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Topic: Year

In the News (Mon 19 Aug 19)

  Why Leap Years?
Year 2008 is the next leap year, with 29 days in February.
A leap year is a year with one extra day inserted into February, the leap year is 366 days with 29 days in February as opposed to the normal 28 days.
This actually means year 2000 is kind of special, as it is the first time the third rule is used in many parts of the world.
www.timeanddate.com /date/leapyear.html   (898 words)

 Chinese New Year: 2008 is the Year of Rat, 2007 is Year of Pig or DingHai - 2006 is Year of Dog. 2005 is Year of 2004 ...
2007 is the Year of the Pig (boar),
Each year is also designated by one of the 12 Animals For instance, 2005 is Year of Rooster; 2006 is Year of Dog; and 2007 is the Year of Pig.
Since 2008 is the Year of the Rat, any one who was born in the Year of the Rat is now either 1 or 13, 25, 37, 49, 61, 73, 85 or 97 years old.
www.chinapage.com /newyear.html   (1024 words)

 Welcome to Year One
Car companies that show off future production vehicles years ahead of their showroom debut often struggle to keep the initial fires of interest burning.
Thirty years ago, a relatively low-budget movie starring an ex-Florida State football player, a country singer, a comedic legend and a fl-and-gold Trans Am swept the country.
For years customers have enjoyed finding their restoration and performance parts along with valuable information for their projects in our famous YearOne print catalogs.
www.yearone.com   (464 words)

  Seasons of the Christian Church Year
The rest of the church year provides opportunity to reflect on the meaning of the coming of Jesus and his commission to his people to be a light to the world.
Following the church year is more than simply marking time on a calendar or a note in the church bulletin.
One simple avenue that can assist in tracking the seasons of the church year for worshippers, as well as providing a visual context for worship, is the use of Colors of the Church Year in the sanctuary.
www.cresourcei.org /chyear.html   (975 words)

 chinese new year
The 15th day of the new year is called the Lantern Festival, which is celebrated at night with lantern displays and children carrying lanterns in a parade.
The celebration was traditionally highlighted with a religious ceremony given in honor of Heaven and Earth, the gods of the household and the family ancestors.
The presence of the ancestors is acknowledged on New Year's Eve with a dinner arranged for them at the family banquet table.
www.educ.uvic.ca /faculty/mroth/438/CHINA/chinese_new_year.html   (290 words)

 Year -- from Eric Weisstein's World of Astronomy
A Gregorian year (or "calendrical year") is the number of days in a given year of the Gregorian calendar (namely, 365 days in non-leap years and 366 days in a leap year).
The anomalistic year is the time from one perihelion to the next.
The eclipse year is the time from node to node passage of the Moon.
scienceworld.wolfram.com /astronomy/Year.html   (225 words)

 10,000-Year Calendar!
This year or next, this month or next, or click here for other years or months.
Created as an Excel spreadsheet, this calendar has fourteen whole-year calendars A through N and a chart showing which years 1882 through 2101 go to which letter.
The print is small yet readable printed 8.5 x 11, but this was really made to print as a poster.
www.calendarhome.com /tyc   (308 words)

 Crafts and Activities for Chinese New Year - EnchantedLearning.com
Chinese New Year is a very important holiday in China.
It is celebrated in late January to early February (depending on the year).
In 2007, Chinese New Year is celebrated on February 18; the year 2007 is the Year of the Boar.
www.enchantedlearning.com /crafts/chinesenewyear   (1141 words)

 Calendar (Java 2 Platform SE v1.4.2)
Gets what the minimal days required in the first week of the year are; e.g., if the first week is defined as one that contains the first day of the first month of a year, getMinimalDaysInFirstWeek returns 1.
Sets what the minimal days required in the first week of the year are; For example, if the first week is defined as one that contains the first day of the first month of a year, call the method with value 1.
Similarly for a Hebrew calendar, for some years the actual maximum for MONTH is 12, and for others 13.
java.sun.com /j2se/1.4.2/docs/api/java/util/Calendar.html   (3642 words)

 World Year of Physics 2005
Letkeman's physics class creates a living tribute to Einstein's most famous equation.
Although this website will no longer be updated, it will remain available as a resource for planning outreach events in 2006 and beyond.
Some World Year projects will become a regular part of the American Physical Society’s outreach efforts; click on the boxes to the left for more information on these projects.
www.physics2005.org   (99 words)

 End of the School Year Activities - Blackwell's Best
End of Year Theme - A to Z Teacher Stuff
It's the End of the Year as We Know It.
Ten Ways to Prepare for the End of the School Year
www.vickiblackwell.com /endofyear.html   (220 words)

 IPY 2007-2008
The International Polar Year is a large scientific programme focused on the Arctic and the Antarctic from March 2007 to March 2009.
The International Polar Year 2007-8 is a huge, exciting scientific campaign focussing on the polar regions.
It is also an unprecedented opportunity to demonstrate, follow, and get involved with, cutting edge science in real-time.
www.ipy.org   (184 words)

The year 2007 is a normal year, with 365 days in total (Gregorian calendar)
Phases of the moon are calculated using local time in New York
List of years that use the same calendar as 2007
www.timeanddate.com /calendar   (229 words)

 City Year, proud member of AmeriCorps | Volunteer. Serve your community.
City Year is a proud member of AmeriCorps.
City Year unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them skills and opportunities to change the world.
TIME Magazine Special Report Features City Year “The Case for National Service; A Time To Serve”
www.cityyear.org   (118 words)

 The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)
IMDb > The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)
Very light and fun; it leaves you laughing and smiling, which is exactly how you should feel when you finish a comedy.
Discuss this title with other users on IMDb message board for The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)
www.imdb.com /title/tt0405422   (649 words)

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