#Literature

“I’m one of the most important people you will ever know.”

Steve Jobs was a jerk

Sat, August 4th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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A Simple Task for CRISPR

Single gene diseases

Mon, June 19th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

807

Playboy is All About the Articles

Magazine reinvents itself to be less racy and more accessible

Sat, October 17th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"There are signs that some e-book adopters are returning to print."

Print books are not dead as previously predicted

Thu, September 24th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Right Font Can Make What You Read Credible

How typography can impact judgement

Thu, May 28th, 2015 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"A shocking amount of what we're reading is created not by humans, but by computer algorithms."

Computer algorithms generate much of the content we consume and it's hard to tell the human from the robot apart

Mon, March 9th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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How Social Media Ruins Lives

Fri, March 6th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“I like holding it. It’s not going off. It’s not making sounds.”

Digital natives prefer analogue books

Wed, February 25th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1999

First e-Book Reader Was Developed in 1972

Used microfilm

Thu, January 15th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1070

Fifty Shades of Hype

with test subjects

Sun, November 30th, 2014 11:00 by Lisa Stager ARTICLE

2545

Microsoft Minesweeper Fan Fiction

Fri, November 21st, 2014 15:50 by capnasty NEWS

1071

Less is Absorbed from Reading on a Kindle than on a Paper Book

Wed, August 20th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1315

What Being in a Plane Crash is Like

"Twenty-five years after the catastrophe, a dramatic and extraordinarily rare 360-degree view of the crash of a fully loaded jumbo jet."

Tue, July 29th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Game of Thrones Pop-Up Book

Mon, April 21st, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

973

Skimming Instead of Reading is Bad for Your Brain

Fri, April 11th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1027

Do You Need an Oxford Comma?

Mon, March 17th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

863

"The Long Shadow of Chernobyl," 20-Year in the Making Photo Book

Sat, March 15th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

808

The "Hunger Games"' Dystopian Future is a Mild Version of Our Current State of Affairs

Mon, December 9th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

754

Outstandingly Appropriate Bookmarks for Classic Books

Mon, December 9th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

763

Textual Analysis of Hunger Games, Twilight and Harry Potter

Tue, November 26th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

787

"How and why did the period get so pissed off?"

Tue, November 26th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

778

How Not to Get Arrested

Sun, November 10th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

830

The Ancient History Behind the Hashtag, the Pilcrow and the Ampersand

Mon, September 30th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

998

Hand Made Font Using Eggs

Wed, September 18th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

834

Donated "50 Shades of Gray" Flooding Charity Shops

Tue, September 10th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

967

BeeLine Reader: Colour Gradients to Better Read Multiple Lines

Sun, September 8th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

990

"Typography is one ingredient in a pretty complicated presentation."

Why Everyone Hates Comic Sans MS

Tue, June 18th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

960

Nautilus: a Brand New, Beautifully Designed Web Zine on Science

Mon, May 6th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

893

18 Cadence: “A story in fragments about a house and a century”

Mon, April 8th, 2013 21:26 by capnasty NEWS

799

"Could the eagles have flown Frodo into Mordor?"

Sun, March 10th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

772

Why University Textbooks Are So Expensive

Thu, January 10th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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You Chose Wrong: Collection of Tragic Endings From 'Choose Your Own Adventure' Stories

Wed, November 28th, 2012 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

903

Make it So: Interface Design Lessons from Sci-Fi

Mon, November 26th, 2012 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1870

The Biblio-Mat: Book-Vending Machine Sells You a Random Book for 2 Dollars

Sat, November 17th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

971

How Fiction Can Change Reality

Mon, August 27th, 2012 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Clueless Book Authors Confuse Legit e-Book Lending Site With Piracy, Shut it Down

Wed, August 15th, 2012 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

900

Deep Analytics: How Your E-Reader is Reading You

Thu, July 5th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

857

"It is usually inappropriate to join a table already occupied by other diners." What Guide Books Tell Foreign Visitors to the U.S.

Tue, June 12th, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

770

Despite a Humour Section, al Qaeda's Glossy Magazine Not as "Good" as It Once Was

Sun, May 6th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

887

Type Connection: a Typographic Dating Game

Thu, March 29th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

856

All of Einstein's Writings Are Now Online

Fri, March 23rd, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

916

WikiReader: Wikipedia Without the Internet

Fri, March 23rd, 2012 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

988

Escape From Camp 14: Story of a Man Born in a North Korean Prison Camp

Mon, March 19th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

913

Some Thoughts on Being on a Plane That May Be About to Crash Land

Wed, February 1st, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

823

Naughty Haiku

Wed, February 1st, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

851

Where the Wild Things Are (as read by Christopher Walken)

Fri, January 20th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

894

Book: Apple is a Not a Fun Company to Work For

Thu, January 19th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

870

So, What Are You Supposed To Do When Someone's Masturbating at Barnes & Nobles?

Mon, January 16th, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

849

Timothy McSweeney: Depressingly Realistic Sexual Role Play Scenarios

Thu, November 24th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

859

E-readers Get Heavier With Each New Book Downloaded

Fri, November 4th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

830

The Reviews for "Hgiyiyi (hgjhjh, hjhk)" Are In: It's As Good As "Jhjykyk"

Mon, October 3rd, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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U.S.S. Enterprise Owner's Manual

Tue, September 13th, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1240

The Star Trek Book of Opposites

Fri, August 19th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1012

Running Alphabet

Thu, August 11th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

863

Beautiful Swearwords

Thu, August 4th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

983

The Best Introductory Books

Tue, July 26th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

986

What if the Harry Potter Books Had Been Written About Hermione Instead?

