We can't speak for everyone here, but when dreaming about surfing the galaxy on our robot jet dog with integrated ice cream machine, the last thing we need is a military chopper waking us up. We don't fear the sounds of this helicopter alarm clock or the cut of its blades that launch into the air—Fido can take care of those just fine—we just fear waking up to a world in which man and his robot dog don't have their marriage recognised by intergalactic law. Here's a clip of the alarm clock in action:
Helicopter Alarm Clock Wakes You to the Sound of Mechanical Death
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