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Holidays

Category archives for Holidays

No, you can’t have a glow-in-the-dark kitty. But never fear, the SciBlings and I have other ideas for holiday gifts.

Maybe there’s something a little bit odd about having a gingerbread construction contest to raise funds for researching juvenile diabetes. Maybe these gingerbread houses aren’t environmentally proper or particularly sustainable. But they are impressive. If you’re in Seattle over the holidays, you can see them at the Sheraton Hotel until Jan 2nd and even help…

Lots of new and curious gift selections are available this year for those of you who had a dog or know a dog owner. All kinds of interesting doggie presents are showing up, like doggie DNA tests and special nutrigenomic doggy diets. And of course, nothing tops the gift of fake testicles for the dog…

or E. coli, or perhaps a little Giardia (just to loosen things up, of course), or maybe even Herpes. All these scary pathogens become works of art, when Infectious Awareables puts the images on neckties. And what could be funnier than a pair of boxer shorts full of Gonorrhea?

Do you wonder what the SciBlings drool over during the holiday season? Here are some gift ideas from Janet, Shelley, Greg, Ed, Mo, the Bleimans, and me. And you can probably guess what Steve suggests.

Usually, I wait until the end of December to take care of holiday-related shopping and shipping. This year, I’ve resolved to do better. This year, I’m hoping to ship holiday gifts before Christmas. Fortunately, my SciBlings have come up with lots of great holiday recommendations to help you share science gifts with those you like…