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Jens Olsen's World Clock
The gilded, masterful astronomical clock will calculate time, dates, and planetary positions for thousands of years to come.
Added by chrisdancy
How an Antiquarian Horologist Brings Tiny Machines Back to Life
The minutiae of restoring 18th-century technology.
February 06, 2017
U.S. Naval Observatory Master Clock
The most accurate timepiece in the world.
Added by Elliot Carter
Gog and Magog
These mythological giants take time out of their busy day guarding a Victorian market to let you know what time it is.
Added by francesrosey
Schonach im Schwarzwald, Germany
World's Largest Cuckoo Clock
A Black Forest cuckoo clock theme park features one timepiece big enough to walk inside.
Added by Christine Williamson
Åtvidaberg Sun Cannon
In the town of Åtvidaberg, the midday sun sets off a loud cannon boom.
Added by hrnick
The Giant Ghibli Clock
Tokyo’s only Vaudeville-cuckoo clock–steampunk-Victorian curio cabinet time piece.
Added by etiennebara
The Fighting Goats of Poznań
These mechanical goats first battled it out in the year 1551, all because of an overcooked deer.
Added by AdamTKincaid
How to Make a Clock Tick
We partnered with Timberland to explore the secrets of horology in Philadelphia.
Sponsored by Timberland
This Cheshire museum has cuckoo clocks, a rare pipe organ and vintage motorbikes. But mostly cuckoo clocks.
Added by MrAmoeba
Bily Clocks Museum
Elaborate hand-carved wooden clocks two brothers made in their spare time are on display at this handsome little museum.
Added by giesekeguys
Brno Astronomical Clock
A peculiar clock commemorates a historic victory won by ringing the noonday bell an hour early.
Added by ahvenas
Meet One of the World's Few Female Clock Whisperers
Lili von Baeyer keeps historic timepieces ticking.
August 24, 2016
Wellington, New Zealand
Old Bank Arcade Animated Musical Clock
A charmingly old-fashioned reminder of the historic building's former life.
Added by cathynz
Found: A Giant Clock Washed Away in a Once-in-a-Millennium Flood
Ellicott City, Maryland recently saw a lot of rain.
August 03, 2016
Hooglandse Kerk Clock
Once housed in the towers of this Gothic church, this 17th century clock still ticks today.
Added by CoolCrab
We're Getting a Leap Second This Year
You can ride out 2016 for just a little longer.
July 07, 2016
John Muir's Alarm Clock Desk
Before he was America’s most famous conservationist, John Muir was an ingenious mechanical inventor.
Added by Stephen J Taylor
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