Leap Year

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The Longest Day Of The Year

PARIS - Scientists say Saturday will stretch a second longer.Universal time will read the unusual 11:59:60 before it hits midnight.International timekeepers periodically add a "leap second" to make up...
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Why Do We Have Leap Years?

With 2012 being a leap year, it is a good time to remind ourselves why it is that we add an extra day to our calendar almost every four years. The answer, simply put, is that the Earth doesn't take e...