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Green Laser Pointer Par Excellence!

Da Mare could use this to point out cracks in the infrastructure at Wrigley Field. You, having a forgiving nature, will resist the urge to point out cracks in da mayor's infrastructure. You will, of course, use it to point out chimney cracks to the tuck-pointer, a cracked limb to the tree-trimmer, and the crack in your profit picture during a slide presentation. You can do all that and much, much more with the highly visible bright light from this <1mW green laser pointer. It's an unbelievable tool. If you need a laser pointer that seems to go on forever and is so strong that you can actually see the beam in the dark, it will be the best low-cost investment you ever made. Or the coolest high-end toy. The 532nm (+/-10) Class II light is 5-5/8" long x 1/2" dia, with (2) "AAA" batteries (not included), a momentary-on switch, pocket clip. An absolute necessity for astronomy, construction, surveying, warehousing, inspection and other large sites. And for playing in the dark.

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GREEN LASER POINTER

Green Laser Pointer Par Excellence!

Da Mare could use this to point out cracks in the infrastructure at Wrigley Field. You, having a forgiving nature, will resist the urge to point out cracks in da mayor's infrastructure. You will, of course, use it to point out chimney cracks to the tuck-pointer, a cracked limb to the tree-trimmer, and the crack in your profit picture during a slide presentation. You can do all that and much, much more with the highly visible bright light from this <1mW green laser pointer. It's an unbelievable tool. If you need a laser pointer that seems to go on forever and is so strong that you can actually see the beam in the dark, it will be the best low-cost investment you ever made. Or the coolest high-end toy. The 532nm (+/-10) Class II light is 5-5/8" long x 1/2" dia, with (2) "AAA" batteries (not included), a momentary-on switch, pocket clip. An absolute necessity for astronomy, construction, surveying, warehousing, inspection and other large sites. And for playing in the dark.

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$14.95 EACH

So You Don’t Have To Do Geometry

Working with curves? Of course you are. Or you will be someday. You need a gauge contour, and luckily for you, we just got a bunch of them. We’ll send you a pair of durable plastic JSK contour gauges, each with inch and centimeter measurements, and you’ll never again have to eye it or wing it by transferring a profile to a hunk of cardboard or piece of paper. In just under 10-inch and 5-inch sizes, these gauges are perfect for measuring pipes, circular frames, ducts and other curved objects when you’re fitting tile, carpet, molding or whatever. Also great for car body work, design and model-making of all kinds. This is the tool you didn’t know you needed until you had one. And we’ll send you (2) of them. Probably in the color of orange but don't hate us if it is another color. 

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10” AND 5” CORNER MATCHING ORANGE CONTOUR GAUGES

So You Don’t Have To Do Geometry

Working with curves? Of course you are. Or you will be someday. You need a gauge contour, and luckily for you, we just got a bunch of them. We’ll send you a pair of durable plastic JSK contour gauges, each with inch and centimeter measurements, and you’ll never again have to eye it or wing it by transferring a profile to a hunk of cardboard or piece of paper. In just under 10-inch and 5-inch sizes, these gauges are perfect for measuring pipes, circular frames, ducts and other curved objects when you’re fitting tile, carpet, molding or whatever. Also great for car body work, design and model-making of all kinds. This is the tool you didn’t know you needed until you had one. And we’ll send you (2) of them. Probably in the color of orange but don't hate us if it is another color. 

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$12.50 EACH

Stress Tardigrade

Squeeze this squishy version of the eight-legged tardigrade, aks moss piglet, aka water bear, and it takes up to (9) seconds to slowly morph back into shape while you feel your stress disappear like the cashews in a bowl of mixed nuts. Measures 4-1/2” long in green with the squeezability of a marshmallow. You probably don’t even know you need it, but you’ll know you needed it once you start squeezing it.

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SQUISHY TARDIGRADE STRESS TOY

Stress Tardigrade

Squeeze this squishy version of the eight-legged tardigrade, aks moss piglet, aka water bear, and it takes up to (9) seconds to slowly morph back into shape while you feel your stress disappear like the cashews in a bowl of mixed nuts. Measures 4-1/2” long in green with the squeezability of a marshmallow. You probably don’t even know you need it, but you’ll know you needed it once you start squeezing it.

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$8.25 EACH

Make Solar Jewelry

Take these (250) little translucent beads into the sunlight and they burst into assorted colors faster than you can say "assorted colors." How do they do it? Well, they're UV-reactive, that's how. Mostly pink, purple, rose, yellow and cream and they fade to a nice pearly color inside. Amaze your friends at picnics. Beads measure 5/16" dia x 1/4" with a 5/32" bore. Come with classroom application notes.

