Saturday, April 18, 2009


In my work as an engineer, I come across a lot of cool stuff. I scan the gadget blogs and slashdot, and ever now and then come across something that The kind of thing that you look at for a moment, then realize the brilliance, and take your hat off (figuratively) to the inventor. Unlike idiotic patents for things like swinging on a swing, a peanut and butter sandwich, or the murky realm of business method patents, these kinds of finds truly deserve a patent and all that comes with it.

Case in point:

To compensate for daylight savings time, just tip the clock, which moves the 12 o'clock position by one hour forward or back.

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