6 Annoying Alarm Clocks Guaranteed To Get You Up

Bye bye, morning lie-ins

The Ruggie
23 Jan 2016

The Ruggie

This nifty invention will drag you out of your bed — to deactivate the alarm that’s built into this rug, you have to stand on it for at least 3 seconds.

 

Banclock
23 Jan 2016

Banclock

Time is money, and so is extra shut-eye. You’ll have to feed this alarm clock with coins to buy extended snooze time.

Dumbbell alarm clock
23 Jan 2016

Dumbbell alarm clock

It takes 30 bicep curls to get this alarm clock to stop screeching. We bet those bingo wings will be gone in no time.

Sleep If U Can
23 Jan 2016

Sleep If U Can

With this app, you set up the alarm by “registering” a photo of an area of your home. Once the alarm is set, the only way to make it stop is to get out of bed and take a photo of that area. How infuriating is that?

Puzzle alarm clock
23 Jan 2016

Puzzle alarm clock

Solve a puzzle to switch off this app’s alarm — take your pick from math equations, memory cards, pattern puzzles and Captcha.

Wake N Shake
23 Jan 2016

Wake N Shake

This alarm app requires you to shake your phone until all the markings on your screen have disappeared. With all that physical exertion, there’s no way you’ll fall back asleep.

Are you in the habit of missing your morning appointments because you can never hear your alarm clock, or do you hit the snooze button way too many times before you actually rise and shine? Here’s good (and bad) news: No matter how heavy a sleeper you are, one of these merciless alarm clocks is sure to wake you up.

Some will put you through a mini workout, and one might even make you smarter. But no matter which you choose, you’re sure to clock in at work on the dot!

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