Daylight savings time was created during WWI to save energy for war production. My ThinkPad tablet PC--a registered pacifist--made the change all on its own. My car clock will now be correct for the next six months. I have to change all the other clocks in my kingdom to ensure we sync-up with the real world tomorrow.
Turns out the US president passed a law to extend DST by two
hours weeks next spring. (Will that also extend his term a wee bit?) Story
Seth Godin dug up interesting facts and stories about daylight savings, here.
Got to run.