A New Spin On The Sands Of Time

Eying the clock during the workday is stressful, but Studio Ayaskan - a London-based design company - has a solution. A desktop clock that combines a conventional analog timekeeper with a Zen Garden:

Instead of reading numbers, you can tell time by reading the patterns in the sand. And if it breaks, you could convert it into a desktop sand castle.

This is part of a Civilized series on elevating your desk accessories. Check out the Mini Museum and the hand-crafted NES Emulator.

h/t Mental Floss, Hype Beast


On Flatbush Avenue, tucked amidst the nexus of four iconic Brooklyn neighborhoods (Park Slope, Boerum Hill, Fort Greene, and Prospect Heights), medical cannabis company Citiva opened up their newest location at the turn of the new year. Walking through the shiny glass door, you’re first struck by the sleek tidiness of the front lobby. Both the dispensary's resident pharmacist and receptionist greet visitors as they clear patients (as does any medical dispensary in the country) before allowing them through to the retail room.

Can we see some ID please?

You must be 19 years of age or older to enter.