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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Shake & Wake to Music Alarm
Shake & Wake to Music Alarm
The Minute Glass
At first glance, I thought this alarm clock looked fantastic, with a funky, green floral graphic on a clear cylinder encasing what looks like an hourglass. Upon reading about it, I'm astounded that it… MORE
Solar Powered Alarm Clocks
Solar Powered Alarm Clocks
Green Clock Needs Charging Once A Year
A solar powered alarm clock? Really? Yes, that sounds counter-intuitive, but it's true! According to the manufacturer, one day's worth of charging will last a whole year, so you don't need to worry about… MORE
Laser Beam Alarm Clocks
Laser Beam Alarm Clocks
Bullseye Shot Turns it Off
Get back at those rude awakenings delivered by your alarm clock. The Laser Target Alarm Clock turns off when you take aim at the bullseye and shoot it with a remote handheld laser. Oh, and that's the only… MORE
Time-Controlled Aromatherapy
Time-Controlled Aromatherapy
Aroma Waker
Wake up to roses! Or jasmine. Or vanilla. Well, to any aroma you prefer. The 'Aroma Waker' by Abiogenesis incorporates an aroma diffuser into an alarm clock such that the diffuser automatically runs itself… MORE

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