Daylight Savings begins Sunday, March 10. This year, don't just advance your clock an hour, advance the art of timekeeping by switching to one of these twelve unconventional clocks.
A traditional clock's days are numbered. With this clock, enjoy time as text.
The gravity-defying Story Clock must be seen to be believed. This successful 2017 Kickstarter project features a levitating chrome sphere that orbits a wooden base at the time interval—minutes, hours, or years—of your choice.
Every passing minute on this clever clock delivers a slight pattern variation to stop and contemplate.
If you must begin the day with an alarm, perhaps try the "natural wake-up" provided by this ingenious sunrise-simulating machine.
Whether you're fascinated by the science of cold cathode display, nostalgic for obsolete technology, or just want a cool conversation piece in your living room, the vacuum tube Nixie Clock has you covered.
This sleek, modern sundial has an eco-friendly pedigree. It's made from recycled garden pots.
Depending on your morning mood, this is either the world's smartest or most annoying alarm clock. Regardless, there's no snoozing with Clocky.
Measure your day in mechanical clacks. Our favorite retro timepiece keeps wasted minutes in check.
This 24-hour video of construction workers continually rebuilding the time out of lumber and bolts is a mesmerizing piece of art. I took an old smartphone, installed this app, and now have a beautifully strange clock on my wall.
No, it won’t keep perfect time, but this laser-cut wooden clock is a lot of fun to build. And even more fun to show people
This clock uses an ingenious system of geometrical masking to convert the sun’s angle into a digital read-out of the time. Though the math for this sundial was worked out in the 1990s, it took the more recent advent of high-resolution 3D-printers to bring this magical device into being.
This easy-to-build kit comes with all the pieces you need to create a robotic clock that writes, erases, and rewrites the time on a small dry erase board.
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