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Questions About Time & Dates
Have you noticed that as the weather gets warmer, the days get longer? The reverse is true as the weather gets colder: the days grow shorter. Daylight saving time, or…
You can use a perpetual calendar to work out how many Friday the 13ths there are for every possible pattern of weekdays in a year. It turns out that every…
Suppose that today is February 13, 2053. The day of the week is a Thursday. One week (seven days) from today, on February 20, 2053, it will be Thursday again….
It takes the earth about 365.2422 days to go around the sun, but a normal calendar year is only 365 days. The extra fraction of a day adds up: circling…
Ever wonder why February got short-changed on days when there were plenty of months to “steal” the 31st day from? Well, a long time ago, Augustus Caesar didn’t like the…
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