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SUNLIGHT REACTIVE COLORED BEADS

Make Solar Jewelry

Take these (250) little translucent beads into the sunlight and they burst into assorted colors faster than you can say "assorted colors." How do they do it? Well, they're UV-reactive, that's how. Mostly pink, purple, rose, yellow and cream and they fade to a nice pearly color inside. Amaze your friends at picnics. Beads measure 5/16" dia x 1/4" with a 5/32" bore. Come with classroom application notes.

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$5.95 EACH

When We Say, “Jump”…

You say, “Can I get I high-tech rope?” And the answer is yes. Once upon a fight gym, a jump rope was a jump rope. You’d seen one, you’d seen them all. But it’s a brand new day, friends, and our jump rope is adjustable for your height, and embedded with PVC for durability. Also has 360-degree no-tangle rotation assisted by ball bearings in the handles, which are padded with 6” of memory foam—like mattresses for your hands. In black, with maybe some red accents, maybe not, and would Marciano or Ali have cared?

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ADJUSTABLE NO-TANGLE JUMP ROPE

When We Say, “Jump”…

You say, “Can I get I high-tech rope?” And the answer is yes. Once upon a fight gym, a jump rope was a jump rope. You’d seen one, you’d seen them all. But it’s a brand new day, friends, and our jump rope is adjustable for your height, and embedded with PVC for durability. Also has 360-degree no-tangle rotation assisted by ball bearings in the handles, which are padded with 6” of memory foam—like mattresses for your hands. In black, with maybe some red accents, maybe not, and would Marciano or Ali have cared?

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$2.50 EACH
$5.75
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Drinking Bird

You're buying the drinks and this wacky, yet debonair, bird with a top hat and plastic base (7" tall OA) can't get his fill of water. Get him started, and he dips his beak into your glass repeatedly. How? Fluid inside his glass body condenses from the evaporative cooling of the water off the bird's beak, making it top heavy and dunking it back into the water. The condensate rejoins the liquid pool in the bird's bulb, and he tips up again. Process continues indefinitely. It works, but it's not any more than moderately well made, and not any more than moderately priced. WARNING! The fluid and dye inside the bird can permanently stain, and the bird's glass body can easily be broken. Children are fascinated by the bobbing bird, and the educational possibilities are great. But they should watch him, not fondle him!! Manufacturer warning states this item is not intended for children 8 and under. 


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CLASSIC DRINKING BIRD

Drinking Bird

You're buying the drinks and this wacky, yet debonair, bird with a top hat and plastic base (7" tall OA) can't get his fill of water. Get him started, and he dips his beak into your glass repeatedly. How? Fluid inside his glass body condenses from the evaporative cooling of the water off the bird's beak, making it top heavy and dunking it back into the water. The condensate rejoins the liquid pool in the bird's bulb, and he tips up again. Process continues indefinitely. It works, but it's not any more than moderately well made, and not any more than moderately priced. WARNING! The fluid and dye inside the bird can permanently stain, and the bird's glass body can easily be broken. Children are fascinated by the bobbing bird, and the educational possibilities are great. But they should watch him, not fondle him!! Manufacturer warning states this item is not intended for children 8 and under. 


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GEEK KIT

This is the warranty-violator special, or just a MacGyvering guys toolbox. The black, 8” x 6” x 1-1/2” zipper pouch holds a rechargeable battery power pack with a USB output, which will power the little, quite gusty fan, the 5-LED flashlight, and the reversible torquey screwdriver with tiny Phillips, flathead, hex and square bits, each with a 4mm shank diameter. Battery will also charge cellphones and other devices.

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GADGET TOOLKIT WITH POUCH AND POWER PACK

GEEK KIT

This is the warranty-violator special, or just a MacGyvering guys toolbox. The black, 8” x 6” x 1-1/2” zipper pouch holds a rechargeable battery power pack with a USB output, which will power the little, quite gusty fan, the 5-LED flashlight, and the reversible torquey screwdriver with tiny Phillips, flathead, hex and square bits, each with a 4mm shank diameter. Battery will also charge cellphones and other devices.

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$9.50 EACH

Time Marches On

No, it doesn't; it runs out. See for yourself with this hourglass full of iron filings. The steel base has a magnet, so time flies when the glass is on it, and the filings make pretty stalagmites. Stick a magnet on the neck, however, and you can stop time altogether. Glass is 5-1/2" tall on the base and filings run out in about 40 seconds (three trips make a two-minute egg) with the magnet, somewhat longer without it.

