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2014-07-02 12:33:04

LONDON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- British luxury watch brand Christopher Ward (London) has stunned the global $23 billion Swiss watch industry by announcing the creation of its own in-house movement - the engine of the watch - Calibre SH21. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/71400574-christopher-ward-calibre-SH21-london Chris Ward, eponymous co-founder of the brand, describes this as "probably the most significant...

2014-06-27 08:23:28

Introducing the New BABY-G BGA180 & BGD180 Collections DOVER, N.J., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of next month's US Open of Surfing, Casio BABY-G is 'stoked' to release its newest collection of wave-worthy watches. Designed with surfers in mind, the BGD180 series packs serious form and function to please those both on and off shore. This June, BABY-G is giving its sport-inspired timepieces a tubular makeover. These new color ways pay tribute to surf culture, are...

2014-06-23 23:03:34

Premier watch shows football scores in real-time, made from high-quality stainless steel, black onyx and Sapphire glass. London, UK (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The crowdfunding campaign for Hotblack, the new luxury sports watch from designer Richard Hoptroff, is now live on the popular crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. Hotblack displays the scores from any football match in real-time as the match happens. Hotblack is the first luxury watch from Hoptroff’s line that is geared toward the...

2014-06-20 08:22:05

LONDON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Novak Djokovic selected Seiko as his watch partner, it was the new Astron GPS Solar collection that particularly caught his eye, and Novak has worn Astron ever since. So, what could be more appropriate than to introduce a Novak Djokovic Limited Edition Astron? The new Seiko Astron GPS Solar Novak Djokovic Limited Edition is based on the new chronograph caliber that was introduced at Baselworld 2014 to great acclaim. This...

2014-06-19 08:26:46

RICHARDSON, Texas, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MICHELE watches is proud to announce its sponsorship of the 4(th) Annual Critic's Choice Television Awards, taking place on June 19, on The CW on at 8pm ET/ 8pm PT. Reflecting the brand's desire to celebrate extraordinary women, MICHELE is gifting the winners of the actress categories (Comedy Series, Drama Series, Movie or Mini-Series) a watch in honor of their achievement. As a kickoff to the "My MICHELE Moment" campaign, an...

2014-06-16 16:22:28

Elegant timepiece made with the finest quality materials gearing up to launch Kickstarter campaign LONDON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new watch designed to showcase real-time football scores is setting up to launch its campaign on the popular crowdfunding website Kickstarter. Created by experienced watchmaker and designer Richard Hoptroff, Hotblack is the first luxury watch of its kind that displays both time and football results simultaneously in analog fashion. (Photo:...

2014-06-06 12:21:08

A First for Casio G-SHOCK, a Timepiece That Predicts Weather Changes for Nautical Use DOVER, N.J., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio North America announces the release of a new shock-resistant G-SHOCK watch. Equipped with Triple Sensors for measuring direction, atmospheric pressure/altitude, and temperature, the Gulfmaster GWN-1000 is an ocean concept model inspired by the image of a strong man against rough seas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140606/95192 The new G-SHOCK...

2014-06-06 08:20:20

LONDON AND FARNBOROUGH, England, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Video link: http://vimeo.com/76621320 Breitling is delighted to be supporting the first public opening of the historic wind tunnels. The exhibition marks a new era for the wind tunnels which were originally used for speed and transonic testing of aircraft. For over 60 years the wind tunnels played an instrumental role in the development of many legendary British aircraft including the 1942 Hawker Typhoon, the...

2014-06-05 23:02:18

ItsHot.com, a renowned manufacturer and wholesaler of jewelry in NYC, is now offering whopping discounts on its watches for men and women, including an attractive 42% off on its custom Rolex Oyster Perpetual Datejust men’s watch with 25 carats of diamonds. New York (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 ItsHot.com, a renowned manufacturer and wholesaler of jewelry in NYC, is now offering whopping discounts on its watches for men and women, including an attractive 42% off on its custom Rolex Oyster...

2014-05-28 23:18:49

Care-Age of Brookfield Upgrades Existing NOVAtime System to NOVAtime 4000 SaaS Workforce Management Solution and NT7000 Fingerprint Smart Time Clocks Diamond Bar, Calif. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 NOVAtime Technology, Inc. (http://www.novatime.com), a leading provider of enterprise Time and Attendance / Workforce Management solutions, is happy to announce that Care-Age of Brookfield has upgraded their existing NOVAtime 2000 system acquired in November 2004 to the NOVAtime 4000 SaaS solution and...


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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
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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