Thu, July 21st, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

831

The Architecture of Star Wars

Wed, July 13th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

3139

The Elements of Fucking Style

Wed, July 6th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1340

How Would You Explain the Kindle to Charles Dickens?

Thu, June 30th, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

859

3DD: A Book About Breasts in 3D #nsfw

Fri, June 10th, 2011 22:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Quote Me: A Site to Share the Quotes You Love (via @fromquoteme)

Sat, May 28th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

780

Go the Fuck to Sleep: A Children's Bedtime Book

Fri, April 29th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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50 Books Every Child Should Read

Sun, April 10th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

847

Really Boring Books (You Have to Read Anyway): Dead Aid, Dambisa Moyo.

Sun, April 3rd, 2011 19:37 by David Dylan ARTICLE

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Thank Digital Rights Management (DRM) for Piracy's Resilience (via @CiaranG)

Fri, February 11th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Typewriter is Dead: Stop Using Two Spaces After a Sentence

Sat, January 15th, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Will Assange Use DMCA Takedown Notices to Protect His Book? #wikileaks

Tue, January 11th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

860

20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web

Wed, December 1st, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Harry Potter vs. Twilight: Whose side are you on?

Mon, November 29th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

852

The Science of Self-Help

Mon, November 22nd, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

925

The Urge to Shorten Words

Fri, November 5th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Where Do Good Ideas Come From? (RT @SaraCera)

Sun, September 26th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Reading Playboy To The Blind

Tue, September 21st, 2010 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

870

Hawking: God Unnecessary to Create Universe

Thu, September 2nd, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

849

Garfield Minus Garfield

Wed, September 1st, 2010 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

906

How Many Books Are There in the World? Google Has the Answer

Fri, August 6th, 2010 22:00 by capnasty NEWS

849

Oh My God, What Happened and What Should I do?

Fri, August 6th, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

725

Das Hamburger Automatenverlag: Cigarette Vending Machines Converted to Sell Books

Thu, July 29th, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

880

Hobbes Was Right

Sun, July 25th, 2010 14:00 by capnasty NEWS

838

A Twilight Review

Sat, July 24th, 2010 14:00 by capnasty NEWS

957

You Write Like...

Mon, July 19th, 2010 10:59 by capnasty NEWS

841

Reading On Paper Is Faster Than iBooks on the iPad

Wed, July 7th, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Pandora's Seed: The Cost of Modern Civilization

Thu, June 17th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

847

I Have Read the Worst Comic I Have Ever Read

Fri, June 11th, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

796

When Good URLs Go Bad

Sun, June 6th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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A List of Unusual Words

Sun, May 30th, 2010 11:11 by capnasty NEWS

1005

Letters From Men Who Watch Pornography

Fri, May 28th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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8-Bit Videogame Inspired Fonts

Wed, May 19th, 2010 11:15 by capnasty NEWS

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Comic Book Cartography

Mon, April 19th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Really boring books (You have to read anyway): Silmarillion

Thu, February 25th, 2010 17:42 by David Dylan ARTICLE

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Really boring books (You have to read anyway): Anne Frank's diary

Sun, February 7th, 2010 15:50 by David Dylan ARTICLE

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How Google Scans Books

Mon, January 11th, 2010 14:34 by capnasty NEWS

825

Google's Earth

Fri, November 27th, 2009 15:24 by capnasty NEWS

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Choose Your Own Adventure books, visualized

Fri, November 13th, 2009 10:58 by capnasty NEWS

906

The Quentin Tarantino Guide to Creating Killer Content

Tue, November 3rd, 2009 11:07 by capnasty NEWS

933

Save the Planet, Eat Your Dog

Mon, October 26th, 2009 11:11 by capnasty NEWS

809

1001 rules for my unborn son

Sat, October 24th, 2009 13:51 by capnasty NEWS

802

Bad Sex In Fiction Award

Tue, October 6th, 2009 11:14 by capnasty NEWS

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Saving science from "Unscientific America"

Sat, October 3rd, 2009 07:06 by capnasty NEWS

970

Blindwino is Alive and Well

Mon, September 14th, 2009 07:40 by capnasty NEWS

897

Steal This Book

Sat, August 15th, 2009 13:20 by capnasty NEWS

909

Awful Library Books

Fri, July 31st, 2009 07:39 by capnasty NEWS

960

What?

Thu, September 6th, 2007 20:29 by capnasty NEWS

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The Cosmic Joke

Chaos 66, 3170

Wed, March 24th, 2004 00:16 by capnasty NEWS

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Troublemakers' by Harlan Ellison

Tue, February 26th, 2002 05:00 by Melissa DeWilde ARTICLE

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Obsession

Mon, November 24th, 1997 04:00 by Anonymous ARTICLE

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POEM: Hope

Mon, July 28th, 1997 03:00 by capnasty NEWS

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POEM: Choke

Mon, July 14th, 1997 04:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Naked Man

Sun, May 4th, 1997 02:00 by John Gardiner ARTICLE

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Sun Dance

Mon, March 31st, 1997 07:00 by capnasty ARTICLE

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