Ten Fun Facts About Daylight Savings Time

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This year (2013), at 2 a.m. on Nov. 3, 2013, Americans should have turned their clocks back one hour, marking the end of Daylight Saving Time (DST). (Photo Credit: China Photos/Getty Images)
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Arizona (with the exception of the Navajo Nation), Hawaii and the territories of Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam as well as the American Samoa are the only places in the U.S. that do not observe Daylight Savings Time. (Photo Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Approximately one billion people in about 70 countries around the world observe DST in some shape, form or fashion. (Photo Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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The official name for this conservation of daylight is called "daylight saving time," not "daylight savings time." (Photo Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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For many, transitions to and from DST can disturb people's sleeping patterns, Many folks report being more restless at night. (Photo Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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In 2005, President George W. Bush signed the Energy Policy Act of 2005, extending the length of daylight saving time by four weeks. (Photo Credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
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Indiana adopted DST in 2006 and is a state split into two time zones! Under the new laws which were passed in 2007, all of Indiana now observes Daylight Saving Time, where only certain areas of the state did previously. (Photo Credit: Cristina Arias/Getty Images)
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The idea of daylight saving is first conceived by Benjamin Franklin back in the 1700s. (Photo Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Did you know that some countries refer to "Daylight Saving Time" as "Summer Time”? (Photo Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
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In order for many to remember Daylight Saving Time and what to do with clocks, they rely on the old adage: “Spring forward and fall back.” Happy DST (Photo Credit: ANDREW COWIE/AFP/Getty Images)
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