Turn your mobile broadband solution into a portable WiFi hotspot with the Cradlepoint Mobile Broadband Router ($200). This plug-and-play device features both an ExpressCard slot and USB port for connecting to the cellular network, and offers IEEE 802.11 b/g networking, along with an Ethernet port for legacy (read: old-as-dirt) devices.
Keep track of your driving history with this Driving Activity Reporter ($230). Powered by an internal 16-channel GPS receiver, the USB device mounts anywhere in your car and records locations, routes, date/time, and speeds of every trip you take. It stores the reports — up to a 100 hours of them — on its built-in flash memory. When you're ready to see your stats, just pop into your computer and use the included software to examine it. Google Earth integration makes things really interesting. Also great for catching cheating lovers.
Get high-end performance for minimal cost with the Orion SkyQuest XT10 Classic Dobsonian Telescope ($500). This easy to use 'scope features a 254mm aperture and 1200mm focal length to provide up close and personal views of the moon, planets, galaxies, and other celestial bodies, with an ultra-stable Dobsonian base, a 2-inch Crayford focuser, a Sirius Plossi eyepiece, included Starry Night software, and more.