Just when you thought you were too geeky, here's a way to turn it up a notch: Add Microsoft Worldwide Launch Wave 2008 gadgets to your Web site or Vista Sidebar:

Feature the MS Countdown on your website or blog
Adding the countdown gadget to your site is easy, just copy-paste this script to your page source code in the exact location you would like it to appear.

Download the Vista Sidebar Gadget for your computer
Installing a new Sidebar Gadget is simple, just right click the download link and select "Save Target As..." unzip the downloaded file and double-click to auto-install. You will see a new Gadget appear in your sidebar instantly.

Granted, you're pretty much asking for a wedgie here.