Grandfather Clocks from Sweden named Mora

If you are an experienced and worldly clock collector of antique grandfather clocks, you have no doubt seen the almost ubiquitous  Swedish (and sometimes French) Mora style clocks that were so prevalent and desired from 1825-1925 and beyond.  Some of the Grandfather Clocks by Howard Miller Clocks and Ridgeway Clocks and Hermle Grandfather Clocks have …

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Smart Watches to Doom High-End Wristwatch and Clock Markets?

According to a recent article in Newser Magazine – shown here – there is the longer-term potential for smartwatches to siphon off enough sales to the high-end luxury watch market, including Rolex watches, to really doom the market over the longer-term. While long-term it could conceivably have such an effect, we think that the concerns …

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Clocks in the US Capitol – Inauguration Day 2017

Have you seen the famous Ohio Grandfather Clock in the US Capitol? Or one of the grandfather clocks in the Oval Office or elsewhere in The White House? In Washington, D.C., on Capitol Hill, there are clocks everywhere. Every Congressional office suite, according to the Architect of the Capitol, has at least three clocks in …

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Clock Emojis Are Becoming Popular

What your emojis say about you?  Wall clock emojis are rising in popularity, according to a new paper published Tuesday in the journal Trends on Cognitive Sciences, a team of psychologists argue that as our daily interactions become more digital, scientists will benefit from studying them further. In particular, due to the growing use of …

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BREAKING NEWS – Newly Discovered Medical Proof – Heart Attacks & Daylight Savings Time

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – underlying factor causing the heart attacks is NOT the hour lost vs. hour gained, but rather the stress and strain put on individuals as they have to change all of their clocks and electronic gadgets Most people know that Daylight Savings Time (DST) was first introduced in the USA in 1918 …

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Can We Predict When NBA Injuries Will Happen?

This post was originally published on this siteInjury prevention in the NBA is an oxymoron. That’s the problem with injuries: They can’t be prevented because they can’t be predicted. But what if they could? That’s the premise of a new research paper being presented at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference this week. The study …

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