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  • 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 the Excalibur wristwatch crafted by watchmaker Roger Dubuis (previously: this version from 2013 which I kind of like more). It features the twelve knights of the round table with their swords drawn while they all solemnly swear to protect fair maidens from sorcerers an... / Continue →
  • April 28, 2015
    Rounding out the entirety of our Apple Watch coverage (which consists of the previous post and this one), here's a video of an Apple Watch being submerged in liquid nitrogen, then getting smacked with a sledgehammer. So if you ever wondered if a super cold Apple Watch can surv... / Continue →
  • April 28, 2015
    This is a video of Tom Dickson from Blendtec turning a new Apple Watch into a pile of cancerous dust in a blender. So if you were wondering if an Apple Watch is blendable, the answer is yes. Still, it would have been infinitely cooler to see Tom try to blend that watch while ... / Continue →
  • April 3, 2015
    This is the $36,000 robotic desk clock available from MB&F. The piece is limited to 99 pieces, or $3,560,000 in gross profit provided they sell them all. For reference, that is more than I would make in my entire life if I lived to be 800. Did I mention it just tells time? ... / Continue →
  • November 20, 2014
    This is the Flux Capacitor wristwatch available from ThinkGeek ($50). The flux capacitor actually flashes to tell the time, and the date is displayed on the time circuit LCD display below the capacitor. Hold on, I'll just copy the explanation while I eat one of the saddest ga... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2014
    This is Van Cleef & Arpels' $245,000 *coughing up tuna salad on rye* Complication Poétique Midnight Planétarium, a watch with a 369-piece movement that displays our solar system's visible planets moving around the watch's face in real-time. The shooting star also tells regular... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2013
    This is the (currently $99 for a limited time) Intoxicated watch from TokyoFlash. It has a functional breathalyzer built in so you know how crunk you are. The unit reads blood alcohol content in 0.02% increments from 0 to 0.20%. For reference, 0.08% is the typical legal driv... / 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 →
  • 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 →
  • January 25, 2012
    This is Tokyoflash's latest design, the $179 Kisai Optical Illusion. Clever name. The time is always visible by training your eyes to pick out the bars that are traveling in the opposite direction as all the others. Oooooooor by cheating and pushing the touchscreen so the re... / Continue →
  • December 13, 2011
    This is the $90 Click Keypad watch. It was made to look like the number pad of a computer keyboard and tells the time by blinking the corresponding numbers in order. Plus you can actually click the keys if you want to pretend like you're hacking an ATM or something to impress... / Continue →
  • July 24, 2011
    Barg, Brad and kw -- congratulations guys, you're today's big winners! Although truthfully, it was probably Tokyoflash that came out on top what with the exposure and all. Exposure, LOL *flashes mammies* So yeah, somebody else send me something cool to give away. Preferably ... / Continue →
  • July 6, 2011
    Words: they'll never hurt me like sticks and stones. And, okay, the stove. But now you can tell time wif dem! And Tokyoflash's latest, the Kisai Kaidoku, does just that. It's the second fan design submitted to Tokyoflash's Design Challenge blog to become reality (the first ... / Continue →
  • June 16, 2011
    This is a conceptual Tokyoflash watch with a built-in breathalyzer for determining your sobriety. You know, I actually used to own a breathalyzer that I'd leave out whenever we threw a party so people could see how drunk they were. One time a friend got so wasted he blew a 0.... / 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 →
  • June 27, 2010
    This is a $135 EOS Mixtape Watch (that looks fairly similar to THIS tape watch). For those of you born yesterday, it looks like a cassette tape, which was a popular audio format from yesteryear before the advent of holographic music discs and iProds. OMG I USED TO MAKE THE BE... / Continue →