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August 07, 2006

Wake up

Flip_clock Watch out for The Loituma Clock! Toxic!

Relatime watches are virtual watches

Admiring the great astronomical clock of Besançon

At the same source: l'Esprit des Cabinotiers: A Unique Astronomical Clock

The Quenttin

Pattern Clock is an alarm clock that can not be turned off until the sleeper can repeat back a randomly generated pattern of flashing lights. (From Gizmodo). The Top 10 Most Annoying Alarm Clocks

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May 17, 2006

Art of Time

Perpetual_motion_1 Carl Piermarini’s Time Machine Project. Carl Piermarini decided to build a full scale working replica of The Time Machine prop as seen in the 1960 MGM George Pal Production

Have you looked at any kids lately? I mean really looked at them. Have you noticed anything different?
They don't wear watches. Really.
Ask someone under 25 for the time and they'll pull out a cellphone. If they do own a watch, they got it as a gift

Cabestan, the $220,000 watch

Retro Time Machine Clock

Celebrity watches

Ultra-Violet watch. Among TechBlog’s 10 Strangest Watches

Many More Unusual Clocks and Watches Here

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March 22, 2006

Persistence of Memory

Persistence_of_memory_ Clockr- It's Flickr Time

Enzo Mari's Perpetual Calendar (1959 design)

I decided a few weeks ago to build a wooden gear clock because I wanted to understand the clock mechanism better

A Tribute to Salvador Dali

Building a 6' tall alarm clock. (From Linkfilter)

Infinity Watch from Tokyo Flash

Philip Jern’s Hairloom Watch

A Master Watchmaker's Notebook

Many More Unusual Clocks and Watches Here

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December 13, 2005

Leap Seconds

Will_return Get a lesson in prime numbers when you own the only clock in the world that actually keeps Prime Time, and which displays the time only if it's a prime number

Sixties Magician using many watches

Frank Lloyd Wright inspired clocks

Clayton Boyer's Homemade Wooden Clocks

Alarm clocks are bad. How to wake up and feel better

The first Seiko watch that uses flexible e-paper

From Mark Headrick's Horology Page - Escapements in Motion

1 circle/hour clock

Pong clock - one round of Pong every minute

Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone,
Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone,
Silence the pianos and with muffled drum
Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come…
Stop All the Clocks by W.H. Auden

Blowfly by Ena Macana

Goodbye! I am leaving on a 3-week vacation. However, I prepared daily posts that will continue both here and on my new blog (Details tomorrow). So, keep reading as usual. Many More Unusual Clocks and Watches Here

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October 16, 2005


Swiss_watchmaker The Yoshitomo Nara Clock has 84 unique drawings by the artist, one for each hour and one for every minute. Each passing minute "flips" over to reveal a new drawing

Redundant Clock by Ji Lee

Have an old hard drive that no longer works? As long as it still spins up chances are you could build a clock out of your old hard drive

Portrait of Philippe Dufour, a Swiss watchmaker. (From ”Presurfer”)

Street Clocks; Sun dials in urban environments

David Forbes’s Nixie wristwatch in action.

Uma Thurman Launches TAG Hauer Diamond Watch line

Vintage Omega Watches

Clock Day 2005 by Newgrounds members

A Dog watch that reminds dog owners when to feed, walk, groom their pets

Mustard Watches: an integrated approach to time and food(?). The main property of Mustard Watch is that it can deliver mustard in any desired quantity and still display time with a precision of 30 seconds

Another disaster area – This time it’s a stray cow making a mess. (Thank you, Jim)

Many More Unusual Clocks and Watches Here

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July 10, 2005

Just in Time

Lego_clock_2 FedEx clock, flash clock using FedEx containers. (From ”Found on the Web”)

"Street or Post Clocks were especially important in the early days when the average citizen could not afford a timepiece. Many times the village jeweler provided the clock for the benefit of all." Seattle Clock Walk. A page dedicated to Street Clocks

Vessel Time Tag

Lego Clock Index

How to build a digital clock with its digits levitating in the air

Email Clock

Clock Link provides fashionable clocks that can easily be embed in one’s web page

