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Spore Goes Galactic

And by Galactic, I mean Spore: Galactic Edition of course. If you’re a gamer who needs every piece of memorabilia a game has to offer then you won’t mind shelling out $80 for this special edition. Remember Vince’s monstrous pal, Bonerfart? He died. But, that’s only because Vince didn’t reserve his copy of Galactic Edition, guaranteeing him the 100-page galactic ...

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Decoding Design: Understanding and Using Symbols in Visual Communication

Maggie Macnab is a woman who cares about presentation. Her new book Decoding Design: Understanding and Using Symbols in Visual Communication is a look into common corporate logos and designs that contain hidden meanings. Even the relevance of basic shapes, numbers and symbols in communication is a strong subject matter throughout the book. For designers looking for symbolism around every ...

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Pinhead? No, More Like Buffalo Bill

A publicity stunt celebrating the upcoming Olympic games in Beijing leaves 2008 needles in Dr. Wei Sheng’s head as well as a few hundred in his shoulder (just for kicks). When you’re already in the Guinness Book of World Records for sticking needles into your head, there is little you can do besides stick more needles in your head to ...

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Which Street Fighter Makes The Cut?

Udon Entertainment is offering a chance to win a free Nintendo Wii game. If you’re a fan of the fighting game genre then you know of Street Fighter. Orders placed today for a limited edition art book based upon Capcom’s storied Street Fighter and the many characters within puts you in the running for a chance to win a copy ...

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Where The Hobo Religous Fanatic Hides His Booze

If you live in a major city, you know about the crazy homeless religious fanatics which turn up every so often at a major street corner, clutching a Bible to their chest and preaching about the upcoming apocalypse and how we’re all going to burn in hell. Meanwhile, Pastor Hobo over here is chugging booze through out his whole sermon. ...

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Laptop Literature: The Future Of Books

Once upon a time, there were volumes of bound pages which were called books. People use to read these “books” to gain the knowledge of the world, or even just as a quite night in bed. Ever since the dawning of the Internet age, book reading has taken a sudden nose dive, thanks to the instant gratification of RSS and ...

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A Pop-Up Book For Your Home

Pop-up books used to make me so excited when I was a kid. Hell, they still do! There’s just something about the magic of pop-up books that captures your imagination. The Space Book is the same sort of imagination grabber, but made for your interior design. Each page of the over-sized Space Book features a fanatical set of furniture and ...

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Text-Scanning Dixau: A Wiki Addict’s Dream

I still love reading books. No matter how much is available for me to peruse online, there is something about reading off of a binded volume that never gets old. The only problem is that sometimes I find myself trying to copy and paste certain words and phrases, only to discover that my fingers don’t come with that feature (yet.) ...

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BookGem: Eat and Read With No Page Stains Or Stickiness

If you’ve ever tried to read and eat at the same time, it can be an eye-opening experience. The two forms of enjoyment just don’t go together. They are no peas and carrots, as Mr. Gump would say. BookGem holds your book open for you, keeping it at a readable angle while you enjoy your BBQ ribs. One thing that ...

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