Most laptops only have one or two USB ports, whereas on average the computer user has around four five devices that require power and connection. Therefore, the answer is a USB port hub, if you are in the mood to buy a USB port hub then why not all the way and get this sixteen port hub! No you can all of the USB powered devices that you have always wanted, like those xmas decorations.
These are the features of the sixteen port USB Hub:
•USB 2.0 hub with a whopping 16 ports
•Connect up your printer, digicam, card reader, mp3 player, Snowbot, Missile Launcher, etc.
•Up to 2 PCs can connect to the hub and share the sources (but not at the same time)
•Built-in 22.5W power supply; an extra AC adapter is not needed
•Dimension: 116 x 67 x 63mm (approx.)
•Weight: 0.8 lbs (approx.)
◦USB Super 16-Port Hub
Priced at $159.99
Source [Think Geek]