Leap Day Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. 2016 Will Be Longer Than Usual, Thanks to a Leap SecondRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | Yahoo!

    To the time-poor of the world: take heart, for 2016 is a generous year. Not only were you granted a leap day on February 29, you will soon score a New Year's Eve countdown bonus, a leap second , to hold off 2017 for a final sip or regret.

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  2. 2016 Will Be Longer Than Usual, Thanks to a Leap SecondRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2016 | US News & World Report

    To the time-poor of the world: take heart, for 2016 is a generous year. Not only were you granted a leap day on February 29, you will soon score a New Year's Eve countdown bonus, a leap second , to hold off 2017 for a final sip or regret.

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  3. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1. 1... An extra second to see out 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2016 | The Straits Times

    ... p second." 2016 - annus horribilis for many with its rash of celebrity deaths and political upsets - has also had a leap day - February 29 - a four-yearly occurrence to keep the calendar synchronised with Earth's movement around the Sun.

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  4. When Big Ben rings out 2016, there will be an extra second at midnight on December 31. Photo: EPARead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    ... us horribilis for many with its rash of terrorist attacks, celebrity deaths and political upheaval - has also had a leap day on February 29.

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  5. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1. 1...2016 to last an extra secondRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | New Vision

    ... second." 2016 -- annus horribilis for many with its rash of celebrity deaths and political upsets -- has also had a leap day -- February 29 -- a four-yearly occurrence to keep the calendar synchronised with Earth's movement around the Sun.

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  6. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1. 1... An extra second to see out 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Manila Bulletin

    ... explains. 2016 - annus horribilis for many with its rash of celebrity deaths and political upsets - has also had a leap day - February 29 - a four-yearly occurrence to keep the calendar synchronised with Earth's movement around the Sun.

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  7. 2016 will last extra second in some countries due to Earth's slowing rotationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... xplains. 2016 -- annus horribilis for many with its rash of celebrity deaths and political upsets -- has also had a leap day -- February 29 -- a four-yearly occurrence to keep the calendar synchronised with Earth's movement around the Sun.

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  8. With Houseparty, The Meerkat Team Is Trying--Once Again--To Reinvent Live VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Fast Company

    ... out, not broadcasting. And with more than a million users, it's off to a good start. On February 29th, 2016-that's Leap Day-the team members behind Meerkat secretly launched a new live-streaming app. Rather than pitch reporters or spend money on ads ...

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  9. One Man Attacks Another With Frozen Fish PattiesRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | WRCD-FM Massena

    ... Croff's due date was February 19th, but she didn't give birth to daughter Evelyn Joy until February 29th, you know, Leap Day. It's strange enough to be born on a day that only happens once every four years, but Melissa and hubby Chad have another ...

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  10. Why having a Christmas Day birthday sucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Manawatu Standard

    OPINION: By my reckoning, there's only one birthday that is worse than my daughter's, and that's those who are born on leap day. In fact, Statistics New Zealand backs me up by confirming that Christmas Day is the rarest birthday in the country behind February 29, and it's not hard to understand why.

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  11. Blue Hill Troupe Offers Fresh Take on the Pirates of Penzance, Beginning TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... daughter of a local Major General...but is thwarted by the discovery that he was born on February 29th. With a Leap Day birthday, he's only 5, not 21, which means he's still a pirate! The Blue Hill Troupe is the only musical theater group in New ...

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  12. LEAP Day 2016 RecapRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | CentreSource

    On February 29th, the Centresource team was honored to participate in the first LEAP Day Event , organized by our friends at the Nashville Technology Council . It was a celebration of the one year anniversary of the LEAP grant , which stands for Labor Education Agreement Program.

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  13. Man Legally Changes His Name To iPhone 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | WRCD-FM Massena

    ... Croff's due date was February 19th, but she didn't give birth to daughter Evelyn Joy until February 29th, you know, Leap Day. It's strange enough to be born on a day that only happens once every four years, but Melissa and hubby Chad have another ...

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  14. Southgate honored with 50 States Marathon awardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Calhoun Times

    ... to George Southgate of Calhoun. The award is for completing a marathon in all 50 states. This was completed at the Leap Day Marathon in Beaverton, Ore. on Feb. 29, 2016. The club statistics show that 1140 runners have now completed this goal. ...

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  15. Re: ABSTRACT: Please refer to following table concerning impacts of the leap second change in 2016.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Midrange-l mailing list

    ... years. Does DB2 have a 'we don't need to store legitimate but rare values' exemption? I didn't see one. While a leap day is big enough for ordinary people to notice if it's missing, leap seconds are utterly inconsequential for the vast, vast, vast ...

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  16. April's eye-opening interview with Grandma DottieRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | The Daily Republic

    ... April's father - Dottie's son Shawn - handed her some tea. "My name is Dottie Louise Hanover and I was born on Leap Day, Feb. 29, 1948. Technically, I'm 68 years old, but I've only had 17 actual birthdays! I'm younger than you honey!" Dottie said, ...

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  17. Southgate honored with 50 States Marathon awardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Calhoun Times

    ... to George Southgate of Calhoun. The award is for completing a marathon in all 50 states. This was completed at the Leap Day Marathon in Beaverton, Ore. on Feb. 29, 2016. The club statistics show that 1140 runners have now completed this goal. ...

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  18. Southgate honored with 50 States Marathon awardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Calhoun Times

    ... to George Southgate of Calhoun. The award is for completing a marathon in all 50 states. This was completed at the Leap Day Marathon in Beaverton, Ore. on Feb. 29, 2016. The club statistics show that 1140 runners have now completed this goal. ...

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  19. Features 24 mins ago 6:27 p.m.Online shopping while relaxing with wineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    An East Tennessee woman made a leap of faith this past Feb. 29, leap year day, when she started a new business. "The beauty of shopping online is you can do it in your pajamas, you can do it watching Netflix, you can just relax and shop," she said.

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  20. Southgate honored with 50 States Marathon awardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Calhoun Times

    ... to George Southgate of Calhoun. The award is for completing a marathon in all 50 states. This was completed at the Leap Day Marathon in Beaverton, Ore. on Feb. 29, 2016. The club statistics show that 1140 runners have now completed this goal. ...

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