13 Unusual Gift Ideas

By Scott Sarvay

December 13, 2010 Updated Dec 13, 2010 at 6:54 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - It's possible you've never heard of the Pajama Jeans, but some say it's the biggest craze since the Snuggie at $40 plus shipping and handling and you can have the jeans that you can wear to bed.

How about a cheaper idea for your teenager? A ticket stub diary allows someone to keep all those memorable important ticket stubs.

The Omni Heat Jacket is enough to grab your attention. The technology once used in the Olympics, is now targeted for consumers, but with a price tag just north of $200.

For the artist, the uDraw game tablet for the Wii is a hot item. The bundle sells for $70.

For the reading enthusiast, last year brought the Kindle, this year it’s the Nook Color at $149.

How about a smart pen for the college student or business person? This $100 gadget records audio and digitizes handwriting.

We've all been in the dark during a power outage and some families with small children don't like burning candles. First Alert has some great products out, including a battery operated candle.

It even flickers like a real candle and for $20 and it's yours, complete with a vanilla smell.

There's also the fire extinguisher in a can. It's called Tundra and for $15 it could be a bargain for the safety conscious person on your list.

Staying with the safety theme, the Ove Glove is a high tech oven mitt for Mom or Grandma, it's received good reviews.

Got a Smartphone? They’ve got gloves for "touch screen computers."

Want to design your own perfume?

And perhaps your special someone would like softer feet. Check out foot therapy socks.

Just keep in mind, these products vary in price and unless you want the possibility of the dreaded re-gift, it's a good idea to do your homework on every purchase.




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