Shock clock jolts you awake

The sadistic trend continues

WebcreationUK

The alarm-clock sadists are at it again. Someone somewhere is having a grand time thinking up ways to rudely awaken us, literally, whether it be making clocks that run away or force us to disarm fake bombs .

But this new one crosses the line into a bizarre experiment in cruelty, if you ask us. (Which no one ever does, of course.) The "Shocking Alarm Clock" does just what its name implies: When you hit the button to turn it off, it gives you a "minor electrical shock" just for kicks--and you pay $30 for the privilege of this abuse.

We hope that it's been tested for safety, but it should be noted that Newlaunches says it's "unsuitable for epilepsy patients as well as those that use pacemakers."

About the author

    Mike Yamamoto is an executive editor for CNET News.com.

     

    Join the discussion

    Conversation powered by Livefyre

    Don't Miss
    Hot Products
    Trending on CNET

    Don't miss out

    Join CNET for an exclusive live-stream chat with Google Lunar XPrize teams

    Five representatives from the finalist Milestone teams will tell us how they plan to get to the moon and win $30 million next year. You won't want to miss this exclusive CNET event.