Instructables: exploring - technology - clocks Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:08:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Alp's Clock
Alp's Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> SuperPollo Hello everyone,Again I'm here with a new project, this time I made it while I was attending a woodworking and design course, so I had new machinery at my disposal, which was great.My main purpose on the course was to try new tools, and that's what I did. Eventually we had to make something, so one t...
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Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:27:16 PDT
12 Hr Binary Clock, hours and minutes only, DS1307 RTC, i2C, Arduino-Nano
12 Hr Binary Clock, hours and minutes only, DS1307 RTC, i2C, Arduino-Nano - More DIY How To Projects]]> martin.fiddy For a while now I have wanted to make a binary clock, but after looking around I decided I wanted something just a bit different. So I decided to only display the hours and minutes and only display a 12 hours clock, this means you only need 3 columns and the pattern of LED’s looks neater. Also with ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 13:26:08 PDT
Torque converter clock
Torque converter clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> Crablouse Made clock from unnecessary torque converter. You need to find and cut torque converter I repaired my automatic transmission and bought a broken Gearbox 4f27e for ~ $50 and torque converter was odd to me. But you can find it defective in service station for $ 10-20 (at least in Russia). I opened ...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 11:45:44 PDT
DIY Clocks Carleyy Hickory Dickory Dock, learn to make your very own Clock!  This guide is for all those people who are perpetually 10 minutes late.  Keep yourself in check with a one-of-a-kind handmake clock.  There are so many designs to choose from including wall mounted clocks and clocks for your desk.  Never forg...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:30:31 PST
Cymbal Clock
Cymbal Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> jdbassfanatic So what do you do when you crack a splash cymbal and find a buttload of lame old clocks no one uses? You make a freaking saweeet looking clock that's what! Disassemble Clock First thing's first. Get your clock and take it apart. Be careful not to bend the hands when pulling it apart. Chose Yo...
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Sat, 14 Feb 2015 18:28:27 PST
Groundhog Day Alarm Clock
Groundhog Day Alarm Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo The Groundhog Day Alarm Clock consists of a Panasonic RC-6025 flip clock modified to play the audio from the movie Groundhog Day when the alarm goes off.The reason I have created this device is because Groundhog Day (both the day and film) holds a special place in my heart. I first met my life-partn...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 08:30:20 PST
Arduino Binary clock using LED Matrix
Arduino Binary clock using LED Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> PM4 This site has many fine posts describing construction of binary clocks. I am terrifically shaky, however, and have difficulty with any soldering. I therefore wanted to make mine from an 8x8 MAX7219-controlled LED matrix. Reading the BCD binary clock A great explanation can be found here: http://...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:40:43 PST
Analog Word Clock
Analog Word Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChrysN This project is a mash up of my two favourite clock Instructables, A Word Clock and Literary Clock. I wanted to see if I could make an analog version of a word clock (without the fancy electronics) and it seemed appropriate that the word clock be house in a book. It also has paper gears made from th...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 00:52:16 PST
Make a watch!
Make a watch! - More DIY How To Projects]]> tparamo Make your own awesome Polymer Clay Watch! I came up with this idea as I sat looking at a mound of clay wondering what to make -_-I wanted something that would incorporate technology, be useful, and yet look cool like something never seen before that I would really enjoy for a birthday gift or someth...
