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- Now you can own this genuine, licensed U.S.S. Enterprise" pizza cutter, formerly available only through Federation Restaurant Supply depots. And only to Star Trek" mess personnel. The solid zinc-alloy, chromium-plated body is in the shape of the
- Based on drawings from DaVinci's Codex Atlanticus, this Pathfinders catapult kit uses a pair of bent wooden arms as springs to launch clay balls (included) over (4) meters at enemy fortifications (not included, go make your own enemies). The assembled mod
- Meet the stainless steel wallet. Woven from stainless steel thread, the mesh feels like silk but prevents in-pocket scanning of credit cards and IDs. Extremely thin, extremely hip, and much more durable than skin from a dead cow. Measures approx 4-1/2&quo
- When you need to solder a pair of pythons together... oh, sorry, that's python flux. This is Fluxx, the absurdist card game where the rules and goals keep changing, but customized for Monty Python fans. Build a Trojan rabbit until your brain hurts unless
- Genuine Law gently used law enforcement riot helmets. A must for any rioter. $14.50
There's a reason why American Science & Surplus is great for gifts - and that's because they sell things that nobody knew existed. Besides the telescopes, lenticular lenses, beakers and weird things in formaldehyde, they sell gifts that are soooo unexpected and will make any youngster, grandpa or aunt Phyllis gasp. Apparently the hot item this year is the Star Trek pizza cutter which totally took us by surprise. We totes thought the break-your-own-geodes kit would take best seller (rock hammer sold separately).
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