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The Best Leap Second Headlines

Fri, 2012-06-29 15:28 -- cgorski
Jun 29 2012 - 3:15pm
By: Chris Gorski
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Just before Saturday night ends, and with it the month of June, timekeepers are adding a second to atomic clocks to keep them in synch with the Earth's slightly slowing rotations. They'll add the second after 11:59:59 universal time, which is 7:59:59 where I am in College Park, Maryland. 

Many media outlets have stories on the subject -- here is a selection of the headlines inspired by this rare event:
 
 
 
 
And my favorite, from the Sydney Morning Herald: Hold on a second and let it sync in 
 
 
Have a great weekend and make the most of your extra time!
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