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MAGNETIC IRON FILING SAND TIMER

Time Marches On

No, it doesn't; it runs out. See for yourself with this hourglass full of iron filings. The steel base has a magnet, so time flies when the glass is on it, and the filings make pretty stalagmites. Stick a magnet on the neck, however, and you can stop time altogether. Glass is 5-1/2" tall on the base and filings run out in about 40 seconds (three trips make a two-minute egg) with the magnet, somewhat longer without it.

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$8.95 EACH

Loupe And Light Glasses

Steampunk alert! Also…model and jewelry maker alert! This pair of 10X acrylic doublet loupes is mounted on black eyeglass frames and flanked by LED lights powered by (2) included CR1620 button cell batteries. These are for close work only, from 1" to 1-1/2", and can focus only one lens at a time (not both on the same object) so if you’re a steampunker looking for a new accessory, plan on perching this rig on your pate or chapeau.

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LED MAGNIFYING EYEGLASSES

Loupe And Light Glasses

Steampunk alert! Also…model and jewelry maker alert! This pair of 10X acrylic doublet loupes is mounted on black eyeglass frames and flanked by LED lights powered by (2) included CR1620 button cell batteries. These are for close work only, from 1" to 1-1/2", and can focus only one lens at a time (not both on the same object) so if you’re a steampunker looking for a new accessory, plan on perching this rig on your pate or chapeau.

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$10.45 EACH

Make Pretty Colors In The Fire

Just toss this little pack, unopened, into a wood fire and watch all the pretty colors. (For you chem majors, it contains 25 grams of cupric sulfate, cupric chloride and PVC crystals.) And do we have to tell you not to eat or inhale it? OK, don’t eat it or inhale it. Just watch it blow your mind.

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FIRE COLOR-CHANGING COPPER CRYSTALS

Make Pretty Colors In The Fire

Just toss this little pack, unopened, into a wood fire and watch all the pretty colors. (For you chem majors, it contains 25 grams of cupric sulfate, cupric chloride and PVC crystals.) And do we have to tell you not to eat or inhale it? OK, don’t eat it or inhale it. Just watch it blow your mind.

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$3.95 PKG (3)

I Will Survive…

You will survive, too, just like Gloria Gaynor, and in the woods, even. But only if you have this U.S. Army manual, cleverly titled: SURVIVAL, Department of the Army Field Manual FM21-76. It's 287 heavily illustrated pages of techniques for staying alive (add your own BeeGee jokes here) including orientation, food & cooking, fire- and shelter-making, rafts, animal, insect and plant recognition, and much more. This is the 1970 edition, but staying alive in the woods hasn't changed a whole lot since then. In soft-cover.

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U.S ARMY SURVIVAL MANUAL

I Will Survive…

You will survive, too, just like Gloria Gaynor, and in the woods, even. But only if you have this U.S. Army manual, cleverly titled: SURVIVAL, Department of the Army Field Manual FM21-76. It's 287 heavily illustrated pages of techniques for staying alive (add your own BeeGee jokes here) including orientation, food & cooking, fire- and shelter-making, rafts, animal, insect and plant recognition, and much more. This is the 1970 edition, but staying alive in the woods hasn't changed a whole lot since then. In soft-cover.

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$11.95 EACH

Yellow Belt Sudoku

Numerate, are you? Find out with this Ninja Assassin Sudoku book of (248) puzzles--(2) per page, plus solutions--in a 176-page paperback. Puzzles are intermediate level, easy to easy medium, by Frank Longo from Puzzle Wright Press. Best part is you can ignore the $6.95 cover price.

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YELLOW BELT SUDOKU

Yellow Belt Sudoku

Numerate, are you? Find out with this Ninja Assassin Sudoku book of (248) puzzles--(2) per page, plus solutions--in a 176-page paperback. Puzzles are intermediate level, easy to easy medium, by Frank Longo from Puzzle Wright Press. Best part is you can ignore the $6.95 cover price.

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$1.95 EACH
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RADIOMETER

Another oldie but goodie. Approximately 6" tall evacuated clear glass bulb mounted in a black stand, 3" in diameter at the top. A four bladed vane is balanced on a needle inside the sphere. Because opposite surfaces of the vanes are black and white, incident radiant energy is absorbed or reflected to a different degree. The result is a spinning vane. The brighter the light, the faster it spins. Simple, but compelling. Brief explanatory instruction sheet included.

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SOLAR POWERED RADIOMETER

RADIOMETER

Another oldie but goodie. Approximately 6" tall evacuated clear glass bulb mounted in a black stand, 3" in diameter at the top. A four bladed vane is balanced on a needle inside the sphere. Because opposite surfaces of the vanes are black and white, incident radiant energy is absorbed or reflected to a different degree. The result is a spinning vane. The brighter the light, the faster it spins. Simple, but compelling. Brief explanatory instruction sheet included.

