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Tag: Clock

Buzz Zzz: Vibrating Pillows

Buzz Zzz: Vibrating Pillows
We’ve already featured a pillow that can wake you up using light and an alarm clock that has a vibrate option. Here’s a quirky yet functional combination of the two: Vessel’s vibrating alarm clock pillow. Just set the time on the pillow’s built-in clock and it will wake you – and only you – with a few buzzes.

Math Clocks and Watches: It’S Problem-Solving Time

Math Clocks and Watches: It’S Problem-Solving Time
Until ten minutes ago, I wasn’t aware that telling the time was too easy for some people. Here are a couple of timepieces so smart they’re stupid: Here’s the square root watch; I guess all that’s left to say is you can get this for $40 over at SkyMall.

Create Your Own Profanity

Create Your Own Profanity
If run-of-the-mill, every day profanity just isn’t good enough for you–maybe you’re the type who yells KRAF! when you stub a toe–then you just might be the target market for the Super Electrofluorescent Profanity Machine, which will merrily generate random four-letter words for you at the rate of one per second.

Rocket Launcher Alarm Clock Blasts Into Orbit to Wake You Up

Rocket Launcher Alarm Clock Blasts Into Orbit to Wake You Up
Do you constantly oversleep? Does your snooze bar get a serious workout every morning? Here’s an alarm clock that should help you get your ass out of bed the next time your feel the urge to sleep in.

Time Tuner Clock: Analog Face, Digital Brain

Time Tuner Clock: Analog Face, Digital Brain
Istanbul-based Antrepo design industry took the classic analog radio tuner and gave it a sleek makeover with the time tuner alarm clock. Instead of frequencies, the scale on the clock’s face has the hour marks arranged in a line.

Persistence of Vision LED Clock Gets a Major Upgrade

Persistence of Vision LED Clock Gets a Major Upgrade
This amazing wall clock can display intricate animations thanks to the optical phenomenon known as persistence of vision (POV). Using a small spinning “blade” covered in red, green and blue LEDs, along with sophisticated microcontroller circuit, this clock can dynamically change its look with just the push of a button.

Rare Elektronika-7 Vacuum Tube Clock Shows Up on Ebay

Rare Elektronika-7 Vacuum Tube Clock Shows Up on Ebay
When I first spotted this dot-matrix numbers on this clock I thought it was a modern-day blue LED display. But lurking beneath the surface of this timepiece is something far more interesting. What we actually have here is a very rare Russian relic from the early 1980s.

Homeloo Gear Clock Spills Its Mechanical Guts

Homeloo Gear Clock Spills Its Mechanical Guts
This over-the-top wall clock has way more gears than it really needs – but it’ll definitely draw stares from anyone who tries to tell time with it. Homeloo’s Jumbo Gear Clock has not 2, 3 or even 10 gears.

Old World Nixie Tube Clock: Going for Baroque

Old World Nixie Tube Clock: Going for Baroque
I’m not sure if this clock design qualifies as “steampunk” or simply anachronistic, but it sure looks different than just about any timepiece I’ve ever seen. Combining retro Nixie tubes with a baroque antique bronze enclosure, it’s definitely different.

768 LED Clock Laughs in the Face of 7-Segment Displays

768 LED Clock Laughs in the Face of 7-Segment Displays
With a whopping 128 bright LEDs on each digit, there’s no chance that you’ll miss the time on this clock. Sporting a total of 768 individually addressable amber LEDs, each one of the numbers slides into and out of view as the hours, minutes and seconds tick away.

Tell Time on the Outer Limits With the Rim Clock

Tell Time on the Outer Limits With the Rim Clock
The Rim Clock turns all that you know about clocks inside out. Instead of staying put and pointing to numbers like the hands of other, more well-behaved clocks, the hands on the Rim Clock are actually protrusions that go around the outside and point to the wall.

Pong Watch Will Entertain You on Long Bus Rides

Pong Watch Will Entertain You on Long Bus Rides
This homemade Pong watch will entertain you with retro gaming moves while informing you of the time. The idea is inspired by Buro Vormkrijgers and his Pong Clock. You can’t control the game, but rather it’s a Pong game in which every minute the right side scores a point, and each hour the left side scores a point.

Clock-a-Doodle-Doo: Time Telling Magna Doodle Hack

Clock-a-Doodle-Doo: Time Telling Magna Doodle Hack
This unique electromechanical clock is like a cross between a Magna Doodle and an Etch-a-Sketch. Using a modified Magna Doodle as the basis for their display, the Clock-a-Doodle-Doo is the brainchild of a recent UCLA mechanical engineering class.

R2-D2 Projection Alarm Clock: It’S Droid Time

R2-D2 Projection Alarm Clock: It’S Droid Time
R2-D2 is a master of product merchandising. The little droid’s likeness has appeared on everything from desktop speakers to USB hubs and salt and pepper shakers. Now you can take Artoo to bed with you every night with this new alarm clock.

Around About Clock: the Hand Stays Still While the Clock Moves

Around About Clock: the Hand Stays Still While the Clock Moves
The Around About Clock turns all that you know about normal clocks on its head- er, side. Instead of hands going around a static clock face, these numbers rotate clockwise behind a static hand. The clock was designed by Anthony Dickens for Lexon and comes in black or white with a red arm.

Vibrating Alarm Clock Wakes You With a Cheap Thrill

Vibrating Alarm Clock Wakes You With a Cheap Thrill
If the Screaming Meanie alarm clock had you grabbing your ears in pain, maybe this alarm will work better for you. Instead of waking you up with shrill beeps or buzzy klaxons, this new clock rouses you (or is that A-rouses you?)

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