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Image It's that time again. Don't forget to change your clocks Saturday night for daylight-saving time.

If you want to make sure you wake up on time Sunday morning, you can set up a reminder alert with Remindr ( You can choose how you want to send the alert: via email, SMS, Twitter, or GTalk. [Via]

I don't like this spring forward time of the year. It takes me a few weeks to get adjust.

If you are curious about daylight-saving time, here are a few facts:

  • Not all places in the U.S. observe daylight time. In particular, Hawaii and most of Arizona do not use it. Indiana adopted its use beginning in 2006.

  • Many other countries observe some form of "summer time", but they do not necessarily change their clocks on the same dates as the U.S.

  • Beginning and ending dates are the reverse in the southern hemisphere. For example, mainland Chile observes DST from the second Saturday in October to the second Saturday in March, with transitions at 24:00 local time.