As the full title says, these are not your grandmother's cuckoo clocks! Justin Miller has been fascinated with cuckoo clocks of the Black Forest since he was a child. He tells us about the origins of clocks with automatons, and how they became associates with the Black Forest region of Germany. Shown here are clocks featuring a butcher slaughtering an ox and another on which a man eats a plate of rats. Link -Thanks, Ben!
(Image credit: Justin Miller)