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Thread: "Leap Second" to be Added to World Clocks

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    "Leap Second" to be Added to World Clocks

    If you ever feel like you need more time, here's some great news: you're actually going to get it. On December 31, 2008 a “leap second” will be added to the world’s clocks at 23 hours, 59 minutes and 59 seconds Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This corresponds to 6:59:59 pm Eastern Standard Time, [...]

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    But, but, our New Years Eve countdowns will all be wrong!

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    Wink party theme

    Actually, New Year's celebrations are way over-rated, and as you get along, pretty much seem the same, but you don't get a chance to hold a leap-second celebration every day....now there's a party theme worth doing pete

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