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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 →