BOSTON - While everyone else was preparing to set their clocks back
one hour yesterday, the Edmonton Oilers wished they could rewind theirs about 25 years.
On November 2, when countless outdated facilities are scrambling to set their clocks back
, those using an NTP Time Source Synchronization System from Pyramid Wireless won't have to lift a finger.
Just ask the folks who woke up Sunday morning feeling they ought to set their clocks back
-- only to be reminded by a friend, neighbor or the media that daylight-saving time was being extended one week beginning this year.
Although Franklin came up with the idea 221 years ago as a way for late-partying Parisians to conserve on candle wax (and thus spend less on candles) - and also avoid the blinding morning light - the rest of the world didn't get with daylight-saving time until the Germans decided to set their clocks back
an hour to conserve fuel during World War I.
It is truly a matter of time as Americans gear up to set their clocks back
an hour for the end of Daylight Saving Time, Oct.
Sunday, October 30 is the date to remember, when millions of Americans will set their clocks back