Time well spent: Clockmaker cherishes stories from each timepiece
He has grand old Western Union clocks, 19th century English grandfather clocks and new clocks for sale. His new Kit-Cat Clocks hail from the days when it seemed like everybody's grandmother had a black plastic cat mounted on the kitchen wall with a ...
July 21, 2015
Finding bargains in “brown furniture”
The lower section has a small glass door that shows the pendulum. It looks like a Regulator clock, but the bottom is shorter. The dial William L. Gilbert (1806-1890) was involved in clock making companies in Bristol, Farmington and Winsted ...
July 18, 2015
Kovels: Bargains are out there for curly maple furniture
The lower section has a small glass door that shows the pendulum. It looks like a Regulator clock, but the bottom is shorter. The dial is William L. Gilbert (1806-1890) was involved in clock making companies in Bristol, Farmington and Winsted ...
July 16, 2015
Dean McDermott: Marriage to Tori Spelling is 'amazing, absolutely amazing'
I go to meetings every morning at nine o'clock and I have a great sponsor and I'm working the steps and I have a spiritual program; I have a meditation program; I have a prayer program. I'm really working every aspect of the [12-step] programs. FOX411 ...
April 13, 2015
Clocks' many duties stand the test of time
Examples can be found from any decade from 1820 on up; new Kit-Cat clocks swish their tails in a variety of colors on the wall. Another indicator that clocks and watches continue to draw interest is the fact that the Wichita Antique “We have ...
March 6, 2015
Record breaking clock invented which only loses a second in 15bn years
The world's official unit of time, the second, has since 1967 been determined by the vibration frequency of an atom of the metallic element Caesium 133 – a method of measurement similar to monitoring the pendulum swings of a grandfather clock....
April 22, 2015
Is Forcing Businesses to Pay Overtime to More Workers Really a Brilliant Idea ...
Ambitious workers intent on proving their value by taking on extra responsibilities will be severely hobbled in their ability to do so, and instead be reduced to time-clock punchers. It's almost as if government regulations are not just incapable of ...
Drat It | The passage of time – and alarm clocks
When I was a tiny little girl, my bedroom featured one of those clocks with eyes that slid from side to side as the pendulum swung. The most familiar version of this sort of thing was the black Kit-Cat Clock, but mine depicted a gray mouse that peered over ...
May 16, 2015
'Longitude' clock stuns experts by keeping accurate to a second for 100 days - 300 years after it was designed
It wrote: 'Our 100 day trail of "Clock B" won @GWR for "most accurate mechanical clock with a pendulum swinging in free air"!' Rory McEvoy, the Observatory’s curator of horology, added: ‘What we’ve seen here is something approaching a perfect clock ...
April 19, 2015
Allen Designs `Mouser` Whimsical Gray Cat Pendulum Wall Clock
... allows the clock to hang from one screw or wall hanger while the Quartz clock movement runs on 1 AA battery (not included) and swings an electromagnetic-controlled pendulum, in the shape of a mouse, 5 inches (13 cm) below the bottom of the clock.
January 3, 2015
ANTIQUE 8 DAY SETH THOMAS #2 REGULATOR WALL CLOCK WEIGHT MOVEMENT-CABLE & PULLEY For Sale - New and Used
THIS WAS FOUND , AS MOST OF OUR PARTS ARE , FROM A CLOCK MANS SALE AND WE LOOKED EVERYWHERE FOR THE PENDULUM AND WEIGHT , BUT TO NO AVAIL . WE BOUGHT MANY PARTS TO BE OFFERED UP HERE , AND TO RESTORE OUR OWN CLOCKS . WE CANNOT TEST THIS COMPLETELY WITHOUT ...
April 29, 2014
Scientists create ‘quantum inverted pendulum’
The feat is a quantum analogue to vibrating an inverted pendulum to keep it stable ... magnetic resonance imaging, atomic clocks, and new atomic sensors for magnetic fields and inertial guidance. Now, researchers are studying more complex systems that ...
September 1, 2013
Allen Designs `Cat Nip` Pendulum Wall Clock
It looks like the cat has gotten ... this cute clock adds an adorable accent to the home of any feline fanatic. Designed by Michelle Allen, it features hand painted accents, tiny mouse clock hands, metal whiskers, and a tongue pendulum, adding up to ...
January 3, 2013
Sweet Puppy Dog Pendulum Clock
High-quality resin construction make the clock look just as classy as it is cute! A swinging pendulum dog bone swings in the pup's belly. This solid, free-standing clock is perfect for a shelf, table, or mantle. For more information, click here.
November 6, 2012