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The Most Amazing Book Covers You’ll Ever See

The Most Amazing Book Covers You’ll Ever See
Marketers (and Redditors) use “click bait” titles like the one above because they work to drive traffic and interest in seeing what lays beyond. Of course, there’s a fine line between an exciting headline and an outright exaggeration of the truth, and most click bait pieces belong in the latter.…

Video Game Book Covers Make You Look Much More Literate

Video Game Book Covers Make You Look Much More Literate
I’m sure your bookshelves are chockful of the classics. Mine, on the other hand have nothing but graphic novels, video games Blu-ray discs and DVDs. Oh, and a bunch of collectible toys and robots. I suppose I’m not that well-read these days thanks to the advent of the internet, and…
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TARDIS Bookshelf: Silence in the Library

TARDIS Bookshelf: Silence in the Library
I admit, despite e-books being all the rage these days, I still love a good old-fashioned book in my hands. The problem becomes one of storage since they take up room. We need something that is bigger on the inside, like this Doctor Who TARDIS bookshelf.…

Star Wars Folded Flyers Use the Force of Your Own Hand

Star Wars Folded Flyers Use the Force of Your Own Hand
Are you looking for an affordable gift for a young Star Wars fan? Are you a young Star Wars fan? Are you an affordable gift? Whatever you are, you’ll surely love this activity book, which lets you make paper airplanes starfighters.…

Bookworm Wrap-Around Bookshelf Chair Gives Bookworms Their Own Little Book Nook

Bookworm Wrap-Around Bookshelf Chair Gives Bookworms Their Own Little Book Nook
Now here’s another piece of furniture that book lovers would love to own: the Bookworm. It reminds me a little of the Sunflower Chair, which features a plushy seat that’s surrounded by a roundabout bookshelf.…

Litographs Let You Wear Your Favorite Literary Works

Litographs Let You Wear Your Favorite Literary Works
Remember the Book Scarves? Well, now you can do more than just wear your favorite story around your neck. If this campaign on Kickstarter gets, well, kick-started, you might soon be able to wear your favorite work of literature on your shirt. I’m talking about Litographs.…

Booksi Recycled Book iPhone Docks: Don’t Read While Docked

Booksi Recycled Book iPhone Docks: Don’t Read While Docked
I’ve never though of recycling books, since I’m a bibliophile, but there’s something marvelous about these docks that are made from old books. Rich Neeley custom makes them for the discerning gadgeteer.…

Book Scarves: Wear the Greatest Stories Ever Told… Around Your Neck

Book Scarves: Wear the Greatest Stories Ever Told… Around Your Neck
Stories are more than just mere words on paper. They have the power to carry you off to faraway lands while making you care for characters as if they were your friends in real life. Stories can also serve as your temporary escape from the real world whenever you need…

Little Free Library is the Book Drive that Everyone Can Join

Little Free Library is the Book Drive that Everyone Can Join
Some people think that books are slowly going ‘obsolete’ because of Nooks, Kindles, and iPads. To them, I say: think again. While I have nothing against these digital readers, I think that there’s just something different and special about reading a physical book with pages you can actually turn and…

Sunflower Chair Lets You Sow the Seeds of Knowledge While You Sit

Sunflower Chair Lets You Sow the Seeds of Knowledge While You Sit
What do you do on your lazy days? As for me, I love curling up in bed with a good book and reading until I fall asleep – not because the book is boring (I did say it was a good book) but because I’ve done nothing but read all…

Car Bookshelf Has Books for Passengers Instead of People

Car Bookshelf Has Books for Passengers Instead of People
I used to be a sucker for novels. Now I’m a sucker for graphic novels and comic books. Maybe it’s because I did so much reading back in college that I don’t find reading long blocks of just text fun anymore, but there’s just something about seeing the images right…

Astronomical: The Solar System in Easy-to-Read Book Form

Astronomical: The Solar System in Easy-to-Read Book Form
Here’s an encyclopedia that even a baby can finish in just one sitting. Just skip to the pages where the dots are, because the rest of it is black. The set isn’t meant for reading though – Astronomical is a scale model of our beloved solar system in the form…

weLoaded T-Shirt: Wearable Weapons Cache

weLoaded T-Shirt: Wearable Weapons Cache
Weapons don’t make a hero – or a villain – but they sure do help. The weLoaded T-shirt by Chop Shop pays homage to 79 famous combative devices from various book, TV, movie and video game franchises. From the Holy Hand Grenade from Monty Python and the Holy Grail to…

Lightsaber Bookends Will Reveal Your Inner Geek to Everyone

Lightsaber Bookends Will Reveal Your Inner Geek to Everyone
It’s taken over half a year since you could find ’em, but these illuminated Lightsaber Bookends are available for pre-order again. You might have noticed – if you have keen eyes – that this lightsaber is none other than Darth Vader’s. The other cool thing about these bookends is that…

Speed Reader: Camera Scans 200-Page Book in One Minute

Speed Reader: Camera Scans 200-Page Book in One Minute
As Wired‘s Charlie Sorrel said, books contain much of human knowledge, but they are quite hard to preserve or archive compared to other media. A setup invented by professor Masatoshi Ishikawa and his team at the University of Tokyo could change all of that. Ishikawa and company are working on…

Classic Literature Comes to the Ds

Classic Literature Comes to the Ds
There are a lot of wonderful classic novels available in the public domain, and they’re just sitting there, available for you to download and read at your leisure. Using homebrew software, you can even put those novels on your Nintendo DS. But Nintendo’s just done the likes of Project Gutenberg…
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