Who doesn’t? Try this set of (5) low-profile white, red, green and blue LED accent light pucks. Measure approx 2-3/4” dia x 1” deep, they’re powered by (3) “AAA” batteries each, included and you’re welcome. Turn them on manually to switch between colors, or use the wireless remote. Also has bright or dim white settings, 4- and 8-hour cycles, and (12) color permutations for your color morphing pleasure. Remote includes a replaceable coin-cell battery and has a 15-foot range. Lights come with foam tape for mounting.
Nice rare-earth neodymium disk magnet, 1" dia, about the same as a quarter but over twice as thick at 4mm. Rare-earth magnets are permanent and powerful, and this one has approx 7 lbs pull, and always will. Comes with a galvanized metal keeper approx 2" dia so you don't lose it.
This digital instant-read lab thermometer measures 8-1/4" long total with a 5" long stainless-steel probe that's resistant to most chemicals. Has a removable cover with a pocket clip, on/off button, and C or F readings (-50 to +300C, -58 to +572F). Button-cell battery included.
You get (8) fine point Sharpie® markers: black, blue, green, red, yellow, orange, purple and brown. Great for posters, labels and just general notes around the house. No charge for the pocket clips on the caps.
Nifty in the extreme, this magnifier has (4) white LEDs plus a super-bright 1W COB LED putting out a total of 100 lumens, both around a 1-3/4” x 2” 2X glass lens (ignore the 3X on the box) on top of a 6-1/2” long two-part folding arm above a base that holds the (3) “AAA” batteries that it comes with free and gratis for no extra charge. The whole thing folds down into a 3-1/2” x 2-1/2” x 1-1/2” thick package. Like a bar of Ivory soap, or a pack of Gauloises regulars for you Parisian poets.
Think of it as a shortcut to learning perspective. This clever 50-sheet pad of white, 7" x 4-1/2" paper has a fine red and blue grid pattern that shows your drawing and doodling in 3-D when you wear the included 3-D glasses. It's our candidate for the why-didn't-I-think-of-that award this year.
For bigger, or longer, projects, and hands-free operation. This 1/4-hp flex-shaft grinder has a 43" long flexible shaft, a keyed chuck that accepts bits up to 5/32", a variable-speed control foot-pedal power switch, and a comfortable 1" dia hand grip. The motor runs 500 to 22,000 rpm, operates on 120VAC, measures 3-1/4" dia x 4" long, and has a sturdy hook to hang it from an over-the-bench shelf. Intermittent duty. Over 25 grinding tool accessories included!
Snap Circuits® (by Elenco®) does it again, this time with light, although the (182) projects also feature the interplay of light with sound. Projects include color organs, strobes, IR detection, LEDs, color spectrums, motor control, photo resistor and transistors. You can even plug your audio player into some projects. CJ, our Senior Light & Sound Boffin, called it "an enchanting rainbow of scientific theory wed to practice, with fun in the bargain," but he talks like that sometimes. For ages 8 and way up, it has over (55) parts and yes, they will play well with other Snap Circuit® components.
We love the name, so-called because they’re made for very small blood vessels. These are carbon-steel straight-locking hemostat forceps, 5” long with narrow serrated 7/16” tips. And yes, you’re permitted to use them for other stuff if you’re not a surgeon. (Or even if you are a surgeon, actually.)
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