Six ideas for presents you can have ready by Friday

Holiday shopping sucks. There are crowded stores and websites with unreliable shipping. Besides, you're busy discovering a billion new stars and planning a Doctor Who Christmas Special party. Don't worry, because we've got your back with this awesome guide. » 12/21/10 7:14pm 12/21/10 7:14pm

io9's Ultra-Futuristic Science Fiction Gift Guide

The holidays are coming right up, and you're still trying to figure out what the heck to get for friends and family. Don't panic! We've got gift guides for everything from the best DVD sets, to the coolest nerd t-shirts. » 12/15/10 4:48pm 12/15/10 4:48pm

10 Amazing Science Books That Reveal The Wonders Of The Universe

If you're looking for a perfect holiday gift for science lovers, consider these ten amazing books. They prove science is awesomer than fiction, and are packed with beautiful pictures too. » 12/14/10 6:25pm 12/14/10 6:25pm

30 geeky shirts that make perfect holiday gifts

Still wrestling with your holiday gift list? Well, everyone loves a t-shirt! So we've rounded up the geekiest, silliest, sexiest, stylish nerdware (and threw in a few sweaters for good measure) to make your gift-giving a bit easier. » 12/14/10 1:30pm 12/14/10 1:30pm

Geeky Gifts For Kids

Some geeky kids know the product number of the action figure needed to complete their collection. And some kids teeter on the brink of geekdom. Bring smiles to both groups with these games, toys and books. » 12/10/10 10:30am 12/10/10 10:30am

Gift ideas for the ten major species of science fiction fan

Unsure what to buy that Firefly fan, Trekkie, or Tron aficionado in your life? Don't worry — we've got you covered. Here's our gift guide for ten kinds of science fiction fan. » 12/08/10 12:40pm 12/08/10 12:40pm

Read an entire novel in these striking text-only posters

Postertext uses your favorite classic novels to create gorgeous, iconic images. Here you can see the tripods from War of the Worlds swimming through the text of the first few chapters of HG Wells' novel. » 12/06/10 7:30am 12/06/10 7:30am

Weirdest Gifts For Your Nerdy Loved Ones

Don't just give your loved ones geeky toys — give them weird geeky toys. Nothing says "nerd-cred" like merchandising that makes people gawp at the sheer WTFery. Here are 22 pieces of shwag to make your friends question your sanity. » 12/03/10 4:46pm 12/03/10 4:46pm

10 Recent Science Fiction Books That Make Great Gifts

Give someone a whole new world for the holidays this year! Here are 10 recent science fiction books that'll make terrific gifts — each with a wildly different take on the genre, so there's something for everyone. » 12/03/10 11:52am 12/03/10 11:52am

The ultimate toy guide for your holiday shopping

Having trouble finding the perfect toy for all your nerdy companions? Fret no longer! We've rounded up an excellent assortment of some of the best toys this year, for every price range. » 12/02/10 6:18pm 12/02/10 6:18pm

So you're buying someone a Rubik's Cube? Provide some instructions too!

Getting someone a Rubik's Cube? Shame on you. That's a horrible thing to do. If you must do it, also give them this list of links to online guides to solving the tiny cubic bundles of frustration. » 12/02/10 3:00pm 12/02/10 3:00pm

30 DVD sets that'll make the new year bright

When it comes to the "gift that keeps on giving," there's nothing like a great DVD set that people will want to watch over and over. Here's the motherlode of Blu-rays and DVDs with fantastic adventures, amazing extras and more. » 12/02/10 9:00am 12/02/10 9:00am

10 graphic novels that make great gifts (for people who don't read…

Giving comics to your non-comics-reading loved ones is a tricky proposition...and you doled out copies of All-Star Superman last year. Fortunately, there are plenty of other splendid comics out there for folks who can't distinguish Daisy Duck from Dormammu. » 12/01/10 4:33pm 12/01/10 4:33pm

Your guide to holiday lightsaber shopping

Recently I was invited to, and attended, a lightsaber fight in a park. The organizer supplied the entire battle with lightsabers from her own collection. I took the opportunity to ask her opinion on the best online saber sources. » 12/01/10 3:00pm 12/01/10 3:00pm

This holiday, give your friends something that will haunt their dreams

Angela Rossi combines sculpture and taxidermy to make something that looks like the mutant toys in Sid's house in Toy Story. Up above is Timmy the Gazelle. Check out her site for more marketable horror. » 11/30/10 1:00pm 11/30/10 1:00pm

The Greatest Nerdy Gift Books In The Galaxy

If you're looking for an awesome gift for the uber-geeks in your life, then nothing is better than a book. We've collected a gift guide, covering everything from SF classics to Star Wars to astronaut lore, for your favorite nerds. » 12/15/09 5:31pm 12/15/09 5:31pm

DVDs To Give The Fan Who Has Everything

Nothing makes a better gift for the science-fiction fanatic in your life than some cool-looking DVD box sets that can keep him/her up all night for weeks. Here are some boxsets your loved ones will want to crawl inside. » 12/04/09 3:04pm 12/04/09 3:04pm

A Sci Fashion Gift Guide: Tees, Socks, and Weirder Stuff

Your friends love science fiction, outer space, and giant monsters, but they really don't like shopping for clothes. At. All. That's why we've put together this handy gift guide to sci fashion - clothing gifts even a geek will wear! » 12/03/09 9:00am 12/03/09 9:00am

Gift Ideas for the Ten Major Species of Science Fiction Fan

Stumped on what to get the Doctor Who fan in your life? Still need gifts for lovers of Star Wars, zombies, and Transformers? Our gift guide has plenty of ideas for ten species of science fiction fan. » 12/02/09 3:45pm 12/02/09 3:45pm

Last Minute Shopping: What To Do When The Goods Are Gone

The clock is ticking away, and with each precious moment, someone is snapping up the last copy the Dark Knight, World War Z and Watchmen. We braved the stores to find surefire last-minute shopping items. » 12/23/08 2:38pm 12/23/08 2:38pm