Back in the '60s, it may have been acceptable—even applauded—to keep a large bowl of weed proudly displayed on your coffee table.
These days, a little discretion can't hurt. But there's a better receptacle for storing cannabis than your sock drawer.
It's called Keep, and it's a smart storage option that'll let you keep your stash in plain sight without anyone being the wiser. It's available for pre-order now and should begin shipping this spring.
From the outside, Keep looks like an alarm clock. Because, well, it is an alarm clock—its LED display shows the time and the outdoor temperature. And its sleek design, available in black or white, lets it blend seamlessly into your home as an accent on an end table, nightstand or bookshelf.
But inside, it's got technology that allows you, and only you, to access the goods. Biometric security means that Keep can be unlocked via facial recognition or a data-encrypted app. Wifi and Bluetooth let you monitor the gadget from anywhere in the world. And you can even receive push notifications through the corresponding app if anyone moves it or tries to open it.
Once you're in, you'll find organization pods to help you keep products separated, plus a built-in scale for weighing inventory, a rolling tray and a little space for accessories. And, similar to a humidor, there are temperature and humidity monitors so you can maintain the best ecosystem for your precious plants and edibles.
All that in an 8.75-inch wide clock that can sit discreetly in the same room as your mom or an untrustworthy roommate.
Who hopefully aren't one and the same.