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Tales of a New Zealand entomologist in the late 19th century, and even a Ben Franklin quip about reducing candle wax use over a hundred years earlier, are often credited with the birth of Daylight Saving Time, but Germany and Austria were the two countries that ushered in Daylight Saving Time back in 1916 "during World War I to decrease energy used for lights and help conserve energy supplies to help the war effort," per CBS News. DST began in the United States in 1918
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I've read that FL has voted to end the states' participation in Daylight Savings Time, but apparently it has to be OK'ed by the Federal Government for some reason. I'm hoping that they OK it soon as I hate the time change in the winter months.
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This is the only rotary-powered Mustang ever built.

The engine installed in that Mustang is a Curtiss-Wright-designed Twin-Rotor RC2-60 rotary, displacing a mere 240 cubic inches and developing 185 horsepower at 5,000 rpm. It weighs only 237 pounds, yet its compact 18.5-inch length made it ideal for small cars; it stands at just 21.5 inches tall. Smaller than a 289 Ford small-block V-8, it fits in the Mustang’s engine compartment with plenty of room to spare.
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Located on New York City's Rockaway Peninsula, Fort Tilden is a former US Army base that housed nuclear missiles during the Cold War.
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