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Meaning of Time: Design Your Own Clock

From designer Bomi Kim comes the Meaning of Time, a clock that is designed to let you use whatever you please as hour and minute hands. Just ate Japanese? Throw some chopsticks in there for good measure. Though the diagram for Meaning of Time says you can insert anything into the two holes (that’s what she said!), I suggest you ...

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Two Timer: Two Timezones, One Clock

There are plenty of mobile doodads these days which can tell you the time for just about any location in the world you’d care to know about. But for reading of different time zones right from your wall, many people and businesses still rely on using multiple clocks to read the current local time in a different zone. The Two ...

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Appliance Alarm Clocks: Exactly Why I Don’t Do Laundry At Night

I don’t know how many times I’ve been awaken out of a deep sleep when my washer or dryer goes off with that super-sonic blasting beep. It was even worse in the days where my mother and sister would do their laundry, with me, unsuspecting of the beeping, would be shocked out of my slumber. Sure, it might be a ...

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Time Machine Clock Has Something To Do With Shiny Balls

The workings of this clock can best be described from an excerpt from the official product description; “A central spindle counts the seconds, releasing a ball every minute. Once five minutes is reached, the five minute ball is released. These balls accumulate until 12 have been released, whereupon the one hour ball is set free and rolls into place. This ...

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Sand+Time Watch Becomes An Hour Glass, Sans Sand

The hour glass is no longer looked at as a reliable timepiece, especially these days with atomic clocks which are accurate within micro-seconds at all times. The Sand+Time Watch mixes the design of the hour glass with the modern digital readout. When the watch is on stand-by, a screensaver featuring a digital hour glass interface is shown. To see clock ...

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Lifetime Clock: Watch It As You Die

Most clocks, the ones that are based around seconds, minutes, and hours, can be watched for movement if you really need to waste some time of boredom, though we’ve seen clocks which are both much more fun, and more beautiful to look at than your average clock. The Lifetime Clock, on the other hand, is based on years. The movements ...

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Time Cube Triangulates The Current Time

For a very brief moment of time each day, the Time Cube is a complete geometric cube block. The rest of the time, the clock is a geometric abnormality, dedicated to making time reading in need of a mathematical proof. The clock forms star-shaped shapes when it is not 12 a.m. or p.m., with a series of layered triangles revolving ...

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Time After Time: Not A Huge Fan Of 7 To 8 O’Clock

Do you want a clock that lets you mold time to your leisure? Harness the power of the gods with this clock, changing the distance between the hours to fit your needs, while throwing a dose of apathy to the wind to rival that of the Whatever Clock. Let’s see, I have to wake up at 7 in the morning, ...

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Cool Stuff We Missed – 11/08/07

Moon In My Room [Boing Boing] – Not the sort of full moon we’d like in our beds, but cool nonetheless. Yoshitomo Nara Clock [SweatyFrog] – A really cool clock design using 84 art pieces by the artist. Low-Res Man [Core77] – Made out of 1cm acrylic glass cubes, this human figure looks to be a 3D model of a ...

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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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