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Daylight Savings Time 2011: Spring Forward One Hour Ahead At 2:00 A.M.

It's that time of the year again - Daylight Savings Time. Sure, we lose an hour of sleep, but our days become an hour longer. Hurray for daylight past 7:00 P.M.! Spring forward and set those clocks ahead one hour before you crash tonight. Or, if you're a night owl, just make sure to do the deed when you get in the door from your favorite bar tonight. Daylight Savings Time (DST) begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 13. 

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Miro Dance Theatre Holds Mash-Ups at Drexel University's Mandell Theatre

It was Benjamin Franklin who said “you may delay, but time will not.” He had something going.

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Spooky Nights and Frightful Tales on the Spirits of ‘76 Tour

Looking for some fearsome fun to celebrate Halloween? The Spirits of ’76 Ghost Tour takes you around historic Old City. The Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour of Philadelphia is the city's scariest haunted tour that visits more than 20 of Philadelphia's Frights & Sights on a 75-minute ghoulish outdoor walking adventure. The Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour features haunted facts and folklore.

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Darwin's 200th Birthday Celebrated

This year marks the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth and the 150th anniversary of the publication of his seminal On the Origins of Species. The exhibition Dialogues with Darwin, on display through October at the Museum of the American Philosophical Society, celebrates the work of this towering figure of 19th-century science.

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