Watches

MATRIX PowerWatch - Powered by Body Heat

$129 - $159 from MATRIX »

Three things come to mind when I see MATRIX's forthcoming PowerWatch: 1) The movie The Matrix; 2) The word "manpower," and 3) The saying, "If you want something done right, you better do it yourself." The MATRIX PowerWatch...

Nixie Tube Watch

$758.67 from Etsy »

Nixie analog watch faces and Nixie boring, flat digital displays. Readouts from cold cathode neon gas indicators are how I want to wear my time now. I've seen Nixie tubes turned into desktop clocks before (here, for example)...

BullToro Men's Analog Watch

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This watch is such a formidable beast they had to name it a bull twice. In two different languages. The 60MM BullToro Analog is a timepiece for men of grandeur and power. And also for those who shouldn't be left alone...

Traser H3 Translucent Tritium Watch

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Plunge into darkness, or dark waters up to 100' deep, without ever losing track of how many minutes it is until Better Call Saul starts with Traser's H3 Translucent Tritium Watch. The Swiss watchmaker so named its time...

BLOCKS Modular Smartwatch

$195 - $275 from blocks »

It's been a year-and-a-half since we first heard about BLOCKS and its plans to become the world's first modular smartwatch. Now, at last, the BLOCKS team is ready to sell us one. Sort of. BLOCKS has launched its Kickstarter...

ZIIIRO Celeste Watch

$129.99 from Amazon »

The ZIIIRO Celeste Watch looks like it grew up in MoMA. Artsy and minimalist, the design plays off of a pair of transparent colored discs that overlap both to create a small spectrum of shades and colors, and to tell...

Devon Star Wars Watch

$28,500 from Devon »

You like Star Wars. But how much do you like Star Wars? Like, put a dollar amount on it. Go ahead, take a second and do it...

DRIVE Watch

DRIVE is a watch for a MAN. In fact, I'm not sure timepieces get more MAN than Gus Petrikas' design concept. I could see this watch at home on the wrist of anyone from James Bond to LeBron James, Hugh Jackman to Captain...

Tesla Watch

$59.99 from ThinkGeek »

Induction motors, X-ray experimentation, the world's first RC boat. Nikola Tesla's contributions to the world were numerous and thrilling during his nearly 6 decades of scientific pursuit in New York. So it's strange...

Watch-Mounted Flashlight

$16 from Gearward »

I think 2 key characteristics of EDC items are: 1) Ultra-portable; and 2) Won't make me look like a douche. So when it comes to consistent access to a light, headlamps and EL wire hoodies are pretty much out. But a micro...

GrillTimer BBQ Timing Watch

$40 - $50 from Kickstarter »

Do you dive...your hands into rubs, sauces, slabs of ribs, sides of beef, and the hot coals of the BBQ you're going to use to cook them? Then the GrillWatch could be the perfect timer for just your type of diving. Based...

SureFire WristLight Watch & Flashlight

$498.99 from Amazon »

SureFire's 2211 is a variable-output LED WristLight. That means it won't just illuminate the time as you walk home from your one night stand, but will also alight the entire path in front of you as you stroll it (or skip...

Genie 03 Watch with Pop-Up Speedometer

$56,800 from Breva »

Rub on this Genie's house and out pops...a speedometer. It won't grant you 3 wishes, but the unexpected component of Breva's latest watch isn't a total anticlimax either. When in use, the Genie 03's pop-up speedometer...

Montblanc e-Strap - Smartwatch Band

Contemporary conundrum, first world problem, call it what you will, but the outpouring of smartwatches is creating a void on the wrists of those who who still admire and crave the aesthetics of a mechanical watch movement...

Prime Time Watch

$39.95 from Amazon »

Algebra geeks and numbers freaks rejoice: The Unemployed Philosophers Guild has divided the clock face and devised a watch just for you. The Prime Time Watch depicts time solely through prime numbers. Where the digits...

Analog Wood Watches

$149.99 from Analog Watch Co. »

Upcycling and eco-friendly practices are fast becoming commonplace in the design world. Sometimes even with results that aren't an abomination to the eye. Like Analog Watch Co.'s wood watches, which, on the contrary...

Flux Capacitor Watch

$99.99 from Amazon »

See, sometimes you can have too much of a good thing, but other times...you should turn every possible 21st century EDC item into a flux capacitor. That's ThinkGeek's current modus operandi. Hot on the heels of their...

HM6 Space Pirate Watch

$230k from MB&F »

You gotta have some balls to call your watch an "horological machine" and charge over $200 grand for it. And MB&F's HM6 Space Pirate is definitely a watch with balls. Five of them, to be exact. The timepiece's transparent...

Tikker Countdown to Death Watch

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Here's a swell gift for the person you hate most in life. The Tikker watch is set to countdown to its wearer's death. Oh sure, its creators try to spin it as a timepiece of happiness. The box even reads, "Tikker: The...

Tatooine Sand Watch

Discontinued

The Tatooine Sand Watch isn't just a wristwatch made with actual sand (a feat in and of itself), it's a wristwatch made with actual Tatooine sand. Collected directly from the desert planet's own grounds. Also known as...

Grovemade Wood Watch

$239 from Grovemade »

Grovemade says its forthcoming wood watches will encourage wearers to look at their smartphones less, and I basically agree with that statement. I mean, on the condition that Rosie Huntington-Whiteley isn't on my smartphone...

Steampunk Flip-Top Watch Cuffs

$315 from Etsy »

Steampunk Design is not F'ing around with these watch cuffs. Custom-designed, custom-built, and hand-assembled, the flip-top timepieces are a sight to behold even if you're not a steampunk groupie. It's kind of like how...

Recon 6 Utility Watch

$275 - $375 from Recon 6 »

The Recon 6 may be the only useful thing ever to come out of watching reality TV. Tim Ralston created his utility watch following a conversation he had with friends about being stranded on a remote island. A conversation...

Ritot Projection Watch

$120 from Ritot »

August 2014 Update: Sadly, it appears that the Ritot watch is yet another crowdfunding scam. Thanks to commenter Bea Foroni for posting this article summarizing why Ritot technology isn't currently possible, and the bizarre...