Rubber hand alarm clock is a rude awakening

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Weird Of The Week: This is part of a series of articles that looks at some of the most bizarre and niche business ideas we see here at Springwise.

For many of us, waking up is one of life's more difficult daily obstacles. We have seen everything from death threats, vibrators, and fragrance help sleepy heads face the dreaded chore. Now Swedish entrepreneur Simone Giertz has launched a line of rubber hand alarm clocks that will wake users up with slaps in the face. The Wake Up Machine is built with a simple Arduino Uno board, which connects to a motor. The motor is attached to a rubber arm and activated by an alarm clock. When it is time to wake up, the motor will cause the arm to…

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