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Spring equinox this year is earliest one since 1896

Spring is expected to arrive on Sunday, March 20 this year, and it will be the earliest arrival in 120 years, thanks to an old rule governing leap years. Actually, this explanation is going to be a lot more exciting than watching paint dry.

Arby's planning something different for 'leap day'

Atlanta - The fast-food chain that uses "We've got the meats" as its advertising slogan has cooked something else up entirely for Tuesday, Feb. 29.

Why do we have Leap Years? Millions celebrate birthdays worldwide

Rome - With only a few million celebrating Leap Day birthdays, the question that must be asked is: what exactly is a leap year and why do we have them? It isn't just human phenomena, but rather for scientific purposes.

N.J. mother and daughter both share Leap Day birthday

A N.J. mother and daughter are both celebrating birthdays today. The daughter, 4-year-old Rose, will celebrate her first "real" birthday since making her entrance into the world on Feb. 29, 2008.

Op-Ed: Will Leap Day be the day I propose?

I'm more than a quarter of the way through my life (if I live to be 100), which means Hollywood has taught me a few things.

Leap second: The world’s nations want more time to decide

A decision about whether to abolish the leap second – an extra second added to world time – for January 2018 has been deferred by the world’s nations.

Disney parks to open for 24 hours straight for the first time

Leap Day only comes once every four years, however this year something new is happening that Disney fans might find of interest.

Happy Birthday Leap Year Babies!

As most people are aware, Leap Year only arrives once every four years, adding an extra day to the shortest month. Being born on February 29 might be cool, as long as it doesn’t mean only being recognized every fourth year…

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