Gifts to Satisfy Any Curious Mind ...

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Curious minds are drawn to things that can teach them something. If you're shopping for someone like this, there are plenty of things that they'd love! Check out this list and if you can think of anything else, share them in the comments!

1. Portraits of the Mind: Visualizing the Brain

Portraits of the Mind: Visualizing the Brain
$27 on Amazon

This book follows the history of our exploration of the brain through images, from medieval sketches and 19th-century drawings by the founder of modern neuroscience to images produced using state-of-the-art techniques. It's pretty fascinating and a real treat to a curious mind!

2. Clocky Alarm Clock on Wheels

Clocky Alarm Clock on Wheels
$40 on Amazon

If he or she needs to stop hitting the snooze button on their alarm, this is what you need to get them. This quirky cool alarm clock jumps from your nightstand up to 3 feet high and then runs away beeping. LOL, you'll HAVE to get up to shut it off!

3. By the Light of the Fire 2-Person Tent

By the Light of the Fire 2-Person Tent
$495 on Amazon

I don't even go on camping trips and I'd LOVE this tent. The digitally printed design will help anyone feel surrounded by campfire buddies and it's 100% waterproof!

4. Cabinet of Natural Curiosities

Cabinet of Natural Curiosities
$30 on Amazon

Here's another good read for curious minds. Cabinet of Natural Curiosities is one of the 18th century’s greatest natural history achievements and remains one of the most prized natural history books of all time.

5. Speculative Everything: Design, Fiction, and Social Dreaming

Speculative Everything: Design, Fiction, and Social Dreaming
$22 on Amazon

In Speculative Everything, designers Anthony Dunne and Fiona Raby propose a new kind of design that's used as a tool to create not only things but ideas.

6. Exactitudes, Hardcover

Exactitudes, Hardcover
$190 on Amazon

Photographer Ari Versluis and profiler Ellie Uyttenbroek documented the dress codes of various social groups in Exactitudes!

7. Constellation Mug

Constellation Mug
$15 on Amazon

This mug is all sorts of awesome. Pour in some hot liquid and watch the constellations light up in the night sky!

8. Magic. 1400s-1950s

Magic. 1400s-1950s
$49 on Amazon

Magic has fascinated people for centuries. This book celebrates over 500 years of the visual culture of the world’s best magicians. It features 800+ rarely seen vintage posters, photographs, handbills, and engravings!

9. Moon, Earth and Galaxy Night Lights

Moon, Earth and Galaxy Night Lights
$11 on Amazon

I would love having this in my room. The realistic 3D printed photo of the moon is enchanting to look at before falling asleep!

10. Charley Harper Tree of Life 500-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Charley Harper Tree of Life 500-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
$17 on Amazon

Puzzles can be stressful but they definitely get your brain working. This nature-inspired puzzle will be the cause of hours of entertainment.

11. Identical: Portraits of Twins

Identical: Portraits of Twins
$50 on Amazon

Twins have always been a source of fascination. In this book, Martin Schoeller uses his close-up portrait style to examine 40 sets of identical twins. Every subtle aspect of their facial structure and expressions is captured and it's interesting to look at!

12. BiOrb 15L Flow Aquarium, White

BiOrb 15L Flow Aquarium, White
$135 on Amazon

The BiOrb FLOW a really easy aquarium to set up and own and everything you need is already included in the box! It includes LED lights and is ideal for small fish.

13. Things Come Apart: a Teardown Manual for Modern Living, Hardcover

Things Come Apart: a Teardown Manual for Modern Living, Hardcover
$23 on Amazon

Things Come Apart is a unique photographic vision of today's material world. It displays the inner workings of some of the world’s most iconic designs!

14. EcoSphere Closed Aquatic Ecosystem, Sphere

EcoSphere Closed Aquatic Ecosystem, Sphere
$51 on Amazon

This awesome enclosed world contains marine shrimp, algae and micro-organisms. The only things it needs are indirect light and comfortable room temperature!

15. Tech Tools Desktop Madness Series Hand Pen Holder with Magnetic Back

Tech Tools Desktop Madness Series Hand Pen Holder with Magnetic Back
$19 on Amazon

This pen holder is a cool and quirky way to keep everything organized! What's so awesome about it is the magnetic back.

16. Branch & Twig Assorted Colored Pencils, 10-Pack

Branch & Twig Assorted Colored Pencils, 10-Pack
$5 on Amazon

These rustic pencils are made from real tree branches, so each one is unique! It's a great eco-friendly gift, looks great on display, and is perfect for writing or sketching.

17. (20x28) Natural History Butterflies Decorative Decoupage Vintage Style Paper Poster Print

(20x28) Natural History Butterflies Decorative Decoupage Vintage Style Paper Poster Print
$10 on Amazon

Nature lovers will adore this butterfly poster!

18. Lytro Light Field Camera, 8GB, Electric Blue

Lytro Light Field Camera, 8GB, Electric Blue
$190 on Amazon

The world's first light field camera lets you shoot first and focus later. It allows you to create interactive pictures to share with friends and family!

19. Magnetic Poetry Kit - Original

Magnetic Poetry Kit - Original
$16 on Amazon

Curious minds long for creating. With this magnetic poetry kit, it's never been easier to create rhymes!

20. 3B Scientific Plastic Human Skull Model

3B Scientific Plastic Human Skull Model
$88 on Amazon

This three-part dissembling adult human skull model displays all cranial features and has an accurate representation of fissures, foramina, processes, and sutures!

21. What if? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

What if? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
$14 on Amazon

People will ALWAYS wonder about the answers to absurd hypothetical questions. This book answers them all! It's a must-read.

Which of these gifts do you think your curious friend will like? If you can think of any others, share them in the comments.