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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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Guy really goes out of his way to give his Secret Santa a hint as to what he wants for Christmas.

Odd : Happy Place (8 hours ago)

Ugh! None of these are $15-gift-card-shaped. Shopping for Scott is gonna be a piece of cake this year: Only question is: where should you buy your $15 gift card? Is Walmart too low rent? Maybe Target is a better option. I don't know... 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

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year? When the Holidays Aren't So Jolly

Society & Culture : Huffington Post: Impact Blog (3 days ago)

Creative Commons image Ginger Sad Man, courtesy of Doctor Popular on Flickr. Up until a few years ago I was one of those people who had her tree, decorations and an entire DVD watchlist of Christmas films planned starting from the f... Read Post

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