In an increasingly busy modern world, the passage of time, perhaps to the detriment of our collective stress levels, is something that has to be constantly monitored. Whether it’s meetings to make, waking up for the workday, or or just hurrying to catch the end of happy hour, the tick-tock of the global clock is displayed and observed all around us to keep us little meat suits moving smoothly. One of the quickest ways to know the time is to strap it directly to your wrist, and the wristwatch is a piece of technology that still remains relevant for everything from timing military movements to accessorizing a sharp suit… More here. Thanks to Kirk.
A decent history of the wristwatch, but alas house in a website filled with adverts, pop-ups and all sorts of distractions. This is very much a growing trend.