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Archive for June, 2007

A Quick History Of The Clock

Monday, June 25th, 2007

The earliest clocks were simply ways of keeping track of time using the elements. The sundial did this, as well as a clock created in ancient Greece often ascribed to Plato, that used water dripping from a bowl. The Romans later took this clock and claimed it for their own, calling it a Horologium.
The [...]

The Origin Of Grandfather Clocks

Friday, June 15th, 2007

Remember those big, wooden clocks with long pendulums and which gives out eerie sounds? Antique clocks can evoke feelings of nostalgia for times gone by. Hearing the clock going ding-dong could either bring a person back to the past or to a time in the future.
Clocks, no matter what kind they are, have always [...]

Time for clocks?

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

How can a person get through life without a time clock? We use them constantly, from watches to alarm clocks to grandfather clocks, we function through the use of a time clock, we all do. There are many different kinds of time clocks and I am willing to bet that you have more than a [...]