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Time to 'spring forward' again

There's a story circulating for a couple of centuries now that the American inventor, Benjamin Franklin, started Daylight Saving Time back in 1784.

He had suggested to Parisians that by moving their clocks forward, they could save on candles.

It actually was a New Zealander, George Hudson, who came up with the novel idea. He was a laborer and an entomologist who liked to collect insects, which he did that after work.

He published a paper in 1895 proposing two hours of daylight shift. It was re-published several times.

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