February 29, 2008

What is leap year?

What's the deal with Feb. 29? It's pretty basic. The pattern of our lives depends on it: The current calendar needs the extra hours to stay aligned with Earth's orbit. Otherwise, we'd have winter in July — in about 10,000 years.

1 comment:

–źLEKSANDRA MOREL said...

:-)
true that
winters in July suck
Junes in january suck as well