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8 Useful Time Passing Office Gadgets

If you have a desk job in an office somewhere, then you will know how slow your day can sometimes be. And apart from the occasional walk to the water cooler, photocopier or break room, there isn’t really much else to offer you a break from the sometimes monotonous day you are having.

So if this sounds like you, then help is at hand because we have come up with a list of 8 really useful and time-passing gadgets for you to use in the office, take a look below!

My Keepon – Dancing Robot



My Keepon is a great way to help you pass the time at work! It can sense music through its built-in microphone and advanced beat detection system, which it cleverly dances to!

The My Keepon robot has two modes: a dance mode, for doing some funky dance moves, and a touch mode, where it responds to touch with movement and sound.

Poo Pen



It’s the same old story – you walk away from your desk for just a minute, and then you come back to find that someone’s only gone and nicked your Biro!

ThePoo Pen is a guaranteed way of keeping your pen on your desk, and if you find out who the Biro pen thieves are, you can take back your tool of the trade and give them some poo (pens) instead!

Newton’s Cradle



Newton’s Cradle is a classic desktop stress and boredom reliever. Not only will you learn something about science and the laws of momentum energy, but it’s something fun to play with when you’re on the phone to a boring or annoying customer for example.

Simply lift one of the ball bearings and let it swing into the others, and then watch as the one at the opposite end swings away from the others!

216 ALANTEX Cubes



These216 ALANTEX cubes are made of powerful neodymium magnets. They are really strong, and can hold together in any number of positions. Even though each cube that makes up the cube is small, the possibilities are huge.

Build all sorts of weird and wonderful creations, and turn your desk into somewhere fun to be!

Terry Turtle Motion-Activated Swearing Gadget



Do some of your work colleagues annoy the hell out of you? If so, then you need to get yourselfTerry Turtle! Terry is a motion-activated gadget that will come up with all sorts of rude outbursts whenever someone is nearby!

Put him near your annoying colleagues, sit back and laugh!

Haynes Build Your Own Internal Combustion Engine



One for the petrol heads out there! The Haynes brand is synonymous with car repair manuals for scores of makes and models, and if you know your way around an engine, then why not build this miniinternal combustion engine model at work when you’ve got nothing better to do with your time!

James Bond 007 Aston Martin Vanquish V12 Remote Control Car



If you always fancied yourself as a bit of a spy just like James Bond, then you could make your day go quicker by driving theJames Bond 007 Aston Martin Vanquish V12 remote control car around the office!

Lego Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Baxter Robot Rampage



Were you, or are you a fan of Lego and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? If so, then this is the product for you! Baxter’s Robot Rampage includes 4 minifigures, loads of weapons and more!

With thanks to Amie Scott for this blog post on behalf of Randstad, who specialise in jobs in Leeds.