Today I may have just had the best one minute conversation with a student ever.
Da Kid: You know something (looking at a globe), if the Earth stopped turning this side would turn into a desert and the other side would freeze.
Me: (pointing at the area vertical to the equator) .... but what of this area right here?
Da Kid: (eyes bulge a bit) People would rush there!
Shame he was too young to read Final Impact by Yvonne Navarro because that's pretty much what happens after an asteroid strike.