Gifts for Geeks

Five geeky gadgets to liven up the place you spend the majority of your time — your desk.

By Kat Barclay

Speks Magnetics Balls

High-intensity magnetic balls for molding into 3D shapes.
getspeks.com, $24.95

Magic Penny Magnet Kit

Build works of art with a couple of magnets and coins.
scientificsonline.com, $25.95

tinyTesla Musical Tesla Coil Kit

A create-your-own electricity kit that connects to your laptop and plays MIDI music.
thinkgeek.com, $229.99

Pendulum Wave, Desktop Model

Steel balls that form a wave pattern to simulate phases, beats and frequencies.
scientificsonline.com, $44.95

LightBox Puzzle

The puzzle is figuring out how to turn the lights off.
uncommongoods.com, $85