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Articles tagged with: alarm

Wind-Powered Watch, Eh? Count Me In!

While most watches require a battery to operate, this one won’t require you to visit the repairman anytime soon! The watch pictured on the left was designed by Julien Moise and operates solely on wind power. The watch has a red turbine wheel that encircles the watch’s dial. When the wearer wants to check the time, he or she will simply blow on the turbine, allowing the watch to generate enough power to display the time on a digital screen.

Want A Personal ATM In Your Home For Less Than $50?

Have you ever cared to see what a “piggy bank” might look like these days? Don’t worry, there is no reference to Angry Birds here! It looks like this generation of kids will get a significant amount of ATM depositing and withdrawing experience with this new “Personal ATM.” The Personal ATM (as the name hints), works very similar to a bank’s ATM.

There is one feature, however, that proves to be a bit more useful than a real ATM. Users will be able to set a target date or a target amount of money, so you won’t be too tempted to splurge your savings. Of course, whatever money you have in that machine will not generate interest, unfortunately.

Water Alarm, Never Waste Water Again!

I’m sure I am not the only one when it comes to leaving the faucet on while I brush my teeth. It’s not that I don’t care about water waste, it has usually been that I was just not paying attention. Wasting water is no light issue however, and states (such as California) are facing a water crisis so it is important to save every last drop, if possible.

What can sometimes even be more harmful to our water supply is forgetting to turn off a hose or not paying attention…