It's Daylight Saving Time Again. Your Oven Clock Isn't Going To Reset Itself (Probably)

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Get ready to lose an hour of your life, friends. It's time to spring forward.

Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, Mar. 10 at 2 a.m., and the reason why is located somewhere inside the Venn diagram of Ben Franklin's satirical essay about candle wax, a New Zealand entomologist's bug hunting habits, "it's for the children," and war time energy saving.

In practical terms, consider this a gentle reminder to change your non-robot-controlled clocks before bed on Saturday night. And try to talk some sense into your pets and small children about the importance of sleep.

Also, as you may recall, California voters passed Prop 7 in November for Permanent Daylight Saving Time. But that currently has no bearing on how tired you're going to feel on Sunday. Capital Public Radio sums up nicely the immense hurdles to be hurdled for "Permanent Daylight Saving Time" to become real life (it includes a two-thirds vote in the state legislature, a signature from the governor and also Congressional approval).

TL;DR: At least for now, the beat goes on for your jacked circadian rhythms. Sweet (interrupted) dreams.