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How Does Daylight Savings Work?

On March 10, the clocks will spring forward, and before the sun is over the horizon, you will lose an hour of sleep. Sure, it's just one hour, but even a small change to your routine can throw off your sleep habits entirely, leaving you feeling groggy all afternoon.

But what exactly is Daylight Savings Time and when does daylight saving end? First of all, it turns out we've been saying it wrong: the technical term is actually “Daylight Saving Time." No "s." So, to help us all better understand how daylight saving actually works, we did some more digging about the things you might not know about the annual tradition of pushing your clock forward …

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