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Midnight Planetarium Watch

Priced at $245K, Midnight Planetarium is one of the coolest time pieces you'll ever see. Created by Van Cleef & Arpels in partnership with Christiaan van der Klaauw, it features the 6 closest planets in our solar system accurately rotating around the Sun. This watch contains 396 individual parts and boasts planets that are represented by precious and semi-precious stones, ranging from red jasper to serpentine and turquoise. That's not all, a "lucky day" function uses the bezel to let owners to select any day of the year as the special day, and the Earth will fall underneath the painted star on the watch's crystal on that day every year. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including what bartenders really think about your Tinder dates.

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Apple Watch Tesla

The Apple Watch is set to ship in April, but developers are all hard at work in hopes of creating the next Flappy Bird, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. Eleks Labs has other things in mind, like an app that can be used to control the Tesla Model S. Some of the basic functions include displaying battery life, charging status, mileage left, temperature, and even if the doors are locked. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Android Wear Smart Watch

Moto 360 owners rejoice!. While there's big hype over the upcoming Apple Watch, Google's Android Wear has been alive and kicking for quite some time now. In addition to the plethora of health apps out for the smart watches, there are also quite a few games, including a Game Boy Color emulator. Programmer Corbin says: "This part introduces you to ADB and manually installing applications. This will not void your warranty on your watch, and this works with any Android Wear watch. This may seem long, but that's just because I've explained everything in great detail for beginner users." Read more here or continue reading to see five games you can play now.

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LaFerrari Watch

You'd think a watch that costs $300,000 would at the very least have a hologram projection option, but not the Hublot MP-05 LaFerrari. Limited to just 50-units worldwide, this timepiece comes with a sapphire crystal face, shaped to be reminiscent of the car's outline, and a total of 637 components powering the movement of the watch. That's not all, the MP-05 features a 50-day power reserve, a world record for hand-wound Tourbillon wristwatches. Eleven series-coupled barrels, set in a spine formation down the center of the watch, work together to keep the watch turning for up to seven weeks at a time. Continue reading for a hands-on video and more information.

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Iron Samurai Watch

This Japanese-inspired Iron Samurai Faceless LED Watch is currently being offered for only $5.98 shipped, today only, originally priced at $59.99. According to the manufacturer, this watch is: "A chilling blue Japanese inspired LED watch from an entropic tomorrow which gives its master below zero Kelvin supremacy by blurring the boundaries of how temporal intelligence (time) is shown." Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on video and more information.

Notable features:
  • Faceless unique design.

  • LED display of current time.

  • Time & Date functions.

  • Top row displays hour - Bottom row displays minutes.

  • Quartz Movement.


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Invicta Blue Dragon

Invicta's 11549 Blue Dragon 18G Gold Watch is currently being offered for only $139.99 shipped, this weekend only, originally priced at $1395. It features a stainless steel case with an 18K gold ion-plated stainless steel bracelet and a uni-directional rotating yellow gold ion-plated bezel. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on detailed video and more information.

Notable features:
  • Swiss quartz movement.

  • Flame-fusion crystal; blue resin case with stainless steel back; 18k gold ion-plated stainless steel bracelet with blue resin center links.

  • Gold tone second hand.

  • Blue and white dial with blue dragon insignia, gold tone hands and blue hour markers; luminous; unidirectional 18k gold ion-plated stainless steel bezel and crown.

  • Water resistant to 330 feet (100 M): suitable for snorkeling, as well as swimming, but not diving.


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Lucien Piccard Watch

Lucien Piccard's "Sevilla" Watch is currently being offered for only $55.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $695. Lucien Piccard has been handcrafting fine timepieces for generations. Founded in 1923 in Switzerland, Lucien Piccard timepieces have adorned royalty, dignitaries and celebrities worldwide. Product page. Continue reading for a 360-degree video preview and more information.

Notable features:
  • Rose gold-tone watch featuring grey dial with skeletonized subdial, exhibition caseback, and three-link bracelet.

  • Precise 21 jewels Chinese automatic movement with analog display.

  • Protective mineral crystal dial window.

  • Features Dauphine-style hands, logoed screw-down crown, and deployant clasp with push-button closure.

  • Water resistant to 330 feet (100 M): suitable for snorkeling, as well as swimming, but not diving.


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Apple Watch

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Available in early 2015 and priced from $349, the Apple Watch boasts a brand new user interface, different from the iPhone and iPad, complete with a 'digital crown.' Users can turn the crown to zoom in and out on a map, scroll through a list, or take the user back to the home screen when pressed. Tim Cook says, "It can be worn all day, in any occasion." It will come in three different trims: Apple Watch in silver, the Apple Watch Sport and the Apple Watch Edition, which sports an 18-karat gold finish. Continue reading for more hands-on images, another video and additional information.

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Stuhrling Classic Winchester

Stuhrling's Classic Winchester Skeleton Watch is currently being offered for only $79.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $525. A durable synthetic sapphire crystal provides a window into the automatic self-wind movement. The combination of black leather and stainless steel makes this a decidedly masculine watch that deserves a place in your collection. Product page. Continue reading for more detailed images and information.

Notable features:
  • Stainless steel round shaped case with onion style crown at the twelve o'clock position.

  • Protective krysterna crystal on front and back.

  • Skeleton movement with numbers 12, 3, 6, 9 on silvertone faceplate.

  • Black alligator embossed genuine leather strap with stainless steel buckle.

  • Water resistant to 165 feet (50 M): suitable for swimming and showering.


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The Japanese Iron Samurai LED Watch (2-Pack) is currently being offered for only $24.99, today only, originally priced at $129.99. With the simple press of a button, the watch will display the time with the hour illuminating in LED on top and the minutes illuminating in LED on the bottom. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on preview and more information

Notable features:
  • Faceless unique design, LED display of current time Time & Date functions.

  • Screen: Top and bottom row LED lights for time and date display.

  • You are going to get two different color led watches: Red and Blue

  • Material: steel Clasp: Exclusive fold over lock design.

  • Length: 180 mm with 18 segments for wrist adjustment Power: CR2016 (x1) pre-installed Size: 43 x 25 x 13mm.


[via Amazon]

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