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Leap Year

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...

Leap Year Tweets

Posted 02.29.2012 | Comedy

As we all know, Leap Year only comes around once every four years, so we have to make it last. It's true for everyone born on Feb. 29, it's true for a...

Leap Year Baby: How February 29 Shaped My Life

Lindsay McCall | Posted 04.30.2012 | Women
Lindsay McCall

I will forever feel a kinship with other leap year babies, even the ones I haven't met. (I'm talking to you, one-time rap sensation Ja Rule.)

'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?

WATCH: Why Do We Have Leap Year?

Posted 02.29.2012 | Science

Once every four years in February, we're rewarded with a little gift: an extra day at the end of the month before we have to pay the rent. And for abo...

Stephanie Hallett

Why Women Pop The Question On February 29

HuffingtonPost.com | Stephanie Hallett | Posted 02.29.2012 | Weddings

What is it about leap years that makes people superstitious about marriage? In Greece, getting married in a leap year is considered inauspicious, a...

The Faithful Shopper: Gifts for Guys

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.30.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's Leap Day! The date when by tradition, women can propose marriage to the men in their lives. Of course, women have been disregarding this for years, but today is a perfect excuse to buy a gift for your favorite guy.

Disney Parks Honor Leap Year With 24-Hour Celebration

Posted 02.29.2012 | Travel

Have you ever wondered what it's like to stay at Disney World or Disneyland into the wee hours of the morning? Leap Day visitors are going to get that...

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 ...

Start the Presses: Leap Day Publication Rolls in France

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 04.29.2012 | Media
Karen Dalton-Beninato

It's Leap Day, a day when 40-year-olds can celebrate their 10th birthday, and the day that La Bougie du Sapeur is published once every four years.

Leap Day Allows for More Mannerly Ways

Jodi R. R. Smith | Posted 04.29.2012 | Home
Jodi R. R. Smith

This is a Leap Year and therefore we have been granted an entire extra day to add civility back into our busy lives. How will you spend your 16 extra waking hours?

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...

David Moye

Burlesque Dancer Tempest Storm, 84, Celebrates A Belated 21st Birthday

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 03.02.2012 | Weird News

Calling someone a legend before they celebrate their 21st birthday might sound hyperbolic. But, in the case of burlesque dancer Tempest Storm, it jus...

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.

Leap Year Lesson: What Is a Year, Anyway?

Donna Henes | Posted 04.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

Creating an accurate and practical calendar is an astonishingly complicated challenge, which has plagued our calendrical tendencies since people first attempted to create some logical and consistent order for themselves from a universe that can be so chaotic and confusing in its complexity.

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...

Leap Year Travel Deals

Travelzoo | Posted 04.28.2012 | Travel
Travelzoo

This year's extra day in February doesn't feel all that festive -- but it's shaping up that travel and entertainment companies see this Wednesday as yet another weekday to fill rooms in their hotels, seats on their planes and rides at their theme parks.

POLL: What Are You Doing On Your Extra Day This Year?

Posted 02.24.2012 | Women

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What Will You Do With Your Extra Day This Year?

Posted 02.23.2012 | Women

It happens only once every four years: Next week there will be a February 29. Many leap year babies -- like this 83-year old celebrating her “21st b...

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...

PHOTOS: Top 10 Places To Propose

Cheapflights | Posted 10.12.2012 | Travel
Cheapflights

It's the question you hope you'll only ask once, so getting both the romance and the "Wow!" factor right is key.

Disneyland To Stay Open 24 Hours For Leap Year

ranchosantamargarita.patch.com | Posted 01.10.2012 | Travel

It could be a Disney fanatic's dream or -- if you somehow get stuck listening to "It's a Small World" the entire time -- a mind-destroying nightmare. ...

The Best Films of 2010: Part 1

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If the movie year had ended last week, instead of just the first six months of the year, what movies would be the big contenders for awards?

Movie review: Letters to Juliet

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's hard not to respond emotionally to the big moments in Letters to Juliet, in spite of the fact that they've already been given away in the trailer...

Movie Review: The Ghost Writer

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's always feast or famine: months of movies like Dear John, Valentine's Day, Leap Year -- and then, in one week, new films by both Martin Scorsese and Roman Polanski.