Every four years, something strange happens in February….
We get an extra day!

But why do we add a day every four years, and is it all that simple?

For the answer, we to turn to the famous astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson for the interesting explanation…

So, I guess, there you have it!

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  1. “The Leap Year as Explained by Neil DeGrasse Tyson.” YouTube. National Geographic, 27 Feb. 2016. Web. 27 Feb. 2016. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yd1i3vkkh-0>.

Liesl Ulrich-Verderber

COO Ever Widening Circles

Liesl is a camera-toting traveler, a global story seeker, and an aspiring—but more often floundering—yoga lover. She can be found on Instagram @Liesl.UV