You don't need a doctorate to look like the smartest person your friends have ever met, you just need a really cool lamp.
I don't know if I could handle the constant suggestion to drink hot chocolate, but I would love to impress my coworkers with this.
Via Lil Sugar
Available at: Emmo Home ($80) http://www.emmohome.com/suck-uk-bookrest-lamp.html Via: Holy Cool http://www.holycool.net/2010/09/book-rest-lamp.html?utmsource=feedburner&utmmedium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+Holycool+(Holycool.net)
Does your doorbell play the Imperial March? Do your guests have to take off their shoes and don R2D2 slippers in your home? How do you not have this lamp already?