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  • The Fidget Cube is a desk toy for people who can't sit still
  • The Fidget Cube is a desk toy for people who can't sit still
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The Fidget Cube is a desk toy for people who can't sit still

Are you a pen clicker or a nail biter? While fidgeting might seem like an annoying habit, it can actually help kids learn more, and help adults concentrate at work. Which might explain why the Fidget Cube – a seemingly useless desk toy – has raised over $4 million on Kickstarter.

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