I know you come here to read about technology, startups, and investments. But the simplest things in life can yield the best returns in pure happiness. I know this is true because Star Trek alum George Takei (Sulu!) says so.

Here’s the thing that made Takei so happy. I hope I find one in my stocking this year. That and a bunch of Apple stock.

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It’s the Bubble Calendar from bubblewrap.com. Every day you get to pop a bubble, for 365 little endorphin blasts a year.

Reviews of the calendar are mixed on Amazon.com. The calendar gets either one star or five stars — not many in between. Here are the two most common comments:

Five stars: “This thing is very popular at the office! People come by and try to get “today’s pop”, it’s a little competitive here. I love coming in after a long weekend -I get 3 pops, all mine!”

One star: “I bought one and now am depressed. In only a few short days a whole year had passed. I am getting old before my time….”

Anyway here are the specs:

  • Huge! 48″ x 15.5″ (122cm x 39cm) poster calendar
  • Heavy Bubbles for a bigger POP
  • Easy to read! Weekends bolded for quick reference
  • Designed and made in Brooklyn, USA
  • The type is set in Helvetica Neue
  • The calendars are printed on thick paper (80 pound cover stock)

Could be very good for prison inmates too. Every day wake up, shave, pop another bubble, go lift weights.

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