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There are so many new gadgets out this year that Dads and Grandpas would love. They cover the gamut from low tech to high tech, while all being user-intuitive. (Personally, I know many dads and grandpas who don't want a new hobby for Father's Day!) Father's Day is coming soon, and these gadget gifts will be just in time to use this summer!
(Editor: This article was originally published for Father's Day 2006)
Father's Day is the worst. Every year, it's the same lame presents. Come on, you know what I am talking about! If I never see another tie, cologne, BBQ set, belt, wallet socks, underwear, shirt, sweater or lame ass book, I will die happy. Listen up, guys and let me know if you agree with me. I think I have come up with some really novel gift ideas for dear old dad (other than the obvious stuff he really wants but I can't afford like a Porsche, the model girfriend or the giant flat screen tv). Here's my picks for what to get the old man, depending on what type of Dad you have (together with some choice ad content from their vendors)...
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'Clever' has not left the Suck UK creators in this era of uncertainly and universal stress. Its latest set of dead desk toys prove that. They not only help relieve your stress, they make you smile, and they are functional as well. All of the dead desk toys would made unique Father's Day gifts (better, for sure, than a tie!) for a Dad with a sense of humor.
Tasks that require the application of tools to groom or beautify are difficult to manuever for those with poor vision. Among boomers and seniors, 80 percent are affected by significant vision loss due to presbyopia or macular degeneration. Prescription lenses or reading glasses help with reading, if you read at a precise distance, but what about other activities like grooming or applying makeup? Here are six tools I think you'll find very helpful....
A danish, a yogurt, lunch... to go. They all come with plastic knives, spoons, and forks. We accept them, but always with that little nudge in our minds and that pang of guilt. I've actually been saving the plastic throw-aways, washing them, and re-using them. No more guilt for me though - I just received a set of RePEaT To-Go Ware Utensils as a thank you gift, and I'm never going to set my teeth on another throw-away-and-destroy-the-earth plastic utensil again.
Show dad just how much you appreciate him giving you life this Father's Day, and allow him to show off just how proud he is of making his own spawn with a unique fashion accessory that's ideal for even the most dapper dad.
Usually for me hot dogs have to be grilled outside on a hot day and have been cooked in a manner that creates a lot of extra crispy bits. For anyone who feels similarly about hot dogs, the Spiral Hot Dog Cutter by Wynder may be for you. This would make a great addition to Dad’s barbeque gadgets, perhaps even as a Father’s Day gift.
Father's Day. When you get to my father's age, it becomes quite difficult to find something original as a gift. Ties, while quite nice, are well-overplayed and no longer an option. Take him out to lunch? Sure... but again, not the most original of ideas. Movies are a good idea... but unless it's a drafthouse, it's really not that special.
So what to get for Dad on this Father's Day? Well, here are 8 ideas...
Whether your dad's a fan of Rocky Balboa or just likes to think of himself as a tough guy, there's one gift that will make him want to step into the boxing ring every time he rolls out of bed or steps out of the shower.