In the 18th century John Harrison claimed that he could build a clock to keep time to within a second over 100 days; it triggered widespread ridicule at his time. The clock had been built to his exact specifications in 2015; it was declared the “most accurate mechanical clock”.
An artist edited together 1000s of scenes of clocks and watches from movies and TV shows into one 24-hour movie – which itself functions as a working clock.
There is a clock being made to tick for 10,000 years and play different melodies every time the bells chime.
A massive clock, hundreds of feet tall, is currently being constructed inside a mountain in East Texas. It’s designed to withstand the test of time and expected to tick uninterrupted for over 10,000 years.
Before the invention of electricity, there was a “spice clock”, a clock that opened a different compartment of spices each hour so that people waking in the night could taste the time before going back to sleep.