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 16:12:10 PST Alarm Clock with mood light Alarm Clock with mood light - More DIY How To Projects]]> hackbp The Alarm Clock can be useful if you have to wake up at such a time that your room is still dark. When the alarm you set is due, the mood lamp fades to the color you selected and when it's fully lit, a song is played on a tiny speaker. Since the uses Wi-Fi, the alarm can be set on ...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 14:09:48 PST
The go the f* to sleep guardian angel project
The go the f* to sleep guardian angel project - More DIY How To Projects]]> BĂ„rdA Making a kids night clock using a sparkcore and an internet button shield. (Any neopixel strip mounted in a circle would do).The idea behind this project was to have something that my 4-year-old could look at and instantly know if it was time to get up, or if she should stay in bed. Also giving her ...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 02:54:39 PST
Steampunk LED Clock
Steampunk LED Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> Caesera I was inspired to create a steampunk clock a while ago after browsing through a lot of Instructables on various clocks. It started out with a somewhat vague idea of what I wanted to accomplish and it really evolved as I made it. I tried to document it as I went through the process but this is my fir...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 13:55:08 PST
Sound activated Light for the Clock
Sound activated Light for the Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShakeTheFuture Have you ever knocked something over only because you wanted to check the time at night?You wake up in the middle of the night wondering what time it is.What if your alarm did not work and you have slept in!In winter months when it's dark outside, it's easy to get confused.I don't like LCD type of c...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 08:56:00 PST
TimeRuler - More DIY How To Projects]]> glazur TimeRuler is a time-space measuring tool, using light-painting technique. It can be used for fun, for measuring high speed movement in different sports or as an educational device for schools. What you need:Arduino UNO, or similar13 pcs. 3V ultra bright dome LEDjump wiremini breadboard9V batteryplyw...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:52:52 PST
How to Wind a Clock
How to Wind a Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> aascvd01 How to Wind a Clock Unlock Cover Unlock the cover of the clock. Open Cover Open the cover of the clock. Take out the Winding Key Take out the winding key. Insert the Winding Key Insert the winding key. Turn the Key Counterclockwise Turn the key counterclockwise until you feel some res...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:59:14 PST
Wine o'clock
Wine o'clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> Raitis From now on the time is always wine o'clock! Let's just hope no one ends up an alcoholic because of that.The idea of making this clock came from a need to utilize some cut-offs I had from making wine bottle lampshades (last picture in step), but I seriously consider this a good alternative of reusin...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:06:30 PST
3D Printed Word Clock
3D Printed Word Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> drhatch The idea behind this project was to make a word clock that would be easy to build, so that I could make a few of them.One of the most time-consuming part of making a Word Clock is building the "light wells" that separate the light for each word, and creating a diffuser that spreads the light evenly...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 15:46:42 PST
Orologio da tavolo a forma di bomba
Orologio da tavolo a forma di bomba - More DIY How To Projects]]> gianlucaeffe Originale orologio da tavolo a forma di bomba che non passa inosservata.Costruito con due tubi di cartone delle patatine ricoperte con carta da imballaggio incollata.Entrambe i tubi sono uniti tramite nastro isolante da elettricista nero e fascette che ne aggiungono particolarità ed originalità.L'or...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 15:48:43 PST
Make an awesome clock from Sugru + Twigs
Make an awesome clock from Sugru + Twigs - More DIY How To Projects]]> projectsugru In the run up to Christmas break this year we're sharing a genius idea each a day, for 24 days! (kind of like an advent calendar) From ideas to get the house ready, to making awesome gifts and planning fun activities for the break, these ideas will help you make this the best Christmas ever.Check ba...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 02:04:13 PST
Tower Clock
Tower Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> weedman41 Hi guys and gals,this is my tower clock that took me over the winter of 2013-14 to cut out,assemble, and to put the finish on it. The only mistake I made was to take pick of it through all the steps. I will be making others so when I start to make them I will be sure to photograph all steps, and the...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 15:07:44 PST
Spark Core Light Clock
Spark Core Light Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> kais58 Light based internet clock, image shows 12:30:45 Setup Your Spark Core Follow the instructions provided when you got your core to set up and pair it to your account. Attach Internet Button Slot the spark core into the Internet button Use Web Page To Upload Code To Device // This #include st...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:38:24 PST
IN-12 nixie clock
IN-12 nixie clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> pinomelean Ever since i discovered nixies i wanted to make a clock with them, but all the designs i found were for 4 or more nixies, required a custom power supply and a complicated driving system.As the cheap guy i am, i didn't want to buy lots of nixies or components to make such complicated circuits. And af...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:01:13 PST
An Android Talking Clock
An Android Talking Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> scd Intro:This is an Android app that I wrote to learn a little bit about Android application programming. Although it is quite simple, writing this app was an interesting educational experience for me and I hope it can also be interesting and educational for others.App Usage:There are 4 buttons to adj...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:44:31 PST
How To Make A Wooden Clock. ***Update for all who asked***
How To Make A Wooden Clock. ***Update for all who asked*** - More DIY How To Projects]]> mitchellguyon I was given the plans for this clock which were originally drawn up by Nick Andronis by a friend quite a while ago. I first set out on this journey to build a clock only to realize how little I knew about clocks or wood.The inspiration clock had a hour/minute and seconds dial with a short run time. ...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:03:42 PST
Recycled Hard Drive Clock - FuneLab
Recycled Hard Drive Clock - FuneLab - More DIY How To Projects]]> funelab Hello everyone!This is my fifth project on Instructables & Thanks everyone liked this. You have a broken hard drive? You would put it in the trash or sell it on Ebay for a few dollars? Oh no! Get ready to turn your crashed hard drive into a unique clock. This project only requires a little skill, yo...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 07:08:44 PST
Abbey Road Record Clock
Abbey Road Record Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> juliaaespo Are you a Beatles fan and vinyl junkie? Are you looking for "Something" unique, easy, and inexpensive to make? "Imagine all the people..." staring at this clock that you can create! So let's "Come Together" and make this iconic clock step by step. Supplies and Tools You will need to acquire the f...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 18:30:31 PST
Sunshine Alarm
Sunshine Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> JON-A-TRON Every day when I wake up, my first thought is destroying the source of that horrible noise next to my bed. Once upon a time, humans woke up with the sun. We should still do that, because it's hard to get angry at sunshine.With littleBits, a Smart phone, and some off-the-shelf building toys, you can...

