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Finally, an Alarm Clock That's Good for Something (Coffee)

Barisieur is designed to 'stimulate the senses'

(Newser) - How soon after waking up do you like your morning coffee? If your answer is "before I wake up," then the Barisieur may be for you. The "designer coffee and tea alarm clock" will gently rouse you from your slumber with the sounds and aroma of coffee... More »

Hunter Wakes Up to Black Bear Chewing on His Head

Worst. Alarm Clock. Ever.

(Newser) - A hunter camping in central Idaho endured the worst alarm clock nature could devise when he woke up to a black bear biting his head. Idaho Fish and Game officials said in a statement Wednesday that 29-year-old Stephen Vouch of Boise had been hunting bighorn sheep with friends and awoke... More »

iPhone App Wakes You With Smell of Bacon

But you have to win an Oscar Mayer device to make it possible

(Newser) - The sizzle. The smell. The promise of bacon is enough to get most of us out of bed. And Oscar Mayer knows that. So it's created an iPhone dongle that plugs into your phone's headphone jack, and with the help of a companion iPhone app, releases the sound... More »

Is This the World's Most Perfect Alarm Clock?

Lark alarm 'works like a charm,' writes Katherine Boehret

(Newser) - The only thing worse than waking up for work is being jarred awake by the sound of your partner’s alarm clock ... well before you actually need to get up. The new Lark alarm clock and sleep sensor solves that problem, as long as you don’t mind shelling out... More »

Happy New Year! iPhone Alarms Fail

Not a great way to start off 2011

(Newser) - If you use your iPhone as an alarm clock, 2011 might have gotten off to a late start for you this morning. One-time iOS alarms failed around the world, Macworld reports. Twitter rumblings were picked up by blogs like Engadget and TiPb , and Jason Snell confirmed the problem for Macworld,... More »

Sleepy Golfer DQ'd for Missing Pro-Am Tee Time

Jim Furyk blames cellphone alarm for tardiness

(Newser) - Jim Furyk is the most newsworthy golfer of the day— sorry, Tiger —for something he didn't do: show up for his pro-am tee time. The third-ranked player's cellphone died overnight, and with it, his alarm, reports the Newark Star-Ledger . He overslept, but not by much, and was just 5... More »

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