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Steampunk Gearwork Sand Timer

By: on October 30, 2017
$20.99
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Flip over Doktor Schmerling's gearwork sand timer and as the grains drop, its gears will churn wider and wider, opening a portal to an alternate steampunk dimension in 1880s London.

Or it will just tell you when your eating timeout for "hogging all the ribs like a starving mongrel" is over, and you can come back to the dinner table.

For the record, I do not eat like a starving mongrel. I just like my mama's ribs.

The steampunk sand timer stands a desktop-sized 6-1/8" tall. It's made from designer composite resin that's been hand painted and polished. Run time is 5 minutes.

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The Cache Belt

$25 - $95 from Wazoo Survival Gear »

Sometimes you need a fishing hook in the middle of Denali. Sometimes you need a bottle opener in the middle of a Monday morning meeting. The Cache Belt can help you out with both lifesavers in both spots. Plus a needle...

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Vibrating Ring Alarm Clock

Ring is a vibrating alarm clock that fits over the finger to gently and noiselessly rip slumberers from their states of peace. It is ideal for couples, the hearing impaired, and people who associate the sound of their...

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ACME Crates

$150 - $495 from Acme »

I know ACME Crates look like ammo cans filled with manly items of EDC and EDB (Everyday Battle!) but what they really are is...no, wait. That's exactly what they are. ACME Crates are curated collections of tools you might...

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The Ring Clock

$349 - $399 from Ring Clock »

August 2013 Update: Thanks to crowdfunding campaigns, concept products are making their segues into reality much quicker these days. Two years ago, the Ring Clock emerged from a Moving Innovation challenge set forth by...

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Zen Nixie Tube Clock

$1,625 - $2,005 from Dalibor Farny »

Dalibor Farny. Now that's a great name. I'm thinking of using Dalibor for the name of my next pet. That's how great I think the name is. Is that beside the point? Yes. What's right on top of the point then? That he makes...

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Colibri Mechanized Kinetic Hummingbird Sculpture

Colibri the wooden hummingbird is a stunning addition to the world of kinetic sculptures. And DIY. And CNC machining. And gears. I don't really have anything more clever or insightful to say about it, because watching...

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S-76 Ampratite Plasma Pistol

Discontinued

Does depressing the S-76 Ampratite Plasma Pistol's spring steel trigger really release unstable and highly reactive Zephane gas for co-mingling with exposed Ampratite crystals, the consequences of which generate an intense...

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Nightmare Before Christmas Cuckoo Clock

$199.95 from Amazon »

When the clock strikes the hour in the world of The Nightmare Before Christmas it's not a little bird that pops out to tweet Cuckoo! but a little Zero ghost-dog that pops out to the tune of "This Is Halloween." Like the...

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Brocade Dinner & Smoking Jacket

$625 from Etsy »

Come on, Cousin Larry, don't be re-dikoolous, this is a niiiice jacket. I would wear it to my wedding. And I'd definitely wear it to your wedding. Machete 'N' Sons' Brocade Dinner & Smoking Jackets are part of their Decadence...

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Gas-Powered LED Wings

$1,060 from Etsy »

Gas-powered mechanical wizard John Paul Rishea of Bionic Concepts follows up his Exo-Gauntlet Exoskeleton with this set of searing blue LED wings waiting to be scooped up by the first fancier of flight with $830. The...

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Star Wars Return of the Jedi Wall Clock

$199.95 from Amazon »

The only thing missing from this Return of the Jedi wall clock is an R2-D2 head that pops out on the hour to go, Bee-boo-boop-coo-koo! Otherwise, it's all there. Electroluminescent lightsabers and LED glow from within:...

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Rhei Liquid Display Clock

By: Rhei »

First thing's first: if you want to see what's so special about Rhei, fast forward to 1:50 in the above video to bypass the dramatic buildup and jump straight to the action flow....