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This Book's Collected All The Original Topps Star Wars Cards So You Don't Have To

As part of the merchandising blitz for the original Star Wars, Topps released five series of trading cards tied to the film. Finding a complete set today that doesn’t cost a small fortune is all but impossible, unless you’re happy to settle with this new book featuring detailed scans of every last one.

Start Your Day Right By Checking Out This Tiny Book Of Awesome

Sometimes, the smallest things can brighten up a miserable day. No, I mean literally. One glance at this teensy, tiny, hand-illustrated book was a poignant reminder that everything in the Universe is not actually terrible.

Why You Will Never Be Safe From Spoilers On The Internet

A couple years ago, I wanted to find out the name of the actor who played my favourite character on House of Cards, so I googled the character. Big mistake. The very first Google search result was the character’s House of Cards Wikia page — including date of death. I didn’t even have to click on the link. Spoiled.

Amazon's First Real Store Opened Today

Amazon, a company that made its name undercutting brick-and-mortar retailers using cheap labour and UPS, opened the doors to its first real book store in Seattle at 9:30am today (4:30am Sydney time).

Boston's Most Controversial Buildings Prove That Concrete Can Be Beautiful

Boston, city of charming Colonial-era brick rowhouses lining narrow cobblestone streets. Not exactly the place you’d expect to incubate a modern design revolution. And yet, when Brutalism first came to the US, the hard-edge architectural movement took its firmest hold here.

Learn To Take Drone Photographs That Are Breathtaking Art

Photographer Eric Cheng has captured some of the most dramatic natural phenomena on Earth with drones. And now he has a new book, Aerial Photography and Videography Using Drones, about learning the the art of drone photography.

I Wish These Animated Graphics Of Vintage Book Covers Were Real

Video: We as a society have failed because our dead tree book covers don’t do anything. We as a society have screwed up because instead of making e-readers, we should have dedicated more resources into inventing paper thin displays that could animate basic graphics like this video by Henning M. Lederer. I would read every single book that had a cover that could animate.

Rejoice Researchers: Court Rules That Google Books Is Not Infringement

Google’s been embroiled in a battle with writers and the Authors Guild over whether or not the company’s book scanning project infringed on their copyright. Today the US 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals held that it’s fair use.

Where's The Wookiee? Has Kids Searching For Chewbacca Instead Of Wally

Martin Handford’s Where’s Wally (or Where’s Waldo if you were in the US) were some of the most popular children’s books of the late ’80s. Not surprisingly there have been countless knock-offs which are all worth ignoring, except now that Chewbacca the Wookiee has gone missing all over the Star Wars universe.

War Robots Don't Have Minds Of Their Own 

War, as structured state-sponsored fighting and dying, has given rise to venerated professions to manage its risks and bound its ethical dilemmas. The nature of those professions, and the meaning of their experiences, changes when the human body is no longer present in the fight, fuelling a public debate.

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