Waking 2.0

Beeping alarm clocks are a thing of the past

Implications - People’s morning routines offer a lot of insight, perhaps the most revealing part being the actual waking process. In our 2008 Trend Report, we witnessed aggressive alarm clocks; although brutal waking was present this year, so was a new wave of calm wake-up methods, including light and aromatherapy.
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Pole Dancer Alarm Clocks - Wake Me Up Before You Strip
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Warm 19,723 Clicks Pub: Apr 2, 08
Pole Dancer Alarm Clocks
Wake Me Up Before You Strip
Instead of spending your money at strip clubs, the £20 Pole Dancer Alarm Clock will give you a show each morning. It is guaranteed to get you up (in more than just one way) to a seedy looking strip joint… [More]
Alarm Clock Makes You Breakfast - Quaker Oatmeal Alarm Clock
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Warm 9,855 Clicks Pub: Feb 16, 08
Alarm Clock Makes You Breakfast
Quaker Oatmeal Alarm Clock
Rise and shine to healthy breakfast. Quaker Oats is working on a new gadget that will have a steaming hot bowl of oatmeal ready for you as soon as you wake up int he morning. The device includes an insulated… [More]
Rubik's Cube Alarm Clock - Cube Clock Has Thermometer
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Warm 13,476 Clicks Pub: Apr 11, 08
Rubik's Cube Alarm Clock
Cube Clock Has Thermometer
In addition to looking damn retro cool, this Rubik’s Cube inspired Cube Clock offers a multitude of functions such as time, temperature, alarm and date. You can easily switch between these functions… [More]
Bomb Alarm Clocks - You Disarm it to hit Snooze!
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Warm 14,203 Clicks Pub: Jun 8, 08
Bomb Alarm Clocks
You Disarm it to hit Snooze!
This silly clock is really quite functional, albeit annoying. Unlike a traditional alarm clock, this one not only resembles a time bomb, but also shares some of the same attributes. When woken up by… [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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