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  • June 5, 2014
    After numerous tests, scientists have confirmed a copy of French writer Arsene Houssaye's "Des destinees de l'ame" was bound with human skin. *eying picture* Nice skin too -- no moles or beauty marks. You think that was back or buttcheek? It's definitely not chest because ... / Continue →
  • May 29, 2014
    This is an emotional, minute-long video of LeVar Burton responding to the news that the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter reached it's $1-million funding goal in less than a day. Currently, the campaign has collected $1,854,000, with 34 days remaining. Clearly people care about chi... / Continue →
  • May 28, 2014
    LeVar Burton and Reading Rainbow just launched a Kickstarter campaign to "Bring Reading Rainbow Back for Every Child, Everywhere" by putting the show on the web, creating specialized classroom versions, and delivering it free to schools in need. Did you know 1 out of 4 America... / Continue →
  • April 30, 2014
    This is the Bibliochaise from Nobody & Co. It's a chair that can hold up to 300 books or even more nudey magazines. You have to email them for the price though which means it's gonna be ungodly expensive. Anybody here a carpenter? "I am." YES -- please tell me your name is... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2014
    This is a series of super heroines/villains on the covers of fictional romance novels (plus one Sweet Valley High knockoff) as imagined by artist Tony Fleecs. It's a great idea. You think there isn't a giant market for erotic superhero fan fiction? I could write four lines a... / Continue →
  • January 17, 2014
    This is the papier-mâché book sculpture of Smaug tearing himself out of the pages of 'The Hobbit' made by DeviantARTist FarTooManyIdeas. You know, books are one of the few things that still make adults utilize their imaginations. Also, staring at a fire. I can literally star... / Continue →
  • November 20, 2013
    Ever wonder how many deaths there have been in George R.R. Martin's 'A Song of Fire and Ice' series so far? This many. After a quick count I estimate over ten. "There are way more than ten." It was a very quick count. Thanks to Pillowfight (you know I'm down!) and Greg, wh... / Continue →
  • November 18, 2013
    This is the Reading Net designed by Spanish creative studio Playoffice. Of course I'm not sure how much credit Playoffice actually deserves. It's not like they invented nets, they just came up with the idea of hanging them in home libraries to give your kids a place to hang o... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2013
    This is a series by illustrator and graphic designer Jeca Martinez reimagining all the Harry Potter book covers as minimalistic animated GIFs. My favorite is the Prisoner of Azkaban. What's yours? Just kidding, I don't care. Yes I do. I just say things like that to protect... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2013
    Remember Joey Spiotto's first series of video game inspired Little Golden Books? Well he's back with three more -- this time Mass Effect, Red Dead Redemption and Half-Life. I would read them. I would read them and I would chew the corners just like I did with real Little Gol... / Continue →