Guy Marsden’s Nixie Numerics. (Among his other art installations: Color Field and Three Blind Mice, performed by white mice driving three robotic cars)

Wake n’ Bacon. An alarm clock that wakes you up with the smell and sizzle of cooking bacon

Typo' Clock

Dimensions and some of the other Flash & Java applications that you can find in the Clock Archives, here available as screensavers

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June 09, 2005

Fruit flies like a banana

Gamma_2 Tix clock, the patterns can give you the time

Timepiece by Norm Carr

What is the Number of clocks you have to change at Daylight Savings at your house? (More than you think. You can save yourself twice that number every year, by not touching them, like I do)

Clocky is a clock for people who have trouble getting out of bed. When the snooze bar is pressed, Clocky rolls off the table and finds a hiding spot, a new one every day. Or try the Cock Alarm Clock

Roman Flash clock

The first SpiraClock-dedicated compute. SpiraClock is a new visualization technique for nearby events. Events are displayed inside an analog clock that can be also used as a regular computer clock. SpiraClock supplements traditional time-table or calendar displays by giving the user a continuous feedback on upcoming events. Compared to alarms and pop-up reminders, SpiraClock is far less intrusive and more informative. (From Jody's blog)

Faux digital. A set of candleholders that mimics digital clock display. A digital sundial

Biz Markie Alarm Clock

Clock Works on flickr

Hour Glass Clock

Alchemy Clock by Wilson’s Almanac

Many More Unusual Clocks and Watches Here

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March 13, 2005

Flower Clocks

August_6_1945_1 Virtual Flower clock

A flower clock is a working timepiece. Floral clocks, as they are sometimes referred to, are public clocks, set in prominent locations, that not only display the time but the beauty of the season through the planting of flowers. Here are some samples: Niagara falls Flower clock

Kentucky's Floral Clock

Geneva's flower clock is located between the Mont Blanc bridge and the Jardin Anglais in the center of Geneva. It was created in 1955.

Las Colinas Flower Clock in Irving, TX and Modesto, CA flower clock

Begin your "Great Leap Backward in Time" with the Stonehenge Pocket Watch

The Last Clock is a clock that is a record of its own history. Like a familiar analogue clock, it has a second hand, a minute hand and an hour hand. The hands are arranged in concentric circles, the outermost circle being seconds, the middle circle is minutes, and the innermost circle hours. Each of the hands of Last are made from a slice of live video feed. As the hands rotate around the face of the clock they leave a trace of what has been happening in front of the camera. (From ”male.dei”)

The biggest sundial in the world is accurate to within a fraction of a second

Eric Harshbarger’s Working Grandfather clock made from Lego

Puzzle Alarm Clock: You must solve the puzzle before you can turn off the alarm

The wonder clock; or, Four & twenty marvelous tales, being one for each hour of the day; written & illustrated by Howard Pyle, embellished with verses by Katharine Pyle. (From ”Monkey Filter”)

ClockBall Rolling Time Piece

The James Bond’s Watch

11_hot_link_button_5Just hands and Summer flash clock. Two from an Israeli site that features most of the Flash clocks you can find on the original posting of Grow-a-Brain Page of Unusual Clocks and Watches

Photo above: 8:17 am, August 6, 1945. The approximate time of the "Little Boy" nuclear detonation over Hiroshima.

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December 11, 2004


Old_clocks_3First Atomic Clock Wristwatch . From the same creator, BNC Chess - what to do with extra RF connectors

rAndom Watchpaper is ornamented wallpaper - a fully functional clock that is printed onto ordinary paper

The Future of Time design competition

The Seiko Institute or Horology in Tokyo, from The Nerd Watch Museum LCD timepieces

Contemporary Watches for geeks

The unofficial story of Big Ben. (From Tony Finch . Also there, Weather movie)

Many More Unusual Clocks and Watches Here

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October 24, 2004

No matter where you go, there you are


TO:CA, Clocks that look like simple blocks of wood

There are 10 types of people in the world: Those who understand binary, and those who don't... LED-binary-clock

