DURR!


DURR is a watch that shivers, every five minutes. That's all it does. No hands to tell the time. It just shivers at set, five-minute intervals.

Its makers describe it as a kind of experiment to investigate how we perceive the passage of time: "We made Durr to explore how we perceive 5 minutes in different situations. By markedly shivering every 5 minutes, it creates a haptic rythm to make us notice the changing tempo of time."

They're currently sold out. So you'll have to wait to get yours.

     Posted By: Alex - Tue Jan 14, 2014
     Category: Inventions





Comments
Can't you do this with one of those fancy text phones everyone's got in their pocket these days?
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 01/14/14 at 10:51 AM
I need this--only then will my life be complete.
Posted by crc on 01/14/14 at 11:50 AM
At first I thought this would be a good gift for a blind friend. But its lack of telling the hour seems a drawback. Perhaps it could be modified to "shake" the hour at the quarters? Just a thought.
Posted by KDP on 01/14/14 at 12:00 PM
I have children, so I do not need anything else to annoy me thanks.
@KDP, they make watches for the blind that actually tell (verbally) the time already.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 01/14/14 at 09:13 PM
Just a gentle reminder that 5 more minutes of your life have gone.
Posted by dumbledoor on 01/15/14 at 05:19 AM
Hmmm ... now where could one possibly strap this on besides the wrist ??
Posted by BrokeDad in Midwest US on 01/15/14 at 03:56 PM
OMG BD I can not believe that never even occurred to me! I'm slipping, I might get my pervert card revoked at this rate. :lol:
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 01/15/14 at 10:33 PM
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