Mark Frauenfelder at 2:10 pm Mon, Jun 30, 2014
It was on this date in 1972 that the first leap second was added to a day.
The modern definition of a “second” was settled in 1874 by European scientists working from Muslim scholars’ improvement on Ptolemy’s Second Century calculations.
Unfathomable Ruiniation will perform outside of London's Gherkin skyscraper inside a soundproofed airtight metal box, until the oxygen runs out; It's art. (The Independent, thanks Smitty!)
When I was a kid my friend and I caught some little frogs. My friend liked his frog so much he smothered it to death in his hand.
Lawrence Wilkinson at 2:01 pm Mon, Jun 30, 2014
David Pescovitz at 2:00 pm Mon, Jun 30, 2014
Mark Frauenfelder at 1:53 pm Mon, Jun 30, 2014