Hey, lazybones: Remember, you get an extra hour of tick-tock on that clock


In the mnemonic parlance of the season, it's time, (most) Americans, to fall back.

Whew! So, it's the end of Daylight saving time (no "s" on the end of "saving" there), and a return to good old Standard time as of 2 a.m. November 3, 2014.

And, it must be said, that BringMeTheNews has been on this story since at least six months ago. And, hey, maybe even more recently.

What does this mean for you and your family? Well, it means you're all going to wake up an hour early, cherish the precious extra time together and at some point realize you've already done your share, and you're all gonna just sleep like crazy.

Sounds like a good day!

Of course, there has to be party poopers like the Los Angeles Times, which goes to great lengths to show you that you're not getting an extra hour of sleep after all.

"In theory this should give everyone an extra hour of sleep, though how many hours people sleep is often the result of factors other than the clock," opines the Times. "The changeover also takes place on the weekend, so what is a rest day can be used in part to offset the chronological changes that for some are akin to jet lag or traveling across a time zone."

Okay, fine, but here's a question for you LA: What time is it in Los Angeles when it goes from 2 a.m. to 1 a.m. in New York? Hmm? Same thing in Nevada, Iowa, and Minneapolis, Kansas? What time is it in Bangkok? Who knows what season it even is in Perth, let alone what time?

And Canada, well, you know, that's like seven time zones or something. And their football fields are 120 yards. So who even knows what they're doing.

What does it mean for America?

"Residents of Hawaii, most of Arizona and some U.S. territories don't have to change their clocks because they never moved them forward in the spring," says the Times. "Those areas do not observe Daylight Saving Time so the shift back to standard never takes place."

Whoa, that's pretty dark. Never takes place? Is that even possible in the space-time continuum?

So why do this anyway? This link can put you in the right direction, but beware that it leads you to "elsewhere in the world."

And if you're reading this on a Sunday, go re-rack, hit the sack, for that's our day of rest.

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