Nunchuck Pens

$4 from Amazon »

Become a martial artist and show that notebook who's boss, or just make a stocking very happily stuffed this Christmas with a pair of Nunchuck Pens. Two barrels filled with jet black ink are capped with medium-tip ballpoints...

T-fal OptiGrill Indoor Electric Grill

$149.67 from Amazon »

Kebabs, bacon, steaks, sandwiches. Yep, T-fal pretty much has the cooking of all my major food groups covered with its OptiGrill. The electric grill is even compact enough that I bet I can do all my food prep right from...

LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar Building Kit

$62 from Amazon »

Geez, and I thought Lindt's chocolate advent calendar was pricey. But I guess no number of dollars is too many dollars when we're talking LEGO, Star Wars, and my present to count down the days to getting even more presents...

Razor Crazy Cart XL

$546.99 from Amazon »

Razor made a Crazy Cart. For kids. Guess who wanted to use all the Crazy Carts. Their parents. Guess what happened when parents used their kids' Crazy Carts. Yep. They busted them. So Razor, ever one to solve problems...

R2-D2 Bubble Machine

$54.65 from Amazon »

Bleep Bloop Blop Bleep Boop...Bubble...Bubble. With The Force Awakens on its way there is no better time to introduce your toddler (or your girlfriend who prides herself on never having seen the Star Wars series) to R2-D2...

Pocket Operator Synthesizers

$59 - $62 from Amazon »

Is that an EDM show in your pocket or did I just lick a stamp I shouldn't have? Budding DJs, club kids, and general jams lovers alike, you can create big sounds using no more than your thumbs and one of Teenage Engineering's...

Schrade Axe with Fire Starter

$34.99 from Amazon »

That's some mighty fine firewood you've chopped there, ma'am, but I must axe you a question: how do you plan to light it? A fire starter built into the handle? You bet I'd like to take a look. How kindling of you to axtend...

Director's Clapperboard Digital Alarm Clock

Sold Out from Amazon »

Wednesday morning, take...how many Wednesdays are in a year? How long have I been alive? Let's say Wednesday morning, take 1800. Ahhh, for those in the industry I'll bet the only sound sweeter than someone shouting out...

Lumio Book Lamp

$225 - $259.99 from Amazon »

Max Gunawan designed Lumio to represent his appreciation for minimalist design and, as an architect, his motivation to optimize the use of small spaces. I bet he's enjoyed a few illuminating books in his life too. Lumio...

Need a cheap gift for a Secret Santa exchange at work? A White Elephant party? A stocking stuffer? Because you're broke? Because you're cheap? You've landed in the right spot, dude. Here are my picks for the 10 best at $25 or less. Even better, they're all available on Amazon, so you don't even have...

The Book with No Pictures

$14.28 from Amazon »

Alright, BJ Novak, it took until "BOO BOO BUTT," but you finally got me. While The Book with No Pictures is 100% a kids' book, it's one of those bedtime reads that, like Seuss and Stories for Children You Hate, is kind...

Lil Friend Micro Fixed Blade Knife

$18.53 from Amazon »

Say hello to my Lil Friend. Literally. At just 3.375" long, Boker's Magnum Lil Friend micro fixed blade isn't just small enough to slide into your pocket, it's small enough to slide into the wallet you slide into your...

SKEYE Hexa Drone

Well, it isn't a SKEYE Embryo as I predicted when we saw the drone-baby factory's Pico, but I think the 6-propellered SKEYE mutant that is Hexa reflects a similar sort of tinkering with the drone genetic code...

Glow-in-the-Dark Golf Balls

$13.95 from Amazon »

Forget the greens, come first snow me and my friend Cornelius are going to be grabbing some heavy-handed egg nog and driving these glowing globes of golf across the whites. Now I just need to find a footlong tee...

Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words

$15.47 from Amazon »

While I think Randall Munroe takes things, or, more precisely, thing explaining, too far when he "un-jargons" words such as smartphone ("hand computer"), helicopter ("plane with turning wings"), and microwave ("food-heating...

Electric Shock Puzzle Cube

$6.99 from Amazon »

Sometimes Santa leaves coal. Other times Santa leaves a puzzle cube that electro-shocks the ever-loving misbehavin' out of the naughty boys and girls on his list...

Giveaway Closed

Giveaway: TI:ME Leather Sneaker Slippers

They're slippers disguised as sneakers. They're a cloak of precise design and contemporary style covering the ultimate in coziness and comfort. They're what James Bond wears to get the mail and make beer runs. And now...

Vintage-style Kerosene Lighter

$13.91 from Amazon »

Here's a little lighter that's a little off the beaten scorched path. Its look is a little vintage and a little steampunk. Its functionality is a little like a Zippo and a little like the kerosene lamps my grandma kept...

Micro BB Crossbow

Discontinued

Why doesn't my Cubicle Warfare book include a chapter on How to Build a Micro BB Crossbow? Not that I wouldn't get fired for using it at the office. But we've had these "productivity enhancement strategy consultants"...

Vargo Titanium Pocket Cleats

$67.36 from Amazon »

Vargo's take on their Titanium Pocket Cleats is that the compact, folding crampons are aces at improving speed and traction on runs and ultralight hiking trips through the snow. But given the level to which hell froze...

Kindling Cracker Firewood Splitter

$160.65 from Amazon »

I'm choppin' some wood, splittin' some kindlin', buildin' a fire...naw. I'm really just sitting at my keyboard eating some turkey & gravy potato chips. Yeah, I couldn't believe they were real when I saw the bag either...

Rearview Hand Mirror

$7.85 from Amazon »

Now here's a footy way for bikers and cyclists to add an extra layer of safety to their rides. Cheaper than a bag of chips, and way cheaper than assuming nothing's there and being wrong, too. CIPA's rearview hand mirror...

Ultimate 18-in-1 Pocket Tool

Hey Tiger, I have an 18-in-1 pocket tool with your name face on it. The self-proclaimed ultimate in EDC multis, this credit card-sized tool packs a legal-aged lady's worth of functions into a super slim, super fly metal...

Kitchen Hacks: How Clever Cooks Get Things Done

$15.96 from Amazon »

Want to be a culinary MacGyver? It might not be as admirable or lucrative as righting the world's wrongs, but I bet becoming a master of cooking steaks and making vanilla ice cream by hand will at least get you laid just...