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    Poland Readies for Daylight Saving Time Shift

    As March nears its end, Poland readies itself for the annual switch to Daylight Saving Time (DST). Established in 1977 to save energy and optimize daylight, this year’s transition occurs on the night of Saturday, March 30th, coinciding with Easter Sunday.

    Clocks will spring forward from 2:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. local time, extending daylight but costing an hour of sleep. It’s advisable to adjust bedtime accordingly.

    DST, observed in over 70 countries, traces back to Benjamin Franklin but gained prominence in the 20th century. Advocates tout energy savings and safer roads, while critics cite disrupted sleep patterns and health concerns.

    Not all nations follow DST, and variations exist in timing and adoption. The debate continues, highlighting the nuanced implications of timekeeping traditions.

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