Whether copy-pasting a term paper or hunkered down to a life of code-jockeying, your desk is sacred space. It’s where you wage a daily battle against your to-do list, your fantasy-football research, and your online work—trashing friends in League of Legends. This gear prepares you for conquest on all fronts.

This article was originally published in the September/October 2016 issue of Popular Science, under the title “Arm Your Battlestation.”