the history of daylight savings time

in 60 seconds

by nylon

Well, it's that time again: Our clocks (or at least, our cell phone clocks) will magically reset themselves in the middle of the night. But unfortunately, this round of Daylight Savings is a total lie and isn't saving us any time at all. We're actually losing an hour! It should be called Daylight Stealings Time, if you ask us. We digress...

Anyway, have you ever wondered why this is even a thing? Let us give you a 60-second animated history lesson in the ancient energy-saving practice that has been screwing with our clocks for over 100 years.