Countact Lens Case Keeps An Eye On Your Contact's Lifespans

A contact lens case for disposable lenses with a built-in back-lit LCD timer with customizable delay so you know when to replace your lenses. That's about all I need to say about Countact. The battery's built-in, so you can't replace it when it dies after about 3 months: but you all know you should change your case… » 11/04/08 10:30am 11/04/08 10:30am

ECO Showerdrop Guilts You Into Taking Shorter Showers

In another attempt to shrink our global footprint, the ECO Showerdrop encourages you to quit your bad habit of taking girly showers (a.k.a. unnecessarily long showers). Unlike the Eco_Drop Shower » 10/27/08 10:00pm 10/27/08 10:00pm, which made you physically uncomfortable until you removed yourself from the shower, the ECO Showerdrop will beep, time…

Cupcake Kitchen Timer Might Get You a Batch of Cupcakes or Two

This might be the perfect device to get someone to make more cupcakes for you: The Cupcake Kitchen Timer, which at 3.5 inches tall is almost big enough to qualify as a cake. Or you know what? You could take a giant leap and makes some cupcakes yourself! Don't bite into this one, though—it's made of hand-painted resin.… » 10/22/07 1:01pm 10/22/07 1:01pm

CubeTimer Turns Cooking into a Craps Game

Roll the CubeTimer to determine how long you should cook the chicken. Roll it again to determine the length of time to bake the cupcakes. It is all a game of odds. All right, not really. This digital timer has four sides for 5, 15, 30 and 60 minutes. Place the timer with the desired cooking time up and the countdown… » 4/04/07 3:30pm 4/04/07 3:30pm

Simple, Yet Functional: Mark-My-Time Bookmark

Getting the kiddos to read can be in the pain in the ass sometimes—I should know, I have 13 kids (not really). But I can remember back in the day asking my mom over and over how much longer I had to read before going to play some Nintendo. The Mark-My-Time bookmark replaces the parent by including a countdown timer… » 1/24/07 12:00pm 1/24/07 12:00pm

Shower Monitor: Ruining Your Life in Eight Minutes or Less

The Waitek Shower Monitor is a timer that activates automatically when the water is turned on, and then after a predesignated time limit between five and eight minutes, it starts emanating an annoying honk that can be heard all over the house. The only way to turn off that beeper is to turn off the water for at least… » 6/09/06 8:22am 6/09/06 8:22am