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- Clock Information Guide
This clock guide features information and convenient links to wall clocks, atomic clocks, cuckoo clocks, grandfather clocks, alarm clocks, and wristwatches.
Visit this clocks manufacturer directory for information about clock manufacturers and wholesalers in the USA. The illustration on this page depicts a vintage red alarm clock.
- Grandfather Clocks
Grandfather clocks not only keep time, they serve as beautiful and elegant pieces of furniture. A grandfather clock typically stands about 7 feet high and has a pendulum and weights beneath the clock.
- Alarm Clocks
Alarm clocks are a necessity to wake up and get moving in today's busy world. This site features and introduction to alarm clock styles, such as mechanical, electric, and battery operated.
- How Grandfather Clocks Work
Grandfather clocks are popular for their characteristic chimes and timeless good looks. Learn about how grandfather clocks work with this helpful guide.
- Time Clocks Directory
Visit this time clocks directory to find time clock product and service providers that are located in the United States. The photograph on the page depicts a retro time clock mounted on a wall.
- Wall Clocks
A wall clock can serve as a stylish wall decoration in addition to telling time. Modern wall clocks use quartz movements run by battery power, while traditional wall clocks may rely on weights and pendulums.
- Atomic Clocks
Atomic clocks keep time by means of quartz crystals and periodic radio-controlled synchronization with the NIST atomic clock. Visitors to this website will find comparisons of radio-controlled clocks and watches.
- Antique Alarm Clocks
Most of us rely on alarm clocks on an almost daily basis, but early alarm clocks were very different from the digital ones of today. Early alarm clocks often had legs and were nickel-plated.
- Cuckoo Clocks
Cuckoo clocks, also known as Black Forest Clocks, are decorative wall clocks that imitate the sound of cuckoo bird when striking the hours.
Ornj.net is the homepage for Mark McIntyre, a graduate student in Canada. McIntyre has developed three software programs: Araneae (a text editor), Citrus Alarm Clock (an online alarm clock), and Web Album Generator. These programs are all available for free though there is a link to a site where users can make a donation.
- Payroll Clerks
Many businesses utilize payroll clerks to perform accounting duties. Read about the role of payroll clerks and view a photograph of a vintage payroll time clock and time cards.
In 1969, the founders of DHL started the first International Air Express, the rapid delivery of documents and shipments by airplane. The company is now owned by Deutsche Post World Net. The website describes the express delivery services, eshipping, determining weight, a conversion and currency calculator, a world clock, and customs paperwork. Users can also track their shipments online.
- Earth Times Online
Earthtimes is staffed around the clock to bring the latest worldwide news to its users. It publishes news reports and information about a wide range of subjects from international news to shopping — anything that affects our world. Readers can submit stories and opinions as well. The site is searchable by topic or by geographical area.