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The Great Extinction Event Sale

Some species just aren't built to last. If you're looking for a great deal on science gifts, keep an eye on this extinction event page, and as species are naturally selected, they'll appear here at discounted prices, right before they disappear forever. If you see something you love on this page, act fast - it might be extinct the next time you look!   See Who's Going Extinct

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Holiday Markets!

If you're looking to pick up some gifts in person this holiday season, here's a schedule of our in-person events! Nov 10-12, PortlandNSTA Portland Area ConferenceOregon Convention Center, Portland, OR Booth 405 11am-5pm Thursday9am-3pm Friday9am-noon Saturday(Open to conference attendees only.)  Nov 11-13, PortlandPortland Holiday Food & Gift FestivalOregon Convention Center, Portland, OR Booth 51110am-6pm Friday10am-6pm Saturday10am-5pm Sunday***Here's a coupon for admission, or pre-buy your tickets and skip the line.*** Nov 18-20, DenverDenver Holiday Food & Gift FestivalColorado Convention Center, Denver, CO Booth 82810am-9pm Friday10am-8pm Saturday10am-5pm Sunday***Here's a coupon for admission, or pre-buy your tickets and skip the line.*** Dec 17-18, PortlandGeek the HallsDoubleTree Portland, ORFree to everyone!

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Cognitive Surplus Lifestyle, New Tote Bags!

Summer is coming, and with the warmer weather and longer days come weekend adventures, trips to the beach, epic farmer's market hauls and huge stacks of library books. Our tote bags are made with eco-friendly recycled cotton and and are soft enough to use every day, but still sturdy enough to tote around all your summer reading or every last carrot you can squeeze in. The perfect size, they hang comfortably over your shoulder and have room enough to pack for the weekend. Find your own adventure this summer! Happy Trails!  

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Graduation Day is coming! A few gift ideas for smart grads and awesome science professors.

After four years of all-nighters in the library cramming for midterms, afternoons in the lab, and countless cups of coffee for that 8am lecture, it's finally coming to a close. Graduation day is almost here and it's time not only to pat yourself on the back and congratulate your study partners on their success, but also to thank all the people who helped you along the way. From your advisor to your favorite chemistry professor to that physics TA who spent all those hours with you in recitation, all these people worked tirelessly to help you become a master of the material, ready to head out into the field. We've put together a collection of smart, unique gift ideas to help you say thanks or to help your favorite...

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