Tag Archives: time

The scanner without us

Digital filmmaker Franois Vautier installed an ant colony in his scanner and scanned it every week for five years. The movie he made of the results is fairly astonishing. It's high-tech ruin porn at insect scale.

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Find the Time Clock: Time For a Word Search

I can’t even calculate how many hours of my life I wasted solving word searches. Given many of those hours were spent on the john, it still feels like a whole lot of time gone that could have been used for doing something productive, like curing cancer or threatening robotic babies or inventing the iPad. But I guess it was ...

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Gorgeous Mystery and Moontek Watches

These gorgeous futuristic watches by designer Jacques Fournier caught my eye because of their modern style and sleek finish. The Mystery features four different time zones on four separate face plates while the Moontek is slightly more conventional, featuring a gorgeous Tourbillon and a jumping hour feature inspired by space travel, a feature everybody will need when we’re all evacuated ...

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Guy Spends 12-Hours Drawing and Redrawing the Time

Spotted over at Design Miami, this exhibit features an LCD screen with a man drawing, then erasing, then redrawing a clock for every minute, or every hour for a loop period of 12-hours. I think I might have to pay somebody’s grandfather to come do this at my home 12 hours a day. How cool would it be to have ...

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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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Clock Made Entirely Out of Scrollbars

We’ve seen some pretty wacky and creative clocks in our day. We’ve seen clocks made strictly out of live-human body parts. We’ve seen clocks only solvable by mathematicians. But this clock strikes a chord with us geeks, utilizing one of the most prolific parts of the web browser, the scrollbar. The coolest part is that you can actually move the ...

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Ora Watch Concept: How To Tell Time with Measuring Tape

Alexandros Stasinopoulos’s Ora Watch concept is interesting for a few reasons. I don’t typically wear clothing or accessories that would help people draw the conclusion that I look like a school bus (just like your momma). I’m not fat, I’m big wheeled. The numbers are read via measuring tape which revolves to tell the time. Thankfully there are a few ...

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Bungee Jumping Clock

Here I am, scared out of my wits about anything too extreme for my fragile geeky body, and this poor little guy, measuring a tiny fraction of my size, bungee jumps 24 times a day. I feel ashamed. Very ashamed. The Jongchul Kim’s Bungee Jumping Clock features a little man who jumps out of his little cubby and bounces around ...

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Social Media Watch: Time to Be Social

I’m pretty sure the consensus is that most people don’t need another reminder to use social media sites. They already take up so much of our time. But how could you possibly resist this Social Media Watch, despite the encouragement it provides for procrastinating more important projects. Featuring all of the major networks, including Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and so on. ...

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