Getting a whole extra second added to your day might sound like a great thing -- okay it doesn’t really sound that great -- but if you're a programmer or computer geek it can be a tremendous pain in the butt. Good news from the International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service (IERS) then, no more leap second for this year! Leap seconds can wreak havoc with computers, causing massive software glitches. Back in June a leap second bug cause major glitches for Reddit, Gawker Media and Mozilla after a Linux subsystem called “hrtimer” got thrown off by the extra second, and unconfirmed reports can be found dating back to 1997 of leap-second bugs causing problems with pager systems (Ha! Remember those?) Linux’s creator, Linus Torvalds, told Wired magazine back in in June that, “Almost every time we have a leap second, we find something... It’s really annoying, because it’s a classic case of code that is basically never run, and thus not tested by users under their normal conditions.