WHOOSH! Screen Cleaner

$9.99 - $16.50 from Amazon »

WHOOSH! sounds more like a name for the kind of screen cleaner that ejects a sudden gust of air to rid devices of dust and debris. Like the Air Blaster. But here I guess the WHOOSH! signifies the totality and sweeping...

Trayvax Ascent Wallet

$54.99 from Trayvax »

With minimalism and ruggedness in its DNA, it's only natural that the Trayvax Ascent wallet continues the tradition of tough simplicity Trayvax built with its original stainless steel plate cash and card carrier. For...

Star Wars First Order AR Stormtrooper Robot

$299.99 from Amazon »

UBTECH's First Order Stormtrooper arrives trained (built-in AR features), armed (app-enabled), and ready for the Dark Lord's (that's you) commands. Aspiring Vaders can interact with the robot using voice commands, and...

Spartan Shield Fire Resistant Bag for Valuables

$59.99 from Amazon »

I'm showing you this Spartan Shield fire resistant (and water resistant) bag because I just ordered one for myself. I hope I never need it, but I have one friend whose house narrowly escaped wipeout from Hurricane Irma...

KFC Internet Escape Pod

$10k from KFC Ltd. »

KFC says their Internet Escape Pod, featuring a fried chicken drumstick door handle and Stretch Armstrong Colonel Sanders passed out drunk and slung over the top, is meant to help you hide from the barrage of Cyber Monday...

Shocktato Party Game

$29.99 from Amazon »

Shocktato is a party game from the same people who made Lightning Reaction Reloaded, which is my all-time favorite party game to play with people who are slower than I am. As you've probably guessed, their new combination...

Mpow Bluetooth Over Ear Headphones

$79.99 from Amazon »

From what I gather, Mpow makes some pretty alright headphones at some pretty alright prices. The over ear Bluetooth model I've picked out here touts the simple feature of high quality sound...

PEPPERALARM - Automatic Pepper Spray Anti-Theft Device

$298 from PEPPERALARM »

The PEPPERALARM is a burglar alarm system that sets out to be a little more...proactive, shall we say? Its creators call it "The Robber Stopper!" and while they don't include any testimonials from robbers the PEPPERALARM...

EcoQube C Aquarium

The EcoQubeC Aquarium is for all the kiddies, girlfriends, and mamas on your gift list this year who are responsible...ish. The desktop Betta fish tank does accommodate a single live fish, which will need to be fed and...

Nimble Finger Blade

$9.95 from Amazon »

Jack be nimble, Jack be quick, Jack run your finger blade through that gift wrap like a laser cutter through a sheet of acrylic. The Nimble Safety Cutter slips over a finger - any one of them, you pick - and allows you...

California Cowboy Aloha & Apres Ski Apparel

$38 - $148 from California Cowboy »

Cowboy out of respect, California to the core. California Cowboy makes clothing that urges you to "Put your phone away and start a conversation." Their High Water and High Sierra aloha and apres ski shirts even have a...

Recipients of the Best Gifts for Outdoor Adventures are the types who'd trade 4 walls for 4,000 feet, smart home devices for the smarts to build a home when left to their own devices, and a weekend Netflix binge for a weekend adrenaline binge. Say, flying over the river and through the woods on a...

Deadpool Christmas Tree Ornaments

$30.19 from Amazon »

These Deadpool Christmas tree ornaments will look right at home dangling alongside the Bob Ross Funko Pop figure classing up my mantle. 'Tis the season for happy little trees and Deadpool 2 trailers...

Frosty the Eunuch Ugly Christmas Sweater

$65 from Amazon »

Ugly Christmas Sweater season is here. The days, they have shortened. The temperatures, they have dropped. And the Tipsy Elves, they have knitted. The tacky, silly, funny, and dirty entries in their 2017 sweater line...

Dino Pet Bioluminescent Night Light

$49.90 from Biopop »

If you're getting a Dino Pet as a gift for your kid, tell them it's a dinosaur crossed with a firefly. If you're getting one as a gift for a geek, tell them it's a unicellular marine algae crossed with the biological...

Electric Head Massager

$165 from Amazon »

I want to know, you want to know, so we may as well just ask: does the electric head massager give good head? And if so, how good? What kind of good? Does it just find its grip and squeeze, or is there some steady, calculated...

MonPere Travel Pillow

$71 from MonPere »

MonPere says its new travel pillow, which looks like the arms of a Sesame Street character on a mission to give hugs / snap necks, is "weird for a reason." Apparently, the company's years of testing and prototyping the...

G-RO Smart Luggage & Backpacks

$129 - $279 from G-RO »

G-RO made its first go at conquering the hassles of bag packing and bag schlepping a couple of years ago with the G-RO Carry-on. After a successful crowdfunding campaign and production run for the lone piece of luggage...

World's Smallest Violin

$12.95 from Amazon »

This is the world's smallest violin, and I'm gonna play it just for you...whiners! So many whiners! At work. On the road. At the checkout line. In my inbox. And the biggest one of all: right there in my bathroom mirror...

T-Rex Hatching Dinosaur Egg Candle

$45 from Amazon »

Good things, such as baby T-Rex dinosaur desktop toys, come to those who wait. Who wait, and who burn. Light the wick on this egg-shaped candle from The Creative Desk and experience the joy of hatching a new baby 65-million-year-old...

Tekto Gear Fixed Blade Knives

$39.99 from Tekto Gear »

Tekto Gear's fixed blade knives join their Tactical Slingshots in the company's quest to fully pimp out your outdoor gear bag. The Tsume, Tekina, and Korudo blades are all lightweight and made of stainless steel. All...

Grilled Cheese Toaster

$19.99 from Amazon »

But...but...where does all the drippy cheese from a grilled cheese made vertically in a grilled cheese toaster go? I love this as a lazy man's means of making a hot sandwich, but if it leads to pools of burnt cheddar...

Peeps Eyeglass Cleaner

$14.89 - $18.99 from Amazon »

Chicanery! I clicked on a link promising Peeps under the giddy assumption that I was going to get some marshmallow turkeys or chickies in Santa hats. And all I got was an eyeglass cleaner!...

I should say, "25 Gifts for $25 or Less, None of Which Are Fidget Spinners." After over a year of oversharing the fiddlers' friends, my collection of budget-friendly gifts for this holiday season will snub them altogether...