A Truly Effective Snooze Button For those who oversleep, MIT has come up with a specially designed alarm clock, described in this week's issue of New Scientist. When you hit the snooze button, the alarm clock jumps off the table -- and rolls away on little wheels. When the alarm rings the next time, you have to spend so much time finding the clock, you're awake.
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A Truly Effective Snooze Button

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A Truly Effective Snooze Button

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A Truly Effective Snooze Button

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For those who oversleep, MIT has come up with a specially designed alarm clock, described in this week's issue of New Scientist. When you hit the snooze button, the alarm clock jumps off the table — and rolls away on little wheels. When the alarm rings the next time, you have to spend so much time finding the clock, you're awake.