Pehaps the best site on the Internet for finding cool science-y gifts that are unique and imaginative, ThinkGeek is going all out it seems for Cyber Monday. Everything, yes everything on their site is selling for 50 percent off today when you use the code DOTCOM. Live Science gathered some of our favorite products
When it comes to stocking stuffers, ThinkGeek has you covered. Here are a few that we particularly liked:
- Space Capsule Tea Infuser, for 50% off the $7.99 list price.
- Star Wars Millennium Falcon Book Light, with three white LEDs in place of the C-Beam Lamps and on the front of the cockpit.
- Anglerfish mug, for the geeky marine biologist in your life. Like the real McCoy, the ceramic fish has a "golden" lure atop its head.
- Jurassic Park coasters, set of 4 ceramic coasters.
- Sonic Meeting Disrupter: You can hide the crazy noisemaker and prepare for ensuing havoc, according to ThinkGeek.
- Brain Specimen Coasters, for the neurologist or Brainiac in your life, check out the 10 glass coasters, each with a slice of brain printed on it.
For the geeky kids in your life, check out these potential gifts:
- Star Wars kites, show off your geekiness on the beach or a windy day at the park.
- Egyptology coloring book: 64 pages of hieroglyphs, pyramids, artifacts and mask (sans any tomb curses).
- Motorized solar system: planets set up in a scientifically accurate way for orbits. Also, enjoy 64 constellations on your ceiling or wall.
- Space 3-pack body suit: For the space-y new parents in your life!
And, you can't leave the shop before looking at … Space Cats … on calendars: Check them out.
Originally published on Live Science.
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Jeanna served as editor-in-chief of Live Science. Previously, she was an assistant editor at Scholastic's Science World magazine. Jeanna has an English degree from Salisbury University, a master's degree in biogeochemistry and environmental sciences from the University of Maryland, and a graduate science journalism degree from New York University. She has worked as a biologist in Florida, where she monitored wetlands and did field surveys for endangered species. She also received an ocean sciences journalism fellowship from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.