This morning while cleaning up my office, I came across an old sketchbook from one of my design classes in college, circa ~1999. In it was a gem of a product idea (if I do say so myself). Without further adieu, here it is: The Self-Hiding Alarm Clock:
Update 2: (+2 min) then there’s the Flying Digital Alarm Clock, which, in the words of the creator:
In pursuit of waking excellence… meet the alarm with a difference! Flying Alarm Clock. SAVE BIG! By its very purpose, the “perfect” alarm clock must be able to outwit the human who sets it! An interesting challenge, to say the least. This Flying Alarm Clock comes as close as I’ve seen. When the alarm goes off, a helicopter flies into the air, carrying the key to turn off the alarm. The only way to silence the alarm is to get out of bed and find the key! The true late sleeper has finally met their match!
Incredible! via @hoosteen