Tag Archives: clocks

Grandfather Clock Made With Secondhand Toys

I don’t quite understand the association between toys and grandfather clocks. Maybe because grandparents are the bearers of awesome toys? Don’t know, don’t care. All I know is that this clock made of secondhand toys is pretty damn nifty. Don’t be put off by the hokey “grandfather” name. This clock will keep you young at heart. Link

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Bubble Clox: The Only Clock I’d Love to Squeeze

Closer resembling a set of luscious melons (Mmm, cantaloupe,) Bubble Clox add a new dimension to your time keeping. Being the first spherical clock I’ve ever seen means this is the coolest one of its kind by default. So it has that going for it. If it’s wrong to want to grab a pair of these and hump the air ...

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The 12 Coolest Extreme Clocks That You’ll Never Own

Clocks are one of those gadgets that we don’t realize how important they are to our lives until we are left without one. Luckily, most cellphones these days come with a clock and alarm built right in, but for some people, this just isn’t enough. Some of us need that little (or sometimes, huge) extra boost of motivation to pull ...

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Bonsai Gear Clock Makes Mr. Miyagi Sad

These Bonsai Gear Clocks are named after their brilliantly intuitive design. A set of clock gears meshed together to resemble a bonsai tree. Made with ABS plastic gears, metal stem and a wooden base, the Bonsai Gear Clock runs on 2x D batteries (yeah, the big ones). The very slick design is a beautiful mix of technological invention and the ...

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Zihotech Showa Wrist Watch looks like rotary phone

Us nerds are always on the look out for funky new watches to don on our wrists. This Zihotech Showa Wrist Watch is no different. Designed to look like an old time telephone, the retro-themed watch will be sure to draw attention to your overused wrist. The watch tells time like no other. To hear what time it is, you ...

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The Four Cubes Clock

Somethings we’ll never understand, but we learn to accept them as certainties. What is our geeky obsession with cool clocks and watches? We don’t have an answer for that question, but we do have incentive for you to join our excitement. The Four Cubes Clock is a snazzy tabletop timepiece consisting of…well, four cubes that display the time, two designated ...

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Authentic Chinese Propaganda Clock

Apparently, China isn’t as cuddly with the free world as we thought them to be. Aside from blocking our sites from their Internet networks, they also seemed to be propaganda pros. Spitting out these tin Propaganda Revolution Clocks for every Chinese family to sport proudly. Sure, the clocks were produced from 1966-76, but that really isn’t even that long ago. ...

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