Defy the laws of physics with this paradoxical hourglass that counts down by moving the “sand” upwards instead of down (see what I did there?). Of course, it’s not really sand that goes in reverse—click here to find out the big secret.
Shown on the photo to your left is the Paradox Anti-Gravity Timer. It retails for $19.95 over at What on Earth. It’s meant to be a tea timer so there’s are helpful time guide inscribed on the sides to ensure you steep your tea to the correct strength and flavor.
Also has clear markings indicating how much time has passed. Measures 2.75 inches high.