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Seven unusual timepieces featuring second century, the time of year and even the position of the sun.

Life Clock

Clock showing not only the time

In wall clocks designer Bertrand Plan (Bertrand Planes) instead of numbers from 1 to 12, are strange numerals. The fact that the passage of time is slowed down in the Life Clock 61,320 times, so every hour here corresponds to the usual seven years.

Annual Clock The Present

Clock showing not only the time

Clock ribbed Scott (Scott Thrif) measure one year. Instead of numeric symbols face painted in a rainbow of colors: green means spring, yellow - summer, red - autumn, and blue, of course - winter.

10 000 Year Clock

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10, 000 Year Clock - mechanical watches designed for a hundred centuries of progress. As conceived by the inventor Danny Hillis (Danny Hillis) should last longer than stood the Great Pyramids in Egypt. Construction began on the mechanism Sierra Diablo top in Texas two years ago.

The Flow of Time

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On the dial, The Flow of Time no usual hour and minute hands. Designer Bian Ming Keane (Byung Min Kim) made so that the time can be found on only periodically painted the circle.

Solar Image Clock

Clock showing not only the time

In the model, the architect Andrea Ponsi (Andrea Ponsi) watch shows not only the time, but with a special grid on a rectangular dial, you can find out the location of the sun.

Morning Glory

Clock showing not only the time

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Creation of designer Wendy Legro (Wendy Legro) and Studio WM difficult to call for hours. The exact time Morning Glory does not show, but you can find them offensive, day or night. If it's light, it will sparkle and shine at the expense of solar energy clock in the shape of a flower. But as soon as dusk, you can see something resembling a snowflake, which burn small flames.

Metronome

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In New York, a large brick wall made of concentric circles, and to the left on the glass facade has a screen and numbers. All this as a whole has an unusual clock Metronome by a duo of Christina Jones (Kristin Jones) and Andrew Ginzelya (Andrew Ginzel). Passers-by can see the exact time, date and moon phase, follows the position of the metal ball from the right circles. Furthermore, at noon and at midnight of the central hole erupts pairs, followed by a special whistle.