9 Furniture Staples Going Extinct

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Out: Clocks. Grandfather clocks, though grand, take up too much space in the age of tiny houses and single-unit living. And wall clocks are more decorative than practical.... more 
Photo by: amazon.com
Out: Clocks. Grandfather clocks, though grand, take up too much space in the age of tiny houses and single-unit living. And wall clocks are more decorative than practical. less 
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Tue, Apr 3, 2012 5:52 PM EDT
Time is running out for wall clocks. Who needs a coo-coo bird when you've got a web-synchronized portable alarm clock in your smartphone? As technology gets smarter and homes get tinier, household staples are going obsolete.