A man reads a copy of the satirical newspaper La Bougie du Sapeur (The Sapper's Candle), published every leap day, in a Parisian cafe on Feb. 29, 2008. The paper's tagline is "without reproach." Patrick Hertzog/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tony Gangi shows off some of the props featured in his sideshow review. Andrea Shea/WBUR hide caption

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Dan Rollman, the co-founder of RecordSetter, holds up a microphone to Rob Lathan, who currently holds the world record for completing 81 leg kicks on stilts while singing "New York, New York," at a World Record Appreciation Society event in New York City. Emily Wilson/Courtesy of RecordSetter hide caption

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The Jamesburg Earth Station closed in 2002, but the 10-story satellite dish still stands tall. Courtesy of Bert Aronson hide caption

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