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Originally posted by Beachcoma
If you stare at anything for a long enough period of time it will appear to move. It's because your eyes actually do make these small movements so that the the light from the object will fall on different parts of the retina. Otherwise everything will just fade.
Originally posted by ZikhaN
Staring at something makes time go slow.
Originally posted by Silcone Synapse
You sure did observe the rotation of the earth ZikhaN.
You are right that we humans can sense this movement especially when we have such good points of reference as our stars.
When you look through a telescope it becomes apparent how fast we are spinning here on our little tiny ball that we call "earth."
Great stuff isn't it?