Leap years occur every 4 years. Well, almost. It's a little confusing, but if you go to timeanddate.com, they'll tell you all about that.
Here's a fun explanation about why we need a Leap Year from The Veggie Tales.
Leap Year Freebies
All around the U.S., restaurants and businesses are offering Leap Year Day freebies and deals. Here are a few that you may want to take advantage of today.
- Einstein Bros. Bagels - Buy one lunch sandwich and get another one for free. Go to their Facebook page, click on "Get Offer" and a coupon will be sent to your email inbox. Apparently, you must download the coupon today, but the coupon is good until March 4, 2012.
- Subway - You receive a free cookie today with any purchase from Subway. No coupon necessary.
- McDonald's - Some McDonald's locations are offering a free cup of coffee all day today. Check your local McDonald's for participation.
- Buca Di Beppo - Offering a family meal deal for 4, with coupon.
- Disneyland and Disney World Magic Kingdom - Staying open for 24 hrs. straight on Feb. 29, 2012.