Johnny Cash - My Grandfather's Clock (YouTube) + LYRICS: "My grandfather's clock was too large for the shelf
So it stood ninety years on the floor
It was taller by half than the old man himself
Though it weighed not a pennyweight more..."
The End sung by Linkin Park(lyrics007.com) "Time is a valuable thing
Watch it fly by as the pendulum swings
Watch it count down to the end of the day
The clock ticks life away"
- the VIDEO(YouTube)
No - (British Council)
"This poem by Thomas Hood takes a negative view of winter in a
cold, urban climate, but expresses it with a nice sense of humour."
(about November = a humorous complaint!)
- listen + activities (Click on "Stories and Poems"
on the left)
RSA ANIMATE: The Secret Powers of Time
"Renowned psychologist Professor Philip Zimbardo explains how our individual perspectives of time affect our work, health and well-being.
This RSA Animate was taken from a lecture given as part of the RSA's free public events programme.
The RSA is an Enlightenment-founded charity, and is dedicated to driving social change and spreading world-changing ideas." (YouTube)
A Briefer History of Time: How technology changes us in unexpected ways - 3:56
"From smartphones to smartwatches, clocks are everywhere these days.
But have you ever wondered what life was like before we could measure time?
Video essayist Adam Westbrook delves into the story of the clock, and discovers that when we learned to mechanize time, we accidentally mechanized something else." (YouTube)
RSA Animate - The Secret Powers of Time
"Professor Philip Zimbardo conveys how our individual perspectives of time affect our work, health and well-being. Time influences who we are as a person, how we view relationships and how we act in the world." (YouTube)
"Past-oriented vs. present or future-oriented personalities differ across many landscapes, and factors like religion, geography and culture greatly influence how individuals experience time." (Neatorama)
"previously titled Now and I'm mortal, is a 2011 dystopianscience fiction-thriller film starring Justin Timberlake...
The film, written, directed and produced by Andrew Niccol...
By 2161, genetic alteration has allowed humanity to stop aging at 25 but people are required to earn more time after turning 25 or die within a year. 'Living time', which can be transferred among individuals, has replaced money and its availability is displayed on an implant on people's lower arm..." (Wikipedia)