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  • November 17, 2015
    This is the Model AWK-105 Analog Voltmeter Clock designed by Awkward Engineer. It tells time with two analog meters, costs $140, and comes in both industrial gray and olive drab colorways. It's perfect for the mad scientist on your gift list. Don't have a mad scientist on yo... / Continue →
  • September 15, 2015
    This is the Darth Vader/TIE Fighter inspired wristwatch made by the watchmakers at Devon. It costs $28,500 but does come with matching TIE Fighter cuff links so you feel like you're getting a deal. It has 350 parts, 4 time belts, 4 microstep motors, and 313 electric contacts.... / Continue →
  • September 3, 2015
    This is the Arachnophobia timepiece created by luxury watchmaker MB&F. It looks like a giant mechanical spider. I am going to get one for my desk here at work. Just kidding, they cost $16,000 - $18,000, which means the closest one will ever come to my desk are the pictures I... / Continue →
  • July 22, 2015
    This is a video highlighting the construction of a $2.5-million Patek Philippe 5175R Grandmaster Chime watch. It is one of the most complicated wristwatches made and actually has a physical chime inside. It also has two faces (like my buddy Terry, what a jerk!), and can be ro... / Continue →
  • June 17, 2015
    This is a shot of the Casio F-91W watch that was lost by its owner two decades ago and found to still be working after all that time. It looks like it did not live an easy life. That watch has probably seen things. Unspeakable horrors. Still, they sure don't make them like ... / Continue →
  • May 13, 2015
    This is a video showing the actors of the Star Wars original trilogy then versus now. SURPRISE: Everybody got older. Except C-3PO and R2-D2, they actually look like they got younger. Do droids age backwards or did somebody just run them through an automated car wash? If I w... / Continue →
  • February 24, 2015
    The Whiteboard Clock is the brainchild of Zurich engineer Maurice Bos and uses a robotic hand to erase the time and rewrite it every five minutes. Pretty cool, but when I read about a clock that ERASES TIME, I expected to see something a little more impressive. Like a cross b... / Continue →
  • September 25, 2014
    This is the clock at the Ham Yard Hotel in London. It has 135 smaller clocks synchronized to create mesmerizing geometric patterns in between displaying the time in big block numbers. I could watch it all day. Paint drying and grass growing too. I'm a simple man. "You're b... / Continue →
  • May 1, 2014
    This is the $200 Nightmare Before Christmas themed cuckoo clock available from The Bradford Exchange. So don't go looking for it at Armani Exchange. It won't be there. $38 t-shirts? There will be a f***ing ton of those. Jack Skellington and Sally stand in front of the To... / Continue →
  • April 16, 2014
    This is a video from German watchmaker Nomos Glashütte of one of their modern watches being assembled. It was a treat to watch(!), mostly because I've always been fascinated with watchmaking (and collect vintage Doxas). Everything is so small. Did you know the jewels in a wa... / Continue →
  • April 15, 2014
    This is the Bradley, a $195 - $275 watch designed to be read by the blind, but one that's also sleek enough for anybody to want to wear. Hell, I can see 20/20 and I still want one. Hey Terry, eat shit you f***ing monster! *squinting* Wait -- is this not my Google Chat box? ... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2013
    This is a Knights of the Round Table themed timepiece designed by luxury watchmaker Roger Dubuis. As you can see, it features all the knights gathered around the table with their swords drawn ready to yell 'ONE, TWO, THREE -- FAIR MAIDEN TITS!' or whatever the hell their team ... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2013
    This is the $9,860 KudOktopus watch from designer Stefan Kudoke. It tells time but also look like an octopus. That's a good combination. Tells time but smells like shit? That's a bad combo. Sadly, watches are just jewelry now because everybody uses their phones for the tim... / Continue →
  • October 12, 2012
    This is the $500 Mass Effect N7 Ambassador Watch available for pre-order from the BioWare Store and manufactured by independently owned and operated Meister Watches, based right here out of Los Angeles. Maybe I'll pay them a visit...with a ski mask on! MWAHAHAHAHAHA! I'm jok... / Continue →
  • October 11, 2012
    Hoho, a literal DeLorean time machine -- zing! SHOOT ME AND SHOOT TO KILL. This is a $15,900 DeLorean timepiece made by Swiss watchmakers Romain Jerome. The bezel is actually made from stainless steel taken from an original DeLorean DMC-12. The piece is limited to 81 units,... / Continue →
  • September 25, 2012
    This is a series of limited edition Star Wars watches from Seiko. Each one is inspired by a different character in the franchise and costs around $1,800. *spitting coffee* That -- that is too much. Obviously nobody is gonna buy the C-3PO one despite the cool looking back so... / Continue →
  • August 2, 2012
    These are limited edition $325 Batman and Bane wristwatches from Diesel. I'm gonna be honest, for that price I kinda expected the Batman one to come with a mini-grappling hook and the Bane one to come with...I dunno, an explosives detonator or something. God, could you imagin... / Continue →
  • December 29, 2011
    Two professors (astrophysics and applied economics) at John Hopkins University have developed a calendar that allows every date to have a permanently synched day of the week on which it falls. Personally, I'm okay with this. Anything that makes my life simpler, I'm done for. ... / Continue →
  • January 11, 2011
    Got some leftover Christmas money burning a hole in your pocket? Check again. Haha, yeah I stole it when we were sitting next to each other. Also, I think I brushed your wiener. That was probably more action than you got in all of 2010 aside, this is Tokyoflash's latest des... / Continue →
  • December 1, 2010
    Tokyoflash just released four new designs in time for the holidays and they are, clockwise(!!!!!111) from top left: the Transit, Joypad, Lightspeed and RPM. The first three designs are available in both black and white (but NOT red all over. If yours is red all over you're pr... / Continue →