Is your kid good at spelling? Throw ’em a curve ball with P Is for Pterodactyl: The Worst Alphabet Book Ever, an A to Z guide to a few of the many quirks of the English language, with its silent consonants and other rule-breaking pronunciations. (Thanks Nathan!)
THE BEST Gifts
Horizon Knives’ Lyra is only 2″ long when fully folded. Yet it becomes nearly 6″ long and provides a full-size handle when expanded, thanks to its unique design. It has a D2 knife steel blade with a thumb rest and titanium handle and linkages. Available in black or silver.
The Modern Tie’s “knot” is actually a solid piece that anchors to the top button of your shirt. The rest of the tie snaps into the knot via neodymium magnets, eliminating the need for tying, and making for quick changes. You can pair any tie design with any knot design.
Gravel’s Layover travel blanket is packed with features to help travelers get some rest. It’s made of insulated and waterproof nylon to keep you warm. It has leg pouches and insulated foot pouches, a kangaroo pocket, and an envelope pocket. It packs down to a mere 5″x 7″.
Get into the tie-dye sock trend without sacrificing comfort or quality with Bombas‘ new collection. The company’s color-splotched socks give you four looks to choose from, all featuring the company’s sock tech such as a reinforced midfoot, no-bump toe seams, and a y-stitched heel.
A stylish and convenient way to carry accessories and grooming essentials, this hanging bag has a classic look, but modern utility. It has four interior pockets – two with zippers and two with snaps, and rolls up for easy packing. It’s made from water-resistant PU leather with a canvas interior.
Eaglemoss offer this exquisite 1:8-scale die-cast model of James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 from Goldfinger. It includes working lights, pop-out machine guns, flipping license plates, ejector seat, and more. The kit ships as 86 weekly issues ($10.90 ea), spread out over 22 months.
Let’s face it, working for the man sucks. You need the weekend to get here. Best you can do during the workweek is hunker down, grab a cup of coffee and push through it. This set of five stackable ceramic cups helps express your disdain while you nurse your caffeine buzz.
Looking to give a college or high school grad something truly useful for as a graduation gift? Everyday Carry has picked out an assortment of 10 great items, including pocket tools, tech gadgets, organizers, an elegant wristwatch, and a really sweet bolt-action pen.
The Mosi Tea has a silicone sieve that’s easy to clean. The sieve is attached to the lid so that your loose leaf tea won’t stay submerged in the water and make your drink bitter. It also has a leakproof flip top cap, and a double-wall insulated bottle that holds up to 16oz.
(PG-13: Language) Spank the Yeti is a party card game inspired by the parlor game F**k, Marry, Kill. Each turn, one player secretly pairs three actions with three objects. The others try to guess what disgusting combinations the player made. It also has an expansion pack.
Drop took the Koss GMR-540-ISO gaming headset and made it lighter and more affordable. The GMR-54X-ISO features the same audiophile-grade 3D sound as the 540. It also has a detachable cable with inline mic, while the detachable boom mic has a new mute and volume switch.
ZeroChroma’s Halo Effect is a kit that lets you mount your smartphone on your upper or lower arm, car, or wall. It also works as a stand. It lets you rotate your phone to a landscape orientation, and has an adjustable grip so it works with different phone sizes and cases.
Immortalize your pet in plush and wearable form with these adorable and goofy looking slippers. Simply send along a photo of your pet of choice, and Cuddle Clones will get to work creating custom footwear for you to pad around the house in. Now if only our dog would bring us our slippers…
Artblox can take the waveform from a musical passage, words, or any other short sound, and etch it onto a block of clear acrylic. They can be personalized with your choice of color scheme, and an optional QR code which lets you play back the recorded sound via a mobile device.
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