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Leap Day

THIS WEEKEND: 'Leap Second' To Still World's Clocks

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 06.29.2012 | Science

WASHINGTON -- Saturday night will stretch longer by a second. A leap second. International timekeepers are adding a second to the clock at midnight u...

The Week In Art: Alcohol, Google Street View and Angelina's Leg

Posted 03.03.2012 | Arts

Hello again, dear readers! We hope your leap day week was as wonderful as ours. What was ours like, you ask? Keep reading and you'll find out... ...

'Modern Family' Dunphy Girls 'Monsterate' On Leap Day

Posted 04.30.2012 | TV

For the episode airing on Leap Day 2012, "Modern Family" (Wed., 9 p.m. EST on ABC) embraced the holiday in two of their three storylines. The more sta...

Sexist Leap Day Fun

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.30.2012 | Home
Chris Weigant

Aurora, Illinois used to be famous for its Leap Day fun, when the unmarried women took over the town and arrested all the unmarried men for the "crime" of being a bachelor. Yes, you read that right.

Maybe Next Leap Year.. Red Bull Leap From Ren Cen Cancelled

Posted 02.29.2012 | Detroit

Time for Detroiters to start counting down to Feb. 29, 2016. On a blustery Wednesday in the Motor City, wings alone weren't enough to save the Red...

Happy Leap Day: Twitter Reacts To Leap Year 2012

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 02.29.2012 | Home

Every four years, the world is given an extra day at the end of February. For singletons, it's a day for women to propose to their men and for tho...

What Would Make These Two Men Jump Off A Miami Skyscraper?

Posted 02.29.2012 | Miami

Base jumpers Miles Daisher and Chris Santacroce jumped off the top of the Conrad Miami building at Espirito Santo Plaza, a 460-foot tall building on B...

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.)

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...

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.

Why Women Propose On Leap Day

Mental Floss | Posted 04.30.2012 | Weird News

Even with all the strides towards equality that women have made in the past hundred years, it's still fairly uncommon for a woman to propose to a man....

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?

Jim Carrey Stars In 'Leap Dave Williams' On '30 Rock'

Posted 04.25.2012 | TV

It was a Leap Day celebration on "30 Rock" (Thu., 8 p.m. EST on NBC) honoring the famous Leap Day William, who trades tears for candy. If none of this...

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...

Why We Love Leap Day

Heather Cabot | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Heather Cabot

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