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2013-12-20 23:23:22

The E. Howard No. 68 was the top lot in an auction that saw 370 rare and important clocks from several prominent collections come up for bid in a sale which grossed over 1 million dollars. The clock shattered the previous record of $230,000.00, also set by Fontaine’s, last November. Pittsfield, MA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 An E. Howard No. 68 floor standing astronomical regulator clock descending over the course of many decades from the original family sold for $277,300 at an antique...

2013-12-12 23:31:33

New time and attendance software assists with tracking employees and other personnel in various locations and departments. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 MinuteHound presents the next generation of time clock technology. Long gone are the days of punching a time clock. Electronic Time Clocks use access cards that are expensive to buy, and they need to be replaced often which costs companies even more money MinuteHound time clock software offers companies a revolutionary method of...

2013-12-10 23:28:29

Part of the Leviton Decora line, these 24 hour timer switches are fully programmable and equipped with a built-in astronomical clock. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 A leading provider of hardware equipment and electric tools, TheHardwareCity.com has expanded its offering of high-quality Decora switches with the Vizia+ 24 hour programmable timer device. Also known as the VPT24-1PZ, this timer switch packs higher accuracy and advanced features to help users reduce electrical costs....

2013-11-29 23:26:22

Findyourbestitem.com announces the top 5 men’s watches that would make great gifts during Thanksgiving Shopping Season. All five watches have been recommended as a practical gift for any man. New York, USA (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 Findyourbestitem.com has reviewed the top 5 men’s watches as potential gifts to give this holiday season. The first watch that findyourbestitem.com recommends is the Invicta Men’s 15183SYB Pro Diver Silver Dial Stainless Steel Watch. Customers will...

2013-11-24 23:01:41

A lap counting watch introduction video was recently released on SwimovateUSA.com from the original makers of automatic lap counting watches that shows the watch in action, and highlights some of the central features of the revolutionary swimming watch. (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 A lap counting watch introduction video was recently released on SwimovateUSA.com from the original makers of automatic lap counting watches. The video shows the watch in action, and highlights some of the...

New Compact Atomic Clock Design Uses Cold Atoms To Boost Precision
2013-11-06 12:03:09

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a compact atomic clock design that relies on cold rubidium atoms instead of the usual hot atoms, a switch that promises improved precision and stability. Described in a new paper, the heart of the prototype clock (the vacuum chamber containing the atoms) is about the size of a coffee mug, 150 cubic centimeters, set in a small table of lasers and...

2013-11-02 23:03:27

The independent authority on luxury, bestofluxury.com, discloses the ratings of the best travel watch manufacturers for the month of November 2013. (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 The 5 top luxury travel wristwatch companies have been announced by bestofluxury.com for the month of November 2013. Each month the independent evaluation team spends time testing and reporting the top affluent living companies around the world to assist businesses in selecting the best luxury travel wristwatch...


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2010-09-16 15:30:25

An astronomical clock is a clock with special mechanisms and dials to display astronomical information. This information can include everything from the relative position of the sun and the moon to major planets to zodiacal constellations. The term Astronomical clock is loosely used to refer to any clock that shows astronomical information. The clock could include the location of the sun and the moon, age and phase of the moon as well as other astronomical data. However, it should not be...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.