Food Freshness Detector
Chicken cordon bleu sounds delicious, but what if they forgot when they thawed those breasts out? You know what I’m talking about, that tray that gets pushed to the back of the fridge with the questionable best-by date. This hi-tech freshness sleuth is the perfect kitchen companion for the absentminded chef. You can now accept that dinner invitation without worry.
Contemplate the mystery of consciousness while protecting your table from water damage with these stackable glass slices of printed brain. When they are stacked in the right order they form a 3-D model of a human brain, while individually they are a perfect spot to place a cold beverage.
After 50 years of washing up, they’ve probably had enough. Let’s be honest, most of us are over it by our mid-twenties. But using paper plates is so bad for environment. What’s the answer? Edible tableware of course! Start small with these edible cups, then cutlery, and for their 60th, a delicious table and chair set…
Radiate fun, intelligence, and geekiness with these pressure sensitive, self-lighting radioactive isotope coasters. It’s the 21st century: wooden drink holders are for your grandma’s house. Sure to light up and energize any party or family gathering. Hazmat suit not required.
Remind them of how tiny they are, how insignificant their mere 18 Earth years is compared to the glory of the universe and its countless eons with this lovely set of tumblers emblazoned with Hubble and Spitzer space telescope images of majestic nebulae.
Interstellar nebulae are some of nature’s most beautiful creations. If they even know what that sentence means, they’ll probably appreciate these. A serious science geek’s gift if there ever was one. You know that girl with a crush on Carl Sagan? She’ll probably cry when she opens this box.
You care about the 30-year-old in your life: that’s why you’re giving them an excuse to talk—or in some cases, yell—to themselves. “Alexa, stop music. I SAID STOP MUSIC.” When it’s working properly, it will be helpful though, which is why they’ll be sure to thank you—if the Amazon Echo understands to text you correctly.
For the person who still hasn’t found that special someone and is living alone, figuring out if food from the back of the fridge is still OK to eat without someone to answer when they ask, “Honey, does this smell off to you?” can be a challenge, so this gift will be well appreciated.
In 50 years, we bet they’ve never drank out of anything this cool. Ok, well, maybe that time they got drunk while traveling in Europe and ended up glugging from the Trevi fountain… but since then. These awe-inspiring glasses feature actual images of space taken by NASA, taking drinking to whole new dimension.