Tag Archives: analog

The Six Mile Pencil: Writing For The Distance

If you’ve ever been formally educated (which I assume you have, since you’re reading this article and not awaiting the next scheduled food ration air drop while you swat the flies away from your nipples. Flies love nipples,) then you are fully aware of the hours and hours and hours of time you’ve wasted scribbling useless knowledge, and wasting precious granite, using pencils ...

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The Art of Analog Computing

Imagine we lived in a world where everything was still handled manually. Including computing. If you can’t afford a computer this is a cheaper alternative to shelling out hundreds for your very own PC. Computing is lazy anyway. I personally prefer to hand-press my blog posts. Link

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Sweatin’ to the Oldies: Analog Real Life Tetris Gives You a Workout

Work it, ladies! Like a pwny, like a pwny! Nothing makes me sweat more then setting up a real life version of one of my favorite retro games, Tetris. Nothing else makes my short-shorts run-up my butt cheeks quite as much. Here’s how this real life analog version of Tetris works. With two people playing, one on either side of ...

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Old People Still Being Sold Converter Boxes With New Digital TVs

Apparently, some people are still getting scammed into buying converter boxes, even as they are buying brand new digitally-correct LCD TVs. Sure, it’s fun to take advantage of old people every once in a while, but usually only when they are your Grandma and there’s a $20 bill on the line. Here’s testimonial from one such customer’s son-in-law: They were ...

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Analog and Digital Notebook Roundup

With classes starting for most students this week or next, it’s important that you’re properly geared up for school before trekking back. Cool Hunting has a nice roundup of both “analog” and digital notebooks that will suit nearly anyone’s taste, style or preference. Whether you’re heading to Columbia Law or the Clown College of Miami, this is a read you ...

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This Watch Costs More Than My Life

These days, watches aren’t confusing enough. We’ve got the Caterpillar watch, which rotates around your wrist while displaying the appropriate time. Weird, but not confusing. Then there are watches which display time in binary. Dorky, but not confusing. I’m looking for a watch that is as confusing as it is expensive. The kind of watch I wouldn’t trade any sports ...

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Pop Quiz Clock Causes All Sorts Of Confusion

Nowadays, digital clocks need to be installed in public schools because the human race is evolving into a new, dumber mammal. I embrace this change, however, I still can read an analog clock. I say we make it even harder for our dumb-founded youth, by installing these 11.5-inch clocks in every public school across the nation. Sure, the twelve and ...

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Trick Out Your Homer Simpson Clock

It’s no mystery that Homer Simpson is a portrait of manliness worldwide. That’s why Tony Sambuchi has taken it upon himself to turn this store-bought talking Homer Simpson clock into something more. After stripping the clock of its innards, Sambuchi manages to get the clock to play Homer’s voice through his sound system every hour and he turns the clock ...

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The Overpriced Way To Leave Mom and Coworkers Notes

The TaskWatch is an glorified dry erase board with an analog clock. While the home-based TaskWatch has a complete round dial, the TaskWatch designed for office use is of the 9-to-6 variety. It’s a helpful tool for leaving coworkers messages like, “Where’d the last donut go?” or “Who shit in the water cooler?” The combination of a clock and dry ...

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Digital Clock Is All Hands, No Face

Vice Versa is a concept clock by Yiran Qian from China. If you like staring your gadgets right in the face, you might have a tough time with this gadget, seeing as Vice Versa has no face. The clock uses a set of revolving displays with an analog time style, with digital numerals. Basically, you get both an analog ...

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