Also, The Nooka® linear watch

Ralph Brendler is Making a Cuckoo Clock

The Meccano clocks and other Clock Mechanisms of Michael Adler

Tarantula clock

Design Collection by Jacques Lemans

Cher's Hexadecimal Clock

Many More Unusual Clocks and Watches Here

Update: Mike Pope built a client version of similar BCD clock (IE only?. Code for page here)

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August 15, 2004

Time to let go

Led_clock "Spin" is an array of LEDs on a keychain that, when spun, draw a clock face to the air

Brick Clock

Mod Sixties "Bullseye" Plastic Mechanical Watch $295. From “Watchismo”, unusual, rare and vintage watches of the 50's, 60's and 70's

Wall clock with feathers and Digi Clock from Thorsten van Elten

Rolex ad with Red Adair. (From Vintage Watch Ads)

Time's Function Clock

Our large collection of Unusual Clocks Here

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July 18, 2004

My VCR flashes 01:35, 01:35, 01:35, ...

Vegetable_clock_1 Some Dutch architects invented the Word Clock. The clock doesn't use numerical notation to show you what time it is, it uses words

Radio Shack LCD desktop lemon clock and other Fruit clocks. How to Make a Potato Clock. Also, Clock that runs on water

Pimp Clock from Andre Torrez

Discordian Mandala Clock from The Barry Bittwister Cabal's Erisian Goodness

The French Revolutionary calendar divided the day in ten hours of a hundred minutes of a hundred seconds - exactly 100,000 seconds per day

Nerd clocks, including one in Esperanto. Same guy did this Obfuscated "Hello, world!" programs in C

28/6 day clock

Radio Controlled Cuckoo Clock

Quote above from Steven Wright. A complete list of Steven Wright Quotes. (For example: “I have the oldest typewriter in the world. It types in pencil”) here.

(Why do I keep posting stuff about clocks?) Our large collection of Unusual Clock Links Here

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June 29, 2004

The Sun is the biggest clock in the world

Clock_template_1 Own a piece of rock and roll history, buy Alice Cooper’s watches: Every watch has been worn and used by Alice Cooper and are being offered from his personal collection

The Novel "Continental" Blinking Eye Clock, c. 1870, and Swimming Turtle Clock (From Novel Timepieces Gallery of the National Watch and Clock Museum. Found at “Boynton”)

The Nixie Tube Digital Wristwatch with Krusty Brand batteries

Digital Dali Clock and Spider Watch (From “Wrist Fashion”)

What time is it according to the Digital Doomsday ?

Cloth Aloha Shirt Hula Clock

Final thought of the day: Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity. Lots of Web Watches and Clocks Here

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May 21, 2004

Welcome "Buzz" Readers!

Movado_watch_1 Early Station Clock

The Bunny Sutra Swatch that is causing lots of turmoil in New York's Times Square . Also, Time Square wall clock by Nava

Movado, “The Art of Time”. The TAG Heuer Monaco V4 Concept Watch , a Belt-driven watch.

Earth Watch (Northern Hemisphere version)

A Java Clok is a new tool for visualizing time

Flash Kit

The Golfer Clock - Another strange contraption by Rick Stanley, the Wizard of Clocks, who built the previously-posted Domino Clock

MAE 3 Model Clock Project

ABClock Analogue Bitmap Clock

Metric Time

Jon's Binary Clock

Our huge Collection of Web Clocks Here

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May 01, 2004

Tick Tock

Tick_tock_1 At some time in your life you may have set up rows of dominos, experienced the thrill of knocking over the first, and watching all of the rest tumble one by one until the end. The Domino Clock uses that idea to tell time..

David Ralston’s Art Clocks: A billiard balls clock and a Sand Wheel clock, made exclusively from brass and glass. (Slow to load. From “Inflight Correction”)

A collection of Wallpaper Clocks

10:30:15, another Johnny Lee short film, this time about behavior of objects when un-watched

A Clock without hands

Watch Movement Gallery (From “Watch Band”)

The Earliest Clocks were sun & water clocks

Many More Clocks & Watches Links Here

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