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    36 Things To Do With An Extra Second

    Live your leap second to the fullest.

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    1. Wink at your crush.

    2. Like a picture of a dog on Instagram.

    3. Text "Cool!" or "Great!" instead of "k."

    4. Pluck that chin hair you always stroke thoughtfully throughout the day (don't worry, a new one will come along).

    5. Do a good stretch.

    6. Fart surreptitiously.

    7. Flip your pillow to the cold side.

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    8. Take a deep breath (you'll only have time to inhale, exhale on your own time).

    9. Look up from your phone.

    10. Give yourself a hug.

    11. Or a high-five.


    13. Squeeze an avocado to make sure it's perfectly ripe.

    14. Smell a book.

    15. Do finger guns.

    16. Take a one-second nap (known in some circles as "blinking").

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    17. Click "unsubscribe."

    18. Click "not attending."

    19. Click "mute."

    20. Cup your boob (the good one).

    21. Floss that one tooth.

    22. Leave a penny for someone to find (heads up only).

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    23. Say your favorite word aloud and revel in how great it feels.

    24. Put your ring on a different finger than usual.

    25. Listen to the first second of a song you know inside and out and can identify from said first second.

    26. Picture your very best friend.

    27. Picture the best baby you ever saw.

    28. Picture a butt.

    29. Picture a pizza.

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    30. Smooth your eyebrows.

    31. Masturbate extra.

    32. Tear the page off your page-a-day calendar.

    33. Look at how much time has passed since you started the calendar. (In a good way! You've come far.)

    34. Say someone's name at the end of a sentence when you're talking to them; people like that.

    35. Throw that thing away.

    36. Sit up straight.

    Thanks to Rachel Sanders, Rachel Miller, Julia Reinstein, and Christina Lan for their ridiculous and wonderful contributions.

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