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Brittany Sowacke/Staff Photographer A contraption called a movement controls the dials of the reconstructed clock in the Old Red Courthouse. An auto-winding mechanism is the only difference from the original clock, which was taken down in 1919...
We've already nudged you this week about the benefits of breakfast . And this got us thinking more about the the timing of our meals. There's a growing body of evidence to suggest that when we eat during a 24-hour cycle is likely more important for
Craftsman, innovator, wristwatch repairman, great-grandfather. Born Nov. 17, 1917, in Ottawa, died March 20, 2013, in Ottawa of a ruptured aneurysm, aged 95...His mother once said: Conrad takes apart everything he can get his hands on. Fortunately,
Mackintosh clocks to tick again at Glasgow Art School The project to clean, repair and restart the 19 clocks has taken almost a year to complete A unique system of clocks designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh is to be reinstated in Glasgow School of
Time is of the essence for Keith Krantz, owner of American Clock & Watch Repair in Elgin and St. Charles, as his work days are filled with fixing his customers' grandfather clocks and watches. "I used to hang around here with my dad at the store when
I took every class I could and just loved the handmade stuff." His career took him on a bit of a different path, working his way up to senior engineer at Square D, now Schneider Electric. But he kept his hands in woodworking, making things for his
As he works in his garage workshop, clocks of all kinds bong and chime every quarter-hour. I dont even hear it, said Hoyle, 53, whos been repairing clocks for more than 30 years. A school bus mechanic from 1976 to 1993, Hoyle said he likes fixing
Whenever clocks are adjusted for daylight saving time -- as they are this weekend -- the dreaded photo assignment will be made: "Shoot something to illustrate that it's time to move the clocks ahead one hour." In 1962, The Daily Journal's chief
In the bard's most famous anachronism, Rome seems furnished with loudly ringing timepieces. First the conspirators are interrupted when a "clock strikes". "Peace! count the clock," exclaims Brutus. "The clock hath stricken three," confirms Cassius.
One visit to his home will unveil a plethora of exotic and intricate time pieces each crafted by hand. Had it not been for a recent bout with carpal tunnel syndrome, the 86-year-old immigrant would still be churning out his clocks...Clocks with