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August 25, 2013

If Wikipedia Had a Print Edition

If Wikipedia Had a Print Edition
How long has it been since you actually cracked an encyclopedia open? Most people head straight to their computers and Google whatever it is they need more information on these days.…
August 23, 2013

Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction: Build Your Own Armory with Ease

Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction: Build Your Own Armory with Ease
With all of the controversy going on regarding “real” weapons, what with their ability to cause bodily harm, it’s best to stay out of the eternally-burning fire of this argument.…
August 20, 2013

Thor Mjölnir Bookend Lets You Hammer in the Library

Thor Mjölnir Bookend Lets You Hammer in the Library
Thor’s mighty hammer can take down enemies and destroy massive structures with a single swing. But now it can also be used to keep your bookshelf tidy too.…
July 24, 2013

Space Invaders Bookmarks: Pew Pew Placeholders

Space Invaders Bookmarks: Pew Pew Placeholders
I love all things Space Invaders. I’m just a sucker for anything featuring those 8-bit aliens. I also love to read, so these adorable Book Invaders are perfect.…
July 19, 2013

Sparkup Reader Lets Your Read to Your Child… Even When You’re Not There

Sparkup Reader Lets Your Read to Your Child… Even When You’re Not There
You can’t always be there to read your child a story, especially if you work the night shift sometimes. But that’s no reason to miss story time with your kids.…
July 17, 2013

May the Force Be with Thou: Star Wars Gets Shakespeared

May the Force Be with Thou: Star Wars Gets Shakespeared
If George Lucas were born in the Elizabethan era along with William Shakespeare, what would Star Wars have been like? I’d like to think the story would have the same characters and elements, although it’d clearly be written in very different prose.…
July 10, 2013

3000 Books in One Flash Drive: A Library That Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

3000 Books in One Flash Drive: A Library That Fits in the Palm of Your Hand
I hear parents complaining about how technology distracts kids and how some games and gizmos effectively make their kids dumber. I often tell them that the solution lies in their hands: replace those apparently useless gadgets with more educational stuff that their kids will still enjoy.…
June 23, 2013

The Midnight Clock Secret Bookcase: The Reader’s Riddle

The Midnight Clock Secret Bookcase: The Reader’s Riddle
No other art form transacts with us the way literature can. It’s very accessible yet it demands and invites us to add depth to the world and the ideas it conjures.…
June 16, 2013

Little Free Libraries Hit the Streets of NYC

Little Free Libraries Hit the Streets of NYC
The Little Free Library isn’t a new movement, although it’s definitely still a novel one. We covered this neat project almost a year ago, where we saw participants build mini “libraries” that looked like they were converted from old mailboxes and birdhouses.…
June 4, 2013

This Sliceable Cookbook is Cutting Edge

This Sliceable Cookbook is Cutting Edge
There’s more to being a chef than just searing or frying stuff up. A large part of the entire process is the preparation, and if you mess that part up, then you’ve effectively messed up the entire dish.…
April 3, 2013

If Video Games Were Little Golden Books…

If Video Games Were Little Golden Books…
Remember the Little Golden Books you read as a child? Well, they’re making a comeback in a bid to make themselves relevant to the older crowd, especially to the gamers.…
April 1, 2013

Doctor Who “Summer Falls” Book Will Be Available as an Ebook Tomorrow

Doctor Who “Summer Falls” Book Will Be Available as an Ebook Tomorrow
Anyone who watched last Saturday night’s Doctor Who episode noticed the book Summer Falls by Amelia Williams when Clara and Artie talked about it. And no doubt you were interested in what lies between the pages.…
January 13, 2013

Beertone: What Color is Your Beer-achute?

Beertone: What Color is Your Beer-achute?
Hardcore beer drinkers who want to try every beer there is on the planet (or at least, a majority of them) will want to get their hands on a handy reference guide called Beertone.…
January 11, 2013

Hate Mail: When You Care Enough to Send the Very Worst

Hate Mail: When You Care Enough to Send the Very Worst
I bet that almost everyone wants to send hate mail at some point in their life, but only a few of us actually go ahead and do it.…
November 26, 2012

Biblio-Mat Vending Machine Serves up Bookworms with Random Reads

Biblio-Mat Vending Machine Serves up Bookworms with Random Reads
Love books? Love surprises? Then you’ll love the Biblio-Mat. It’s a one-of-a-kind vending machine that dispenses random books so you can say goodbye to boring afternoons and evenings.…
November 23, 2012

Robot Book Scanner Can Scan 250 Pages in a Minute, Has No Idea What It’s Reading

Robot Book Scanner Can Scan 250 Pages in a Minute, Has No Idea What It’s Reading
It’s awesome what robots can do these days. They’ve certainly come a long way from the first robots that people put together many, many decades ago.…