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As a huge fan of TokyoFlash, I love weird and wonderful ways of telling time. Time is stranger than we like to acknowledge, why not monkey with it more, taunt it? This objet d’heure moves around to mark the hours. A continuous line of verse skirts the edge and the clock moves to rest on the word of the hour (literally). Of course, with just hours marked, you have to forgo that whole hours and minutes nonsense.

Clock n’ roll

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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