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Nov. 14, 2004 - FB William Henderson (33) leaps over Vikings CB Antoine Winfield in the second quarter at Lambeau Field. The Packers won, 34-31.

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from BBC News

'Leap second' added for first time in three years

Midnight came later on Tuesday as for the first time in three years an extra second was added to the official time set by atomic clocks.

from Laughing Squid

Leap Second Scheduled for June 30, 2012

Clock enthusiasts take note: A leap second has been scheduled for June A leap second is an adjustment to the atomic clock-based Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) to bring it more closely i…

from WIRED

‘Leap Second’ Bug Wreaks Havoc Across Web

Reddit, Mozilla, and several other big name web outfits experienced brief technical problems on Saturday evening, when software unpinning their online operations choked on the "leap second" that was added to the world's atomic clocks.

Nemrut is a high mountain in southeastern Turkey, notable for the summit where a number of large statues are erected around what is assumed to be a royal tomb from the 1st century BC. In 62 BC, King Antiochus I Theos of Commagene built on the mountain top a tomb-sanctuary flanked by huge statues 8–9 m high of himself, two lions, two eagles & various Greek, Armenian, & Iranian gods. The heads of the statues have at some stage been removed from their bodies. Photo: Serhan Güngör

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from The Telegraph

The clocks spring forward: here's why we should never change them back

British Summer Time In the early hours of Sunday morning, clocks spring forward an hour, marking the start of British Summer Time. Here are five reasons why the glorious institution of daylight savings time should be adopted all year round

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