John Taylor’s Chronophage

A diversion, but an appropriate one, maybe.
The BBC:

“Conventional clocks with hands are boring,” he said. “I wanted to make timekeeping interesting.

“I also wanted to depict that time is a destroyer – once a minute is gone you can’t get it back.

“That’s why my grasshopper is not a Disney character. He is a ferocious beast that over the seconds has his tongue lolling out, his jaws opening, then on the 59th second he gulps down time.”

The Chronophage in action:

via /.

Update: The Love of my Life, whose wish is my command, requests a picture of the grasshopper itself.


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