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From the Archives – Time Balls: the Horological Origins of the New Year’s Ball Drop

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When you really think about it, watching a bejeweled orb descend a pole is quite …
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Time Balls: the Horological Origins of the New Year’s Ball Drop

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Every year, millions of people tune in–or they actually make their way down to–the New Year’s ball drop at Times Square. It has been a …