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  • Dec 15, 2011
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Arlington, TexasDo you want to put a creative spin on holiday shopping this year? American Mensa, the high IQ society, has the perfect thing to help you find some of the most interesting and novel gifts this season; the 2011 Mensa Holiday Gift Guide. You can find and purchase these gifts by logging on to


This year’s gift guide showcases a replica of a 15th-century navigator’s tool from Edmund Scientifics, ThinkGeek's Ant Farm Revolution featuring a 360-degree, nutrient-rich gel habitat complete with LED light that projects images of the hardworking insects for your little scientist to observe, as well as gifts to amuse and test your Mensa capabilities such as the Mensa Home Test or one of the Mensa Page-A-Day Calendars with a mind-bending puzzle for every day of the year.

The guide also features one of the 2011 Mensa Select Mind Game winners, Pirate Versus PirateTM—a great way to learn about geography while filling your treasure chest with silver and gold booty. To check out other Mensa Select Games, log on to For more gaming fun, check out the Mensa Brain Test game now available on iTunes, for the iPod, iPhone, and iPad.

“The Mensa Gift Guide gives shoppers innovative and creative ideas on what they can buy for their nearest and dearest this season without leaving home,” said Pamela Donahoo, CAE, Executive Director of American Mensa. “No matter what age or gender, the guide offers a wide range of gift options that are sure to be conversation pieces during the holidays.”  

The American Mensa Holiday Gift Guide is sponsored by GEICO®. GEICO provides homeowner, vehicle, and rental insurance and offers special discounts to American Mensa members. For more information about other Mensa member benefits, visit

American Mensa is the organization open to anyone who scores in the top two percent on an accepted, standardized intelligence test. The organization has more than 57,000 members in the United States and more than 110,000 members around the world. For more information about Mensa, or to apply for membership, visit or call (800) 66-MENSA.