Leap Day http://www.kunc.org en Ron Paul Celebrates A Leap Day Birthday — His Wife's http://www.kunc.org/post/ron-paul-celebrates-leap-day-birthday-%E2%80%94-his-wifes Ron Paul ignored the primaries in Arizona and Michigan Tuesday night and took his campaign to Virginia, where only he and Mitt Romney are on the March 6 ballot.<p>Paul teased a sometimes boisterous crowd at a Springfield banquet hall just a few miles outside of the nation's capital. "You're such a noisy bunch. What's going on here?" Paul joked. "I keep saying they're sound asleep in Washington. We have to be noisy so they hear us!"<p>The Texas congressman also introduced his wife of 55 years, Carol, who has a leap day birthday on Wednesday — Feb. 29. Wed, 29 Feb 2012 15:18:21 +0000 Padmananda Rama 23163 at http://www.kunc.org Ron Paul Celebrates A Leap Day Birthday — His Wife's For Leap Day Only, A Rare Newspaper Goes To Print http://www.kunc.org/post/leap-day-only-rare-newspaper-goes-print At newsstands across France on Wednesday, readers will delight to a humorous broadsheet published every four years on leap day.<p>At news shops in Paris and around France, readers look forward to their copy of <em>La Bougie du Sapeur</em> every Feb. 29. Published since 1980, the satirical journal is now in its ninth edition. Its title, which translates as "sapper's candle," is taken from an old French comic-book figure who was born on that fateful last day of February.<p>Jean d'Indy is the editor and publisher of <em>La Bougie du Sapeur</em>. Wed, 29 Feb 2012 05:01:00 +0000 Eleanor Beardsley 23142 at http://www.kunc.org For Leap Day Only, A Rare Newspaper Goes To Print Leap Day: Any Plans? http://www.kunc.org/post/leap-day-any-plans Something that only comes around once every four years and doesn't involve either politics or Olympic competition deserves its own mention:<p>Wednesday is Feb. 29.<p><strong>Leap day</strong>, that is.<p>Our friend Linton Weeks has <a href="../../../2012/02/28/147591281/time-suck-how-to-spend-the-24-hours-of-leap-day?live=1" target="_blank">put together a handy list</a> of 24 things you could do with the extra 24 hours. Tue, 28 Feb 2012 23:20:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 23121 at http://www.kunc.org Found Time: How To Spend The 24 Hours Of Leap Day http://www.kunc.org/post/found-time-how-spend-24-hours-leap-day Found time! An extra day. How will you use it? Here are 24 ideas. None of them takes longer than an hour. Because time is tight, time is of the essence, time is money. And if you don't have time to get to everything on the list, don't worry. Maybe in 2016.<p><strong>Feb. 29, 2012 Hour By Hour:</strong><p><strong>Midnight:</strong> Too excited to sleep, you can click on the fascinating site of the <a href="http://longnow.org/">Long Now Foundation</a>, timekeepers of the 10,000 Year Clock. Tue, 28 Feb 2012 23:05:00 +0000 Linton Weeks 23123 at http://www.kunc.org Found Time: How To Spend The 24 Hours Of Leap Day