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Has Your Coffee Graduated Yet?

In the lab or kitchen, these clear borosilicate glass mugs have a handle and lip and remind you that science is part of your every day. The smaller 4-1/2" 400mL one has graduations in 50mL increments and the larger 6" 1000mL one in 100mL increments with numeric markings every 100mL or 200mL accordingly; both with more room before you have to worry about spilling. May come with a pour spout on the side opposite the handle which won't affect your beverage consumption but will make it easier to water your favorite house plant. Not intended for serious lab use as the volumes are approximate. Remember to ask for 236.5ml of coffee the next time you visit your favorite diner.

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400 ml GRADUATED BEAKER MUG

Has Your Coffee Graduated Yet?

In the lab or kitchen, these clear borosilicate glass mugs have a handle and lip and remind you that science is part of your every day. The smaller 4-1/2" 400mL one has graduations in 50mL increments and the larger 6" 1000mL one in 100mL increments with numeric markings every 100mL or 200mL accordingly; both with more room before you have to worry about spilling. May come with a pour spout on the side opposite the handle which won't affect your beverage consumption but will make it easier to water your favorite house plant. Not intended for serious lab use as the volumes are approximate. Remember to ask for 236.5ml of coffee the next time you visit your favorite diner.

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10-1/4" BACKWARDS CLOCK

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$13.50 EACH

Pocket Electronic Scale

A honey of a little digital scale, the techies in the back room say. This improved Triton T2® scale is pocket-sized (5-7/8" x 3-1/8" x 3/4" thick), and measures up to 300g x 0.1g, 10.5 oz x .005 oz, 190 pennyweight x 0.1 dwt, and 9.6 Troy ounces x .001 ozt. Has a zero/tare button and a cover that can be removed for use as a larger tray. Comes with (3) "AAA" batteries.

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TRITON T2 DIGITAL SCALE

Pocket Electronic Scale

A honey of a little digital scale, the techies in the back room say. This improved Triton T2® scale is pocket-sized (5-7/8" x 3-1/8" x 3/4" thick), and measures up to 300g x 0.1g, 10.5 oz x .005 oz, 190 pennyweight x 0.1 dwt, and 9.6 Troy ounces x .001 ozt. Has a zero/tare button and a cover that can be removed for use as a larger tray. Comes with (3) "AAA" batteries.

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$19.95 EACH

The Caffeineozoic Era

Trouble keeping your geologic eras straight? We feel your Paleozoic pain. This colorful 12-oz ceramic mug has a graphic timeline wrapped around it illustrating the Pre-Cambrian era up through Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic periods. And if you’re a good geology student, and finish all your coffee, you’ll see an impression of a trilobite fossil in the bottom of the cup. Microwave and dishwasher safe.

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GEOLOGIC-ERA COFFEE MUG

The Caffeineozoic Era

Trouble keeping your geologic eras straight? We feel your Paleozoic pain. This colorful 12-oz ceramic mug has a graphic timeline wrapped around it illustrating the Pre-Cambrian era up through Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic periods. And if you’re a good geology student, and finish all your coffee, you’ll see an impression of a trilobite fossil in the bottom of the cup. Microwave and dishwasher safe.

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$13.95 EACH

Not For Your Average Crap Shoot

Our each is (3) sets of gaming dice, (7) campaign dice per set, with black pouches for carrying them. Made for role-playing and board games, you'll get (1) set each of blue with a black swirl, shimmering purple, and shimmering emerald—all with gold inlaid numbers and 6/9 indicators. Each set has (1) d4, d6, d8, d12, d20, and (2) d10 percentile dice, (1) with 10S and the other with single digits. Use to slay dragons and journey through the deepest dungeons, or just to upgrade your Monopoly nights. Officially judged “nice dice, dudes” by the office gaming geeks. Ages 8+.

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3 SETS ASSORTED CAMPAIGN DICE

Not For Your Average Crap Shoot

Our each is (3) sets of gaming dice, (7) campaign dice per set, with black pouches for carrying them. Made for role-playing and board games, you'll get (1) set each of blue with a black swirl, shimmering purple, and shimmering emerald—all with gold inlaid numbers and 6/9 indicators. Each set has (1) d4, d6, d8, d12, d20, and (2) d10 percentile dice, (1) with 10S and the other with single digits. Use to slay dragons and journey through the deepest dungeons, or just to upgrade your Monopoly nights. Officially judged “nice dice, dudes” by the office gaming geeks. Ages 8+.

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$9.50 EACH

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