Gift Ideas for the Geek
Who comes to mind when you think about geeks? Perhaps some of your friends or family members are math whizzes, science nerds, or are just super smart. Take a peek at the gifts below; the elves selected these gifts with your beloved geeks in mind. (Psst… If your friends are ardent Star Wars fans or devout Doctor Who fanatics, click here for Star Wars gifts and here for Doctor Who gifts.)
Inspired by the perennially popular game, the colorful graphic on this Tetris mug transforms when filled with a hot beverage.
Filled with iron-based particles, this Super Magnetic Putty is just that—super magnetic. When placed near the magnet (included), the putty will slowly stretch and engulf the magnet. When you click the link above, be sure to check out the video of the putty in action!
An excellent stocking stuffer for any child of the 1980s, these Pac-Man paperclips pay homage to the classic game.
Turn telling time into a fun math puzzle with this Mathematics Blackboard Pop Quiz Clock.
For the science geek in your life, this beaker mug is made from thick borosilicate glass that has graduations that measure up to 200mL.
Put your loved one’s puzzle-solving skills to the test with a Hanayama Enigma Puzzle.
Remember computers from the 1990s? Your friends who are computer nerds will get a kick out of these Floppy Disc Sticky Notes.
This Periodic Table bow tie is a great gift for scientists and nerds. Made from 100% silk.
Give these Abacus cufflinks to the Einstein in your life so they can proudly wear their love of geekiness—in style.
This color-changing LED Faucet Light is green when the water is cold and changes to red when the water is hot.
Amusing to mathematicians and geeks alike, this Pi Shower Curtain displays 4,600 (non-repeating) digits of pi.