“My favorite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.” – Steve Jobs _ The world’s most famous time piece, Big Ben in London, UK. _ Officially named Elizabeth Tower, after the reigning Queen Elizabeth, the actual bell within the tower is “Big Ben”. It’s only the 2nd largest four-faced chiming clock in the world… after Minneapolis City Hall. _ The tower was completed in 1858 which makes it over 150 years old. Still looking good after all these years. _ Did you know: the original 16-ton bell designed for the tower cracked beyond repair before installation and has to be recreated at 13.5 tons. Soon after being finished and installed the new bell cracked again because the hammer used was too heavy. A hack-job repair was made and the bell has rung with a different tone ever since then… Still with the same crack to this day. _ #bigben

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“My favorite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.” – Steve Jobs _ The world’s most famous time piece, Big Ben in London, UK. _ Officially named Elizabeth Tower, after the reigning Queen Elizabeth, the actual bell within the tower is “Big Ben”. It’s only the 2nd largest four-faced chiming clock in the world… after Minneapolis City Hall. _ The tower was completed in 1858 which makes it over 150 years old. Still looking good after all these years. _ Did you know: the original 16-ton bell designed for the tower cracked beyond repair before installation and has to be recreated at 13.5 tons. Soon after being finished and installed the new bell cracked again because the hammer used was too heavy. A hack-job repair was made and the bell has rung with a different tone ever since then… Still with the same crack to this day. _ #bigben

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