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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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How to Set Your Sights for a Bigger, Better Real Estate Year in 2015

Business & Finance / Investing : Bigger Pockets (7 hours ago)

Was 2014 as successful as you hoped? This year is winding down to a close, and with that being said, I hope you have accomplished all of your real estate goals that you initially set out to conquer for the year. If you aren’t where ... Read Post

Defining Evolution

Academics / Biology : Migrations (6 years ago)

As Larry Moran noted with his question 2+ years ago, “What is Evolution?”, there’s a lot of confusion in the general public about what evolution is, and most people who object to it cannot define it. Perhaps the most definitive defi... 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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