15 excellent gifts for the geek in your life
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Chances are you know a geek who is close to your heart.
Whether it's a significant other, family member, or friend, you might struggle with what to buy them.
Don't worry, you've come to the right place. The 15 items on this list are each perfectly suited to a lover of a different fandom.
Whether your geek is into Dr. Who, Watchmen, or The Legend of Zelda, these are all products they'll be happy to have in their life, and may not even know about.
Having trouble figuring out what to get people for the holidays? You can check out all of Insider Picks' 2016 gift guides here.
Pokémon gym badges
Do you know someone who's the very best, but doesn't know how to show it?
Sure, they could gain prestige in their field and earn the respect of their peers through years of tireless work. Or they could rock one of these Pokémon gym badges to remove all doubt of their greatness from people's minds from the outset.
Pokémon Gym Badges, $12.99
A heat-sensitive Mario mug
Know someone who still has the music from the first level of Super Mario Bros. stuck in their head?
Get them this heat-changing mug; when empty or full of a cooler beverage, the mug's art depicts the iconic level many of us have played many times. When the mug is full of a warm liquid, the scene changes to a new, noir look.
Two mugs for the price of one — save your coins for the 1Up.
Super Mario Bros. Heat Change Mug, $9.99
A Starfleet zip-up jacket
Live long and prosper! If someone in your life has always wanted to join Starfleet, they'll need to start wearing some federation approved appeal. Available in red, blue, and gold, this hoodie is 100% polyester and bears the official Star Trek insignia.
Star Trek Fleece Jacket, $50.99