Category Archives: Clocks

The Smart Clock is Here

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La Metric is a programmable smart clock and a whole lot more.

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85 Years of the Kit Kat Clock

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It’s a largely forgotten piece of Americana, but at one time, it seemed that nearly every household in America had a Kit Kat clock hanging on the wall, usually in the kitchen. Then, for a time, it seemed that you couldn’t go into a thrift store without finding one for sale, priced at a dollar […]

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The Great Historical Clock of America

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After sitting in a barn in New Hampshire for decades, the Great Historical Clock of America has been restored. Little is known about the origins of the 13 foot tall clock, which also measures 8 feet wide and 4 feet deep.  The clock uses a number of weights totaling more than 100 pounds to drive […]

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The Amazing Audi Clock

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There are clocks that you can own, and clocks that you can admire.  Sometimes, if you’re lucky, there are clocks that you can own and admire. Unfortunately, the most interesting clocks we see rarely fall into the latter category.  For that, we’re stuck with admiration.  Clocks like this would be one of a kind clocks […]

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It’s a Building and a Clock

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Traditionally, most clocks us the round analog face with 12 numbers and a hand that shows the minutes.  There’s a bit of a skill involved in reading it, as any child who hasn’t yet learned how to do that can tell you. Digital clocks, which started to become popular in the 1970s, have simplified that, […]

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Unusual Clocks

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Most people have an idea of what the word “clock” means and when they hear the word, they usually think of a round face with a pair of hands.  Granted, most clocks these days are digital ones, but the centuries-old analog clock image remains with us. Traditionally, clocks were built with sets of gears and […]

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