357 days until Christmas!


How many is that in sleeps?

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anything big planned or just a chill one?

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For Keith Richards, 26.

Gets earlier every year

actually true


Using a United States Geological Survey estimate for how the fault responsible for the earthquake slipped, research scientist Richard Gross of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., applied a complex model to perform a preliminary theoretical calculation of how the Japan earthquake—the fifth largest since 1900—affected Earth’s rotation. His calculations indicate that by changing the distribution of Earth’s mass, the Japanese earthquake should have caused Earth to rotate a bit faster, shortening the length of the day by about 1.8 microseconds (a microsecond is one millionth of a second).

Holidays are comin’
Holidays are comin’

The guy in the office who has the “X days until Christmas” sign is still on leave :frowning:

Christmas leave?

He took two weeks off in early December to put up all the lights on the front of his house, presume he’s taking two weeks off to take them down.

Think we need a worldwide day in bed to take the weight off the earth and slow things down again. The grandparents from Charlie & The Chocolate Factory could be used in awareness-raising campaigns

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