Five rad and random things I found this week

The end-of-week dispatch from Pop Sci's commerce editor. Vol. 6.

My job is to find cool stuff. Throughout the week I spend hours scouring the web for things that are useful or fun or ridiculously cheap. Often times, these choices coalesce into a guide of like items—for example, things to make your kitchen better or how to scramble an egg. But I often stumble across some pretty awesome stuff that doesn't really fit into a list. So I made a list for those. The only thing they have in common is that I like them—and think you will too.

Below, five highlights from this week. They're all coasters. I don't know.

Brain Specimen Coasters

Brain Specimen Coasters
Here's a set of 10 glass brain specimen coasters. Each one is a different section of the brain. Stack them up and you get a complete image. $20.Think Geek

Cork Cactus

Cork Coaster
These cork coasters stack up on top of each other like a cactus. $15.Amazon

Close-up Cat Coaster

Cat Coaster 'Close-up'
These cat "Purrtrait" coasters each have a gloss finish and uncomfortable stare. $5.Etsy

Radioactive Elements Glowing Coaster Set

Radioactive Elements Glowing Coaster Set
These four plastic radioactive element coasters are pressure sensitive, so they glow when you place your drink on them. $20.Think Geek

Retro Floppy Disk Drink Coaster

6 Blank Labled Retro Floppy Disk Silicone Drink Coaster
These six silicone coasters are in the shape of 1.44MB floppy disks. $16.Amazon

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