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Geek Fuel: Caffeinated Candy, Snack, Lipgloss and Soap

A very long time ago someone started a nasty rumor that geeks live on soda, candy and junk food. While I steer clear of junk food, many of you already know we at the Sugar Network office have a serious collective sweettooth. So how do we stay awake when we blog into the wee hours? Caffeine. Sweet caffeine.

I was doing a little research about what other geeks are using to fuel their creative juices (seriously, a girl can only drink so many Diet Cokes a day!) and stumbled upon ThinkGeek's collection of caffeinated candy, mints and even soap. Most of the items have at least as much caffeine as a cup of coffee. The Mega Caffeine Candy Sampler, v6.0 looks like the entry point into the sweet caffeine universe, offering samples of nine varieties for $22.99. I'll never sleep again.

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Hoaxerz Hoaxerz 9 years
Shock-a-lots are amazingly delicious...and addicting. IMO, they taste better than the chocolate covered coffee beans from Caribou Coffee and other coffee shops. On the down side, they're expensive.
c0rkie c0rkie 9 years
my bf is addicted to caffeine pills and guma nd candy cause he needs to stay awake to finish his research. are any of these detrimental to your health in the long run?
jhuck jhuck 9 years
I don't like energy drinks, so these would be interesting to try! I need them lately too...I'm always so tired!
BloodyFuFu BloodyFuFu 9 years
The Rocket Chocolates are soooooooo good! I'm thinking of turning them into an ice cream!
tati33 tati33 9 years
i agree chocolate & starbucks for me... i had a friend who tasted jolt and said it was disgusting!
Ikandy Ikandy 9 years
Those all look cool...esp the chocolate, not sure about the soap though.
askmetostay askmetostay 9 years
ooh, i LOVE chocolate covered coffee beans....yum.
Leopardcc Leopardcc 9 years
Hmmm, I wonder if the lip balm one works?? I'd like to try that!
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