Time to get gifting! Here are some pretty extensive holiday gift lists for all the science lovers in your life!
For the Star Wars lover: LED lightsaber chopsticks in "Luke Skywalker blue", to eat your sushi in total darkness ($19.80) + Darth Vader handheld showerhead, to bathe yourself in evil ($29.99) + Chewbacca can cooler from ThinkGeek, to keep your drinks cold and furry ($12.99) + if you're feeling generous, Stormtrooper-themed Fiat 500e, to get your paws on perhaps the most expensive Star Wars merch (starting at $32,780.00) + maybe some collectible figurines?
For the food science lover: The Food Lab by J. Kenji López-Alt, to learn the science behind good home cooking ($27.47) + Medamade oil dispenser by Alberto Meda, to display fancy EVOO in a glass beaker fit for a chemistry set ($42.00) + The Obsessive Chef cutting board by Paul Williamson, to get precise measurements for your carrots and other veggies ($26.00) + reclaimed wood cookbook stand by Stacy Borocz, to prop up your cookbook or iPad while you cook up a storm ($110.00)
For the nature lover slash "hostess with the mostess": reclaimed wood tray from Terrain, to transport hot apple cider to your guests ($40.00) + linen oyster tea towel from Sir/Madam, to dry your hands on a beautiful illustration of an oyster ($27.00) + handmade African grasses basket from Ten Thousand Villages, to hold dinner rolls or dried flowers ($29.00) + recycled glass garden terrarium from Bambeco, to create your own little ecosystem in your kitchen windowsill ($48.00)
For the pop science lover: Thing Explainer by Randall Munroe, to learn complicated scientific concepts using only the 1000 most common words ($14.97) + Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, to venture across the universe with Neil deGrasse Tyson ($34.99) + pint glasses featuring heroes of science (like Marie Cure, Nikola Tesla, Rosalind Franklin, and Charles Darwin) from CognitiveSurplus, to enjoy a frosty beverage and simultaneously pay homage to great scientists ($15.00 each) + brain specimen coasters from ThinkGeek, to protect your coffee table in anatomically correct style ($25.99) + periodic table shower curtain from ThinkGeek, to brush up on the noble gases while you brush your hair ($29.99)