Your phone automatically updates to the correct time wherever you might be. Shouldn't your watch do the same? That's the premise behind the Casio Edifice Bluetooth Watch. Using a Bluetooth connection to your phone, it automatically updates itself four times a day, setting not only the main dial to the correct local time, but also the second time zone subdial, as well as the day and date. You can switch the time between the two using a single button, and also use the watch to track down your phone. Other features include a solar charging system that can use even fluorescent lights for power, 3D rounded indices and a 3D globe dial that shows the time in relation to the Earth's rotation, and a sturdy metal body that's water resistant to 100 meters.
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While 2008 may still be a couple of months off, you can get your planning started early with the Architecture 2008 Wall Calendar ($14). The 12" square calendar offers color photos of fantastic architecture from around the world, and also features the phases of the moon in its grid.
If you're sick of seeing Moleskines come out of everybody's pocket, feast your eyes on the rugged-looking Field Notes Memo Books ($10/3-pack). These soft-covered notebooks are filled with 48 pages of crisp graph paper, perfect for your to-do list or any of the "Practical Applications" suggested inside the back cover — such as Treasure Maps, Gambling Debts, and Half-Ass Calculations. The made-in-the-USA notebooks are the perfect fit for your back pocket, while the brown cover and old-school Futura type will make you look more like an adventurer than a follower.