What do you do with an extra one second in life? Astronomy.com,
“On December 31, 2008, a "leap second" will be added to the world's clocks at 23 hours, 59 minutes, and 59 seconds Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).”
This, will dramatically change our count down on 31st Dec? Would you feel the one second older next year? Astronomy.com also reveals an interesting fact that Earth rotation is gradually slowing down, sort of like when you reach 40.
(Link) News, Astronomy.com, 2008 will have 1 extra second!