Posts Tagged 'timer'

Need An Hourglass? How About One For $12,000?

The Verge reported –

This is a safe space, okay? We’re going to talk about a $12,000 hourglass designed by Apple designer Marc Newson in this post, and I won’t judge you if you want it. But let me be straight up about my feelings: this thing is ridiculously expensive, and I don’t “get” it. I’m also a little lowbrow. As I mentioned, Newson created an Hourglass for Hodinkee that costs $12,000. Only 100 are being made. Each is custom created in a glass factory. The hourglass is filled with 1,249,996 “nanoballs” that are 0.66mm in diameter and made of solid stainless steel coated in copper. The hourglass times 10 minutes.

Continue reading and watch a video HERE.

US Government Thinks Wearing A Certain Casio Watch Is Evidence Of Terrorist Activity – WTF?

From Wikipedia –

According to The Guardian, “the Casio F-91W digital watch was declared to be ‘the sign of al-Qaida’ and a contributing factor to continued detention of prisoners by the analysts stationed at Guantánamo Bay. Briefing documents used to train staff in assessing the threat level of new detainees advise that possession of the F-91W – available online for as little as £4 – suggests the wearer has been trained in bomb making by al-Qaida in Afghanistan.” United States Military intelligence officials have identified the F91W as a watch that terrorists use when constructing time bombs.

See the list of detainees HERE

 


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