Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
h a l f b a k e r y
0.5 and holding.

idea: add, search, annotate, link, view, overview, recent, by name, random

meta: news, help, about, links, report a problem

account: browse anonymously, or get an account and write.



Buddhist Wristwatch

Timekeeping for the Beginner's Mind
  [vote for,

Buddhist texts indicate that we have been re-incarnated since "beginningless time". This clock is an alternative to the Big Bang Clock which assumes a universe with bounded time (at least on one end).

The Buddhist wristwatch has a single hand that sweeps around the perimiter in a smooth, continuous motion. There are no tick marks or labels, as the time is always Now.

muppetboy, Nov 24 2002

N:OW Clock http://www.halfbake...idea/N_3aOW_20Clock
"...the time is always now." [tyskland, Oct 04 2004]


       You could just paint the hand on.
bristolz, Nov 24 2002

       No, the hand should move, to indicate the passage of time, but the label saying "Now" should move around the watch face with the hand.
hippo, Nov 24 2002

       You can buy plenty of wristwatches with no tick marks or numbers.
DrCurry, Nov 24 2002

       I prefer to call the govt. service on the phone that says:   

       "At the third stroke it will be now, precisely."   

       ......Or buy a parrot that can say "now" for a talking-buddha-clock!
not_only_but_also, Jun 17 2004

       can we have a super strong shaolin monk version you can break stacks of tiles with?
etherman, Jun 17 2004

       I definately think that the hand should move slightly faster than you would expect a "seconds" hand to move this would emphisise the futility of trying to understand it. If it is any consequence I have an Azan Alarm Clock that I bought for a joke on holiday.
PainOCommonSense, Jun 17 2004


back: main index

business  computer  culture  fashion  food  halfbakery  home  other  product  public  science  sport  vehicle