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Why Is There a Leap Year?

Really, the question should be: why aren’t there even more leap years? Let me start with the basics. A Year What is a year? To a child, this maybe defined as the “the time I must wait until the next Christmas”. Perhaps a better definition would be: Year: The time it takes the Earth to [...]
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Ask the Etiquette Expert: 7 Steps to Changing Your Career

Business & Finance : Huffington Post: Business Blog (2 hours ago)

Q: Dear Diane, I'm finally ready to take the leap into a different job market. Any tips on how to make the switch? Sincerely, T.A. A: Dear T.A., Prior to starting my career in etiquette, I spent several years as a fundraiser for a n... Read Post

Super Bowl Media Day: “I’m here so I won’t get fined,” Marshawn Lynch answers to every question.

Sports : The Early Lead (5 hours ago)

It’s been just one year since the Seattle Seahawks took the stage at Super Bowl Media Day and, oh, what a year it’s been. Beast Mode running back Marshawn Lynch started things off in the most Marshawn Lynchian fashion ever, answerin... Read Post

Why Leap Years Don't Happen Every 4 Years

Academics / General Science : Science & Health from Newser (3 years ago)

Why do we have leap years? Basically, to ensure that there's a better chance you'll see snow on Christmas than falling leaves. "If we didn't have leap years, our calendar would be totally scrambled," explains a worker at America's t... Read Post


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