Dear Crabby, Should I Fear the 2015 Leap Second?

Dear Crabby, I heard we get an extra second this year. What is the Leap Second and should I fear it? Please Respond Quickly, Justin Thyme Hello Justin Thyme, Well that doesn’t happen until the end of June this year, but I guess there’s no time like the present. I’m sure you’ve heard of Leap Year – when every four years we have a February 29 – and how we get an extra day. It’s sort of like that, but not as regular. We add a second to our clocks on average every 18 months. However, we … [Read more...]