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Wait a second for 2009

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We'll have to wait just a little longer to ring in 2009; one leap second to be exact. The world timekeepers are adding the extra second because Earth is slowing down just a bit. The time will allow atomic clocks to stay in tune with the earth's rotation. That extra second will make 2008 the longest year since 1992. If you're keeping count, that extra second will appear tonight between 6:59:59 and 7 p.m., EST.

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I thought tonight was

I thought tonight was dragging by! Whatever is slowing down the Earth, it needs to stop or one half of us will freeze while the other side bakes once we stop! Just when the world is in a Universal Mess :-( Good thing this didn't cause a computer disaster globally as when the year 2000 hit by adding 1 second! Close call folks.