Everyone’s a nerd sometimes. Some people choose to own it and flaunt it. These special and often misunderstood people have a fun role in society and can be fun to be around. We all know people who are nerdy and love their facts and scientific How To’s.
When it comes down to gifts, nerds appreciate quirkiness and innovation. To charm a geek, one has to stimulate him intellectually, and these 9 gifts will do exactly that, getting your nerdy friend to adore your gift to them, whether it be for their birthday, or simply to let them know that they are appreciated!
Funny Science Shirts
Funny Science Shirts are an excellent way to provide originality and creativity in a gift, without breaking the bank for it. Innovative and witty captions and designs such as puns and science references is an ideal gift for a nerd, who can sport T-shirts like these. A Science T-shirt is personal, has high usability, and is cost-efficient. There are many sites from which you can order such funny shirts.
For those nerds who love to micro analyse, pocket microscopes are the perfect gift for them. There are people who strongly obsess over the anatomy of objects and the fundamental composition of things. A pocket microscope which can be activated whenever necessary will come in handy for these curious cases. Apparatus that can be linked to an app compatible with modern smartphones are available and are not too expensive. This is an excellent, unique gift for the curious nerd.
Glass laboratory bottles
For the chemistry enthusiasts, a Glass laboratory bottle will come in handy. Designed like a laboratory measurement beaker, but actually a regular medium sized mug, it can be used for several days to day purposes such as having your morning coffee or cooking. Bottles/Mugs are quintessential in a nerd’s life for his beverages and morning dose of caffeine, and a creative, chemistry influenced laboratory bottle will certainly interest one.
Math whizzes deserve recognition for their calculating speed. However, they know they are quick at it, and love showing it off. What better than a timepiece that requires you to solve an equation just to be able to tell the time! It is the perfect regular practice for math geeks and keeps them busy and interested as well. These kind of digital clocks are available on the online market and are a fun object to gift nerds who love their math.
Levitating led bulb
Led bulbs are a useful product for anybody, not just nerds. However, when they have levitating ability, it adds becomes special, and attracts the interest of nerds who may feel the need to break down the mechanism involved in these lamps. It also adds to the aesthetic value of the room they choose to use it in, as it looks interesting. Magnetic effect is key to the functioning of this product, and these characteristics make it an excellent gift for physics enthusiasts.
Soft toys of microbes
Biology lovers will definitely find this gift interesting. Large cuddly microbes are available and at low rates as well. They can be the perfect pillow or plushie for one who likes his or her soft toys. A large variety of such pillows can be chosen from based on personal preference, and provide the recipient is one who loves mushy gifts, this is the ideal present.
Innovative flash drives
Flash drives have become a key utility storage device in current times, especially for nerds, who spend a lot of their time on their laptops for research or generally for entertainment. Flash drives with quirky bodies are cheap and useful gifts to give such nerds, who are sure to use them because of their characteristic appearance, such as USB drives with the body of an octopus’ tentacle.
There are so many of us who are nerds for the outer space. For people who mean a lot to us, and are also outer space geeks or enthusiasts, a planet necklace never goes amiss. Gifting a planet necklace provides a personal item to treasure, and has a hippie look to it. Trendy and stylish, planet necklaces are worth considering for someone whose mind wanders beyond the skies.
Drones are extremely popular and useful. However, what can interest nerds is the possibility of creating their own drone or a robot. Creating gizmos is popular with gizmo geeks, and do-it-yourself robots and drones provide them with this opportunity and are sure to be a popular gift with nerds. Made with the provided hardware and programming languages, this gift is a gizmo geek’s dream.
In order to gift a nerd, we need to think like one and get our inner nerd out so that we can imagine what a nerd would like to possess. Too simple never does the trick, and the gift must be original, creative and scientific so as to pique their interest. A nerdy, quirky gift that caters to their interests is ideal and would satisfy their undying love of the extraordinary.