Geek cool calendar date
Forget July 7th, 2007 (07/07/07), August 8th, 2008 (08/08/08) or even the upcoming September 9th, 2009 (09/09/09). Real geeks know that today, at 5:31 PM (well, 30 seconds AFTER that) central time is the REAL date pattern to watch: At that time, the time will be recorded as
Those other dates will happen again in 100 years, but 1234567890 will never happen again.
For my non-geek friends (both of you), that sequence of digits represents the number of seconds since January 1, 1970 in Greenwich, England, which is how Unix-based system record calendar dates and times. So don't blink - the celebration lasts for only one second. :(