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Sunday, June 28, 2009

Leech Barometer

Barometer World is a store in Okephampton, England that specializes in the sale and repair of instruments that determine atmospheric pressure. After two years of research, its proprietor built a reproduction of one of the most whimsical weather-forecasting devices of all time, the "Tempest Prognosticator," a.k.a. the "Leech Barometer," a.k.a. the "Atmospheric Electromagnetic Telegraph.

link: Barometer store in England features reproduction of a "Tempest Prognosticator," a.k.a "Leech Barometer" - Boing Boing


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