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Learn Why Daylight Saving Time Exists, And Spring Ahead This Weekend

Turn your watches and clocks ahead by one hour at 2:00 this Sunday morning for the start of Daylight Saving Time. (Photo: R. Naas)

This weekend, at 2:00 in the morning on Sunday March 11, we set our clocks ahead by one hour for the start of Daylight Saving Time. The Spring-Ahead concept, originally designed to save energy, means we lose an hour of sleep. The notion of Daylight Saving Time has roots dating back to the 18th century,…

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TAG Heuer’s Museum In Motion Taps Collectors For Vintage Watches For Traveling Show

Heuer Manhattan, 1977

Happening in Houston now until March 8th and then continuing on to eight more cities this year, the 10-stop TAG Heuer Museum in Motion seems to be a real hit amongst consumers and collectors alike. The concept was first unveiled in Miami at the recent Watches & Wonders event there — the first ever of…

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America Takes 23 Medals in the Winter Olympics 2018, Timed By Omega

Omega technology ensures precision timing at the Winter Olympics.

The Winter Olympics 2018 have formally ended, and America took home nine gold medals, eight silver and six bronze for a total of 23 medals.  There were some highs and lows during the Olympics, but whenever there was a question about timing, Omega was there to answer it — with exact precision to one-millionth of…

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Take Our President’s Day Quiz: Rolex, Heuer, Timex And More

Marilyn Monroe gave President John F. Kennedy an engraved watch, which he quickly gave away.

Today is President’s Day in the good old USA. In honor of that, we are bringing back one of our favorite post of the past:  our President’s Day Quiz. Test your knowledge … and find out who loved watches. President’s Day Quiz Questions: 1 – A) What President was the first to refuse (initially) to…

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An Insider’s Complete Review of SIHH 2018: Come Inside With Us And See What A Typical Day Is Like And Witness The Best Exhibition Spaces And More

A back room at the Piaget exhibition space at SIHH 2018 makes you feel as though you are underwater in a swimming pool.

Every year, we anxiously await the trek to Geneva for the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) – the first luxury watch exhibit of the year. This year marked the 28th exhibition – and my 27th year in attendance (I missed one year when my darling daughter was born). As always, it was a…

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SIHH 2018: Cartier Rotonde De Cartier Skeleton Mysterious Double Tourbillon And Mysterious Day And Night

SIHH 2018: Rotonde de Cartier Mysterious Day and Night watch

Next week, SIHH will be in full swing. It will be a wild and wonderful time as we visit nearly 50 brands in Geneva and get the newest low-down on thousands of watches. In anticipation of being quite busy, we are getting a jump on bringing you some of the newest watches already unveiled as…

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