::JUST A SECOND... ::So
. There's a leap second being added to the interstitial void between 5:59 PM and 6:00 PM CST on Saturday. The Earth! On its trip around the sun! It's slowing down!
Couple that with the slowing of our axial spin due to the tsunami earthquake
a year ago, and it's enough to make you puke:
" 'If we think of all the ways we're being jerked around the universe, we'd probably be hurling in the street,' joked Geoff Chester, spokesman for the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington D.C."