer. Especially, since not every state does Daylight Saving Time.
And if all else fails - remember, spring is one hour closer! Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, the US Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and Guam don't have Daylight Saving Time, per Reader's Digest.
The real complaint is that all this time-changing is discombobulating, not to mention unsafe, as it is linked to a rise in heart attacks and auto crashes (I would also like to throw in measles, if that helps the cause). The Englishman published the 1907 brochure "The Waste of Daylight" and spent much of his personal fortune evangelizing with missionary zeal for the adoption of "summer time".
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Along with Washington and OR, the northwest USA states are working on legislation to stop the switch.
This year legislation in Washington state and Alaska could make it more interesting when time comes for the "fall back" process in November.
It's always Daylight Saving Time. "Losing even just one hour of sleep can cause you to feel groggy the next day and impair your concentration", according to Cleveland Clinic. Europe came on board soon after, followed by the U.S.in 1918.
As daylight saving time is set to take effect in most of the USA this weekend, the Washington House has passed a measure that would make those later sunsets permanent in the state all year - if Congress allows it.
In Arizona, Daylight Saving Time hasn't been observed in decades. People also report feeling disoriented and unproductive.