Time is relative, said one scruffy looking old scientist. That scientist? Albert Einstein. We feel the elusive yet eroding nature of time in our bones, we can smell it in the air, and it is a companion of every moment of our existence. In escape rooms, you feel the pressure of time, and it is unlike any other!
It is a little known fact that a year is in fact much shorter than we thought of. To be precise, every year gets shorter by 15 milliseconds as the rotation of our planet slows. How do we know this? Due to the magic of atomic clocks that can measure things for us with the utmost precision.
We also have this notion that a day is 24 hours. However, if you have ever felt cheated here, you are right. A day is actually takes 23 hours, 56 minutes, and 4.2 seconds. That is how long it takes for our planet to rotate! All the time lost is why have those extra days every now and then.
We would like to close our little thought bubble here with As one ouf favorite quote goes from the marvelous movie Man From Earth, time is a fickle entity:
Time... you can't see it, you can hear it, you can't weigh it, you can't... measure it in a laboratory. It is a subjective sense of... becoming, what we... are, instead of what we were a nanosecond ago, becoming what we will be in another nanosecond. The whole piece of time's a landscape existing, we form behind us and we move, we move through it... slice by slice.
...and remember, in our escape rooms you have about 60 minutes to prove you can solve the puzzles. That’s plenty of time. Right? You will see, we are sure of that.