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Know What’s F—king Crazy? Leap Years

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By HVvids on February 28, 2012

The galaxy has been trolling calendar designers for centuries. Three hundred sixty-five days didn’t quite add up to a year, so they gave us an extra day every four years. That still didn’t quite add up, so they had us skip years ending in 00. THAT still didn’t completely work, so now every 400 years we DO have a leap year on an ’00. And it’s still off? What?

I thought scientists were supposed to have figured this shit out. I can barely wrap my head around it. Fortunately, C.G.P. Grey, much like Clarissa, explains it all.

Bill Nye would be proud.


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