Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Did the Earth Move for You?

How far does the earth travel during sex? Or, if your tastes run in that direction, during a barium enema? You'll be happy to know that:
The Quirkology team joined forces with Professor John C. Brown, Astronomer Royal for Scotland, to provide an answer to the age-old question "did the earth move for you?"
Taking into consideration rotational and orbital motion of the earth, solar and galactic motion, and the duration of your own personal earth-moving act, the following website will give you a pretty good estimate of how far you traveled:

Note: This online calculator neglects any local motion occurring in your own personal bed or fluoroscopy suite. Feel free to add this correction factor to your final result.

(via Quirkology)

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