Recreating The Antikythera Mechanism - Daily Grail

Many marvel at the mangled mass of a clockwork computer found more than a century ago, but Greg Taylor and Chris of Clickspring Projects are going to blow your mind. Chris is rebuilding the gadget in painstaking detail. Sure it's a breeze with modern machinery, but Chris's guesses regarding ancient techniques make the Antikythera mechanism's existence seem impossible. Yet there it is, in all its barnacle-encrusted glory, thumbing its nose at archaeologists and historians. On the other hand, a Dracula, Van Helsing, And Giant Spiders In The Cathedral. Turns out giant spiders are no stranger to Europe and colder climes, considering seemingly-apocryphal accounts in several texts. (CS)

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