A Handy Gadget for Fidgety People

Anna Green
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If you often find yourself compulsively clicking your pen, jangling your keys, or drumming your fingers on your desk, Antsy Labs may have the perfect gadget for you. The company, founded by brothers Matthew and Mark McLachlan, has created a handy little device they call the Fidget Cube, designed to keep fidgety hands occupied.

The Fidget Cube, which already had a successful Kickstarter, features something different to fidget with on each side: There are buttons to press, switches to flip, and joysticks to push. While some buttons mimic the satisfying clicking noise your favorite pen makes, others are silent—making them perfect for quiet classes or meetings. The McLachlan brothers explain that the Fidget Cube isn’t a procrastination tool—rather, it’s designed to help fidgety folks focus.

"We are passionate about the idea that fidgeting is a process that, with the right tools and outlet, can have positive and real-life applications," they explain. "We believe that Fidget Cube provides a tangible way to capture your floating attention, regardless of whether you fidget consciously or subconsciously."

You can buy a version of the Fidget Cube for under $4 on Amazon.

[h/t Boing Boing]