Some Extra Time

Remember saying that you would like more time?  Well, today, your wish will come true.  It isn’t a whole lot, but it’s at least something.

Normally, 6:59:59pm is followed by 7:00:00pm.  Today, in the east coast, 6:59:59pm will be followed by 6:59:60pm and then you’ll get to 7:00:00pm.   If you are on the west coast of the USA, then this will all happen at 3:59:59pm

So today, you get some extra time and it is called a leap second.  Don’t waste it all at once.

NIST Leap Second

tells why this is all needed.


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