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Around the Web: They Look Like the Emperors’ Clocks. But Are They Real?

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The Hall for Ancestral Worship is home to over one thousand historical clocks once owned …
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Around the Web: “The Brief History of North Korea’s Time Zone”

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As transportation and worldwide communication grew in the 19th century, so did the need for a unified method of keeping time. Born of that need …
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Around the Web: “The Olympics’ Never-Ending Struggle to Keep Track of Time”

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From the first modern Games in 1896, when a team of judges timed a marathon with a stopwatch, to the ’92 Games, which saw the …
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Around the Web: “Freed From the iPhone, the Apple Watch Finds a Medical Purpose”

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If you’re someone who loves mechanical watches, then chances are high that you have strong feelings about the Apple Watch and smart watches in general. …
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Around the Web: “Watches from the Soviet Union”

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A few weeks back, Blake Rong, one of our contributors, swung by our office to record an episode of The worn&wound Podcast. In it, we …
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Around the Web: Meet Brittany Nichole Cox, Antiquarian Horologist

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The world of horology is one of many dichotomies. The opulence of Baselworld and events like it stands in stark contrast to the realities of …
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Around the Web: “Now Seems like a Good Time to Ask What a Smartwatch Is”

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In Episode 7 of The worn&wound Podcast, one of our listeners asked us about the Apple Watch and smartwatches in general. It’s no big secret …
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Around the Web: “Researchers Find New Date for the First Mass Production of Timepieces”

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As we know all too well, watch history is not always set in stone. New discoveries are made all the time, though perhaps with a …
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Around the Web: “How the Soviets Revolutionized Wristwatches”

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The Soviet watchmaking tradition is a rich one. Born largely out of the emerging needs …