Summary: 12 of the best alarm clocks for heavy sleepers…
[dropcap style="2"]I[/dropcap]t’s time to get up and go to work, but you’re in the middle of having that great dream where you win a gold medal at the next Olympic games. What do you do when you need to get up but you just aren’t able to by conventional means?
People around the world use alarm clocks, but this itself is not effective enough most of the time. Either you hit the snooze button, or you wait until your alarm rings 20 times or for one minute and it stops automatically by itself.
This article presents 12 of the best alarm clocks for heavy sleepers. These clocks will help you get out of bed, and stir you up to get you awake. Also comes with a nice juicy tip at the end of the article…
01. GONG ALARM CLOCK
This special alarm clock wakes you up by appealing to your sense of never wanting to lose. Especially perfect for fans of boxing and martial arts. The alarm features the voice of a referee trying to wake you up. You are a boxer who is down for the count, and the referee will count until ten before you have lost the game. Within that time, you have to wake up and knock on the gong with the hammer to stop it. Challenge yourself and rise to the occasion…
(via PR Times)
02. DANCE DANCE REVOLUTION ALARM CLOCK
If you’ve played Dance Dance Revolution before, you’ll understand how this alarm clock works. Once it starts ringing, it won’t stop unless you play a little dance game with it using your fingers. Your fingers will have to dance and match the sequence of flashing lights that come up in order to get the ringing to stop.
(via Oh Gizmo)
03. MONEY SHREDDING ALARM CLOCK
If meeting a challenge isn’t enough to wake you up in the morning, how about incurring a loss? This alarm clock is designed so that if you don’t get up quickly, it’s going to shred your money into pieces. And if using money isn’t enough, you might want to consider using something even more important, like a $1000 plane ticket.
04. CARPET ALARM CLOCK
A big difference from the traditional alarm clock where you have to press something to turn it off. This alarm clock requires that you step on it in order to stop the ringing, and it’s shaped like a carpet so that it fits right in with your bedroom decor. For a greater challenge, place the alarm clock farther away from your bed.
This alarm clock makes it harder for you to turn it off. When it’s time to wake up, this alarm will start ringing really loudly, and shoot the propeller off. You have to get up and find the propeller and put it back onto the clock in order to turn the alarm off. By the time you do so, you’ll really be awake…
A really fun and cute alarm clock that makes you chase it alarm. After you press on the snooze button once, this alarm is designed to roll off its platform and run around the room while beeping and flashing. To turn it off, you’ll have to chase it around and that should get you more awake than before…
(via Nanda Home)
The Sonic Boom Sonic Bomb alarm clock is not your standard alarm clock. It features an extra loud alarm that is boasted to go up to 113db, along with flashing alarm lights that will really make it seem like an emergency is coming along. The key highlight though is perhaps the super-charged bed shaker that comes with the alarm clock. It’ll vibrate and shake you right out of bed…
(via Sonic Alert)
08. HOT BACON ALARM CLOCK
Instead of getting yourself woken up by the startling sound of an alarm, how about getting yourself up through the use of some freshly cooked bacon. This alarm clock allows you to place a strip of pre-cooked bacon overnight within it, and when the times comes, it’ll the cook the bacon for you and alert you as to when it is ready.
09. SHAPE UP DUMBBELL ALARM CLOCK
This alarm clock concept will get you awake, and keep you fit and healthy while doing it too. The Shape Up Dumbbell Alarm Clock is shaped like a dumb bell. Once it starts ringing, you will have to do 30 upward swings of the dumbbell in order to get it to stop. This will help you to develop stronger arms too.
10. BRAIN TEASERS IQ ALARM CLOCK
Turning off the IQ alarm clock is not as easy as simply pushing a button. In order to get the ringing to stop, you will have to solve a series of brain teaser IQ questions. Fortunately though, they’re multiple choice question, but you’ll still have to rouse your mind a bit and focus in order to solve them…
(via Yanko Design)
11. COFFEE TIME ALARM CLOCK
Similar in concept to the bacon alarm clock, this clock wakes you up with the smell of fresh coffee. Set your wake up time, and smell the difference when it’s time for you to get up. Drink your coffee right after that. Great for people who can’t do a thing until they have their daily sip of coffee…
(via Yanko Design)
12. TWIST ALARM CLOCK
The Twist Alarm Clock will stimulate your mind and have you wide awake by the time you’re done. In order to turn the alarm off, you’ll have to twist and turn the alarm clock in order to solve the maths puzzle. Also a great gift for math lovers…
(via Oh Gizmo)