Factgirl's fact of the day:

The furthest distance between any two points on the Earth: about 13,000 miles

Time it takes for a signal to travel 13,000 miles across fiber optic cable: 70 milliseconds

Response time needed by Quake III players to effectively work the BFG 10k: 70 milliseconds

This is Twitch Time - now used in advertising to edit commercials to appeal to people under 30.

-it's a fact!

sources: Wired 4.10, Quakeworld, Advertising Age - May 1999