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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:42:57 PDT
Lego Pedestal Clock
Lego Pedestal Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> patron_zero Simple little project,  had a travel alarm clock that sits on my workbench and would constantly shift such for best viewing. The thought hit me to put the clock on a turntable of a sort and my ever-handy box of Legos provided the solution. Eight (8) pieces of Lego and one small travel clock, so si...
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:10:14 PDT
Making Time Run Backwards, The Reverse Clock
Making Time Run Backwards, The Reverse Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> antagonizer This instructable started off as a bit of a prank that I thought I'd share, and is a bit off of the instructables I normally do. I've never been a fan of having clocks in the living room. To me it represents an area where being regularly reminded of the time is counter intuitive to the relaxation an...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:01:20 PDT
Reviving a Vintage Clock
Reviving a Vintage Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> ctx1985 I picked up this old wall clock from a roadside antique shop for $15 this past weekend. The clock itself still works fine, but the paint was flaking off in various sections and it had a lot of minor surface rust too. I knew with a little TLC, I could make this old clock look new again!What you'll ne...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 06:52:00 PDT
DIY - Analog Projection Clock
DIY - Analog Projection Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> hermanwahsletn Now you can make the wall clock visable 24 hours a day.
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 06:16:17 PDT
Ice Cube Clock ^3
Ice Cube Clock ^3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> LesB The fluorescent glow tube nestled inside this polyester resin casting is a gas display tube from the Cold War era, made by our then-enemy, Russia. It has this cool retro look with its Nixie-ish blue glow.My project is the result of my buying a clock kit from that utilizes the tube. I...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 20:32:09 PDT
Solar Powered Clock
Solar Powered Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> GaganS Hi,As this is my 1st instructable and I am still a 7th grader so there may be a lot of mistakes in this instructable and so please do not hesitate to correct me.This is a solar powered 1.5 Volt clock and it requires minimum components. Materials This clock requires@ A 1.5 v clock@ A 220 k resisto...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 23:10:53 PDT
How To Change Watch Battery
How To Change Watch Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> kaisertallakson Step 1 Unscrew all of the screws on the back of the watch. Step 2 Use something like a knife to pry open the back but be careful not to cut the seal. Step 3 Now just take out the battery then put the new one in. Then put the back on but make sure that the seal is placed right so it will be...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 18:02:17 PDT
The Electro-Mechanical Clock
The Electro-Mechanical Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> hp07 Electronics & Mechanical are the two engineering disciplines that I love the most. So I wanted to create a showpiece that portrays the awesomeness of these disciplines. Also I believe that time is the most important asset anybody can have.So I wanted make something that portrays the importance of ti...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:43:49 PDT
Javelin's Word Clock
Javelin's Word Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> nitrohawk My place of employment, Javelin, is always looking for ways to make our products and services personable. Recently, an opportunity presented itself where I was asked to construct a word clock for a client. I found a number of great guides such as the Sleek Word Clock by scottbez1, Wordclock Grew Up ...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 12:37:06 PDT
A 'Green' Clock
A 'Green' Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> Siddharth Jain Well, now you'd never have throw away those used up cells, for this clock can run purely on the energy from 'used up' cells!I had always wondered what to do with those used up cells I have been collecting, and after I came across this, I knew what to do with them. The only thing I needed to figure o...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 11:05:21 PDT
Wordclock - More DIY How To Projects]]> wouterdevinck Ever since first seeing QLOCKTWO by Biegert & Funk a couple of years ago, I have wanted a word clock on my living room wall. The original, however, somewhat exceeds my yearly clock budget, so I started looking for alternatives.The internet is riddled with DIY and commercial versions of this type of ...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:32:05 PDT
Awesome Wall Clock
Awesome Wall Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> diyboy1 This clock can be made in 5 minutes and looks absolutely awesome! The Only Step All you will need for this project is a wrist watch, a hard-disk platter, a hobby knife, and some pliers.Start by disassembling the watch. Break of the little knob on the side of the watch used for setting the time. T...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:34:34 PDT
How to shorten a Rolex strap
How to shorten a Rolex strap - More DIY How To Projects]]> Unboxingexperience7 You don't need to go to a shop and pay a lot of money for shortening a Rolex watch strap. You just need is a small screw driver. Remove links open gently the screws (2) of the link(s) you want to removeremove the link(s) Shorten the strap 3. connect the shortened strap and insert the screw4. t...
