Tag: books

Mar 17, 2018

This Hand Painted Oscar Winning Short is One of the Most Beautiful Animations You’ll See

This Hand Painted Oscar Winning Short is One of the Most Beautiful Animations You’ll See

Aleksandr Petrov’s animated adaption of Hemingway’s ‘Old Man and the Sea’, made from 29,000+ frames of pastel oil paintings on glass

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Nov 13, 2017

Incredible ‘Ocean of Books’ Library Opens in China with Space for 1.2m Titles

Incredible ‘Ocean of Books’ Library Opens in China with Space for 1.2m Titles

The brand new public library in Tianjin, China opened on October 1st

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Oct 17, 2017

Guy Finds Joke Book from 1940 with a Hitler Reference

Guy Finds Joke Book from 1940 with a Hitler Reference

Joke #5524 from “10,000 Jokes, Toasts, and Stories” is a good one

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Oct 10, 2017

This Experimental Edition of Fahrenheit 451 is a Real Page Burner

This Experimental Edition of Fahrenheit 451 is a Real Page Burner

It’s printed on a heat-sensitive material

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Aug 31, 2017

The British Library Has Fully Digitized 570 Pages of Leonardo da Vinci’s Visionary Notebooks

The British Library Has Fully Digitized 570 Pages of Leonardo da Vinci’s Visionary Notebooks

A fascinating glimpse into one of the most brilliant minds in human history

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Jun 21, 2017

This Machine Prints Free Short Stories for You to Read While You Wait

This Machine Prints Free Short Stories for You to Read While You Wait

This cool little machine was recently spotted at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, France

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Jun 6, 2017

Why Knights Fought Snails in the Margins of Medieval Books

Why Knights Fought Snails in the Margins of Medieval Books

Look in the margins of medieval books and you’ll find an unusual theme: knights vs. snails. Vox’s Phil Edwards investigates why in this episode of Vox Almanac

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