Bust out those e-readers, dust off your bookshelves, or head to your local library -- Monday, March 3 marks the 17th annual Read Across America Day. Hosted by the National Education Association and held in conjunction with Dr. Seuss' birthday (March 2), Read Across America Day applies the football pep rally mentality to books, aiming to get children just as excited about cracking open a book as they are about scoring a touchdown.Read the full article: 19 Quotes That Will Make You Fall in Love With Books All Over Again
Saturday, 8 March 2014
Bicycles are an amazing form of transportation — they get you from A to B quickly, without harming the environment, and they're terrific exercise. But biking in a city or on a highway can also be dangerous.Read the full article: Are elevated bicycle highways the future of transportation?
Soon you could read all 309 pages of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" in under 77 minutes. Yes, you. To get through it that quickly (a pace of 1,000 words a minute) you'll have to use an about-to-be released app and forgo the idea of reading page by page.Read the full article: You Could Soon Read An Entire Harry Potter Book In Under 90 Minutes With This App
Wednesday, 26 February 2014
The e-book is on the rise — but that does also mean that the bookshelf will disappear? I just like the idea of "Collecting". I'll buy a hard copy of a book, even if I have it on an e-reader, just so I can display it on my shelf. Same with movies and CDs.
Read the full article: Are bookshelves becoming obsolete?
Saturday, 22 February 2014
Making this bicycle a reality became just a bit of an obsession… Following months of design, research and testing we can finally reveal the ground breaking new Flying Machine; The 3DP-F1. This machine features titanium tubing joined with cutting edge 3D printed titanium lugs.
Read the full article: 3D Printed Titanium: Bike of the Future
It’s the film project that many of us fear we may never see. Yet surely, with time, all may be possible.
Read the full article: How would ‘The Silmarillion’ fare as a film trilogy?
Wednesday, 19 February 2014
Sunday, 16 February 2014
An intriguing, long-gestating project just got even more intriguing. Aaron Paul is at Sundance right now promoting his new film Hellion, and got pretty talkative during an interview wherein Ain’t It Cool News raised a hypothetical.
Read the full article: Ron Howard’s Dark Tower Still Alive, Aaron Paul Has Had Meetings About Eddie Dean Role
The 2014 Campbellian Anthology – a DRM-free ebook featuring the work of over 100 authors eligible for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in science fiction and fantasy – is currently available for download. 860,000 words of fiction. For free (for now). Go grab it.
Read the full article: A Trove of Great Science Fiction and Fantasy – Free for a Limited Time
The epic HBO® series Game of Thrones has won worldwide success and a legion of fans. This audience is clamoring for unique collectibles and merchandise, and Dark Horse has been working with HBO Global Licensing to provide just that.
Read the full article: Dark Horse's Next Wave Of Game Of Thrones® Figures To Release In July!