40 Awesome Straight-Up Nerdy Christmas Ornaments

The Christmas season is almost upon us, as retailers and TV networks have been reminding us for the entire month of November. It means lots of hearing the same songs over and over and over again, whiny relatives, irritating travel plans, and just a general hell that makes you wish you could spend the holidays watching TV.
But it’s not all bad: there are ornaments to hang on the tree, after all, and people love to let their inner nerd out when they decorate a tree. Here are forty awesomely nerdy ornaments, ranging from professional collectibles to labors of love.