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10 creative ways people will be spending their leap second tonight
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# Just A Second

10 creative ways people will be spending their leap second tonight

Jun 30th 2015, 10:48 AM 3,953 Views 2 Comments

Mind you don’t spend it all in one place.

Your day will be one second longer tomorrow
# Grand Stretch
# Grand Stretch

Your day will be one second longer tomorrow

Jun 29th 2015, 2:45 PM 19,392 Views 27 Comments

It could make some computers go a little weird.

We're getting an extra second this year, but don't jump for joy just yet...
# Leap Second
# Leap Second

We're getting an extra second this year, but don't jump for joy just yet...

Jan 7th 2015, 3:33 PM 10,705 Views 21 Comments

Some computer systems might have a bad reaction to the leap second.

World timekeepers can't agree on whether to scrap the leap second
# Every Second Counts
# Every Second Counts

World timekeepers can't agree on whether to scrap the leap second

Sep 20th 2013, 7:50 PM 10,557 Views 22 Comments

The issue of scrapping the ‘leap second’ has been on the cards for a decade – but timekeeping experts can’t decide what to do with it.