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Dances with llamas

In southern Sweden, scene of recent sheep-killing incidents perpetrated by wolves, llamas are being introduced to see if they will kick wolf-butt and protect the sheep. In the US, the guard llama is becoming a more common "first line of defense" on ranches. [more inside]
posted by Wordshore on Apr 23, 2013 - 64 comments

"It's supposed to make my mornings even dreamier."

Little Rooster is the world's first alarm clock specifically designed to wake you up smiling. By waking you with pleasure. "The raciest alarm clock in the world." [more inside]
posted by heatherann on Apr 20, 2013 - 65 comments

Wake up wake up wake up

Cat Alarm Clock SLYT
posted by Cool Papa Bell on Apr 17, 2012 - 41 comments

Tramps, Loafers and Unemployables

Past solutions for The Vagrancy Problem focused on labour houses and farm colonies to strip the highways of "the homeless and confirmed idlers."[pdf] But times have changed and society has progressed. [more inside]
posted by chococat on Feb 18, 2010 - 8 comments

Rube Goldberg Alarm Clock

Finding it hard to get out of bed this morning? You might consider building your own Rube Goldberg Alarm Clock. (3:17 video)
posted by ColdChef on May 6, 2007 - 26 comments

ā€œIā€™m so sorry to disturb you sir, but it appears to be morning. Very inconvenient, I agree. I believe it is the rotation of the earth that is to blame, Sir.ā€

Always wanted to wake up with Stephen Fry? Now you can, with the - in itself quite interesting - VOCO Clock.
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane on Mar 1, 2007 - 21 comments

Brilliant.

Clocky. An MIT student has designed an alarm clock with built-in wheels and motion sensors. Upon hitting the snooze button, Clocky will roll of your nighttable, bump around your room, and hide, forcing you to have to get up and look for him instead of hitting the button again.
posted by XQUZYPHYR on Mar 29, 2005 - 38 comments

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