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Category archives for Time

The Secret Powers of Time (video)

Professor Philip Zimbardo conveys how our individual perspectives of time affect our work, health and well-being. Time influences who we are as a person, how we view relationships and how we act in the world.

Life Clock

Hmmm, this clock is kinda depressing:

You need this clock: Hat-tip: Eva.

For the Clock Geek in all of us….

Star Wars Starships and Fighters Clock: 12 o’clock Star Destroyer 1 o’clock TIE Interceptor 2 o’clock Darth Vader’s Tie Fighter 3 o’clock Jabba’s Barge 4 o’clock Bespin Twin-Pod Cloud Car 5 o’clock Y-Wing Fighter 6 o’clock Super Star Destroyer 7 o’clock Rebel Blockade Runner 8 o’clock TIE Bomber 9 o’clock X-Wing Fighter 10 o’clock Rebel…

How rumors spread….

NYTimes: Eliminating daylight time would thus accord with President-elect Barack Obama’s stated goals of conserving resources, saving money, promoting energy security and reducing climate change. Eugene Sandhu: In order to conserve energy, President-elect Barak Obama should eliminate daylight saving time. Boing Boing: President-elect Obama wants to get rid of daylight saving time in the United…

Endless time….

via – via – via – via – via, originally from here.

Here are a few examples. One will feed you greasy bacon every morning. The other will donate to the GOP. Others will force you to perform either menial or mental tasks. I prefer a more gradual approach – a system that gradually increases the illumination in the room, the volume of sound (some pre-chosen music),…

Race clock

Silent Alarm Clock

See here. Found on GearCrave: GearCrave says: If you are anything like me, you do not find anything as annoying as being jolted awake by a high-pitch electronic sound in the morning. Today, we bring you a soothing alternative. “Silence” is a conceptual alarm clock that will wake you up without emitting any sound. If…

A non-biological biological clock

A clock is supposed to tell time. Furthermore, it is supposed to do it accurately and precisely. These days, it is not too difficult to build a mechanical, quartz, digital or atomic clock that is marvelously accurate and precise. But if a clock is not so good, it will have a systematic error, i.e., it…