Monday, June 27, 2022

The Internet Ruined This Famous Clock

Remember reading about tulip mania? The Netherlands is still a hub for flower sales hundreds of years later, and the biggest flower market is the Royal FloraHolland auction in Aalsmeer. The auction still happens, at an insanely large scale. Tom Scott visits the flower auction to explain what happened to the famous clock, which once drew so many tourists, and is now defunct. The story takes only six minutes; the rest is an ad.