The 10,000 Year Clock

If you were worth more than $23 billion, what would you do for fun? According to Jeff Bezos, the founder, chairman and CEO of Amazon, the answer is basically throw money at anything that interests you. I actually really identify with this, because as a kid I had a wealth of Legos and basically built whatever cool thing I could imagine. Bezos does the same thing – only with bricks of cash instead of plastic. He has already invested in a handful of futuristic energy projects (think fusion and green oil) and even announced this morning that his team had recovered the rocket boosters used in the Apollo 11 mission from the ocean floor. However, his most interesting and unusual project to date maybe the construction of a giant clock inside of a mountain in West Texas

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