Daylight Saving Time: Reasons why we spring forward and fall back

HOUSTON -- Springing forward and falling back may seem simple enough, but Daylight Saving Time actually has a complex history. Daylight Saving Time began in Germany on May 1, 1916, in the hopes that it would save energy during World War I. Watch the video above to discover more facts about Daylight Saving Time that might surprise you.

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