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I am a child of the ’80s. My first president was Ronald Reagan, my first favorite song was “Tainted Love” by Soft Cell, and my first favorite pastime was playing video games. Many fond memories and friendships were forged to the clanking sound of quarters sliding down arcade coin slots and the furious tapping of home game control pads.  [...]

Would it surprise you to know that if you traveled back 2,600 years to the ancient city of Babylon and handed King Nebuchadnezzar a perpetual calendar chronograph with a moondial, he would instantly recognize it as a timekeeping device? Would it surprise you even more to know that if after converting the Arabic numbers to cuneiform,  [...]

With its classical Greek architecture, proud pineapple-topped rotunda, 70' tall clock tower, and tetrastyle Tuscan-fluted column entrance, the exterior of the National Watch and Clock Museum in Columbia, PA, is an impressive sight. Inside, the Museum is a treasure trove of scientific and cultural knowledge with a collection of over 12,000 items ranging  [...]

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