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The Lightness Of Being…

Solar power is a viable and environmentally friendly source of energy. Originally developed in the 1980’s, solar power relies on reflective lenses or mirrors to track sunlight into beams of light and convert these beams into electrical currents. It is estimated that by 2050, sixteen percent of the worldwide energy consumption will be solar powered. Interestingly the solar power concept was originally conceived in the late 1970’s with the introduction of calculators from Casio and Texas Instruments and select timepieces featuring solar panels. The solar watch was developed and conceptualized by Seiko, Citizen and popular Japanese watchmakers at the time.…

Make Your Move…

I’m a simple guy. I love Star Wars, graphic design and watches. I specifically like pocket watches. I guess you could say I’m an old-fashioned guy, but I did recently begin to appreciate the craftsmanship that goes into making wristwatches. As I started diving into my new-found passion for wristwatches I realized I had no clue what I was looking for in a watch. All I knew was that a watch tells time. Beside the obvious hour hand, minute hand and second hand I didn’t know what all the other dials or parts did. You hear terminology being used, like…