What’s Wrong With Time

Time seems to be moving at warp speed or super slow right now: It doesn’t have to

Jacqueline Detwiler
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Four office clocks in a row, all portraying different times.
Photo: Matthias Kulka/The Image Bank/Getty Images

I thought I had a handle on time. Just a few weeks ago, a day contained 24 hours, each of which contained 60 minutes, and all of those had 60 seconds in them. Not so now that some nefarious superpower is running a sick Salvador Dali experiment on clocks. Whole days have been appearing and…

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Jacqueline Detwiler
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Jacqui is the former articles editor at Popular Mechanics. Her work has appeared in Wired, Esquire, Men’s Health, and Best American Science and Nature Writing.