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February 29

Think Leap Year is Every Four Years? Think Again.

Jacob Stewart | Posted 02.29.2016 | Weird News
Jacob Stewart

Okay, so the title is a bit misleading. Because for the most part, Leap Year is every four years. But not all the time [insert dramatic soap-opera-esque turn to camera here]. Allow me to explain. I discovered this groundbreaking tidbit of knowledge just a few weeks ago.

What Is Time and How Do We Count It?

Donna Henes | Posted 02.27.2016 | Green
Donna Henes

It's quite a task these days to stay in tune with real time when we have become so estranged from Nature and Her cycles. Perhaps we might use this leap year as a sort of reality check.

Rare Disease Patients Fighting Isolation Through Social Media

Jim Luce | Posted 02.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Jim Luce

Every year Rare Disease Day takes place across the world and brings together anyone affected by a rare disease, patients, their families and caregivers. It also serves to raise awareness of rare diseases among policy makers, industry, researchers and health professionals.

Here Are The Best Leap Year Specials And Discounts

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.26.2016 | Travel

February 29 comes but once every four years, so why not celebrate with some food, retail therapy and maybe even a night in a hotel? Whether you’re a...

Brittany Wong

Are Leap Year Marriages Doomed To Divorce?

HuffingtonPost.com | Brittany Wong | Posted 02.29.2012 | Divorce

In a post-divorce daze, you may have looked back and thought, "It would've worked out, it was just the timing that was all wrong." Were you and your e...

'So What Day Do You Celebrate?'

Sonal Soni | Posted 04.30.2012 | Women
Sonal Soni

Why choose just one day when you can have a two-day celebration with people wishing you 'happy birthday' over an extended period of time?

PHOTOS: It's Literally Leap Year!

Posted 02.29.2012 | Travel

Travelers can still wring a little wisdom out of that old chestnut, "Look before you leap." The author of that now cliche was quite right, not in the ...

Katherine Bindley

What To Expect When You're Expecting On Leap Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 02.28.2012 | Parents

For most people, Feb. 29 rolls around once every four years, a nifty quirk of the Gregorian calendar. But for parents who are expecting a baby this w...

Help Breast Cancer Research Take A 'Leap' Forward This Wednesday

Fran Visco | Posted 04.28.2012 | Women
Fran Visco

This Leap Year, on February 29, I encourage you to use those additional hours to become more involved in breast cancer advocacy.

David Moye

How Can This Woman, Born In 1924, Be Only 21? She Was Born On Feb. 29

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 02.28.2012 | Weird News

Betty Flemming celebrates her 22nd birthday this year, but frankly, she has always looked old for her age. Her condition isn't medical, it's "calen...

The Weird Facts Behind Leap Year (INFOGRAPHIC)

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 02.08.2012 | Weird News

If you've been anywhere near a calendar, you know that 2012 is a leap year, but you may not know why or how it started. However, CheapSally.com, an...