It’s half past the square root of four. At least according to the Pop Quiz Math Clock from that vondrous purveyor of cool, Think Geek. Instead of using the usual numbers, this clock displays times written in faux chalk on a faux blackboard. Test assured that the clock does display the real time—even if you need a calculator to work out what it is.
Any functioning alarm clock can wake you up. But how many welcome you to your new day with a cup of tea? That’s what the Swan Teasmade does. Fill the 600ml reservoir with water the night before, place a tea bag or two in the receptacle, set the alarm and you’re all set. The next morning when the alarm beckons you so will a fresh hot cup of Earl Grey. £60
The Starcruiser from Maximilian Büsser & Friends (MB&F) isn’t a wristwatch. It’s a “horological machine.” Horology being the study and measurement of time. And looking through the anti-reflective glass at the 304 separate components of this watch, one feel like one is studying time. Especially vondrous are the two raised cones, one indicating minutes and the other the oscillations between night and day. See the MB&F website of a list of local retailers.
We thought about writing a review of the Whatever Wall Clock but couldn’t be bothered.
It’s neckwear that’s functional too. Or, at least it is when you are outside in shining sun. Then you can adjust the middle brass band of the Sundial Ring Pendant to the correct month and see the current time illuminated on the inside of the ring.
Alternatively, you could simply enjoy the Sundial Ring Pendant as an artistic, eye catching piece of jewelry while wearing a wrist watch.
Wax on, wax off with the Black Belt Spirit wrist watch. Only 300 of these Swiss made, water-resistant, kanji-engraved timepieces are being manufactured. Balance, breath and strike swiftly to get yours.