Alarming Technologies

Dozens of new alarm clocks, pills and technologies to wake us up

Implications - Not a morning person? You might be interested in some new ways to get yourself out of bed. Standard alarm clocks are being regarded as boring or ineffective. Some new designs will extract money from bank accounts each time the snooze button is hit, while others shock, shake the bed or remove blankets to cause physical discomfort. As the world logs longer work hours, stays up later, and abuses caffeine, waking technologies have become niche specific, simpler, or interactive – and completely necessary.
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Appetizing Alarms - The Wake n' Bacon Alarm Clock Wakes You up with Fresh Bacon
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Warm 58,407 Clicks Pub: Feb 21, 07
Appetizing Alarms
The Wake n' Bacon Alarm Clock Wakes You up with Fresh Bacon
Now's here's something that will really wake you up! Wake n' Bacon created by mathlete has been featured on Good Morning America and in New York Times Style Magazine. This alarm clock wakes you up with… [More]
Automatic Blanket Remover - The Ultimate Alarm Clock?
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Warm 19,768 Clicks Pub: Jul 7, 06
Automatic Blanket Remover
The Ultimate Alarm Clock?
Need to wake up early tomorrow morning? Well this latest invention should ensure you get up on time –whether you like it or not. If you switch off your snooze button, your blanket will be torn down in… [More]
Alarm Clock Pill - Rise-N-Shine
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Warm 14,490 Clicks Pub: Mar 23, 07
Alarm Clock Pill
Rise-N-Shine
You can throw out that pesky alarm clock now, thanks to a new pill that ensures you will wake up on time without that obnoxious screeching of your buzzer in the mornings. "Wake Up On Time" is an all-natural… [More]
Anger-Proof Alarm Clocks - Matthias Lange's 'Smash' Alarm Can Tough Out Your Morning Temper
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Warm 37,985 Clicks Pub: Jan 27, 09
Anger-Proof Alarm Clocks
Matthias Lange's 'Smash' Alarm Can Tough Out Your Morning Temper
You are on a white velvet beach, walking by aquamarine crystal waters in front of the ruby-red setting sun. Your favorite music plays in the background. You pass a sculpted rock and on the other side you… [More]
Projector Alarm Clocks - Shine Time on the Ceiling
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Warm 21,849 Clicks Pub: Apr 7, 08
Projector Alarm Clocks
Shine Time on the Ceiling
Oregon Scientific has put out two really cool retro alarm clocks. The projector alarm clocks feature a projector that shines the time on the ceiling. The clocks also feature atomic-clock synchronization… [More]
Clock Donates Your Money To Charity When You Hit Snooze - SnūzNLūz Alarm Clock
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Warm 17,533 Clicks Pub: Jan 9, 08
Clock Donates Your Money To Charity When You Hit Snooze
SnūzNLūz Alarm Clock
If you snooze, you lose. That’s right, you program this WiFi enabled clock to donate your money from your online bank account to your most despised charity (everybody’s got one) when you hit the snooze… [More]
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