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Leap Year 2012

PIE CHART: Why Leap Years Really Exist

Posted 02.29.2012 | Comedy

If you ask a scientist why we add an extra day to February every four years, he or she will probably give you some "correct" or "logical" explanation,...

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...

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...

'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...

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 ...

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...