Why not start off the Geek Gift Ideas 2009 edition with a Despair, Inc. 2010 Custom Calendar. Every geek loves geek humor and Despair Inc. has been dishing out the sarcasm for years now. Not only does this calendar provide a hilarious demotivator for each month, but it also contains important dates in geek history. For example:
- January 9, 2007: Apple CEO Steve Jobs announces the iPhone. Motorola cringes.
- February 26, 1955: George Smith makes aviation history by becoming the first man to bail out of a jet at supersonic speeds
- March 18, 1947: Patent #2417786 was issued to Hurley Smith for the “Pocket Shield Or Protector”. The nerd is born.
- April 28, 1997: Duke Nukem Forever’ announced. 12 years later, it remains unreleased.
The calendar costs US $15.99 and will earn you 225 geek points.