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The Corpus Clock & The Chronophage

By now you have probably seen this video, especially if you are interested in watches, but just in case here it is. With a grasshopper escapement designed by John Harrison and a simple but unique movement this is a pretty cool clock. I’ve been sent this video by my brother, a flash programmer, and by […]

The Longitude Problem

As many of you may know the standardization of time in the United States came about because of the railroad. Every station needed to know what time it was exactly, as did the train engineer to keep the trains on time and to keep them from running into each other. This resulted in the American […]