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Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:10:24 PDT
Easy-to-Build: Modern Glowing Lego Clock
Easy-to-Build: Modern Glowing Lego Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> MichelleW1 LEGOs don't always have to be used for building. Combining refurbished Legos, colored lighting, and a glossy clock face will create a clock with great modernity, and a great addition to your home or child's playroom. This kid-friendly clock was planned and built by a 12-year old, with minimal adul...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:58:03 PDT
Pure Siesta Mi UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply)
Pure Siesta Mi UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) - More DIY How To Projects]]> PhantomFreak As these alarm clocks use Mini USB for their power supply, you can construct a very simple UPS using parts available on the likes of eBay. This is possible on both the Series 1 (pure in top left corner & Siesta Mi in top right corner of front) & Series 2 (pure written below screen) version.Parts you...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:16:41 PDT
what's in a quartz clock
what's in a quartz clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> Stan1y having come across instructables on equatorial mounts I wondered why no one used a quartz movement as the power source I quickly realised it is because they produce very low torque. I wondered if there was anything thing that you could do to improve it so as a starting point I took one apart to see....
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:58:20 PDT
Shop-style wall clock
Shop-style wall clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> ade angelis A one-step i'ble just to show the creation of the day: a wall clock made of free/recycled materials! Previously I used to bring my wristwatch with me when I went working in my shop, to keep track of time. Soon I noticed that it's nearly impossible to keep it from getting all covered in sawdust. Furt...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:03:19 PDT
chipKIT Alarm Clock
chipKIT Alarm Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> JColvin91 Have you ever wondered how to make your own alarm clock? Is it hard? Is it easy? I know from personal experience that making your own clock is definitely on the easy side and will show you how you can make your own today. What we need This particular alarm clock can be created with parts from ...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:58:34 PDT
Instructables Robot Clock
Instructables Robot Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> creativity123 This is an awesome Instructables Robot Clock that is perfect for any office desk, night stand, window sill, coffee table, etc.. It is small and wireless, which makes it great for travel. To turn it on just push the robot and watch him light up and display the time. With the right tools this clock is...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 07:44:43 PDT
How to turn a laptop into an alarm clock
How to turn a laptop into an alarm clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> ironboy39 After I realized I had an old Dell Inspiron Mini that was really slow, I decided that since no one used it, it would be perfect to turn into an alarm clock. Get the software First, you'll need a clock screensaver. (skip this part if you don't want the clock but want the alarm)There are many ...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 09:48:53 PDT
Lunar Phase Clock
Lunar Phase Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> Aleator777 In this Instructable we will be building a dynamic lunar lamp with the Raspberry Pi. With your very own lunar clock you'll always know the current phase of the moon, no matter the weather! History and Theory Budding astronomer? Recently bitten by a werewolf? Whatever your lunar-phase-knowing ...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 13:51:30 PDT
Bamboo digital clock
Bamboo digital clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> MacManus88 You need following parts for this beautiful clock:- Arudino Mini Pro- digital RGB LED-Stripe (1m, 60 LEDs)- Bamboo pizza plate (32cm circumference)- RealTimeClock Module for Arduino- 3,3v Voltage regulator (for the RTC module)Just stick the LED-Stripe around the pizza plate and connect the RTC and t...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 10:26:58 PDT
ChronosMEGA; a wrist watch
ChronosMEGA; a wrist watch - More DIY How To Projects]]> N.fletch I've always loved watches; not only are they aesthetic and beautiful, but they are functional, precise and useful. An elegant fusion between engineering and art; two normally opposed perspectives, now joined in harmonic unison. However, all technologies like the dial-up internet, the CVT monitor a...
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Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:43:35 PDT