National debt clocks are fascinating, even hypnotic. You've seen them on the Internet and on financial news shows. A national debt clock is a running numerical indicator that shows the continuous accumulation of the national debt. The national debt is a giant problem, so it's frightening to see it grow so fast. The first national debt clock was set up in the preInternet days in New York City in 1989 at Sixth Avenue and 42nd Street by Seymour Durst, a New York businessman who was worried about the national debt. National debt clocks are all around, but one of the best places is Worldometers, because it has plenty of other running indicator clocks. StopTheHunger.com has 19 counters for world hunger, economics, and food. There are other debt clock Web sites too. US Debt Clock.org is a debt clock junkie's dream; it has 66 clocks on one page. It concentrates on finance, covering national and state debt, as well as other kinds of financial and economic data.
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