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  • November 17, 2014
    Inventor, writer and publisher of the Choose Your Own Adventure series, R.A. Montgomery died on November 9th at the age of 78. Montgomery was best known for making reading fun for millions of young readers, myself included. I remember choosing so many adventures growing up. ... / Continue →
  • November 13, 2014
    This is Dyslexie, a font designed by dyslexic Christian Boer to help people suffering from the same condition be able to read easier. And being able to read easy, as I'm sure you're all aware, is an important life skill to have. But being able to do long division without a ca... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2014
    Note: This isn't the whole graphic, hit the jump to see the whole thing. Bonus points for reading it on the can. This is an infographic about reading on the shitter. I find it hard to believe only 75% of Americans have used their cell phone in the bathroom. Apparently 25% o... / Continue →
  • April 22, 2014
    This is an interactive map (links to actual map) of Westeros and the surrounding lands created by Westeros.org user carpiediem. You can click on pretty much anywhere to bring up a Game of Thrones wiki about the area, track characters' travels through the books and show, and mo... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2013
    Meet 19-year old Peter Clatworthy. He doesn't look happy, does he? That's because Peter paid £450 (~$740) for a shittily printed picture of an X-Box One on eBay. I'd be pissed too -- somebody needs to replace the black toner cartridges in their printer. Plus the right side ... / 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 12, 2013
    This is the $1,050 DNA Bookcase made by Milano Furniture. It's six feet of spiraling shelves shaped like a double helix so you can arrange your books to look like little genome sequences. No lie, I have a friend who used to be a personal assistant for this rich lady and one d... / Continue →
  • September 5, 2013
    For a scant $14,000 (insurance won't cover any of it because internet addiction isn't recognized as a mental disorder), the Bradford Regional Medical Center, in Bradford, Pennsylvania will cure your internet addiction. Or at least until the second you get home and fall right b... / Continue →
  • August 15, 2013
    These are the $16 Lazyglasses from ThinkGeek. They allow you to watch TV or read while lying flat on your back so you don't have to hold your book or head up. They're not actually a new concept though, I posted Skymall's $50 Prism Glasses almost six years ago. But they don't... / Continue →
  • July 16, 2013
    This is William Shakespeare's Star Wars, a version of the 'A New Hope' script rewritten in iambic pentameter with all that fancy old-timey talk. I bet Yoda sounds normal. I posted a couple more pictures of the book after the jump, but you can access a PDF of the first 16 page... / Continue →