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Yahoo! it's leap day, that extra day in February that lands on our calendars once every four years.

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It means deals on donuts and fast food, it commemorates the life of St Oswald who died about a thousand years ago and was famous for building monasteries.

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We take it, you know about the Earth's annual trip around the sun takes a year right? Well it really takes 365 and one quarter days.

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And Year starting to think, come on, no one said anything about math well tough, the trip takes 365 days 5 hours 48 minutes and 46 seconds.

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Summer would turn into winter, and winter would turn into summer, giving a whole new meaning to Christmas in July.

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When the ancient Egyptians began measuring time by dividing the year into 12 months of 30 days.

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They added the five extra days on to the end of the year as five days of festivals, party on Pharaoh.

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But that 365 day 5 hour and 48 minutes and 46 seconds times 4, only adds up to an extra 23.2 hours, not a full 24.

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We occasionally take out some leap days, we only get a leap day in end of century years that are divisible by 400 so.

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Think of it this way, all the kids you went to school with kids from your grade, when they turn 100, you'll be 25, give or take a couple of minutes.